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Vermont Travel Tips

Vermont Photo Diary

They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, but in my opinion, the opposite is often true. I didn’t realise how much I missed Vermont until I was there again recently! We took a little jaunt over the pond for a wedding in Montreal, and then followed it up with a little time in New […]

Today I Take Action

So Donald Trump is now the president of the United States. That means he is my president. It makes me feel sick and on the verge of tears, but, despite the fact that he lost the popular vote, that’s the reality of the situation. I realize this is a travel blog, and I promise that […]

Challenge and Change

It has been a while since I let politics get me riled up. At least, riled up enough to post on the blog. Because I have readers from all over the world, I don’t typically think it appropriate to offer my opinion on politics, especially because my interests and views are often relegated to one […]

Travel Listography

I have a confession to make. I love making lists. Like LOVE. Being “slightly” neurotic (I know, I know, some of you may take issue with the adjective I used) lists give me a sense of control and calm that keeps impending panic attacks at bay. I’ve touted the power of list-making before elsewhere, and it […]

S.S. Atlantica

It was one of those perfect London evenings best spent with friends. Lucky me, not only was a great night on the books, it was a night on the river. I went to the S.S. Atlantica, a 30s-themed boat cruise on the Thames. It was basically a combination of all the things I love in […]

Coming Out of Retirement

I try not to get too political anymore. There’s no better way to spike my blood pressure than a spirited political debate, and I’m getting too old and cynical to think my opinions matter much, especially in the extremely polarized American political landscape. However, yesterday the Supreme Court decided it was perfectly legal for corporations […]