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Author Archives: Jen

Murano, Burano, Torcello, and more!

In addition to the main island of Venice, we knew we wanted to explore the outer islands, the most famous of which are Murano, Burano, and Torcello. For that, we decided to get a 3-day vaporetto (watertaxi) pass so that we could explore the islands as well as the canals of Venice. Each of these … Continue reading »

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Reunited with Venice – My first true love

In hindsight, Venice was my first true love. Not only did I fall in love with the place but also with the experience. As with any first love, Venice holds a special place in my heart. Let me explain. At the tender age of 15, my naïve eyes opened wide to the world when I … Continue reading »

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The “Scot” in Nova Scotia: Antigonish and Surrounds

OK – so we’ve been here over a week now and we have a (slightly) better handle on Nova Scotia. As it turns out, the area we stayed in, as well as most of the area we explored in the first week, were all the “most Scottish” part of Nova Scotia. The below map shows … Continue reading »

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Hello from Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island

Hello! It’s been way too long since we last blogged (or vacationed, for that matter) so we thought we’d share our experiences in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. You may wonder, why Nova Scotia? Honestly, I have no idea how we ended up here! The recent end of long work projects (and that November … Continue reading »

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Reykjavik and Surrounds

If you know us, you know we don’t like cities. So why did we spend 3 days in Reykjavik? Why, to have better access to the Northern Lights tours, of course! (Are you sick of hearing about them yet?!?!?) During these 3 days we spent more time out of Reykjavik than in it. Here’s our … Continue reading »

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