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The flavors of North Carolina: Chapel Hill

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019

People in Chapel Hill, North Carolina call it “the southern part of heaven.” This vibrant university town with a wide range of educational, sports, and cultural resources also has has an abundance of restaurants, craft beverages and shops.

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San Diego, California

Posted by on May 12, 2019

San Diego was more than a place to relax before our cruise to Hawaii. So much more that we added more time after our voyage…

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Four sides of Switzerland: a microcosm of European cultures

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019

Switzerland was named the #1 country in the world for the third year in a row by U. S. News and World Report.

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Ponca City, Oklahoma: Native Americans, pioneers, and oil

Posted by on Feb 26, 2019

Ponca City, Oklahoma is a place to learn more about Native American culture, get a new perspective on the pioneer experience, and to see how an oil man lived the American Dream.

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Sarasota: the hub of southwest Florida’s Cultural Coast

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018

If you think Florida is just about beaches, palm trees and amusement parks, you haven’t been to the Sarasota area, the heart of southwest Florida’s Cultural Coast.

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The National Comedy Center: New York’s funniest attraction

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018

You may have known about the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Museum in Lucy’s hometown, Jamestown, New York, but did you know that Lucy’s birthplace is now also the site of the National Comedy Center?

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Watkins Glen: Gateway to the Finger Lakes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018

Watkins Glen is in New York’s Finger Lakes region, a year-round vacation destination known for outdoor recreation. 

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A Taste of the Finger Lakes and 1000 Islands: the flavors of autumn 

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018

New York’s Finger Lakes and Thousand Island areas offer some of the best color and flavors of autumn. 

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Northern Ireland’s Coastal Causeway: one of the world’s most scenic road trips

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018

The 120 mile winding and roadway known as the Coastal Causeway hugs the coast between Belfast and Londonderry with panoramas that change with each bend in the road.

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The Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, Maine

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018

If you are not on the guest list for the Bush family compound, then the family-owned Nonantum Resort is a next best option for a stay in Kennebunkport.

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NCL’s Breakaway: Florida and the Bahamas cruise from New York

Posted by on May 10, 2018

People who live within driving distance of New York and can eliminate the expense and inconvenience of a flight with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Bahamas and Florida cruise aboard the Breakaway.

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Our top 10 tips for getting the most from your Norwegian Cruise Line cruise

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Here are some ways to enhance your cruise experience and to get more for less.

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Rockland, Maine: Lobster Capital of the World and so much more

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018

Rockland is a great place to savor the freshest of food in a variety of venues. It is one of the world’s largest lobster shipping centers and is known as The Lobster Capital of the World.

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Texas Hill Country

Posted by on Feb 26, 2018

Texas Hill Country is a scenic area of farms, ranches, and wineries where urbanites go to to get away from it all.  Vacationers head here to enjoy the great outdoors and small town charm.

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San Antonio: The Tourism Capital of Texas

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018

As you might expect, people were taking selfies in front of the Alamo when we visited San Antonio in December. But something was a little different from usual.

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Northern Ireland: The Giant’s Causeway

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018

Over 40,000 exposed vertical hexagonal basalt columns soar as high as 200’ above sea level at the Giant’s Causeway. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and nominee for the Eighth Wonder of the World.

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Carrick-a-Rede: crossing the mouth of a 60 million year old volcano 

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018

The Carrick-a-Rede Bridge is one of the top attractions along Northern Ireland’s Coastal Causeway. It crosses over the 60’ chasm formed by the mouth of a 60 million year old volcano.  Waves rage 100′ beneath the bridge and break against the rocks. The stronger the wind the more the bridge swings and sways.

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La Tamalada at the Witte Museum

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018

San Antonio’s Witte Museum held a Christmas-themed Super Saturday event, La Tamalada, a workshop on the Mexican traditional holiday party for making tamales.

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The M/V Sophie C: the mail boat on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017

Drive to Weir’s Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee for a 2-hour ride aboard the mail boat M/V Sophie C., a full service floating U. S. Post Office complete with stamps and supplies.

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Glenarm Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

Glenarm Castle is the ancestral home of the MacDonnells, who have been Earls of Antrim for 400 years.

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