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Mexico City – A Sightseer’s Delight

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
A short week’s stay in Mexico City proved to be full of activity on a trip last December that preceded a longer stay in Oaxaca. We had never been before but will definitely be…

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As Winter Ends, the Capital Ushers in Spring

By Cindy Murphy-Tofig
Whether you’ve been slammed by snowstorm after snowstorm or you were lucky and only had to deal with a week or two of bitter cold, one of the best antidotes to winter is the annual National Cherry…

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Avoiding Comparisons Best Way to Visit Charleston

By Hope S. Philbrick
In one episode of Seinfeld, Elaine befriends three guys similar to Jerry, George and Kramer except they’re much nicer and well mannered. The eerie coincidences convince her she’s stepped into a “Bizzaro World.” At first she’s…

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Golfing the Emerald Isle On My Own – But Definitely Not Alone

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
The fifty-something Irish salesman sucked down another vodka-diet as if one more might make my comments seem perfectly sensible.
You? A woman? From America? In Ireland? All by yourself? Traveling? Alone? Here?
Imagine if…

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The Flavors of Montréal

By Hope S. Philbrick
Depending on where you’re coming from, a trip to Montréal can be less expensive than a trip to Paris but equally charming. Full of history and spectacular architecture you’ll find French language, food and style in…

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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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Traveling With…

Story and photos by Nancy Merz Nordstrom, M. Ed.
Sitting in Terminal E at Logan International Airport in Boston surrounded by strangers, I found myself wondering how, at age fifty-one, I was about to travel to Europe, my very…

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Cleveland Rocks!

By Bobby L. Hickman
Maybe we should blame Drew Carey, but that phrase comes to mind too often when many folks think of Cleveland. But spend a little time in northern Ohio, and you’ll find it is appropriate –…

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Camping Connection – The Devil in the Ozarks

By Chris Reinolds
Tucked away in the northwest corner of Arkansas, Devil’s Den State Park is a wonderland of hiking, backpacking, spelunking and other outdoor delights. Lee Creek Valley, where the park is located, is set in the ancient sedimentary…

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