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  • 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 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
  • Immigration in the Kingdom of Lesotho - Sani Top

    One Day in the Kingdom of Lesotho via the Sani Pass

    “So, does anyone know anything about Lesotho?“, asks our tour guide. A few seconds of silence… “It’s considered the highest country in Africa“, I chimed in remembering a few things I read as I…

    January 20, 2014
  • Large herd of elephants in Elephant Sands, Botswana, Africa

    A Brief Time in Botswana

    “Welcome to Africa“, the customs official at the Botswana – Martin’s Drift border post told me as he handed me back my passport. “Do you feel how hot it is outside?  That’s nothing, it…

    December 3, 2013
  • Road trip in South Africa for 2.5 weeks

    Highlights of a Road Trip in South Africa

    If there’s one thing I rarely like to do when I’m traveling, it’s driving.  Although I’ve driven around the small Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Aruba, even braved the LA traffic several times,…

    November 23, 2013
  • Camps Bay, Capetown South Africa

    Greetings from South Africa

    Hello there! I just wanted to post a quick update here before I get too busy enjoying myself in yet another beautiful country. I have arrived in South Africa! As I mentioned in this…

    October 28, 2013