Monthly Archives: June 2012

My Travel Checklist

So, here’s the deal: Some people collect stamps, others cars… I collect countries. A whole lot o’ fun and a lot less clutter. Allow me to explain… A couple of years ago, I added a world map to my personal … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Monaco

So, here we are, still in the French Riviera… but this time, the location is Monaco and wow, is she ever a stunner. I can only imagine how gorgeous this place is at night. While I only had the chance to … Continue reading

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Nice, France – My Visit to the French Riviera

Well, I finally made it to the French Riviera! Nice is a charming town, that’s for sure, but I don’t think a few days is enough to fully appreciate all it has to offer. Still, here are my first impressions: … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Mother-daughter relationships are complicated to say the least. And when the two of you have very different views on travel (and life), it can make traveling solo look all the more enticing. Take, for example, restaurants. My mother is of … Continue reading

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Two Days in Venice – Part 3

…with only a half hour left to do some souvenir shopping, the day was quickly coming to an end. It was time to say goodbye to Venice. Although it would have been nice to explore the town a little more, … Continue reading

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