• loveantoinette | Flamenco Beach, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

    Escaping Winter in NYC for Puerto Rico

    Que Bonita Bandera When my friend Laura suggested we go somewhere for her birthday in the middle of a dreadfully long winter in New York, I couldn’t say no.  With relatively cheap round trip…

    February 9, 2017
  • loveantoinette | rock climbing at Garden of the Gods with Front Range Climbing company, Colorado Springs

    Falling in Love with Colorado

    When I initially decided to try out travel nursing within the United States, one of the states I originally had in mind was Colorado.  While I was in California, I met a few travel…

    March 13, 2016
  • loveantoinette Gorgeous spring day in the Conservatory Garden, Central Park

    Coming to Terms with Settling Down

    FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL For the past few years I put so much of my heart into traveling.  I lived and breathed travel; I thought and I talked about it with so much fervor, similar…

    January 29, 2016
  • Frolicking on old abandoned railroad tracks in South Africa

    I’m Moving to California

    Temporarily! (As this post goes live, I will already have landed in Los Angeles to spend a few days with my friend Martha for her birthday who now lives in Burbank, and my other…

    March 12, 2014
  • The Victoria Falls, a view from Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls on Zimbabwe & Zambia

    The day I finally saw myself standing before the enormous, thundering Victoria Falls, something prompted me to recall a certain childhood memory as I tried to ignore the suffocating humidity enveloping every inch of…

    February 17, 2014
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery Peanut Butter Rum Caramel Cronuts

    Dominique Ansel Cronuts Craze – Score!

    I first read about the unique cronuts pastry sensation by Chef Dominique Ansel several months ago when I was abroad.  By the time I came back home in New York for three weeks during…

    February 1, 2014
  • Giraffe spotted in Kruger Park safari

    Safari Adventure in South Africa

    If there’s only one thing you can do travel-related this year or next, or whenever you come up with enough money to go, I HIGHLY recommend an African safari! It is an utterly thrilling…

    January 25, 2014