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Fall foliage in the Pocono Mountains

November 5, 2016
Pocono mountains fall foliage

Pocono mountains, you may wonder where they are? After some research about the best locations for viewing the autumn/fall foliage or Indian summer I came across this rural gem in Pennsylvania, only a two-hour drive from NYC but worlds away. We spent a weekend in and around the cute town of Jim Thorpe (named after one of the most successful native American athletes) and stayed in one of Jim Thorpe’s grand mansions, the lovely DeFeo’s B&B.…

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Greetings from the Cape

August 9, 2016
Cape Cod

What locals simply call the cape actually is the shortcut for Cape Cod, a peninsula and popular summer destination that offers endless sandy beaches, lots of hiking and bike trails and the epicentre of hippie and gay tourism in the artsy town of Provincetown. It supposed to be an easy two-hour drive from Boston but turned out to be four at the end thanks to heavy traffic.…

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Boston – so much history, so much seafood

August 3, 2016
Boston

I just got back from a little vacation and while others are flocking to the beaches during this time of the year, my trip wasn’t the typical summer destination – but you know – with a bf living far away, your holiday planning becomes pretty straightforward 😉 Although NYC probably will never bore me, it was nice to see a different place which was easy to get into from Europe. …

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#outhere Pt. 1 – Bermuda: Hamilton and Dockyard

May 26, 2016
Bermuda travel blog

3 months ago I would never have thought that I will ever visit those remote islands in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. What I associated with Bermuda were stories of disappearing planes and sinking ships in the infamous Bermuda triangle, which actually is just the name for the sea area between Miami in the west, Puerto Rico in the south and Bermuda to the north. So what brought me to Bermuda in the first place?…

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The “Keys” to paradise

May 11, 2015
Bahia Honda State Park

We found our personal “Kokomo” (referring to a famous song by the Beach Boys) at the southernmost point of continental USA. The Florida Keys are a chain of hundreds of tropical islands surrounded by some of the nicest waters I’ve ever seen.…

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