From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Savoring Paris

By Cindy Murphy-Tofig
Everyone returns home from Paris with a great story, and it often revolves around the fantastic cheeses, the amazing wines or the stunning sights. I skipped over the first two and skated through part of the…

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If You Go – Cleveland, Ohio

How2GetThere
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Offers daily non-stop service from ten airlines including Continental, Delta, Southwest, United and U.S. Airways. Also offers direct international service to and from Canada, England and Mexico.
Jet Express – ferry service to Lake Erie…

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Camping Connection: Whitewater Rafting the Nantahala River, North Carolina

By Chris Reinolds
Rushing rapids, cool water and stunning scenery are just a few of the ways to describe the experience of paddling a raft on the Nantahala River in North Carolina.
The Nantahala, a Cherokee Indian term meaning…

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Camping Connection: Trees – Older Really is Better

By Bill Steiden
It’s a silly little poem, almost a bit of doggerel. But in its day, it was its creator’s greatest hit, known to millions and even sung by some.
I think that I shall never see/
A poem…

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Tybee Island: Savannah’s Sandy Eclectic Neighbor

Story and photos by Hope S. Philbrick
Despite having lived in Georgia for over ten years, I recently visited Tybee Island, about a four-hour drive from where I live in Atlanta, for the very first time. Upon arriving I…

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If You Go – Coastal Norway

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Hurtigruten sails 365 days a year. North- or south-bound and round-trip itineraries are available. If a particular port most interests you, it’s possible to plan an itinerary that allows you to disembark and stay on land for a few…

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A Vacation to San Diego Has Something for Everyone

By Bobby L. Hickman
What do you think of when you hear the words “San Diego”? The famous zoo? Seaworld? The Padres and Chargers? The naval station? The nearby Mexican border town of Tijuana? Those are common answers – but…

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If You Go – Blue Ridge Mountains, GA & NC

Where2Stay
Aska Lodge
178 Calen Drive
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
706.632.0178
www.askalodge.net
The Inn at Fire Mountain
P.O. Box 2772
Highlands, N.C. 28741
For reservations call 800.775.4446
For information call 828.526.4446
www.firemt.com
Old Edwards Inn & Spa
445 Main Street…

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Camping Connection: The Eastern Canyonlands of the U.S.

By Bill Steiden
Google “canyonlands” and you’ll pop up images straight out of the old “Roadrunner” cartoons – dream visions of impossible chasms, soaring arches and surreal colors. The dry and treeless West strips bare the dramatic geology of…

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Camping Connection: Waterfront for Less

By Chris Reinolds
These days everyone is watching their budget. So are the days of beachfront views and falling asleep to the sounds of gently lapping waves over? Not for campers.
The Florida Panhandle contains some of the most beautiful…

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