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Vietnam: Mekong Delta

By on January 28, 2018 in Vietnam with 3 Comments
Vietnam: Mekong Delta

“We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic to creativity. When we get home, home is still the same, but something in our minds has changed, and that changes everything.” – Unknown After a fascinating morning at the Cu Chi Tunnels, our tour guides shuffled us off to lunch. […]

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Traveling Abroad: Don’t Drink the Water

By on December 24, 2017 in Asia Travel, Mexico Travel with 13 Comments
Traveling Abroad: Don’t Drink the Water

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman This blog was inspired by a former co-worker, who honeymooned in Cabo. As I had been, she asked me for suggestions. I gave her several ideas, based on […]

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Vietnam: Cu Chi Tunnels

By on December 9, 2017 in Vietnam with 3 Comments
Vietnam: Cu Chi Tunnels

“I can’t think think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.” – Bill Bryson Day 2 in Vietnam begins now… We woke up early to catch a private tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta. We spent […]

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Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

By on December 8, 2017 in Vietnam with 5 Comments
Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

“You will never understand the true meaning of your life, until you travel and experience how others are living theirs.” – Unknown  After a crazy night at LAX and a stopover in South Korea, we arrived in Vietnam. Let the adventure begin! Note: I had never thought about visiting South Korea. After tasting their flavorful spices and observing […]

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24 Hours in New York City

By on November 24, 2017 in New York Travel with 0 Comments
24 Hours in New York City

“One belongs to New York instantly; one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five days.” – Tom Wolfe When my sister, Dina, and niece, Joanna, visited from Greece, I asked if they wanted to go to New York City. Of course, they did. I used points to book a Hilton property close to […]

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Vietnam: The Airport

By on November 4, 2017 in California Travel, Vietnam with 3 Comments

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama In October, Elaine asked me if I wanted to go to Vietnam. She told me to find a friend and join her on her adventure. For more than a decade, I had talked about venturing off to Vietnam with Erin. I gave her […]

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Kennebunkport, Maine

By on October 30, 2017 in Maine Travel with 0 Comments
Kennebunkport, Maine

 “Road trips are measured by moments rather than miles.” Kennebunkport, Maine is full of New England charm. Being an ocean lover, I was very excited when my travels took me to this cute, little town situated along the seashore. Before heading to my hotel, the Kennebunkport Inn, I found the ocean. Although the weather chilled my […]

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Jackson Falls, New Hampshire

By on October 28, 2017 in New Hampshire Travel with 0 Comments
Jackson Falls, New Hampshire

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein I like waterfalls. When I lived in California, I bought a book on hiking to waterfalls. I explored many of these hikes before I left. Upon moving back to Massachusetts,  I stumbled upon this article, The Ultimate New Hampshire Waterfall Road Trip Is Here – […]

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Niagra Falls, A Little Trip Abroad

By on September 22, 2017 in Canada Travel with 0 Comments
Niagra Falls, A Little Trip Abroad

“Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way.” – Emma Chase In my current position, I travel for work. I spend countless hours on the road, driving to appointments. In the beginning, I used to try to make an adventure […]

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Explore Boston

By on August 12, 2017 in Massachusettes Travel with 0 Comments
Explore Boston

“This is Boston, a city with courage, compassion, and strength that knows no bounds.” – Mayor Thomas Menino When my family, friends, and acquaintances travel, I am often asked for recommendations. Since I grew up in Boston’s suburbs and live here again, people ask me for suggestions on what to do when in town. Here goes… […]

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