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    Behind the Scenes in Vietnam

    Mar 22, 2012

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    I must say, I have thoroughly enjoyed all the photos and coverage that our catalog team brought back from Vietnam.  The landscape and scenery of Vietnam is breathtaking and its been so cool learning more about a country I really didn’t know much about. (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Hue’s Imperial City

    Mar 16, 2012

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    The final stop of our guide to Vietnam is Hue’s Imperial City, a walled fortress and palace located in Hue, the former capital of Vietnam.  Hue is located in the middle of Vietnam, and has a severe climate with scorching hot summer days and incessant rain in the winter. (…) Read more »

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    Overlook Mountain

    Mar 14, 2012

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    Throughout my weekend in Woodstock, Overlook Mountain loomed gracefully in the background of the town, reminding me of its presence and my prior agreement to hike to its peak. It’s not that I didn’t want to do it, (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Sa Pa

    Mar 14, 2012

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    We took the Victoria Express night train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. The train left at 9:50 pm and arrived at 6:15 am. There were four of us to each birth with four little beds, two on top and two on the bottom. (…) Read more »

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    Woodstock Photo Diary

    Mar 12, 2012

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    This past weekend was one of the best I’ve had…ever. My boyfriend and I drove up to Woodstock, NY on Friday evening, where we spent two nights in a charming bed and breakfast.  (…) Read more »

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    Monday Quote

    Mar 12, 2012

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    “Traveling forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” - Cesare Pavese (…) Read more »

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    Travel Reads: The Great Railway Bazaar

    Mar 11, 2012

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    I love books about travel – I love reading about places I’ve never had the chance to visit and seeing them through the eyes of the author. The more descriptive, the more it fills your senses with sights, smells, sounds, the better… I like a book that physically pulls you into its pages and completely (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Hanoi

    Mar 09, 2012

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    Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and its second largest city – a bustling hub of chaotic streets filled with scooters and mopeds and markets overflowing with flowers, food and colorful textiles. (…) Read more »

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    Thursday Poll: March Catalog

    Mar 08, 2012

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    By now you’ve probably all gotten your March catalogs, thumbed them through, and dog-eared your favorite looks. I know I have.  And I have to say, I’ve never been more in the mood to set out on a voyage with a best friend and a suitcase full of amazing clothes.  So which look would you (…) Read more »

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    DIY Luggage Tags

    Mar 07, 2012

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    We’re talking a lot about travel this month with the drop of our March catalog, so I knew it was the perfect time for some DIY luggage tags – because the last thing you want to deal with when traveling is lost luggage. These luggage tags will not only help identify your suitcase or bag, (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Halong Bay

    Mar 07, 2012

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    After a four hour van journey to Halong Bay, the team was greeted by the lovely crew of the Bhaya, a beautiful boat with 20 rooms, dining and music. (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Traveling in Style

    Mar 07, 2012

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    One significant part of our catalog team’s journey shooting our March book in Vietnam, was getting there. It took 32 hours of airplane travel to get from Philadelphia to Vietnam:  JFK, NY –> Seoul, Korea; Seoul –> Hanoi, Vietnam. (…) Read more »

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