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Handing my teenager over to the world by investing in childhood
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Handing my teenager over to the world by investing in childhood

When my wife and I first became parents and decided we would be investing in childhood above all else by pouring disposable income into experiences instead of accumulating more and more stuff and, controversial in some circles, in place of saving for college. When we become parents, we dreamed of […]

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy
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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy

So the cabin door slammed behind us. It was midday, it was fine. We collapsed onto our respective beds, me a king in the air in front of the 46″ flat screen embedded into the wall; her a twin trundle on the floor by the balcony facing Italian islands our […]

The Accidental Zucchini Pizza in Bracciano Italy
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The Accidental Zucchini Pizza in Bracciano Italy

There are many reasons to pack your bags, to triple check that your daughter actually packed any underwear (she didn’t), to make sure the iPad is fully charged for the long flight (it’s not), to splurge on the plane tickets without a connecting flight, to travel to foreign places with […]

The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay
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The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay

Convincing young people to sit on a ferry for 90 minutes in order to walk for 4 hours is made easy with gelato, Vespas that glitter in the warm sun of early spring, feral cats a plently, flower boxes for days, stores selling unusual trinkets and Miraculous Ladybug toys we […]

Dreams of Sicily and How I’d Spend My Sicilian Holiday
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Dreams of Sicily and How I’d Spend My Sicilian Holiday

Usually, I’m the first to grab an end, one of four prime pieces of corner real estate, but I’d gladly settle for a middle slice of Sicilian in the form of a 10 or 13 day cruise on the Carnival Horizon once it hits open waters in Europe next spring. […]

9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe
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9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe

Traveling in Europe has the habit of teaching a person a lot about themselves and the world. Traveling in Europe for the first time can humble a person too. I was a 26-year-old man visiting England, France, Switzerland and Italy for the first time. Together with my wife we set […]

The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida
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The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida

It was many years prior but we’d once spent a portion of a single day in Naples and, frankly, that was plenty enough for me. Granted, the largest portion of the small-ish portion of that single day occurred mostly inside and within spitting distance of the city’s central train station, […]

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