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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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Cruising Coastal Norway – May the Fjord Be With You

Story and photos by Hope S. Philbrick
In Norway I gained new respect for seagulls. I’d always thought of them as loud and messy creatures, but when a flock trailed our boat for some distance I discovered that they’ve got…

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Blue Ridge Autumn Getaways

Cool brisk mornings, perfect for long walks or fast runs. A cloudless, deep blue sky. Golden rays of sunshine that towards the end of the day, bath the outdoors in a rich light that resembles liquid amber. The fragrant aromas…

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Wining and Dining Your Way Through NY’s Finger Lakes

By Hope S. Philbrick
Shhh. I’m going to let you in on a secret: Wines from New York’s Finger Lakes region are often more affordably priced than their European or Californian counterparts. If ‘affordable’ sounds like a euphemism for ‘sub-par,’…

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Racing, Soaring, Sipping and More In New York’s Finger Lakes District

By Hope S. Philbrick
Breathtaking views invite me to sit back and gaze, but New York’s Finger Lakes region offers a myriad of opportunities to experience the area in all sorts of hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves and get-dirty ways. So during a…

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Water Parks + Lowcountry Cuisine = Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

By Hope S. Philbrick
Mama always said that you shouldn’t get into the pool until at least a half-hour after eating. Adhering to such a schedule can be difficult, especially on a hot sunny day when cool blue water beckons.…

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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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The Winery Experience in Sonoma County, CA

By Hope S. Philbrick
Even if you’ve never been to California, odds are that you’ve tasted it.
Two out of every three bottles of wine sold in the United States are California wines. The nation’s top wine producer, California makes…

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Discover Bajan Flavor

By Hope S. Philbrick
Of course a camera, swimsuit, sunglasses, sport gear and perhaps even an umbrella will come in handy. But the only essential you need to enjoy a vacation in Barbados is taste buds. Whether dining in a…

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