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Connecticut

A weekend in the Berkshires (with Gertie!)

Spending a July weekend in the Berkshires has become one of my favorite summer traditions. My boyfriend's family goes up every year, and it's such a nice, relaxing weekend away from the city. The weather wasn't great--overcast and rainy for most of...
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Postcard from Monument Mountain

One of my favorite summers is the one that I spent in Colorado Springs the year before my senior of college: I interned at the Colorado Springs Gazette as a copy editor for the sports section. That meant that I worked the 4pm to midnight shift,...
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A weekend in the Berkshires

I feel like I spend so much of my time trying to go to new places: I want to explore new countries, and discover new gems in the city. But last weekend in the Berkshires reminded me just how nice it is to go back somewhere--especially when that place...
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A weekend in Sacramento

I spent last weekend at home in Sacramento, and it was simply glorious. I booked the ticket as a sort of belated Mom's birthday slash early Mother's Day present: essentially, a trip home to hang out with my parents and their dog. Even though I was...
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Postcard from Mystic

One of the things that I really truly believe is that you don't need to go far away to have an excellent travel experience: just the act of escaping from the everyday can be refreshing in itself. And that's why I'm such a huge proponent for quick...
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A weekend in Connecticut, via Instagram

It's no secret that Connecticut is one of my favorite weekend destinations from New York City: an easy two-hour drive, and suddenly, you're surrounded by fresh air and open skies and delicious seafood and small town living. We opted for a seaside...
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The best of the Berkshires, via Instagram

Bold statement, but I think the single best thing that my boyfriend has introduced me to is the Berkshires. He's a New York City native (such a rare breed!) who grew up on the Upper West Side, but spent summers at a lake house in the Berkshires (near...
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Postcard from Lakeville

Connecticut is one of those states you don't hear much about, in the best possible way: they don't make the headlines because there isn't much bad news to report. It's a small state with small towns and a few small cities, a smattering of exclusive...
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The best of Interlaken Inn, via Instagram

As much as I love going to exotic destinations and deserted beaches, sometimes just the thought of jet lag and airport security is enough to cancel out all of the vacation relaxation. Although I think that there is something special about navigating...
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