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Checking In: Kawakawa Bay’s Beachcomber Motel

I have been living in New Zealand for nine weeks.  After staying in Auckland city center for a seven days, I briskly moved to Waiheke Island where I have been spending the remaining days of summer under the sun.  My little getaway to Kawakawa Bay was the first time since my arrival to the country that I really […]

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport

If there is one thing I have realized from the family vacations of my childhood and teenage years, it is the importance of a good night’s sleep before embarking on a journey. I backpacked solo through Eastern Europe for two weeks while my luggage was locked away at Dublin Airport awaiting my return. There were […]

Relaxing in Vienna: Hotel Pension Lumes

Five short minutes from the Stephanplatz U-Bahn (subway) stop hides Vienna’s Hotel Pension Lumes on a quaint side street.  I arrived in Vienna utterly exhausted from three fully packed days in Budapest.  Clouds rested over the city and the cooler temperature invited me to exchange my sundresses and shorts for jeans and a big sweater for the […]