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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

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 islands are the… Continue reading 2017: Year of Islands

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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

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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

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10 Reasons to Visit South Iceland

It’s Faraway Friday! Our recent trip to the South Coast of Iceland was inspiring and unique, and I encourage everyone to visit! Here are our top 10 reasons why. 10. Mythical Scenery I mostly prefer tropical settings–bright colors, impossibly clear water, warmth, fruit growing in the wild… But Iceland delivers on a completely different level.… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit South Iceland

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Ultimate Guide to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

One of the most visited sites in Iceland is its famous Blue Lagoon! My sweet husband Steve and I had the opportunity to visit this magical place on our recent trip to Iceland, and we came up with some tips for you before you visit for yourself! Hours vary slightly by season, so check opening… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

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10 Reasons to Visit Easter Island

It’s not just Faraway Friday, it’s the 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 This might have… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Easter Island

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Moai: The Heads of Easter Island

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 is a Moai?… Continue reading Moai: The Heads of Easter Island

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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