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24 hours in New York City

New York City Times Square

New York, New York! I was so excited for my first trip to the Big Apple and knew I’d love all the big city sights, noise, and the abundance of things to do, things to see, and things to eat and drink! And I was not disappointed. New York City is probably one of my

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Bucket list: Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

The vibrant hues, relaxed ambiance, and stunning coastal cities of Croatia are definitely making us want to plan a trip there! Two years ago, Rick and I did a fantastic trip along the Mediterranean coastline and we can’t wait to get back to the region to continue exploring other beautiful travel destinations – and after

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Best food and wine tours in Paris

Box of macarons

Ready to become a French gourmand? Treat your foodie side to an amazing food tour in Paris and discover the flavors and traditional dishes of France. It’s impossible to not want to stuff your face with crepes, baguettes, cheese, duck, escargot, and steak tartare while exploring Paris and sometimes it can be overwhelming having to

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10 off the beaten path things to do in Paris

Montmartre cemetery

You could spend a whole week in Paris and still need time to see its more famous attractions, like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Catacombs, Sacre Coeur, and the list goes on.  But, if you’ve been to Paris before or just want to see the less-touristy side of the City of Light,

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Bucket list: Argentina

Fitz Roy in Patagonia

From Buenos Aires to the bountiful Argentine wineries, Argentina is a travel destination that has tons of activities to add to our bucket list! Glaciers, waterfalls, and amazing wildlife viewing are just a few ideas of what we can do in Argentina on a future trip there. Argentina is yet another South American destination I’m

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Reykjavik: What to know before you go

Reykjavik, Iceland

Dreaming of catching the Northern Lights or experiencing the midnight sun? Then you’ll need to plan a getaway to Iceland! Known as the Land of Fire and Ice, this unique island is home to incredible geological formations, dramatic landscapes, and a fun, hip capital in Reykjavik. Every day is an adventure on Iceland and no

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Best photography locations in Reykjavik

Church in Reykjavik

With long days in the summer and stunning Northern Lights in the winter, coupled with dramatic landscapes and cute architecture Iceland is a photographer’s dream. The majority of Iceland’s photography locations are located outside the capital, Reykjavik, along the Golden Circle, by waterfalls, and the country’s neat natural formations. They don’t call it the Land

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Must-see travel destinations in the American Southwest

Grand Canyon

When I was a kid every spring break meant my sister and I were shipped off to our grandparents’ house near Phoenix, Arizona. Because of those vacations I have a special place in my heart for Arizona and the American Southwest.  With its rugged, expansive landscapes, dusty red rocks and unique geological formations, and the

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10 travel-related things to do while stuck inside

As we all do our part to slow the spread of Coronavirus and stay inside and away from others, that doesn’t mean we can’t still indulge in our love for travel! Now is the perfect time to stay home and do some research or relive your favorite travel memories as we keep a close watch

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Best cities in the US to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day Chicago

March is the month of green, kisses, pinches, and lots of beer and whiskey – some of it Irish. Here in the US, we love adopting other culture’s holidays (especially if they involve drinking) and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. In big cities around the country expect everyone to be decked out in green,