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Tivoli

July 6, 2015

We decided to visit Hotel Tivoli on a whim, booking a room on the same day. It would be the first stop on a long weekend road trip to Montreal. I’d read about Hotel Tivoli in Conde Nast Traveler, and I was instantly smitten. A 10-room inn brought to life by artists Brice and Helen Marden? We’re in! Hotel Tivoli does not disappoint. From the …

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London Called…

June 3, 2015

Ryan and I organized a quick vacation to one of my favorite destinations: London, England. London is an immensely cultural city, full of preserved history that stuns in person. Clearly from my pictures, we explored the big three: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey (where Will and Kate married!), the Tower of London (sorry, no pics of the Crown Jewels), and all the bridges! You must walk from …

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Reprieve in Williamsburg

April 9, 2015

Ryan and I travelled to gorgeous Williamsburg, Virginia this past month. This historic city immediately pulled us into its quaint past. We stayed at the Kingsmill Resort surrounded by the James River. The luscious golf course was perfect for late night walks. For things to do, we spent our days at the famous Jamestown Settlement. A blast into America’s past we climbed aboard the three …

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Rwanda: A Complex, Emotional Journey

February 10, 2015
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My journey into Rwanda literally started at the border. I’ve never crossed a border on foot, and it was quite the experience. There was lots of anxiety (on my part—Ryan was fine), documents to review, and new friends to meet. Danny would drive us the two to three hours to Kigali, where we’d stay at the Hotel Des Mille Collines (aka Hotel Rwanda). Rwanda is …

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Uganda: Two Weeks of Personal Discovery

November 27, 2014

I’ve been to Africa before (a ten-day safari a few years ago in Kenya), but I’ve never fully experienced it like I did when I was in Uganda and Rwanda. The purpose of my trip: an observation experience with the United Nations Foundation observing the work of several UN agencies. As a member of the Global Entrepreneurs Council, it’s my job (and honor) to bring …

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Vieques Is For Adventurous Lovers

October 13, 2014

Last summer I was in search of a romantic destination that wouldn’t be overrun with tourists, was a quick flight from Philly, offered adventure, and not to mention, had stunning beaches. After a few quick clicks on SPG.com, I found my spot—Vieques, Puerto Rico. After a three-hour flight to San Juan and a fifteen-minute flight to Vieques, we were officially in paradise. Our hotel of …

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Dublin & County Clare, Ireland In 7 Magical Days.

October 13, 2014

Oh, Ireland. It’s been a dream of mine to visit for so many years. My first trip to Ireland involved an emergency landing after two failed attempts to get back to the United States from Entebbe, Uganda. So needless to say, I was tired, hungry, and cold (and I didn’t have my coat with me as I’d just left eighty-degree weather). I booked a room …

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Go: Rome

September 26, 2014
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I love Rome. Thanks to my brother and sister-in-law living in Florence, i’ve made over 20 trips to Italy. And I have to tell you, Rome never gets old. The Colosseum (or Colosseo) is more stunning every time I see it.

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