POSTCARDS & STORIES

In the Land of Ice, Fire, & Waterfalls

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The wind was relentless, blowing hair and delivering deep chill to unprepared travelers in light jackets in the middle of July.  The sky was hidden under a thick blanket of gray clouds, threatening to release cold... READ MORE

4 Cool Spots in NYC

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I enjoy visiting New York City. I know its crowded, touristy, expensive, loud, and at times completely overwhelming, especially for those who are not used to living in large cities.  This is especially... READ MORE

Old Cozy Kraków

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When I get asked where I went on my most recent European trip, people often expect to hear something like France or UK, destinations that are obvious and well-traversed by Americans when they splurge on... READ MORE

Fall in/for NYC

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New York City in October is so gorgeous: leaves turn shades of amber and ruby, markets are stocked up with colorful autumn produce and pumpkins, and houses dress up in festive (and sometimes frightening!)... READ MORE

Taste of Madrid

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Each city has a personality.  Many cities offer unique experiences that make them special and desirable.   Paris offers romantic views and flaky croissants, Rome – picturesque ruins and pretty fountains, Berlin –... READ MORE

In the Heart of Italy

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When you think of Italy, what usually comes to mind? Pizza, pasta and gelato? Ancient ruins, cobblestoned narrow streets, and art museums? Crowded piazzas, tourist buses, and endless lines for everything? Let me guess... READ MORE