Travel Fears Debunked · Travel Tips · Uncategorized

Where Do They Speak English?

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! Have you ever seen┬áThe Holiday with Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet? It’s one of my favorite movies, but one part of it has always bothered me. In one of the early scenes, Cameron Diaz’s character is searching for somewhere to go to get away from her real life. She takes one… Continue reading Where Do They Speak English?

Uncategorized · Washington DC

1 Day in DC

It’s Motivation Monday! Have you ever found yourself with a day in a new city–no more, no less? Maybe you were on a business trip and decided to take a personal day after, or maybe you just felt adventurous and took advantage of an incredible travel deal! No matter the circumstances, if you find yourself… Continue reading 1 Day in DC

Uncategorized · Massachusetts

10 Reasons to Visit Nantucket

This Faraway Friday is coming at you from Nantucket, whose name itself means “the faraway place”! I’d read other blogs and books about Nantucket before I took my trip, and they conveyed the same sentiment: Nantucket is a magical, enchanting land, far from the cares of the world you live in day to day. I… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Nantucket

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Nantucket in 48 Hours

It’s Throwback Thursday, so I’m throwing it way back to… last week in Nantucket! I only had 48 hours to spend, so I had to spend them wisely. Here’s what I came up with! Monday, July 10 Morning 10:06am: Land at Nantucket Airport (ACK)  I flew in on United from Dulles (IAD) via Newark (EWR), but… Continue reading Nantucket in 48 Hours

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What I Ate on Nantucket

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week, we’re eating our way through beautiful Nantucket. Come along, my faithful readers! Let’s begin with the most important part of the day: Coffee I drank a lot of coffee on Nantucket! There are no chain restaurants “On Island.” That’s right, no Starbucks, no Dunkin’ Donuts, just fabulous mom… Continue reading What I Ate on Nantucket

Uncategorized · Massachusetts

What to Know Before Your Trip to Nantucket

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, and this week I’m letting you in on the things you need to know before your first trip to lovely Nantucket! Here are a few of the essentials to help you be as prepared as possible. Some Terminology Summer: This is a verb in Nantucket. People come for the beautiful summers,… Continue reading What to Know Before Your Trip to Nantucket

Land · Massachusetts · Sea · Uncategorized

Exploring Nantucket by Land and by Sea

It’s Motivation Monday! If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know I spent a few days in Nantucket last week. It was my first time there, and I wanted to cover as much ground as possible, so I booked a couple of tours and got excited to explore the island both by… Continue reading Exploring Nantucket by Land and by Sea

Estonia · Uncategorized

10 Reasons to Visit Tallinn

It is Faraway Friday! This week I’m taking you back in time to Medieval Tallinn, Estonia. This is such an adorable, almost storybook town, and it quickly became one of the most enchanting places we’ve ever visited. Let me show you 10 reasons why! 10. Hotel┬áSchlossle I am not receiving payment for this mention, nor… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Tallinn

Florida · Uncategorized

A Day at Hollywood Beach, FL

Originally published on 11 January 2008. This is part of a series of e-mails from my graduation trip to the Bahamas and Florida with my friend Terri! Hello all! The last day of Terri’s and my graduation trip adventure was nothing short of fabulous. This is how we spent our day at Hollywood Beach, Florida!… Continue reading A Day at Hollywood Beach, FL

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What I Ate in Austin

It’s everyone’s favorite day of the week: What I Ate Wednesday! This week we’re eating our way through Austin, Texas! Breakfast Many people enjoy going out to dinner, but Steve and I love going out to breakfast. It’s relaxing, and it really makes me feel like I’m starting my day off well. On a previous… Continue reading What I Ate in Austin