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Author Archives: Jen

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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Our Northern Lights sightings…

We visited Iceland in winter with the sole purpose of seeing the Northern Lights. While we were determined to have a great time even if we didn’t see them, boy was it nice that we were able to catch a glimpse. Makes all these cold temps and copious layers of clothing worth it! What are … Continue reading »

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