tips for making returning from vacation easier

Often when planning a trip the sole focus is on where you’ll stay, what you’ll eat, and what you’ll be doing. Of course, I agree that should be most of the trip planning focus however another important but forgotten element is what will be waiting for you at home when you return! This is something […]

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vacation planning process 101

The trip planning process is unique for everyone. I absolutely love the planning process however it can be viewed as tedious, confusing, and stressful for new travelers or for people that flat out don’t enjoy planning in general. This weeks post is your one-stop shop for all of your trip planning needs! It All Starts […]

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air bnb or hotel?

Traveling has been made so much easier in recent years with ride sharing and home rentals. Access to affordable housing and transportation has certainly made trips possible for me and Phil that otherwise would have been impossible due to budget. These budget-friendly options are completely changing the way we travel! Using Uber and Lyft is […]

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museum review and insider tips

Visiting museums while traveling is one of my favorite things to do! Art museums are inspiring because it gives you a chance to see the world through someone else’s eyes. History museums always fascinate me and remind me that some of the minor inconveniences of today are pretty minimal in the scheme of things Because […]

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being a tourist in new york city

This week I traveled to the bustling city of New York for work – a city with endless energy and things to explore.  I’ve been to the city too many times to count and still feel like I haven’t scratched the surface on things to see and do. Regardless, every time I am there I see […]

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beach vacation must-haves

The last few weeks I’ve had only one thing on my mind – vacation. Okay, along with that warmth, relaxation, the ocean, sandy beaches, yummy food, and fruity drinks have also been on my mind! As I mentioned in last week’s post, we’re going on a Norwegian cruise next week. I don’t think I’m alone […]

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best reads for your beach vacation

The current weather in Rochester, NY  is 15 degrees with snow showers anticipated all day. I have felt cold to the bone since December so needless to say I am ready for warmth. Luckily, we’re going on our first cruise vacation ever in just 2 and a half weeks! It’s a 10-day vacation in total […]

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