Scottsdale

Guide to a Perfect Girl’s Weekend: Scottsdale Arizona

Scottsdale is a great location for a weekend away with the girls. Think of a day at the spa, followed by happy hour at the pool, foodie-worthy dining in the evening followed by dancing the night away. Scottsdale has something for everyone. Getting there One of the reasons Scottsdale was a finalist for our girl’s getaway was because it...
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Poconos

Poconos Adventure Trip – Day 3

Saturday was another adventure day for us – this time white water rafting! Saturday was cooler than the previous day so we bundled up and tried to be as waterproof as possible knowing we’d spend the day pretty damp. As I mentioned before we had booked both the biking and the rafting through the same company, Pocono Whitewater. Once...
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Poconos

Poconos Adventure Trip – Day 2

Friday morning we got up early ready to begin the adventure part of our vacation. We had booked a 2-day package with Pocono Whitewater for mountain biking and whitewater rafting and today was the biking day. We ate a quick breakfast at the hotel which consisted of a full buffet with everything you could desire. The price of the...
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Poconos

Poconos Adventure Trip – Day 1

Before I tell the story of our trip to the Poconos I must start by admitting what a difficult time we had choosing a location for our Labor Day vacation. This trip started out as a Croatia/Budapest/Prague trip, that turned into a Nordics trip, to England to Ireland, to Yellowstone or Jackson Hole to finally the Poconos. For various...
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London

Trip Report – London Day 2

Saturday morning started at a leisurely pace. After the previously packed night and the hectic work week I needed a little rest before I started my day. I spent a bit of time online seeing what events were happening and trying to plan my day. Since this trip was a bit spur of the moment and I didn’t know...
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Montreal

Trip Report: Montreal – Day 2

Saturday morning we awoke to a dreary, rainy day. Our initial plans had us renting bicycles and riding to Mont Royal-Le Plateau but it was looking questionable as we savored our Nespresso from the comforts of our suite at St Sulplice. We decided to venture out for breakfast and get a feel for the temps so we could decide...
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Montreal

Trip Report: Montreal Day 1

For my birthday we wanted to travel somewhere within driving distance from Boston that wasn’t the same old New Hampshire towns we had visited many times in the past. Montreal came up as an option but we only had Friday-Sunday and were skeptical that it was a good fit. After some research we decided that it was drivable (5...
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Mystic CT

Mystic, CT – Trip Report – Day 2

On our second day in Mystic we got up and enjoyed the complimentary breakfast in the dining room. It was served buffet style and included eggs, bacon, toast and pancakes as well as coffee, tea and juices. After breakfast we went to the room to wash up and someone wanted to try out the jacuzzi tub… with bubble bath....
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