Gina DeCaprio Vercesi

Freelance Writer

New York

Gina DeCaprio Vercesi

Writer. Adventurer. Nature Girl.



Rock On

The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts recaptures the magic of Woodstock 50 years later
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Small-Town Gems in New York’s Catskills

Travelers have begun to rediscover Sullivan County’s abundant natural beauty.
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Tools of the Trade: Sarah and Julia Common

This mother-daughter team bolsters a Vancouver community with bees.
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How to Take the Ultimate Florida Keys Road Trip

A drive down Florida’s Overseas Highway offers a blend of eccentric bohemia and chic joie de vivre.
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Tools of the Trade: Maurice Harris

This Los Angeles artist sculpts flowers into botanical masterpieces.
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Six Mother–Daughter Getaways

Every mother–daughter duo needs a little one-on-one time with each other, no matter how old they are, and one of the best ways to find that time is through travel. Sure, brunch is always an option, but travel connects us on a deeper level, creating an opportunity to escape and slow down. These cities offer a variety of different activities for all kinds of mothers and daughters, whether they’re looking to get out of town for Mother’s Day, celebrate a special birthday or occasion, or spend some quality time together just because.
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These Ancient Italian Towns Have All the Tuscan Beauty and None of the Crowds

“Every day I walk the vines,” says Gabriele da Prato, gesturing to the lush foliage surrounding us. “All of my senses are involved. I’m looking, smelling, touching, listening, tasting. I’m having a conversation with nature. I’m in harmony with the earth.”. Walking the vines isn’t the only way the esoteric winemaker harmonizes with the earth.
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Made in Tidewater: Spencer Tinkham

Norfolk wood sculptor Spencer Tinkham turns bits of Chesapeake Bay flotsam and other found objects into whimsical menageries.
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A New Day for Dominica

This Caribbean island beloved by adventure seekers is making a rapid recovery from Hurricane Maria.
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Tools of the Trade: Jessica Chuan

This Singaporean designer weaves musical memories into earth-friendly cloth
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Tucson, Arizona - Trending

Hip hoods and native foods are making this hot desert city cooler than ever
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Why Cabernet Season Is the Best Time of Year to Take a Napa Valley Road Trip

After what was deemed a “near perfect” growing season, autumn’s bountiful harvest left the Napa Valley ripe for winter relaxation. From November until April, the pace around wine country slows down.
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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 words and images have appeared in numerous publications including National Geographic Traveler, Travel + Leisure, the Boston Globe, Virtuoso Life, Sierra, Delta Sky, Hemispheres, AARP the Magazine, 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.