A Circle Line Ferry Tour in New York
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A Circle Line Ferry Tour in New …

On our first full day in New York, we headed over to the Pier 83 on the west side of Manhattan Island, to take a Circle Line Ferry tour. We took the Best of NYC tour, which takes in so many of…

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USA: Five places I’ve loved, and five I want to try (inspired by Trek America!)
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USA: Five places I’ve loved, and …

Earlier this month I wrote about the awesome Trek America event I went along to, ceelbrating the debut of their VR films of various National Parks. It was absolutely amazing, and left me full of inspiration and ideas for my…

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Amtrak: NYC to Boston
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Amtrak: NYC to Boston

When deciding on how to travel from New York to Boston on our latest USA trip, we had several options. We could fly, drive, take a bus, or take the train. As neither of us had taken a train in…

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A Tipsy Afternoon Tea with Amara
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A Tipsy Afternoon Tea with Amara

One of the things I love about blogging is the community I get to be a part of. Like any group, there can be infighting, catty moments and jealousy, but in the main I find myself small enough and old…

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Santa Maria Novella, Florence
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Santa Maria Novella, Florence

While in Florence, one of the places we were determined to visit was Santa Maria Novella, the beautiful basilica in the heart of the city, a stone’s throw from the train station and our hotel, the lovely Hotel Diplomat. Chronologically,…

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