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Why I Loved the Women In Travel Summit in Boston

Bloggers Solo Mom Takes Flight, Kidventurous, The Voyage Vixens, and Adventurous Kate dish out advice. In all honesty, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  The 2015 Women In Travel Summit (WITS), held this year at the Revere Hotel in Boston, was my first experience of a travel blogging conference.  Prior to the Cosmo Blog Awards…

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Suitcase Stories: March 2015

If you’ve read my post about Travel Plans and Dreams for 2015, you’ll know that I’m on a mission to complete the ‘Take 12 Trips Challenge’ this year, with the goal of exploring at least one new place, near or far, each month.  Along with the challenge, I’ve decided to start a monthly round-up of…

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The ONA Bowery: A Stylish Camera Bag for Travellers

Aside from plane tickets to far away places, I have another weakness: handbags. Like my love for travel, it’s a relationship that started young, when I bought my first bag (a fake-fur, fluorescent blue and pink polkadot number) as a 12 year old away on summer camp. It became a running joke in my family…

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Visiting the Morgan Library and Museum in Manhattan

J.P. Morgan.  To most people, the name belongs solely to an investment bank, one of those financial institutions frequently in the pages of the press.  But to in-the-know New Yorkers and savvy city visitors, it means something quite different: a hidden cultural gem in the middle of Manhattan. The Morgan Library and Museum, which sits…

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On Travel, Love, and a New Life in America

“What are the chances you’d ever meet someone like that, he wondered.  Someone you could love forever, someone who would forever love you back?  And what did you do when that person was born half a world away?” These are the thoughts of Park, one of two central characters in Rainbow Rowell’s beautiful book about…