happy friendsgiving!

Happy, happy Thanksgiving, one and all! As we write this, the wino is en route (having definitely made it out of the states, despite the snowstorm nonsense), and the romantic is preparing in Henley avec Mr & Mrs. O Around the World… who may or may not have forgotten to pick up the turkey. But! All is resolved, and now dear old Burt the Bird is basting in wine, which means we’ll all get along just fine. Two years ago, we celebrated Thanksgiving in New York a few days early, before heading home to celebrate with our families. Last year, we met up in Paris the day after Thanksgiving to frolic around the city, and…

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my hOtel: the @mrsoaroundworld abode

Just outside of London, about one hour by train, there’s a little town called Henley-on-Thames. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting this pocket of England three times in my life: the first, on a Beatles bus tour of England when I was in the eighth grade. You’re jealous already, I know. That, however, is a different story for a different day. George Harrison’s former estate might be what introduced me to Henley, but there are now two far more VIP residents making themselves known in the area: Mr. & Mrs. O, of Mrs. O Around the World fame. My first visit to their home (which is so exclusive I am legally bound from telling you its proper…

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no travel required: #frifotos

TGIF, travelers! This Friday is bittersweet– bitter for the romantic, whose RTW is officially coming to an end tomorrow at 10:30 AM Iceland time, and sweet for the wino, is headed off to a weekend of fun and sun by the lake. Naturally, the romantic has been reflecting upon her last five months of world travel, and among one of her most relaxing afternoons? An afternoon aboard a Hobbs of Henley yacht with Lola, Leah, and Mrs. O (and of course, the hubs). For more boat-related adventures, follow us on Instagram! The romantic is spending her Friday at the fisherman-friendly Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina and the wino will be floating around Lake Wallenpaupack with friends starting tomorrow.…

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