Time to Cruise

Tomorrow, we fly to Miami to head out on a seven night Caribbean cruise on the beautiful Celebrity Reflection. After a mixed experience last August on the Celebrity Summit, we’re really hoping that this cruise knocks our socks off. It should: the ship is the newest in Celebrity’s fleet, it has all the bells & […]

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5 Reasons I Love Phoenix

I visited Phoenix, Arionza for the first time last July & was immediately hooked. Being a born & raised east coaster, this oasis in the desert was like no place I had ever experienced. Here are 5 reasons why I’m so in love with the Valley of the Sun. 1. The Red Rocks The first […]

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Working and Traveling

I’m often asked if I travel full time or if I have a “real” job. It’s a fair question: if you follow this blog, it seems like I’m constantly jetting off somewhere new. Here’s the truth: I do have a “real job” – I work full time for a PR firm in Washington, D.C. I […]

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Guest Post: 8 Days, 4 Four Seasons

Today I’m featuring a guest post from my traveling friends Ben & Mark of @travelingout. They write about two of my favorite things: luxury hotels & Twitter! For some travelers, a hotel room is a means to an end: if it’s clean, safe & quiet & ensures a good rest, that’s enough. We are not […]

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5 Reasons I Love Vermont

Within the last six months, I’ve visited Vermont twice, for my first & second time. Here are five reasons why I’m so in love with the Green Mountain State. 1. The Green Mountains Sure, they’re not the craggy, sky high Rocky Mountains in America’s west, but boy are they beautiful. The highest peak, Mt. Mansfield, […]

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Hotel Review: Tempe Mission Palms

I recently was headed to Phoenix again for business, but wanted something a bit different than my usual Hilton Garden Inn. Enter: Destination Hotels (I’m kind of super in love with them) & the Tempe Mission Palms (conveniently located five minutes from where I needed to be). As I pulled up to the valet station, […]

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Vermont Sleigh Ride

While in Vermont, we snuck away one evening for a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride at the Stowehof Inn. Peter, the concierge at Stowe Mountain Lodge, arranged it for us, followed by an excellent fondue dinner at the Stowehof’s straight-out-of-the-50s-pub. After a little snafu (they didn’t have our reservation, the ride we thought we were going […]

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Learning How to Ski in Stowe

Things I did not know when I arrived in Stowe, that I now know: – You can wear ski boots indoors. – Skis have sizes & your skis have to be adjusted based on what size your boots are. – Ski resorts really do have hot chocolate & waffle huts – & they’re amazing. – […]

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