All posts tagged: Travel

Vacation Day Dream: Salem, Massachusetts

My sister and I have a running tradition of going on a special sister vacation together each year, though since the birth of my nephews that’s been put on a brief little pause. A few summers ago we decided to take a trek up to Boston, and do a day in Salem. Well, we ended up spending the majority of our time in Salem because we loved it so much. Unfortunately it was not during Halloween, because I don’t fair well in crowds, BUT we still had a spooky time and I loved every bit of it. One of my favorite things to do on trips when I can is a ghost tour. I love them! We did one of these (and there are many in Salem) but we took ours with Witch City Walking Tours. The guide was so knowledgable of the area and its history. It was not cheesy in any way (we did see some that were, which can be fun but just isn’t for me). The history of the witch trials …

Vacation Daydreaming: The Grand Canyon

While I’ve been home, I like looking back on the times I went out in the world. Often, I think about wandering around Home Goods, but I like to think about the trips Tom and I have taken over the last few years. It gives me hope that there is an end to this and it gets me thinking about where I want to go next when this is all over.

California Dreamin’

I just (well, two weeks ago) came back from my first trip to the West Coast and seriously, it was the loveliest little winter getaway. Winters in New Jersey can be dreadful, although this one was fairly mild. Even still, I wasn’t taking chances and decided to book a trip out to California to visit friends and get some much-needed sunshine.