Story of a Blueberry Farm in Vermont
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With each visit to Vermont, I am humbled by differences. At Adam’s Berry Farm, roughly three hours away from Boston, this contrast is pleasantly soothing. Herds of cows and rolling fields dominate the surroundings. It is late summer and this blueberry … Read More

5 ways to experience Provence as a first time visitor
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 As the train chugged away from Avignon towards Paris, my heart sank just a wee bit. The French countryside, sprinkled with bales of hay, made this farewell challenging. We were leaving behind simple pleasures – orchards with juicy low-hanging fruits, … Read More

History in Flavors: A unique food tour in Burlington, Vermont
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Our taste buds have a way of dominating our memories. Up in the farmlands of Vermont, my appetite tends to be on a lookout for natural, wholesome flavors. I seek out food that hasn’t been messed around with or dishes … Read More

On the trail to Holmur Lighthouse, Mykines
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At 6 AM, I deftly balanced a water bottle, my backpack and a few slices of bread in my hand while getting inside our rental car. I was almost nervous the way a student would be on the day of … Read More

Four Days, Four Hikes in Faroe Islands
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High up on the Atlantic Ocean, giant clouds hover above mountains on a set of eighteen small islands inhabited by more birds and sheep than humans. This country, known as the Faroe Islands, is a landscape far reserved from others. … Read More

Yellowstone National Park – A storybook itinerary
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Writing this piece while flying on a small aircraft from West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City gives me the rare opportunity to collect my thoughts. We’ve just returned from Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, a place of extreme wonders. If … Read More

Eat up, says Charleston
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Pleasant or otherwise, you may be in for a surprise with the dining situation in Charleston. Especially if your server shares stories about her southern grandma who seasons “even her greens” with pork. I imagine all you meat eaters nodding … Read More

In Photos: Lisbon through a different lens
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I can be quite the information seeker. But there are some discoveries that can rarely be attributed to a blog, guidebook or travel websites. One of those is the relationship between cities. There are a few cities that I know … Read More

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