Gina DeCaprio Vercesi

Freelance Writer

New York

Gina DeCaprio Vercesi

Writer. Adventurer. Nature Girl.



Tools of the Trade: Adrian and Martinus Pool

These Calgary-based brothers do a 180 with old skateboards.
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Tools of the Trade: Lorie Costigan

Lorie Costigan’s thumb has been green since childhood, but it wasn’t until she and her husband purchased the 26-acre Glendarragh Farm in Appleton, Maine,
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Road Trip - Coastal Maine

Rugged shores, classic coastal towns, and lobster rolls washed down with hoppy local beer. This is Maine's late-summer perfection.
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A Summer Drive Along Vermont’s Main Street

Vermont Route 100, also known as Vermont’s Main Street or the Skiers’ Highway, is one of the most scenic drives in New England—and the United States, for that matter. Winding north from the Massachusetts border, the 216-mile roadway leads travelers through a quaint landscape of green valleys and pretty villages and is home to a slew of diversions to fill a long-weekend summer road trip.
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6 Great Reads for Every Type of Summer Getaway

Whether you’re lounging under an umbrella with your toes in the sand, swinging in a hammock beneath shady pines, or dangling your feet off the dock, summertime means losing yourself in a good book. So take your pick of these new page-turners and settle in—lazy days are on the horizon. Ruthie Beamish co-owns a gorgeous house on Long Island’s North Fork with her ex-husband but rents it out each summer to foot the bills.
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Victoria, British Columbia Trending

The coastal city of tea and gardens trades old-fashioned ambience for a fashionable flair
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Best Snorkeling Spots in Panama and Costa Rica

Though often celebrated for remarkable biodiversity both on land and in the water, Panama and Costa Rica rarely get tapped as prime snorkeling territories.
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How to Foster New Generations of Global Citizens Through Travel

When summer is on the horizon, many families begin planning their warm weather travels, whether that means hitting the beach, visiting a historic European city, or getting outdoors to take in a national park or trek through a remote rainforest. The benefits of incorporating some of the practices of sustainable tourism into those plans are many, but misconceptions can sometimes cause families to shy away from the concept.
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The Single Best Way to Enjoy the Beauty of the British Virgin Islands After the Hurricanes

The water is the first thing you notice when coming in for a landing at Tortola’s Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport — deep indigo seas that lighten to lapis, turquoise, and finally ultramarine as they near the shore.
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10 British Virgin Islands Anchorages that Weathered the Storms

Seven months have passed since the one-two punch of hurricanes Irma and Maria delivered flooding rains and devastating winds to the British Virgin Islands, transforming the Caribbean paradise into a scene out of the apocalypse. Yet on a charter trip with The Moorings in early April, I saw signs of recovery everywhere.
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This Arizona City’s Desert Magic Will Keep You Coming Back for More

I’m standing beneath an ocotillo-thatched ramada enjoying a brief reprieve from the desert’s shimmering heat when a feathery blur catches my eye. Could it be? Jiggling a handful of dried tepary beans, our guide tells us stories of the ancient Hohokam people who cultivated Tucson’s arid land nearly 2,000 years ago.
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Sunken Treasures: Maine's Cold Waters Create Beautiful Bivalves

Reaching down over the side of the oating wooden dock, Ryan McPherson, owner of Glidden Point Oyster Farms, hauls a heavy metal cage from the water and plucks a handful of mottled, grayish-white mollusks.
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Gina DeCaprio Vercesi

Gina Vercesi is a New York based writer, adventurer, storyteller, and nature girl. Chronicling journeys on land, water, and snow, her work has appeared in numerous publications including the Boston Globe, Sierra, Delta Sky, Travel + Leisure, Islands, Lonely Planet, and more. Gina also pens the blog Kids Unplugged with the mission of getting families away from screens and out into the world. She lives in a friendly village on the Hudson River with her husband, three daughters, and a very good dog.