Bologna is often overlooked as a city to visit in Italy compared to its famous Rome, Florence and Venice neighbors. However, Bologna is not to be ignored and is especially attractive for the foodies out there. In my previous job, I had the opportunity to basically commute between Bologna and New York for a six-month period, getting to know this under-the-radar city.

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Croatia: Split & Hvar (Part One)

Croatia had been high on my list for some time, as one of my best friends has familial ties to the country and always had the most amazing stories and photos. After finally finishing graduate school, I wanted to treat myself to a wonderful vacation, and I couldn’t think of a better time to visit Croatia with my best friend. We took off in the height of the tourist season in August and island hopped our way down the coast, visiting Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik and Cavtat. Croatia will be a two-part post, with Monday’s featuring Split and Hvar. Stay tuned on Thursday for the remainder of the itinerary!

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Vail: Like Nothing on Earth

Vail, Colorado boasts the unapologetic tagline of “Like Nothing on Earth,” and I have to agree. Vail is my home away from home and can always be counted on for a fantastic escape from all of life’s worries. I grew up going to Vail almost every winter and summer, effectively serving as our US base when we lived in Singapore. Today, I usually visit 2-3 times a year, and you can often find me kicking and screaming on my way out. While Vail is well known for its best-in-class ski resort, there are a ton of activities and experiences to be had – both in winter and summer.

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