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Girls Weekend in Miami

Tweet Miami makes for a great east coast girlie weekend getaway.  Being able to feel the warm sun while the East coast cold front reigns makes it even more tempting from October to March. Fly in Friday evening and you have … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem: Stegmaier Mansion, Wilkes-barre, PA

Tweet Our stay at the Stegmaier mansion was happenstance.  Call it luck, as we stumbled across an absolute treasure.  It is everything a Bed and Breakfast should be; unique, friendly, gracious and warm as well as having an incredibly interesting … Continue reading

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An English Summer’s Day in Cambridge

Tweet Cambridge makes for a wonderful day trip from London. Cambridge University is far from all Cambridge has to offer but is the focal point of the town center and a good place to start. The University is organised into … Continue reading

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Jumping on the bandwagon: Lake Como

Tweet An invite to Lenno on Lake Como for a wedding made the perfect excuse to explore the region. Lenno was a charming cobbled stone village, complete with original roman road, which made for a picture perfect wedding in a 14th … Continue reading

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Seeking refuge in Santa Croce, Florence

Tweet Hidden amidst the groups of tourists encircling the duomo we found a low key friendly Florence which opened up a city full of surprises. We loved the Santa Croce neighbourhood, so-named for the Santa Croce church which is its … Continue reading

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A humbling trip to Loja, Ecuador

Tweet Meet Sergio Arboleda. Sergio first learned that his son Andres had Downs Syndrome three days after his birth. Never having heard of this condition he set out to learn about what this diagnosis meant for his son and his … Continue reading

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India: North by Northwest. Part 3 – Darjeeling and Varanasi

Tweet Darjeeling We flew out to Darjeeling via Bagdogra and took a jeep up into the hills. The air was fresh and crisp. The road was narrow, steep and windy and the hills covered with tea bushes which we saw … Continue reading

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India: North by Northwest. Part 2 – Agra and Ranthambhore

Tweet Agra We chose not to stay in Agra itself but hired a driver from Jaipur to go for the day. Be sure to leave early if you don’t stay overnight to beat the crowds. We arrived at the Taj … Continue reading

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India: North by Northwest. Part 1 – Delhi and Jaipur

Tweet Delhi My first sense of India was stepping out of the new modern metro and down onto the street. It was there she launched her first attack on my senses. The sights and smells and the rising din. Bicycles, … Continue reading

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13 Essential Tips for Indian Train Travel

Tweet Before you go Plan on delays. When putting together your itinerary, give yourself plenty of time. Our trains were delayed anything from 3 to 13 hours each. It helps if you are aware of potential breaks in your plan … Continue reading

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