Category Archives: Travel Review

Travel 6: Bergen, Norway

  Last September I traveled to Bergen, Norway to begin my Atlantic crossing onboard the MS Fram, a Hurtigruten expedition ship. Since Bergen was a new destination for me, I flew in 2 days early so I could wander around this stunning city. Bergen is on Norway’s western coast, surrounded by mountains and protected harbors. […]

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Travel: Home for the Holidays

Going home for the holidays is always a treat, but it’s even better when you arrive to 18″ of snow. In addition to shoveling a lot of snow, our latest Maine Adventure included: snowshoeing almost everyday, witnessing the first day of ice fishing season, relaxing in an outdoor wood-fired hot tub, dining with childhood friends, finding […]

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Adventures in Birdland

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Virginia’s eastern shore is a very special little place. It’s part of the larger Assateague National Seashore and features approximately 14,000 acres of beautiful beaches, marshlands and forests. You can see a lot in a day, though I would recommend spending several days quietly exploring all the park has to […]

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My Maine Top 10 ~ #1 Monhegan Island

Series Introduction:  After years of giving recommendations to friends visiting my home state of Maine, I decided to spend a little time compiling my favorites here. My Top 10. Some places are directly on the beaten path, others are not. I try to include something for every traveller but if you’re going to Maine, expect a […]

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My Maine Top 10 ~ #2 Acadia National Park

Series Introduction:  After years of giving recommendations to friends visiting my home state of Maine, I decided to spend a little time compiling my favorites here. My Top 10. Some places are directly on the beaten path, others are not. I try to include something for every traveller but if you’re going to Maine, expect a lot of […]

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