london calling

Riots in Tottenham? Vigilante activity and mass anarchy? Fires burning, stores looted, police brutality? How can it be- that’s not the London I know! The London I know lines the streets for miles to watch their beloved Prince marry his Princess.  The London I know sips tea and eats crumpets. It’s Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke singing sugary sweet songs and dancing with penguins! It’s double decker buses and red telephone booths and Charles Dickens and Kate Moss! Did you steer me wrong, Hugh Grant; isn’t love actually…all around? I’ve been lucky enough to visit London three times in my short twenty six years of globetrotting, and each time I’m more and more captivated…

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no travel required

Here’s what has us daydreaming today: Is it November yet? We’re always trying to find out what cities are accessible during layovers, this is genius: Coming November 21: The Layover Having lived in 3 of the top 7 cities, we can attest to this list. But they should do “most walkable AND cleanest” because DC would rank way higher: D.C. among top 10 most walkable cities We’ll be enjoying the views of the Delaware Scenic Byway this weekend!: Are We There Yet? Who Cares! Enjoy the View If you pay for our dinner, we’ll write you a really good review:Here Is a List of 25 Very Expensive Restaurants in the US Ahhh Ireland. Also recommended:…

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jetsetters: the romantic

Excited for another week of Jetsetters, our weekly feature with fellow travelers! You can read the Wino’s here, and always check out the Jetsetters tab at the top of the page. Favorite place you’ve been: Hardest question ever, but I daydream about France (Paris and the Riviera) daily More importantly, favorite meal: Chateau Eza in Eze. I could have been eating bugs, the view was so amazing. The moment you caught the travel bug: Officially? The view flying into Athens on my first European experience with hubs. I think I may have cried? First experience traveling alone: Hmmm… I’ve never really traveled very far completely alone, actually. I took the train down to DC by…

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skipping town

If you haven’t noticed, we put a lot of practice into perfecting our  weekend getaways. Most New Yorkers know that the best way to stay sane in the city that never sleeps is to escape routine at least once a month. In the summer, that requirement multiplies by exactly four – and I don’t expect that it’s much different for people living in less urban areas. This means that consistently since April (…what? That’s not summer yet?), hubs and I have been running off to anywhere we can afford – from visiting family in San Diego to cashing in credit card points in Vieques, to most recently, relaxing at a friend’s family house in Cape…

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