Becky

Becky loves hiking and the outdoors, reading a good book on a rainy day, practicing yoga with friends, cooking with Sinatra in the background, relaxing with her husband and a good glass of wine, and above all: travel. Read more about Becky.

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Paradise Found: A Cruise on the Carnival Victory (Part 1: Puerto Rico!)

Puerto Rico had always fascinated me in theory: this island that is so unique and independent despite its U.S. ties.  Actually being in Puerto Rico made this fascination even more thrilling. I had about an hour to kill before the rest of my family (my traveling companions for the week) would arrive at SJU, so …

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Three Days in Atlanta: A Little Kitsch and a Whole Lotta Fun

There’s one part of travel that absolutely sucks even if you’re flying for free.  Heck, this part sucks even if you’re a platinum elite flyer.  What am I referring to?  Yup, it’s the infamous early morning flight.  With an alarm set for 3:45am, our weekend got off to an early start, but if there is …

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At the Very Beginning of Our Bike Ride

San Francisco

After spending the first part of trip visiting Monterey and Yosemite, we arrived in San Francisco around 3pm on Thursday after driving in from Yosemite. We were pleasantly surprised at how little traffic was on the highway and Bay Bridge as we entered the city, but quickly faced the reality of city driving in San Francisco. After checking in and …

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