Prague: The Start of an Adventure

Exactly 374 days ago, we landed in Prague, Czech Republic to begin our sibling ‘Euro Trip,’ as we called it.  Prague was an excellent city to start in because it’s so quintessentially European that it puts you in the right mood, right away. On our first night we found our apartment and dinner. The next morning…

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The Girl With The Lists

Yeah, that’s me.  I’m a list maker. I haven’t gone so far as to buy one of those ‘list journals,’ but as you can probably tell by now, I’m a big fan of putting my thoughts in numerical order.  Today is no exception. I was asked by a reader this week to give a summary…

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Managing FOMO

This past week I had two separate conversations about life, contentment, and travel.  And I was reminded of the internal struggle of enjoying where we are. So much of travel is about newness: about having new experiences, meeting new people, eating new foods.  And our lives need this.  Escaping our routines help us rest from…

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New York City: A Local’s Guide

It seems like everyone knows what to do in New York City.  When I lived in Brooklyn most of my guests came with lists of ideals.  Times Square, Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty were all popular choices.  These places are epic in their own way and definitely worth a visit once.  But…

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Switzerland: It’s For Everyone

Last summer my siblings and I went on a 3 week Euro trip, starting in the Czech Republic and eventually ending up in Spain.  Of the 6 countries we sped through, Switzerland was my favorite.  Now favorite is a pretty strong word, I realize.  But Switzerland has earned it. We started our journey through Switzerland…

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