Monthly Archives: October 2012

Of my many travels, I have few regrets. In essence, I believe that every occasion in life is either a good time or a good story. For many of you, I’m sure you agree that it is some of the hiccups of life and travel that make for wonderful stories and belly laughs. However with.
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While living in Spain, I took advantage of the “puentes” (long weekends) with side trips to Barcelona, Granada, the Balearic Islands, and also to the Canary Islands. On my trip to the Canary Islands, I stayed in Tenerife (seen above). There, I rented a manual transmission car, in rough shape, and took off on an.
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Exploring Hoi An Vietnam’s Fusion City

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I have enlisted the help of a fellow freelance travel writer, David Elliott, with a post about Vietnam. Although I have never visited Hoi An, My Son (seen right), and the region’s beautiful beaches, I have Vietnam on my Future Must See List. This post certainly whet my palate for an adventure sooner rather than.
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Having spent nearly the last decade in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I was recently invited to write a featured article called, “Insider’s Guide to Fort Lauderdale, ” which touches on the 5 Best of “The Venice of America” ranging from restaurants, bars, water sports, kid-friendly activities, and even day trips around South Florida. It is an ideal.
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Most know of totems poles, whether from social studies classes of childhood or from visits to the Pacific Northwest. As a little refresher for those unfamiliar, totem poles are carved works of art typical of the Pacific Northwest natives telling legends, clan lineage, events, battles, or even in remembrance of an individual. Unlike common belief,.
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Majorca Island Holiday in Palma Nova

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There is something to be said about an island holiday in the Med.  Whether one enjoys sunbathing, water sports, or just drinking cold beer and sangria seaside with great people watching, the Mediterranean islands are magnets for rest and relaxation, if that’s what you desire. However, if blowing off some steam is what you need,.
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Although Alaska is often left off the travel list because of its challenging climate and remote location, Alaska is certainly where one discovers new exciting surprises around each bend in the trail, channel, or glacier.  When presented with the opportunity to move to Southeast Alaska for the summer, I took it.  I’m proud to say.
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Travel to Diverse Barcelona

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Having visited Barcelona various times while living in Spain, it is an absolute must in your European or Spanish travels. It is nothing short of an artistic mecca of architecture, fashion, cuisine, music, and nightlife with a proud Catalan signature style. It is not at all surprising that world renowned Dali and Picasso found inspiration.
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Fall Travels to Northern Spain

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Having had the opportunity to not only scratch the surface, but also dive deeper into the secrets of the many regions of Spain over my two year stay, I wanted to include something of interest to independent, adventure seeking travelers. Northern Spain is not on the quick, by the book Spanish experience with the Plaza.
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