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New York State, North America, travel, USA

The Ultimate Guide to Ithaca

Ithaca, NY is arguably the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is located at the southern end of Cayuga Lake.  Ithaca is a shining example of a “little big city”.

2018, North America, travel, USA

Whale Watch: An Unparalleled Boston Experience

I won’t lie, I went to Boston this past September mainly to see Humpback whales.Sure, I was enjoying my return to Boston’s streets with the warm sun on my back, not the icy winter winds blowing me inside. However, I had a mission and one mission only - see some whales!

Central America, Honduras

Type A Trekker’s Guide to Tegucigalpa

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is often described as one the most dangerous cities in Central America, if not the world. However this shouldn’t put you off visiting. I found Tegus (nickname for Tegucigalpa) a very interesting and non-touristy city to explore. There is more to do in this sprawling city than you would initially think.… Continue reading Type A Trekker’s Guide to Tegucigalpa

2018, Antarctica, South America, travel

Antarctica Update: “Planning” My Most Unplanned Trip

(Updated 10/25/18)     Hey! In case you haven’t heard or read, I am heading to Antarctica in less than a week. This is a big and exciting trip for two reasons: One: It's  ANTARCTICA!!!! Who doesn't want to go there!?!?! Also it will be 7th continent. I can't wait! Two: it’s the least planned/… Continue reading Antarctica Update: “Planning” My Most Unplanned Trip

2018, New York State, USA

Saratoga Springs

    Recently I found myself in Saratoga Springs, NY. Located in the foothills of the Adirondacks, this luxurious little city has been a summer get away spot since the 1800s and is the perfect place to escape to during your weekend off. Below you will find a brief history of this great town, along… Continue reading Saratoga Springs

Europe, Ireland

Ireland: My 8 Day Itinerary

     In the summer of 2016 a few friends and I went to Europe. We went to Portugal, Spain and Ireland. Portugal and Spain were a girls only trip, then my husband joined us in Ireland. I have split each country into its own post: Welcome to the Ireland!      This was not… Continue reading Ireland: My 8 Day Itinerary

Europe, Portugal

Portugal: My 9-Day Itinerary

     In the summer of 2016 a few friends and I went on a Euro-cation! We went to Portugal, Spain and Ireland. Portugal and Spain were a girls only trip, then my husband joined us in Ireland. I have split each country into its own post: Welcome to Portugal! While in Portugal I visited… Continue reading Portugal: My 9-Day Itinerary

2018, Kenya, Photoblog

Maasai Mara: Photoblog

    I went to Kenya on a medical mission trip in 2017. For two weeks I worked with a group of volunteers from both the US and Kenya. We provided medical care for a small community in southwest Kenya.  At the end of the trip, we went to the Maasai Mara, a national reserve… Continue reading Maasai Mara: Photoblog