Category Archives: TRAVELS

Beach camping in Connemara.

Hello! I’m home! The weather’s been utterly dreary in Vermont – raining and in the 60s – which is making me miss Sicily ON ANOTHER LEVEL. Yet on the other hand, it’s been nice for staying inside and slowing down. … Continue reading

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Bye from London!

Last day in London, this course flew by! We had the most unbelievable English weather. No rain, all sun – I’ll take it! We saw 8 plays around town. Favorites: Julius Caesar @ The Globe and The Curious Incident of … Continue reading

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Hi from London!

Or shall I say ‘ello! We’ve had a busy first few days and this is the first time I’ve been able to sit down at the computer for any length of time. First off, the weather is super warm and … Continue reading

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JAZZ FEST WEEKEND: 15 highlights from Louisiana!

It took forever to fly down there and I forgot my headphones, but I had the 800-page Goldfinch to keep me company. I’m only about a quarter of the way through it. (I foundΒ 60 percent off Bose noise-canceling headphones at … Continue reading

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HOKKAIDO: Japan Video Diary.

Happy Friday! I was supposed to get highlights in my hair, against friends and family and coworkers objections. Then my hairstylist had to take off Friday for a family event and I had to cancel my appointment. I went to … Continue reading

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HOKKAIDO DIARY.

(Notes from Around the Island, July 31-August 8, 2013.) I highly recommend you do Hokkaido with an iPhone (for Google maps, Spotify, translation apps, and if you need multiple random Google searches in your life each day, like me!) and … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT IN THE FRENCH QUARTER.

I had no idea just HOW adorable The French Quarter does Halloween. A total treat to wander around (and eat beignets) at midnight. It got me all excited about my Halloween costume this year, which I think will include a … Continue reading

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