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So This is What Jet Lag Feels Like

Posted by 2 years ago 6 Comments 3267 views

I’ll admit it. I always thought jet lag was some made up term to account for the post vacation blues. Just a phrase that was thrown around haphazardly without much meaning or merit. Well, I’m not ashamed to admit it. I was wrong. Since returning from Italy I’ve felt “off.” Tired. Sluggish. Every day this […]

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Simply Italy: Photos from Florence

Posted by 2 years ago 10 Comments 250 views

I’m wrapping up my last night in Florence and I’m speechless. Tuscany really is the most beautiful countryside and the city is bustling with energy. I think I walked here more than anywhere and if my calculations are correctly, I hiked up over 1000 steps to see the most gorgeous views. Here’s a few pictures […]

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Simply Italy: Photos from Venice

Posted by 2 years ago 11 Comments 2267 views

It’s cold and rainy in Venice right now but I still couldn’t be more impressed with this city. I’ve never seen anything like it. The water, the bridges, the shopping, the history, the food, all of it is simply unbelievable. After touring the Doge’s Palace I’m now fascinated and awe inspired by Venetian culture and […]

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Simply Italy: Photos from Roma

Posted by 2 years ago 11 Comments 422 views

Mom and I are having a BLAST in Italy! I’m in information overload visually and mentally. Our tour guides couldn’t be nicer. The group we are with is amazing. I can’t even comprehend that we still get to see Venice and Florence this week! Of course I’ve been snapping photos like a mad women. Archiving […]

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35 Tips for My First Trip to Italy.

Posted by 2 years ago 11 Comments 14587 views

I asked and you answered. These tips were compiled via comments and emails I have received over the last week. I’m still nervous (LEAVING FOR ITALY IN 3 DAYS!!) but reading through these fun, practical tips helps me prepare mentally for my first international trip. Bring really comfortable walking shoes No matter how much you […]

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Italy Itinerary and Nervous Thoughts

Posted by 2 years ago 28 Comments 2968 views

As I said when I announced my trip to Italy, I decided to go with a guided tour. This is my first international trip. To say I’m nervous is an understatement. Remember, I just got my passport a few months ago! I have never traveled outside of North America and even then, my experience is […]

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Giving the Gift of Travel

Posted by 2 years ago 31 Comments 671 views

The older I get the less I want, the more I do. That seems to be the pattern emerging, for me anyway. I just don’t want “things” anymore. I want to do things. I want to see stuff. I want experience. I also don’t like to give “things” as gifts. I still do, but I’m […]

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