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One day in Venice

Venice, Italy

We’ve posted on the blog before about how to spend a day in Venice, but this time we’re recapping what we actually did with a day in Venice when we were there at the end of June! From a gondola ride to a food and wine tour, we tried to have the right blend of

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24 hours in Athens

We were pretty excited to go to Athens on our recent cruise in Europe! Though we only had a day in the city, which really ended up being only a half day with the transportation back to the cruise, I’m still happy we saw at least one of the major sites on our sightseeing tour

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24 hours in Split

Last time on the blog we posted about our Royal Caribbean European cruise that included stops in Croatia and Greece, and one of the reasons we picked this particular cruise itinerary was because we were supposed to go to Croatia with some friends on a Go Ahead tour, but unfortunately it was canceled. So, we

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Christmas in New York City

Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center

One of our 2022 goals was to take a quick weekend trip with the credit card points we’ve racked up and we made it happen this month by sneaking away to New York City for a long weekend to enjoy the Christmas festivities in the Big Apple! It was a wonderful trip, minus a small

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Bucket list: Germany

Munich, Germany

I know highlighting Germany as a destination on our travel bucket list seems odd since I’ve written about Germany before – but we have not been there as a couple! I really enjoyed my time in Germany and I know Rick really wants to go there as soon as we can. Honestly, if we hadn’t

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A couple’s travel itinerary for Santa Fe

Rick and Stephanie at Gruet

Though it doesn’t seem possible that summer is coming to an end I suppose it’s true as we’ve celebrated the holiday that traditionally marks this time of year: Labor Day. For Labor Day this year, Rick and I opted for something a little closer to home yet still across the border and so that’s how

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24 hours in Sintra

Sintra, Portugal

When we went to Portugal last spring, we made our home base in Lisbon and booked a day trip out to Sintra. I’ll be honest and say that Rick and I did not do much planning for this trip and kind of just went along for the ride with what my family wanted to do,