Things I loved in Aruba

So, I accidentally moved to Aruba for like over a month. I went there on a Thanksgiving vacation, found joy, canceled my flight four times, went home for a week for Christmas and right flew back for New Years. As one does. Ask me about it over a drink if you want, but in the…

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Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take ya

Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama! Okay, okay, I’m done with my personal sing-a-long. My trip to Aruba started like most good stories do (actually, most of my bad stories start like this too, but just go with it). I was wine drunk on a Tuesday and FaceTimed one of my college best friends, and…

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Good horn. Good brakes. Good Eyes. Good luck.

“What are the four things that are compulsory when driving in India?” Mr. Satpal, our driver, looked at my friend Chrissy and I expecting an answer. “Good horn. Good brakes. Good eyes. Good luck.” Chrissy and I laughed nervously in the backseat, and with that- Mr. Satpal took off, swerving between cars, Tuk-tuks, trucks, camels,…

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How I pack a carry-on for long haul flights

One of my not so secret talents is packing. I can pack ten days of fabulous outfits in a carry-on (my current situation in India); I’ve previously lived out of a backpack for 5 weeks (once in Southeast Asia and once in Spain), and I can throw together a suitcase half an hour before leaving…

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Charleston: Dream Lifters and Horse Carriages

I have always been fascinated by airplanes.  I took my first flight when I was two years old and have been on well over 200 flights since.  I flew to Charleston for the weekend with one of my best friends Nicole, and had the honor of being her guest at Boeing’s family day in their…

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Seattle with a side of Vancouver

I’ve been to Seattle about four or five times over the past two years, primarily to visit a few of my best girlfriends who live out there. I *think* I love Seattle but I have yet to distinguish- do I actually love Seattle or do I just love the time spent there with my girlfriends?…

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