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Summer in Alaska Itinerary

Summer in Alaska Itinerary

With only weeks until I land in Anchorage, I have been busy studying my Lonely Planet and travel blogs to map out a route for my six week summer in Alaska Itinerary. I have also been squealing with excitement and jumping up and down – in private of course. So for this long anticipated trip it […] Read more…

Portrait of an Idyllic New England Island: Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard. For me, it conjures up images of the Kennedy’s, windswept beaches, red and white striped lighthouses, bright red lobsters and beautiful yachts anchored off shore. A playground for the moneyed elite of America’s East Coast. I was definitely intrigued by this glamorous island. Also, as a lover of anywhere that is mildly maritime-y, […] Read more…

Chicago: Fast times in the Windy City

To get from Toronto to Chicago involved 2 buses, numerous stops, an intrusive border crossing experience and a whole lot of time. I always dread having to cross into the States, especially by land. The US Border Guards are pretty much always nasty and incredibly self-important at the best of times, but the guy that […] Read more…

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