6 Reasons to Stay in a Riad in Morocco

6 Reasons to Stay in a Riad in Morocco

When I started planning my trip to Morocco, I noticed that many of the top-rated places to stay were riads.

“What the heck is a riad?” I thought. After doing some research I found out that a riad, sometimes spelled ryad, is the Moroccan hybrid of a guest house/B&B/boutique hotel. And if you are planning a trip to this beautiful country, I recommend skipping the typical Western hotels and booking one – you won’t regret it! Continue Reading…

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3 Winter Getaways You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

3 Winter Getaways You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

Fall is upon us which means it’s time to start planning winter travel. When I think cold weather getaway, the same places always come to mind: Vermont, Aspen or an escape to some place warm like Puerto Rico. But I decided to get a little creative and research some places that you might not already know about. Here’s what’s on my winter travel wish list now… Continue Reading…

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5 Tips For Train Travel On Amtrak

5 Tips For Train Travel On Amtrak

Good morning from the Amtrak train to Kingston, Rhode Island (final destination, Newport). This morning I’m thinking about all the reasons why train travel pretty much trumps any other form of travel, as I use the free wifi, sip my coffee and relax in the comfortable seats as we speed along coastal Connecticut. Continue Reading…

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Summer Destination: Ocean City, Maryland

Summer Destination: Ocean City, Maryland

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One of my favorite summer vacation spots is Ocean City, Maryland. It’s the complete opposite of Newport and Kennebunkport – as in, you’ll see more people wearing shirts that say “Welcome to the Gun Show” than you will Vineyard Vines outfits. The Situation may or may not come here. But before you start judging, keep in mind that Ocean City is a really fun place (I promise)! Continue Reading…

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Snapshots from Kennebunkport, Maine

Snapshots from Kennebunkport, Maine

Day trips are my new favorite form of mini vacation (who has time for a real vacation? Not I, it seems). They are affordable and you get to experience a new place without taking time off from work/life. And the effect is the same: spend a day exploring a new city or town and you’ll still feel like you went on an adventure, minus the airfare. Continue Reading…

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