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The Charms of Hilton Head Are All Outdoors

Story and photos by Cindy Murphy-Tofig
Is it possible to go to Hilton Head and not play one of the islands 24 golf courses?
Yes, and you can still have a fantastic trip.
While still a popular golf vacation spot,…

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NOLA, Revisited

Story by Hope S. Philbrick
With new destinations awaiting exploration, some places get tossed into the “been there, done that” pile. But New Orleans, Louisiana lures me back again and again.
New Orleans feeds the soul like nowhere else. The…

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If You Go – Lake Geneva, Switzerland

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If visiting during summer, early fall or late spring, bring your own water bottle. Fill it for free at any of the flowing water fountains—the water is not only safe to drink, it’s across the lake from the famous…

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Some of My Favorite Things in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva Region

By Hope S. Philbrick
“The hills are alive with the sound of music” sounded silly to me. While I appreciate a good musical and just about anything Julie Andrews belts out, the words didn’t make sense: It’s not the Alps…

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Through Social Media, New York City’s Biggest Fan Meets One of His Own

By Stacey Dougherty
Photos by Sammy Boykin
Back in December 2004, as he ascended to street level from the underground depths of Penn Station and was greeted by Seventh Avenue and New York City for the very first time, Sammy…

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If You Go – Germany

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Hamburg Card
Travel free on public transportation in the greater Hamburg area plus get up to 50% off on over 160 attractions including sightseeing tours and harbor cruises.
www.hamburg-tourism.de/en/search-booking/hamburg-card-co/hamburg-card
German Rail Pass
Travel around the country with ease.
www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/german-rail-pass/index.html…

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Winter Wunderlands: Northern Germany’s Christmas Markets

By Hope S. Philbrick
The best antidote for fighting off feelings of “bah-humbug” would have to be a trip to Hamburg, Germany for an infusion of genuine Christmas cheer. The festive atmosphere there, emanating from numerous Christmas Markets, is sure…

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Family Fun in the OC Without the Mouse

Story and photos by Clint Williams
Orange County in Southern California is a place you don’t know much about and that’s too bad. Los Angeles County to the north has, well, Los Angeles and all the cultural icons associated with…

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Well Traveled – Canada’s Wine Country is in Native Territory

By Pamela Irving
I swirl the NK’MIP Reisling ice wine around my teeth, nibble on local artisan Carmelli’s goat cheese, my feet up on the balcony at Spirit Ridge Resort with a white fleecy robe wrapped against the evening chill.…

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Well Traveled – Holiday Options North-of-the-Border

By Pamela Irving
The holidays fill most of us with a mixture of joy and dread—all those relatives, feasts, gifts and parties are not everyone’s cup of fa-la-la. If you prefer to slip away to somewhere fresh, exciting or…

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