Category Archives: Travel

Can I move to Italy? // Lets migrate back Varone clan

  As we waited for our free nachos at Brazen Head Irish Pub after a rough ultimate frisbee game, we started to discuss travelling. Whether someone was describing a work trip or a vacay for pleasure, it all lead to one … Continue reading

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Snorkel & they will come // Tortugas

Remember that episode of friends where they’re all in Barbados for Ross’ conference? A little kid tells Joey that there’s a turtle who will chase you if you blow bubbles in its face. He wonders, “what do you do when … Continue reading

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Goodbyes make me cry // Solo Traveller

// #SunnyDee Let me start by saying Sunny is one of the bravest women I know. Not only does she jump right into many aspects of her life (living in a new city, climbing the career ladder and her personal life … Continue reading

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Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort // Varadero, Cuba

Varadero, Cuba wasn’t quite my dream vacation. As I’ve told many people since we got back – the first five days were beautiful and amazing! Too bad we had 5 more days remaining on our trip, and that’s when I … Continue reading

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“Here Comes the Sun, do do do do” // Cuba

Since my mother-daughter trip to New York this past June, I haven’t been on a real vacation. Not even a weekend getaway (besides our family cottage). Longer still, was the last all-inclusive trip to Cuba that I went on with my best … Continue reading

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From David Bowie to Regis Philbin // NYC Day 4

There is always that blissful honeymoon period once you return from a vacation. You aren’t thinking about work, are hung up looking at photos/videos from your trip, and continue to describe your experience to friends. Well, that happy period is over. It’s … Continue reading

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Greenwich Village to the Empire State Building // NYC Day 3

The key to navigating without Google Maps (because I didn’t want roaming charges) and using a paper map, is to stay relaxed. You’d think this wasn’t difficult, but once you start getting lost and circling in a new place, it … Continue reading

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