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Need a New Book for Your Next Trip?

One of the many pleasures of traveling is the hours of guilt-free reading time it allows you to have. I don’t particularly enjoy being crammed into a middle seat in coach, but the consolation prize is being able to read for long … Continue reading

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Flying Out of Aruba in 15 Easy Steps

If you’re flying back to the US from Aruba, you’ll want to heed the many warnings to arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure time. Go ahead, laugh. I thought it was silly too… until I got there. … Continue reading

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Wanna Get Away? Think Aruba

Last weekend, I promised myself that if I did all the laundry, I could work on my blog. Yes, I sometimes have to bribe myself like a three-year-old. And yes, it really does work. Except that by the time I finished … Continue reading

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Can’t Decide…

Do I keep going on the steady path of catching up on all of last year’s trips, or do I skip those for the moment and rave about my recent trip to Aruba?! I have so much to say about … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls: Words of Wisdom

On our road trip back from Green Lake, Wisconsin, we decided to take a spontaneous detour to visit Niagara Falls. Although the waterfalls are pretty spectacular, we learned a few things that I’d like to share with my site visitors: … Continue reading

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Grand Cayman Getaway

Four nights in a tropical paradise? Total tease, but yes, please. This trip had to be one of our least planned vacations ever. Most of our “adventures” usually involve painstaking research, excessive review-reading, and lots of planning to ensure we … Continue reading

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Green Lake, WI – Jewel of the Midwest

Last summer, we went on a road trip to a small town in Wisconsin called Green Lake. Upon hearing this, most people asked, “Uhhh, why Wisconsin?!” Even people IN Wisconsin asked us that, so I’ll give you a little background… … Continue reading

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From Sin City to Zen City

Ok, I’ll be honest: Vegas is NOT one of my favorite places to visit. From the hordes of tourists gawking upwards at the flashy lights to the hordes of salesmen hawking every variety of show you can think of, Vegas … Continue reading

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2013 Travels in Review

2013 was a CRAZY year (as evidenced, perhaps, by my incredible lack of contributions to my blog!). Keeping up with a blog is often like keeping up with photo albums–once you’re about 2 vacations or major milestones behind, you think, … Continue reading

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Cumberland: Modern Haven Meets Quaint Town

I’m sure many of you are reading the title and thinking, “Cumber-where?”… It’s definitely a small town more or less in the middle of nowhere, but it’s a great respite when you’ve been living with family for too long while … Continue reading

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