A Girls Getaway: Finding Sanity And Fun On Our Vacation in Bermuda

Pink sands. Turquoise water. Baby blue skies. It’s Bermuda, and man is it perfect.

Bermuda HotelAbout a year ago, eight girlfriends began planning this vacation. An escape to paradise with college roommates, sorority sisters and 7th grade pals. We chose Bermuda because it was a place that none of us had visited and as a getaway, it was perfection.

Bermuda is about 640 miles east of North Carolina, or basically a 2 hours flight for much of the East Coast.


The Hotel

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Blogging from Bermuda: Ophelia and Philippe

All day I’d been hearing about how Hurricane Ophelia was on her way to Bermuda. I wasn’t too concerned but thought it might be wise to get the opinion of a Bermudian.

The hotel's message board about Hurricane Ophelia.

I turned to my good friend the sound engineer at Club Moon (long story) and he told me: “There’s nothing to worry about, you’ll be completely safe. We’ve had lots of hurricanes and in our history only two people have died.”

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Blogging From Bermuda: A Run Along Front Street

It was 7 a.m. and I was pretending to be asleep because I didn’t want Jane to ask me to go on a run with her. We’d been out dancing until 2 a.m. and though at dinner three of us said we’d go for a morning run, I was praying we’d all be equally hungover and simply sleep.

Front Street in Bermuda.

Then, 9 a.m. arrived and Whitney came into the room, dressed and ready to pound the pavement. I groaned. This is happening. Jane … Read more ...