Category: Must-see Places

Charleston: City of Southern Charm, History, and Ghosts

“I’m going back to dignity and grace. I’m going back to Charleston, where I belong.” – Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind Charleston, South Carolina, has lovely old southern charm. It reminds me a bit of Savannah Georgia. There’s a lot of history to see and experience in the Charleston area, unlike the West Coast

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Austin: City of Music Lovers, Artists, and Bats

My recent visit to Austin was wonderful and, to be honest, sweaty. Not surprising, since it was Austin in July. It was even too humid for my Austin-based friend. Frequent cups of tea in an air-conditioned spots revived me. And confused the locals. “Why do Brits always have hot tea when it’s hot?” they asked.

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Snow Day in Boston

2020 has been a year… including snow the day before Halloween! 🎃👻💀 A little stroll around Boston the morning after snow day and on Halloween!  

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Sunset in Cape Cod

Birthday weekend exploring Cape Cod

A birthday present to myself – a weekend in the Cape Cod. After leaving the city of Boston in our hire car, my friend and I arrived at our lodgings for the weekend.  Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster was the perfect “basecamp”.  There is so much to do at Cape Cod and personally speaking one

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A Brit in Seattle

Writing a “travel” blog post about Seattle, where I’ve lived and worked for eight years, is fun – though it’s hard not to make it an epic novel since Seattle has so much to offer. If you look beyond Seattle’s infamous grey, wet weather, there is something for everyone: foodies, hikers, history buffs, mountaineers, musicians,

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Strolling in Savannah

Visiting Savannah in GA in October is pleasant with the mild autumn temperature. And several people told me that it’s one of the busiest months on the Savannah activities calendar: free outdoor concerts, the city marathon, and various food and music festivals. Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and it’s

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Chicago for Eating, Cruising, and Sight-Seeing

Until last September, I only knew a few things about Chicago: the river is dyed green every year for St. Patrick’s Day (it’s not a prank, but an official Chicago activity!), a good friend just moved there, and it’s freezing cold in the winter (why did my friend move there?). Oh, and I’d seen one

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About ME

I’ve always been a traveler… a wanderer… an explorer. I’ve been fortunate to have experienced many marvelous places and met many amazing people all over the world, but I still feel like I’ve just skimmed the surface.
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