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Magical Newport

I love to write about the places we visit because so many of them have come to have a special place in our hearts. It’s when a trip becomes a journey, when a story becomes your story, and a town becomes a perfect little bubble. For us, it was the tale of our first trip […]

A Spin on a Schooner

Our final day in Newport was also our departure day, but Jen made sure to fill my birthday trip (which I had turned into our engagement trip) with wonderful experiences. It was a beautiful and breezy day, perfect for a sail. I threw on my Sox hat and got back to my New England roots, […]

Block Island Time

Our second day in Newport gave us a chance to head out on the ferry to Block Island, one of my favorite places on the planet. Since Jen had never been, and I hadn’t been for over 20 years, we took to the seas on a quiet morning not sure what the day had in […]

An AmsterDam Good Time

Day 1 – Meeting Sir Albert Our time in Amsterdam was bookended by some travel adventures, and quite a bit of work to do as well. Our trip in Monday morning started in a Paris downpour, barely making the Thalys train, and worrying the whole time that our luggage wasn’t secure from bandits at the […]

A Bobcat in the British Virgin Islands

We set sail in February 2014 for an epic vacation sailing around the British Virgin Islands on S/V Bobcat. Starting from Tortola, we stopped at Cooper Island, Virgin Gorda, Sandy Cay, White Bay and Great Harbor on Jost Van Dyke, and Norman Island. And we already can’t wait to go back…