From the monthly archives:

November 2009

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Semester in North Africa – Moroccan Mamas

November 17, 2009 – She sits next to me on the couch, surveying the others that surround the small table. The mother of five, she is the queen at mealtimes – distributing the bread and allocating the meat to her…

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Travel Industry Projected to Lose $4.05 Billion…

…This Holiday Season, According to Maritz Survey

Concerns about Finances and Swine Flu Combine to be This Year’s Holiday Travel Scrooge
ST. LOUIS (Nov. 16, 2009) – The holidays – historically the peak of the travel season – are just…

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If You Go – Phoenix, Arizona

Where2Stay
Boulders Resort
N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ 85377
Reservations: 888.579.2631
www.theboulders.com
Xona Resort Suites
What sets them apart is having 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom suites that can be either single or double occupancy. Each suite also has a…

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Shoulder Season Cruising Makes the Mediterranean a Great Value

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
Just a few months earlier I had sworn that the next time I visited Venice, it’d be with a guy. But here I stood, in arguably the most romantic city in the world, with…

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A Well Kept Secret in South Carolina’s Golden Corner

By Chris Reinolds
Photos by Alex Kozelle
In the silvery early morning mist, the triathletes came dribbling across the finish line. Most looked relieved and drained after a swim and hilly bike and run through the Lake Jocassee area of…

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If You Go – Charleston, South Carolina

Where2Stay
21 East Battery Bed & Breakfast
21 East Battery in the Edmondston-Alston House
843-556-0500
www.21eastbattery.com
Charleston Place
205 Meeting St.
843-722-4900
www.charlestonplace.com

Middleton Place – A carefully preserved 18th century plantation and a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place encompasses…

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If You Go – Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Kiawah Island Golf Resort
800.654.2924
www.kiawahresort.com

No detail is left to chance at the spacious ocean-view suites at The Sanctuary.

Spa and Accommodations
Almost every room and suite offers sea views, with five-piece bathrooms and large marble showers. The spa…

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If You Go – Aspen, Colorado

Writer Lynn DeBruin gears up before the four-day bumps clinic.
Deals in Aspen
While Aspen still caters to the rich and famous, it isn’t immune to the bad economy, which means there are plenty of deals out there. February…

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Camping Connection – When the Twinkling Lights Are City Lights

By Bill Steiden
One of the big draws for most who go camping is a change in surroundings from our workaday urban or suburban world. We want to see trees, streams, fields, mountains – something other than cars and concrete…

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Share Your Best Holiday Vacation

November 2, 2009 – Now that Halloween is done and gone, you know what that means. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s – and in an effort not to forget anyone – Hanukkah, Kwanza and Epiphany are barreling their way straight…

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