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Turning a Short Trip into a Second Honeymoon in Venice, Italy

Before we booked our trip to Santorini and Mykonos, Jeremy and I agreed to add an additional 3 days in Venice because, well why not? Plus it was going to be my first trip to Italy and I just couldn’t resist! The only downside was that it would leave us getting back to New York late on Sunday with little time...

Sand and Sustenance, Our Highlights of Mykonos

Whitney had researched Mykonos from the day we booked this trip and made a plan (of course Prue had her wishes too, but they sorted it all out before we arrived).  The goal became to see as many of the beaches as we could and stop at a few highly recommended restaurants along the way.  Our friends Prue and...

Santorini: Arriving on the rocky dusty runway is a bit misleading…

Whitney is on Skype late in the evening (matching time zones with her friend Prue in Sydney, Australia) when I hear her say, “We should meet you two in Greece, we have a couple weeks of vacation so it would be perfect.”  My ears perk up and then the wheels start turning.  It’s time to plan our next trip…our...

Recife, Will the Rain Ever Stop?

We landed in Recife and the sun was shining. We took a taxi from the airport to Recife Monte Hotel located a few blocks from the Boa Viagem beach. During the drive we saw this clash of the society of many parts of Brazil more clearly. Rundown buildings were intermixed between the nicer and newer buildings throughout the city....

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