We flew to Portugal for the holidaze. For one week we rented bikes and toured the Algarve. For the second week we rented a car and zipped around southern Spain. So lots of time exploring old medieval streets where surprisingly, we found the feeling of nature?

At PLANET SCIENCE, you can take a photo with an alien, play with robotic dinosaurs, buy NASA shwag, and enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments. Believe the science!

The Audubon Aquarium is reducing plastic with their tote bags. . . and healing the earth with their t-shirts. So you can stop worrying about the environment. We’re all good.

Sue Hendrickson, a fossil hunter, discovered the famous T-Rex purchased by the Field Museum, the centerpiece of their dinosaur exhibition. They thanked Sue by naming this gift shop after her.

The self-aware Walden Pond gift shop, perfect place to get your HDT schwag. I especially enjoyed the ironic wall quotes and t-shirts that said, “Simplify.”