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Venice in Winter | A Photo Gallery

I have been to Venice once before as a kid – my mom took me and my brother and I remember a warm sunny day, with carnival processions, and markets, and glass-making demonstrations. There was also eating fish, and shopping for souvenirs, and visiting the Romeo and Juliet square in Verona (which blurred into the …

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Favourite Things: DC Edition

We lived in Washington D.C. for a couple of months last year while I was doing an internship at the Smithsonian. Now, our friends will attest that we talk a lot of crap about D.C., so I thought it’s time to set the record straight. Behind the veil of complaining about the weather and all …

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Ireland in Five Acts

Act One: Castles We found ourselves climbing steep, impossibly windy staircases, leading into rooms recalling times and places familiar to us only because of made-up stories about dragons, kings, princesses, old heavy books and magi that we used to believe. We followed the stairs until we reached the very top of Bunratty castle, the Irish …

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