10 Things Not to Miss in Madrid

10 Things Not to Miss in Madrid

When I was in high school, my Spanish class was scheduled to travel to Spain and Italy. I worked extra hours, saved up and planned to go, but then the trip was cancelled. I was heartbroken, and yearned to still visit Spain. Finally, ten years later, I got the chance. My sister and I made [...]

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Finding Adventure in Upstate New York

Finding Adventure in Upstate New York

One of my fondest memories was a trip I took my first year in college to Lake Placid, New York. It was a trip that took me out of my comfort zone, but that I remember perfectly, even years later. Upstate New York is stunning, and particularly so in winter, when I visited. I would certainly recommend [...]

How to Spend a Perfect Week in Virgin Gorda

How to Spend a Perfect Week in Virgin Gorda

One of the most fabulous vacations I've ever taken was to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. And since this trip fell during both a busy time of year for me at work, I haven't shared anything about it yet. So, I think it's high time. We deliberated over which island in the Caribbean [...]

How to Spend a Long Weekend in San Diego

How to Spend a Long Weekend in San Diego

Though I was raised in the Midwest and now live on the East Coast, I have always adored California, or as some call it in Washington, DC, the 'left coast'. Perhaps my favorite town in California is San Diego - the perfect mix of cosmopolitan city and ocean town, made even better by endless sunshine. I was fortunate enough [...]