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Amsterdam: Adult Disneyland

Amsterdam: Adult Disneyland

by Melissa Artobello // May 1, 2014

The last major stop on our tour was the Netherlands. Of course, the highlight was our time spent in Amsterdam, but before that, we took some time to explore...

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Switzerland: Stunning sights from mountain tops to grassy valleys

Switzerland: Stunning sights from mountain tops to grassy valleys

by Melissa Artobello // April 25, 2014

After departing from Italy, we entered Switzerland, driving through the country side along mountains, waterfalls, and lakes. Pure, beautiful nature. ...

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Italy: Country of carbs and cappuccinos

Italy: Country of carbs and cappuccinos

by Melissa Artobello // April 18, 2014

Up next on the Euro tour was Italy, where we spent 5 days and 4 nights exploring the peninsula, famous cities and landmarks, and the wonders of Italian...

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France: Je t'adore

France: Je t’adore

by Melissa Artobello // April 12, 2014

During my trip to London, my parents, aunt, cousins, and I took a 16 day Europe tour with Expat Explore. Our first destination was France. We crossed...

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Hawaii: Spring Break

Hawaii: Spring Break

by Melissa Artobello // April 8, 2014

What did I do for spring break? I went to Oahu, Hawaii with my parents and two friends. And it was amazing! The second after we checked into our hotel...

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Groveland: My personal retreat

Groveland: My personal retreat

by Melissa Artobello // March 28, 2014

Fun fact about me: My family owns a vacation home in Groveland, California. You're probably wondering “where the hell is that?”. I don't blame you....

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Canada: The great outdoors

Canada: The great outdoors

by Melissa Artobello // March 21, 2014

In 2009, my parents and I took a road trip to British Columbia to visit our friends. We spent a week driving and sightseeing in Oregon and Washington....

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England: Found myself in the city near Piccadilly

England: Found myself in the city near Piccadilly

by Melissa Artobello // March 11, 2014

I had always wanted to go to England, so when I found out I had relatives in London, I couldn't have been more exciting to plan a trip to visit them....

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Thailand: Experiences beyond hangovers

Thailand: Experiences beyond hangovers

by Melissa Artobello // March 2, 2014

Holla! City of Squala! If you didn't get that Hangover 2 reference, this blog post is about Bangkok, as well as other places in Thailand that my family...

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Melissa’s Magic Carpet

by Melissa Artobello // February 20, 2014

My name is Melissa Artobello and welcome to my travel blog. Let me introduce myself. You may have read my work as a Features writer, but now, I'm excited...

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Malaysia: My home away from home

Malaysia: My home away from home

by Melissa Artobello // February 7, 2014

My mom is from Malaysia, and her entire family is still there, so every other year my parents and I go to visit. I've been to Malaysia a total of 8 times...

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