Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2020

Reflecting and Reminiscing: 2020

2020 began hopeful with travel plans and anticipation of live music. Montreal, Quebec Dark Easter Metal Meeting, Munich, Germany Fire in the Mountains, Wyoming Wardruna, New York City But… There would be no traveling. And there would be no live music. And the closest I was going to get to New York City, was an…

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Saratoga Spa State Park: 2020

Saratoga Spa State Park: 2020

2020 in the Park Saratoga Spa State Park is a place I can go that always brings me joy. In 2020 I tasted springs, visited the baths, “ran” trails, played disc golf, went swimming, and snowshoed. I am truly fortunate to have a refuge of recreation near my home. I took over a thousand photos…

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Dvigrad Ruins, Croatia

Dvigrad Ruins, Croatia

Strewn across the Istrian Peninsula, Roman ruins are plentiful. Truly, it was thrilling for me to get to explore some of them. I tried to pay attention to every detail, but they were endless. I was full of awe everywhere we went in Croatia. June 24th 2019 – We began in Pula and drove to…

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5 Days in Colorado

5 Days in Colorado

On Valentine’s Day 2020, I bought my husband and I tickets for Wardruna in Brooklyn, September 2020. (Today) February 21st, Wardruna released their first song from their upcoming album, scheduled to be released June 5th, 2020. Wardruna. Listening to their new song made me wonder why I never finished sharing my Colorado adventures from October…

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Reflection and Reminiscing: 2019

Reflection and Reminiscing: 2019

2019 was full of amazing adventures! Honestly, I always want to share everything I learn after discovering new places, but this year was so busy it was difficult for me to keep up. Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Canada. A couple layovers in London, and a drive through Slovenia. Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Colorado.…

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Saratoga Spa State Park 2019

Saratoga Spa State Park 2019

Saratoga Spa State Park Saratoga Spa State Park could very well be my favorite thing about Saratoga Springs, New York. The park is huge with so many features to take advantage of that I doubt I’ll ever exhaust my options for park adventures! My very favorite thing to do in the park is walk around and taste…

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Discovering Cohoes Falls

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Overlook Park & Falls View Park Cohoes, New York – 2019 Overlook Park: Open year round Falls View Park: Open May 1st – November 1st, sunrise to sunset The first time I tried to visit Falls View Park, it was March and still closed for the season. Although the sun decided to shine brightly that…

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Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Approximately 50 miles north of New York City, located along the Hudson River off of I-87 in New York, Bear Mountain State Park and Harriman State Park are popular recreational destinations for residence of New York City & New Jersey. Hudson Highlands Camping Trip My friend Ashley invited me on a camping trip to explore…

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Montreal Adventures

Montreal Adventures

Quebec, Canada Twenty years ago, I never would have imagined myself learning French! I began learning French towards the end of September (2018), hoping to gain a better understanding before heading father north in Quebec than Montreal. You can visit Montreal without previous knowledge of French because the city is famously bilingual, speaking both French and…

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