4 Days in Portland, ME 2018

Earlier this summer, Andrew and I decided that rather than get each other gifts for our birthdays, we’d save the money and go on a trip together. After browsing flights for a few weeks and brainstorming cities we’d like to see, we landed on Portland, ME. First of all, round trip flights from NYC to […]

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Catskills 2018

This weekend Andrew and I headed “upstate” with our friends Tori and Gabe for a weekend in the Catskills. Being from Rochester, I am very passionate about differentiating between “true” Upstate (also known as Western New York) and the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. I know it’s all technically upstate from Manhattan, but anything before […]

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Italy 2018: Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi

The last leg of the trip! We departed Florence relatively early, and headed to Naples via train. After we checked into the hotel (Marriott Renaissance in Naples) we returned to the train station to attempt to get to Pompeii. NO ONE could tell us how to get there. Each agent sent us to another and […]

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Italy 2018: Florence, Pisa, Tuscany

I’m back! Now with the Tuscany-region leg of the trip. As with all of the other cities we visited, I only wish we had more time here, especially in Florence. We took a Trenitalia from Verona to Florence, checked into our hotel (which was about a 10 minute walk from the train station), and pretty […]

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Italy 2018: Venice & Verona

My sister had been to Italy in high school about 5 years ago, and the one place she was most eager to return was Venice. I’m not sure what I expected, but I was blown away. On day three of our trip, we took an early morning train from Rome to Venice. It was the […]

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Italy 2018: Rome

I’ve been sitting on these photos now for upwards of three weeks, and wanted to start getting them out sooner rather than later. So, without further adieu: Italy! I was lucky enough to take a twelve-day trip all over Italy with my family. To say it was the best vacation ever would be an understatement. […]

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