The 10 Best Travel Apps for Iceland

The 10 Best Travel Apps for Iceland

Iceland Apps for Every Aspect of Traveling There Iceland is defined by nothing if not its natural beauty – streaming waterfalls, majestic mountains, and sprawling vistas. It’s also defined by two other characteristics: an insanely expensive economy and weather that is temperamental as all get out. Here are ten travel apps for Iceland that will …

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Stay tuned…

Stay tuned…

Dear friends, I have just returned from the most amazing trip to Iceland, and I absolutely cannot wait to share it with you. Unfortunately, on the flight home I developed a cough which rapidly escalated into a full fledged case of the flu. I’m on the mend now, but it will still take a few …

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The Chicago Tribune Tower – Not Just Another Skyscraper

The Chicago Tribune Tower – Not Just Another Skyscraper

A Windy City Giant It’s impossible to talk about a trip to Chicago and not talk about the architecture there. But while some, like the Willis Tower and the John Hancock building, get all the glory, others are just as interesting but somewhat overlooked. Take, for instance, the Chicago Tribune Tower. It is a neo-Gothic skyscraper, …

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Infographic: A Weekend in Canterbury, Kent

Infographic: A Weekend in Canterbury, Kent

A Weekend in Canterbury Made famous by Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales over 600 years ago, this Kentish town is still thriving and has plenty to offer weekend visitors. Just two hours away from London, it makes the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. From UNESCO World Heritage sites to a Bollywood style dance class, a weekend …

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Titanic Museum – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Titanic Museum – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Spoiler Alert: The Boat Sank. I am one of those rare women who, as an adult in 1997,  had no desire to see James Cameron’s cinematic masterpiece, Titanic. My reasoning was that I knew how the movie would end (the boat sinks… duh!) and, therefore, whatever story it had to tell could not possibly have …

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies: Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies: Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Feeding the (Sea) Monster: My daughter has an obsession.  Well, several actually.  When she loves something, she tends to love it obsessively.  Such is the case with aquariums. I have no idea why she likes them so much.  For the most part, I find fish to be unattractive, uninteresting, and unappealing. However, when planning our Thanksgiving …

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Why You Should Visit the Empire State Building the Next Time You’re in NYC

Why You Should Visit the Empire State Building the Next Time You’re in NYC

The Empire State Building: A History There are many places in New York City that will provide you with a bird’s eye view of the Big Apple. None, however, is as iconic or has as rich a history as the Empire State Building. For starters, it’s very tall. For the first 40 years or so …

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