Travel Goods: The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

For the past two years I’ve written a post on all the travel goods I’m secretly eyeing on the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (yes, they ship to Europe!). Nordstrom card holders can begin shopping the sale right now, while us plebeians have to wait until July 21 when it opens to the public. I window shopped […]

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Travel 101: The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Back in the States my friends are celebrating a holiday–a once-a-year shopping fête lasting through August 2nd–the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. In honor of this hallowed event, I’ve pulled together a list of items on sale I’d love to have on my travels this fall: Kate Spade Ursula Sunglasses Topshop Belted Trench Coat Laura Mercier Travel […]

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Passport covers for summer travel

In my first passport photo I’m missing my two front teeth and in my second I have braces. My third boasts stamps from Africa and Asia. But my latest passport contains one of my most important pieces of paper–my visa allowing me to live in Switzerland. This little book is easily one of my most […]

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I want to go to there…

…the Azores, Portugal. This collection of nine tropical islands is located so far west of Europe that it is just a four-hour flight from the United States. It would actually take me longer to fly from Switzerland, but I’m absolutely enchanted with what I’ve seen of this place. Lush, verdant, vibrant. Would it be wrong […]

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Sneaking off for a summer vacation?

I try my hardest not to look like a tourist wherever I go. I own no fanny packs and you won’t find me in an American flag t-shirt. I like to look like I belong. I want to be mistaken for a local. I live to be asked for directions. Suffice to say, it’s a bit of […]

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