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I Lived in a Haunted House

By Kristance Harlow | October 18, 2014 | 5 Comments
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Halloween is just around the corner. In Argentina, Halloween isn’t that big of a deal. You won’t see crowds of little kids in costumes knocking on doors for candy.

Okemo Valley Vermont Vacation Guide

By Kristance Harlow | August 25, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Be nice to the locals. Okemo Valley is so beautiful and picturesque because of the hard work of everyone living there. Drive safe, don’t tailgate, and take cues from anyone with a Vermont license plate.

Sunny Seattle and Pike Place Explorations

By Kristance Harlow | May 28, 2014 | 2 Comments
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I know the statistics about the cloudy weather and the rainy days, but after the perfect day I had in Seattle it’s hard to believe such a lively place could ever be constantly covered with such haze.

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Pacific Girl: Feeling My Pacific Northwest Roots

By Kristance Harlow | May 15, 2014 | 4 Comments
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Age, late 20s Pacific Northwest Roots In the weeks leading up to my journey to the Pacific Northwest, I was experiencing higher than normal levels of anxiety. Trying to chase and catch enough jobs so I would have enough money to pay rent and pay for my trip. I suppose I was feeling a sense…

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10 Spine-Chilling Ghostly Tales From Vermont

By Kristance Harlow | February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The wind is howling outside, the lights flicker, and the floorboards creak in the next room. If you’ve ever stayed in an old house in Vermont, you know this feeling all too well. And even when the weather is calm, when you’re all alone, be prepared for the unexplained patter of unseen feet in the…

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10 Strange Things Everyone Should Know About Vermont

By Kristance Harlow | January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If a Vermonter abroad is asked what state they’re from, about half of the time the people asking won’t even have heard of Vermont, while the other half will think that it’s in Canada. In the interests of avoiding such an awkward situation, here are 10 facts about Vermont that you probably never knew. 10.…

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Foto Friday: Statues Around the World

By Kristance Harlow | November 8, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Statues exist all over the world, we encounter them so often that sometimes we simply pass them by. In my travels the one constant that I’ve witnessed in every country are the existence of statues. Here I share a few, but with few words because that is what you get when you walk past statues…

Foto Friday: Joy To The World

By Kristance Harlow | November 2, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Having relived some painful memories in my last post, today’s Foto Friday post is all about joy. Capturing true moments of happiness, few words are needed as the pictures truly speak for themselves. Take a moment and think about how your smile can bring joy to others. I find myself smiling just looking at these…

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Foto Friday: Halloween Edition Cemeteries and Spooks

By Kristance Harlow | October 26, 2013 | 4 Comments
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Not every country celebrates Halloween, and not every country celebrates the way the United States does. Here in Argentina you can find the odd Halloween display in the supermarket selling a few special candies and a creepy mask or two, but Halloween is not something people do here. I’m missing out on some of my…

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Top 3 Luxury Winter Holiday Destinations

By Kristance Harlow | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
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After a summer filled with barbeques in the backyard and long days on the beach, the seasons are changing. The leaves are turning, the cider is hot and some retailers are already releasing Christmas commercials. Before the holiday hustle and bustle sets in full swing, it’s time to start planning a winter getaway. Whether you…

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112

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112 & 999

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