• Weekend Getaway at Copake Lake

    When I decided a couple of years ago to go back full-time at work and stay put in NYC, I knew what I was in for: no traveling extensively abroad like I used to.…

    June 11, 2017
  • 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 | City Hall subway station in NYC tour through New York Transit Museum

    The Old City Hall Subway Station in NYC

    Growing up in New York City, I have never thought twice about any of the hundreds of subway stations scattered all over the five boroughs.  All I really cared about was knowing where I…

    August 9, 2016
  • 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