Posts made in October 20th, 2011

no travel required

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in no travel required | 3 comments

The romantic’s gut reaction: COOOOOOOL!!!! The wino’s: EW. What if you fall off? What if it tips over? You just stand outside? There are so many things to think about!! … your thoughts? The future of travel: Floating on a cloud? Less beautiful: Palia Kameni in Santorini, which did not make this list. The area around the springs is beautiful, but the water itself is pretty gross and lukewarm. Hubs and I affectionately (?) called them the poop springs. Most Beautiful Hot Springs in Europe Perfectly topical. Have you been to any? World’s 6 Spookiest Cemeteries for...

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the official rules for a perfect staycation

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in weekend warriors | 3 comments

the official rules for a perfect staycation

Is it wrong to admit that I am already over this “real world” nonsense? I don’t mean to complain—I’m aware it’s completely ridiculous—but landing at JFK at 9 pm on Sunday night and being at work 12 hours later was a serious jolt back into reality. So serious, that by Tuesday, I was twitching for the weekend to get here. Blame it on jet lag, but when the wino told me she was meeting up with a friend from high school and staying at a hotel in midtown I was definitely game, and when we woke up in the morning we agreed that we felt like we were on vacation. So much so, that...

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