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A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

2020 has been rough on everyone. We all just want to travel far away. International supermarket trips make great staycations even better. Feel like you’re in another country. Imagine the sights, sounds and tastes of a faraway land. International supermarkets truly transport you to another country. The A-Dong Supermarket is located in Hartford, Connecticut. It made me feel like I was traveling to Asia. It was a wonderful feeling. Keep reading for what I saw on that trip. There were…

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Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

A staycation or road trip is the best ways to travel right now.  Last week I made my way over to a great local spot in Connecticut called Captain’s Cove Seaport. My dad used to take me there a lot when I was younger. I even went to school not far from there. It’s always the perfect “end of summer” place to go. Captain’s Cove Seaport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Explore the little shops located in what look like…

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Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Have you checked out out my 2020/2021 Dream Travel Bucket List? They were all international destinations. It might be a little while before I’m ready to travel outside of the country. So I decided to put together a domestic travel bucket list of some places in the U.S. that I would like to visit. There are so many places in the U.S. that I have yet to visit. Seattle, Washington So many online videos describe the art scene in Seattle….

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New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour! We’ve visited many different foodie hot spots in New York City on the blog before. We’ve gone to Chinatown, Koreatown, Columbia Heights and so many other places. New York City is starting to look a lot different than it did in early March and April. Lots of restaurants really need our support. I’m going to share some of my favorite spots to eat in New York City. Tutt Heights Anyone who knows me, knows that…

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My First Cruise to the Bahamas

My First Cruise to the Bahamas

Lost footage from my first cruise to the Bahamas! We’re not traveling right now. And that’s not fun. So let’s go back in time to when we were traveling. This was 12 years ago in 2008 and I completely forgot about these photos. They were on a DVD packed away in a drawer. Panic cleaning is good for something after all. Without further ado, the photos. Boarding There were long lines to wait in. Then it was finally time to…

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Quintessential New England Winter Activities

Quintessential New England Winter Activities

Lots of places in the U.S. don’t have four seasons. So they are unable to experience fall and winter. That’s not the case with New England. Ice Skating There’s just something special about the first day the local rink opens. And then it’s that first skate on the fresh, untouched ice. I’m not one for skating on frozen ponds. I stick to indoor rinks. Ice skating is a great winter sport to do with friends or as a family. The…

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Navigating the Seoul Subway

Navigating the Seoul Subway

Are you scared of getting lost? In a foreign country? Aren’t we all! I talked about navigating the New York City subway. It’s one of the largest in the world. Now let’s explore the Seoul subway. I’d rate it as a 10/10 when it comes to being easy to navigate. And the cute safety videos (below) are an added bonus. T-Money card You’ve entered a Seoul subway station. Now you need to pay. Vending machines sell T-Money cards. Add money…

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Chinatown, Manhattan Tour

Chinatown, Manhattan Tour

I love living near New York City and being able to go to places like Chinatown. You can just hop on the train and feel like you’re in another country. It’s a great experience. Last month when I went to the MET I also spent some time in Chinatown and Little Italy. From 5th Avenue, I crossed over to Lexington Avenue. Then I took the # 6 subway all the way down to the Canal Street stop. Little Italy was…

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Georgia Aquarium Tour, Atlanta Georgia

Georgia Aquarium Tour, Atlanta Georgia

I’m not one to frequent aquariums. When I do visit, though, I always enjoy myself. The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia was no different. One of the first animals I saw at the aquarium were the Otters. They were so cute. They played with all their toys. Then they even put on a little show for us. Guess who else put on a show for us? The Dolphins! We were able to see a dolphin show with all their jumps…

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Brooklyn, New York: Columbia Heights Tour

Brooklyn, New York: Columbia Heights Tour

I visited Brooklyn last month. I was amazed at all the buildings and architecture there. I’ve been to Brooklyn so many times and grew up right outside of New York City. I sort of took it all for granted. I also visited a great Indian restaurant I hadn’t been to in years. There were so many beautiful brownstones. Then there were all the modern buildings. It was such a contrast. The Barclays Center was also in this area. This neighborhood…

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