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Festivals

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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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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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Baltimore’s Neighborhoods Are Made for Food Lovers

By Hope S. Philbrick
Baltimore, Maryland is a place that deserves to be explored over the leisurely course of a week or longer. Which is not to say it wouldn’t make a great weekend getaway—it definitely would—but in that case…

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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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Semester in North Africa – Festival of Sacrifice

By Katherine Lochery
December 7, 2009 – The days from Thanksgiving to the end of that weekend I probably consumed the most food I have ever eaten in my life. I don’t say this in that cute way that…

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Mud, Golf, Ruins and More in Northern New Mexico

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
As night wore on and our bodies continued steeping in the 104-degree arsenic mineral pool, the quiet conversation shifted to something downright dirty. Soon, it was all we could think about, that three-letter word.…

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