Category Archives: Travel

EuroTour: Barcelona

Our last stop on our 2015 EuroTour was Barcelona. Complete with glistening beaches, incredible tapas and sangria, it was a perfect way to top off the trip. We arrived via high-speed train from Paris (thank goodness), and immediately hunted down the Barcelona Metro. It was, by far, the easiest subway […]

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EuroTour: Venice

Venice, the picturesque city of love and mystery, is becoming sort of a relic. I didn’t want it to be true, but on my second visit, it was pretty hard not to notice. We enjoyed the sleepy, almost dream-like atmosphere, but couldn’t help but notice the lack of locals and […]

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EuroTour: Rome

It’s never a good sign when you start a trip with a canceled flight. But that’s just how our 2015 Eurotour started. (Air traffic control issues delayed hundreds of flights and cancelled many international flights.) When we received the flight cancellation notice in the Uber on the way to DCA, […]

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EuroTour: Florence

I’m pretty sure all we did in Florence was eat gelato, admire art, and snap photos of the cute pups! Or at least that’s what this blog post showcases. I could try to prove otherwise, but the photos are going to speak for themselves. Our hotel was in a great […]

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EuroTour: Cinque Terre

Pastels, sailboats, olive trees, sunbathers, clothes drying, boulders and pebbles, lazy cats, lots and lots of fresh and fried seafood—this is Cinque Terre. I loved visiting Cinque Terre during my trip in college and couldn’t wait to go back with Nick. Since the park that’s home to the five villages […]

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Eastern State Penitentiary

I was in Philadelphia for the first time for work to attend Greenbuild with my coworkers. It was a great conference – I got to hear Hillary Clinton speak and jam to Bon Jovi live. Once work was complete, Nick joined me in Philly for the weekend. We of course […]

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The Grandparents Meet NYC

My grandparents have taken me on a lot of trips over the years. I was an only child and grandchild for 8 years so I spent a lot of time hanging with the adults in my life. And because it was just me, I guess it was probably easy to […]

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