My First Time Abroad

It still baffles me to think that my first trip abroad happened alone – well, alone with 35 of my closest classmates & only a few adults in tow. For three weeks I was fully immersed in everything France, wandering the country with a fanny pack & a smug, toothless pre-teen smile, armed with disposable […]

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Five Books to Pack for Your Next Long Flight

  I’m going to be flying a lot over the next few months, which means that it’s time to stock up on some good reading material. While I’m traditional & still enjoy the feeling of a paper book in my hands, all these books can easily be downloaded to your e-reader. Here are some of […]

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Six Business Travel Essentials

As anyone who is a 9-5 road warrior will tell you, travel for business is vastly different than traveling for leisure. Since I travel about once a month on a business trip, I’ve perfected a routine that helps me make these trips both productive & as stress free as possible. Below are some business travel […]

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Five Reasons I Love Maine

1. Lobster, Lobster, Lobster A few years ago, on our epic Maine coastal road trip, we ate lobster every single day. Lobster omelets & lobster eggs for breakfast. Lobster rolls (preferably Connecticut style) for lunch. Giant, freshly plucked, steamed lobsters with a lot of drawn butter for dinner. We ate at lobster shacks (our favorite […]

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FriFotos: White

This week’s #FriFotos theme is white. What pops into your head when I say white? White House? The White Album? White Wedding? The white pages (did I just date myself?)?  I digress… below are some of my favorite white photos. Join in the fun on Twitter using the #FriFotos hashtag & add some of your […]

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Cruising Myth vs Fact, Round Two

One of my post popular blog posts last year looked at cruising myth vs fact. Despite debunking many of the reasons people had given me for not taking cruises, some of you are still were skeptical (just read the comments section!). So, here we are with cruising myth vs fact, round two. Myth: The only place to go on […]

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Top Travel Blogs to Read in 2015

One of my favorite things about being a blogger is the incredible travel blogging community. I’m constantly amazed every day with incredibly talented, creative, thoughtful writers who share amazing experiences, & have me in deep wanderlust on a daily basis. One of my New Year’s resolution is to read more in 2015. If this is one of […]

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My New Year’s Travel Resolutions

How is it the new year already? It seems like 2014 flew by all too fast, which is probably okay to most of you, as I’ve heard more than a few people wishing 2014 “good riddance & don’t let the door hit you in the you-know-what on the way out.” ‘Tis the season for new […]

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