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The Next Chapter: Goodbye NYC, Hello Boston!

The Next Chapter: Goodbye NYC, Hello Boston!

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you might have noticed that a few months ago I left New York City and moved to Boston. This post is long overdue and it’s honestly been such a whirlwind that I haven’t had time to put thought into what I wanted to write. I considered something along the lines of how hard it was to say goodbye to New York or the love-hate relationship I had with the city, but honestly so many other bloggers have said it before (including, very recently, one of my favorite fashion bloggers Bows & Sequins – she summed up my feelings pretty well!). I don’t think anyone needs to read my likely less eloquent version, so I’m simply going to reminisce about the ridiculous slash hilarious crap I put up with in order to live in the Big Apple in the first place. The likes of which I would *never* put up with nowadays! Continue Reading…

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The New & Improved Blonde Banana!

The New & Improved Blonde Banana!

When I started The Blonde Banana two and a half years ago, I didn’t really have a plan or a solid concept. There are so many travel blogs out there, written by bloggers who travel full time, hopping from country to country on a never-ending journey. As a full time employee in New York, coming up with enough travel content to keep up seemed impossible, even with my job’s unlimited vacation policy. Continue Reading…

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Blonde Moment: Attempting To Hike Anthony’s Nose In the Snow

Blonde Moment: Attempting To Hike Anthony’s Nose In the Snow

A couple weekends ago it was really, really nice out in New York for the first time in forever. I had already done a walk through Central Park on Saturday, so on Sunday Dave and I decided to drive out to the ‘burbs and go hiking with our friend Camila. Continue Reading…

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New York City Two Day Itinerary That’s Fun + Affordable!

New York City Two Day Itinerary That’s Fun + Affordable!

This weekend I had 2 friends visiting me in NYC from Italy and Chile. This weekend would be their first time in New York City – how would we squeeze everything into two days? I think we managed to do quite well, so I thought I would share our weekend in NYC  itinerary for others who are also short on time! Continue Reading…

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Using Airbnb for the First Time in Paris, France

Using Airbnb for the First Time in Paris, France

I think I’m one of those people that weird things always happen to. I’ve had my fair share of travel disasters. Here’s a story about something that happened to me that wasn’t funny at the time, but definitely makes me laugh now… Continue Reading…

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