Getaway Brigade

The subject of today’s post is really special to me, and today I’m taking off my travel blogger hat to write as a classical pianist. On my latest trip to New York, I dedicated most of my few hours in Manhattan to visiting the flagship Steinway Hall on 57th street; barring any unforeseen trips to…

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Take Off with Virgin America

Our favorite domestic airline, Virgin America, turns six today, and we thought we’d celebrate with a post! Disclaimer: we are not affiliated with or sponsored by Virgin America; we just love them. Six Reasons to Love Virgin America on its Sixth Birthday 1. A shared love for our planet. Airlines have it tough. Fuel prices…

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium has always been one of my favorite places in the world. I loved going there as a kid—I had a nineties-licious multi-neon fish-shaped backpack and I remember strutting around the aquarium with my fish backpack feeling like a total boss. Sorry, that wasn’t really relevant to this post. I just wanted…

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There are not many things in life that I am thoroughly convinced of, but here are two: 1. If you don’t love books, I don’t want to be your friend. 2. Powell’s Books, the most amazing bookstore I have ever been to, is a getaway destination in its own right. I am so serious about…

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