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Weekend Getaway to the Sonoma Wineries

sonoma wineries

Sonoma County is one of the premier agricultural regions of the United States. Boasting more than 250 wineries, it’s little wonder that I visited last summer! My friends and I took a weekend trip up to Sonoma. It took about six hours to get there from Los Angeles. I had decided on said trip because […]

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The Greatest of All Churches of Christendom

St. Peter's Basilica

The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. Peter’s Basilica, is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City. As I write this it’s been 3 years since I was in Rome. I apologize greatly for the delay my friend. Really, I’m so thrilled to be back writing about my travels. They are what […]

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Four of the Best Things I Did in New York this Summer

new york this summer

I embarked on my childhood dream adventure. A trip of a lifetime around the United States of America with a stop in New York this summer. I did have to endure working in a summer camp for three months prior to my 4 week period of immense traveling… let’s just say those sleepless nights and […]

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The Vatican Museums are a Testament to the Arts

Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are Christian and art museums located within the Vatican City. Displaying works from collections amassed by Popes throughout the centuries. My first day in Rome I set out to the Vatican. I figured this would be a full day and I should get it out-of-the-way right off the bat. When you go to the Vatican, […]

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Romancing the Blarney Stone in Cork, Ireland

Blarney Stone

Everyone tells you that you have to visit Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. So guess what, I did! Getting to Cork To get there from Dublin I took a train to Cork, it was a bit pricey, then a bus from Cork to Blarney. I do think it was totally worth it! It’s gorgeous and […]

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Visit the Beautiful Capilano Suspension Bridge

capilano suspension bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Now writing this post about 6 years after visiting, I’m a little rusty on the details of how we got there. I know we didn’t rent a car so we definitely took public transportation. According to their website, […]

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A Scary Afternoon Spent at the Eiffel Tower

eiffel tower

The same day I went to Versailles, after lots of walking, I went to the Eiffel Tower. I had a wonderful, though partly traumatizing afternoon spent at the Eiffel Tower. For those of you who hate heights, like myself, suck it up and do it anyway. This way you won’t ever have to do it again! Also, take […]

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Hever Castle, the Childhood Home of Anne Boleyn

Hever Castle

Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn is outside of London, but not far. If you aren’t fluent on the wives of Henry the 8th, Anne was Henry’s second wife. She was the reason for the break from the Catholic church. Henry needed a divorce from his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and the […]

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What You Can Do with a Night in Rome

a night in rome

After my long haul to get to Rome, I was really happy to finally be there. I had made it in one piece, by myself! Being that I’d never been to Rome, or Italy, and spoke very, very, very little Italian. I was really impressed with myself. Then, I decided to hit up some of […]

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