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Halloweekend in Boston and Salem

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Ah, Halloween. What a complicated relationship I’ve had with you. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of the hype that surrounded this highly-celebrated holiday. It usually started somewhere in the middle of summer with the premature arrival of Halloween decorations in Target. And soon to follow was the excitement of picking out that year’s costume at Party City, carving the familiar jack-o’-lantern designs into our pumpkins in the front yard, then sneaking early pieces […]

Three Days in Ireland

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Ireland was never one of those places I traveled to in my preteen day-dreams. I instead had my heart set on one day making my way to other far-off places like Australia and Greece, or more tropical destinations like Fiji and the Caribbean. This disposition likely had something to do with the fact that when I was a kid, I had an irrational fear of leprechauns (among hundreds of other things), and the negative associations […]

Five Days in Iceland: Part 2

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I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but I can’t seem to edit down any more than what’s already been cut out. Trying to share all the details of this magnificent country in just a few words is harder than I thought, even though most of the sites initially left me speechless when I was there. I guess it takes some time to recover and process everything that was seen, then some more […]

Five Days in Iceland: Part 1

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If you haven’t already heard it, I’m happy to be the one to share the news . . .  Iceland really is worth all of the hype surrounding it. The recent surge in tourism to this wintry island country has been hard to ignore, with popular bloggers making stops there and my personal Facebook and Instagram feeds blowing up with fantastical photos of an otherworldly Nordic destination. When my friend, Corinne, suggested we follow suit […]

Airport Series: OSL

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It seems that I may have gone into this trip a little in over my head. I’m new to it all — “it all” being the ability to consistently dish out quality content and traveling internationally. So it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that I failed at balancing both at once my first time around. Whoops!