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flytographer review

Almost everyone I know collects something on their travels around the world: magnets (the first thing I started collecting), jewelry, shot glasses, t-shirts, artwork or currency.  But all those things take up space in your suitcase and either wind up in a box in the closet or collecting dust on a shelf at home.  While […]

whoa travel review

Last spring, after a particularly brutal New England winter, I was going through a bout of depression.  I booked a last minute trip to Boston to partake in the Women in Travel Summit and there I met Danielle and Allison, the owners of WHOA Travel.  They were sponsors at the event and had a lovely […]

clouds of kilimanjaro

One of my very first memories was about travel. My parents separated when I was just an infant and at the age of three I boarded a plane with my sister and mom to visit my dad in Texas.  It was my first time flying and I vaguely remember the large airport windows and the […]

Well guys, I’m back from Tanzania and I’m proud to say that I made it through 7 days of hiking and summited the tallest mountain in Africa. Well, kind of. I made it to Stella Point, roughly 150 meters below the summit.  I just could not find a single ounce of energy to trek another […]

There’s just 2 months to go until our big family adventure to England and Scotland and I’ve finally managed to hash out our itinerary.  This holiday was a little tricky as I tried to find activities and accommodations that would be suitable for my 3-year old daughter as well as my 60-year old mother.  Our […]

It’s hard to believe that in less than a month I’ll be leaving for Tanzania.  Nerves are running high, not just because I’m going to attempt to climb the highest mountain in Africa but because I’ll be traveling solo for the first time.  Sure I’ll be climbing Kilimanjaro with a large group of adventurous women but […]