Islands · singapore

Iconic Singapore Sites

This Motivation Monday is coming to you from the city-state of Singapore in exotic Southeast Asia! Never been to Singapore? Don’t know much about it? You may recognize some of these iconic spots. If you ever find yourself searching the world for Merlions and what appears to be a surf board in the sky, Singapore… Continue reading Iconic Singapore Sites

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2017: Year of Islands

Updated April 2020! As 2017 comes to a close, I’m reflecting on our travels and realizing… we visited a lot of islands this year! When I think of islands, I think of tropical weather, beaches, sea turtles and swimming nearby. But when I looked back on our island excursions, it struck me that not all… Continue reading 2017: Year of Islands

Islands · Venice

Top 10 Romantic Venice

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know my sweet husband recently whisked me away for a romantic long weekend in Venice, Italy! This was my first time to Italy, and I’ve always thought of it as an unattainable, romantic, dreamy destination. But I wasn’t dreaming! Here are… Continue reading Top 10 Romantic Venice

Islands · Venice

Guide to Venetian Gondolas

This Motivation Monday I have your guide to gondolas in beautiful, iconic, historic Venice! It’s the ultimate in romance: a private gondola ride through the beautiful canals of Venice, Italy. Perhaps you’re being serenaded as you float along. If you’re like me and you always want to know a little more about iconic sites and… Continue reading Guide to Venetian Gondolas

Easter Island · Islands

10 Reasons to Visit Easter Island

Updated April 2020. It’s not just Faraway Friday, it’s theĀ farthest Faraway Friday there will ever be! That’s because this is all about the exotic and beautiful Easter Island–the remotest island on the planet. That’s pretty far away! Here are 10 reasons you should definitely visit this tiny island in the South Pacific. 10. Mild Climate… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Easter Island

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Tour of the Moai: The Heads of Easter Island

Updated April 2020! It’s Moai Monday! If you’ve been following along on Facebook or Instagram @quickwhittravel, you know we just got home from a Trip of a Lifetime to Easter Island, Chile! So what are those big heads all about? Do they have bodies? How did they get there? Read on to find out! What… Continue reading Tour of the Moai: The Heads of Easter Island

block island · Islands

10 Reasons to Visit Block Island, RI

This Faraway Friday is all about quaint, cute, adorable, friendly, beautiful Block Island, Rhode Island! A lot of people I know had never heard of Block Island (and neither had I!), and they all asked me the same thing: Why did you decide to go to Block Island? Well, my friends and readers, here are… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Block Island, RI

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How to Get to Block Island

It’s a very special Motivation Monday, my friends. This week, I’ve done the legwork for you, and I’m letting you in on all the ways to get yourself onto adorable Block Island, Rhode Island! It’s a little complicated–at least it was for me–but if you’re up for an island affair away from the everyday world,… Continue reading How to Get to Block Island

Islands · Nantucket

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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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