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Travel: Why I love Manhattan

Sometimes my boyfriend and I joke that I am a lot more excited about him living in the middle of Manhattan than he is. I would totally move there if I could and hardly ever leave the island again. But since this is almost impossible thanks to my visa, I have to make do with […]

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Boston: The Museum of Science

Although everybody recommended the Museum of Science in Boston to me, I never went there until two weeks ago. On a Saturday afternoon my friend, her kids, her kids’ friends and I drove to the Museum that is on the banks of the Charles River. As a teacher working in Massachusetts I got an entry […]

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janavar.net | Travel: Taughannock Falls & Mecklenburg in the Middle of Upstate New York

Travel: Taughannock Falls & Mecklenburg in the Middle of Upstate New York

Last summer I went on my exciting road trip from Boston to the Finger Lakes to the Niagara Falls to Toronto. All the more exciting because my car kept grunting. The advantage of a road trip is definitely though that with a car I can change my mind about where to go next all the […]

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janavar.net | Another Weekend in New York City

Another Weekend in New York City

In my last post I shouldn’t have been too hopeful for not having to adult too much anymore for the rest of the year. Or in other words: my car gave up yesterday morning. I had just started it, drove around the first corner, and the engine switched off – while driving. I couldn’t restart […]

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Travel: Cornell Botanic Gardens in Ithaca, NY

After I had slept in a quiet motel and my check engine light had gone off [here], I drove on to the famous town of Ithaca. Which is just around the corner from Rome, Syracuse, and Etna by the way. I just love the way U.S. Americans have named their towns. Ithaca itself would probably […]

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