London, England [LHR]

I’d been to London 9 years ago on a stopover as a rather broke individual. The Thames had proved an easy route to follow when I couldn’t afford a map. It had been lovely. In town for work this time, my carry-on filled with blazers, I hopped out of Heathrow rather smoothly (perhaps avoiding this […]

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Saint Petersburg, Russia [LED]

After a 4 hour train ride that included apples and sleep masks, we hopped off onto the Saint Petersburg platform. Venice of the North offers up a maze of canals, caf├ęs and nights that last under two hours.  The pastel coloured building facades keep you zen and June is the night of white nights day time, […]

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Moscow, Russia [VKO]

Our hiatus has brought us to a few spots we can’t wait to share with you — Cheers to summer! After much anticipation, we had finally landed in Russia. I rapidly breezed over the cyrillic alphabet in transit, ready as ever to switch my Ns for Hs and my Ps for Pies. After passing customs […]

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Chicago, Illinois [ORD]

So we are officially switching continents for the next little while, and getting to know places closer to home, for now. Chicago is THE travel discovery of 2014 for me. I booked this trip on a whim because I had enough points to escape for the weekend and play third wheel to one of my […]

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