5 Must-See Locations in Northern Costa Rica

October 9, 2019
Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) in a forest near Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Costa Rica has been an extremely popular tourist destination for a long time. It’s full of stunning forests, beautiful coastlines, all kinds of amazing creatures and has a peaceful and lovely culture. Traveling around Costa Rica is a fun and easy adventure and if you haven’t been yet, it’s certainly worth a visit. Here are […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy: On a French Barge Cruise

September 24, 2019
castle in france

My wife suggested that we take a cruise in France. We had done river cruises in Europe before and we enjoyed the experience. This time, the cruise would be through the canals in the Burgundy wine region of France. Canal cruises are very different from our prior experiences. I admit to being apprehensive about a small […]

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11 Epic Ways to Explore UAE on Vacation

September 23, 2019

If you are interested in exploring regions in the Middle East, you won’t want to miss the UAE (the United Arab Emirates). It’s rich in culture in addition to being rich in money! The major areas that tourists visit in the UAE are Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and nearby Oman. Sometimes you can tell where you […]

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8 Places to Experience Chocolate In Zurich

July 30, 2019
chocolates displayed at Lindt chocolate in Zurich Switzerland

Every true foodie knows that Switzerland is where you need to go to find the best chocolates in the world. From quaint little chocolatier shops in Geneva to chocolate factories in Zurich – if it’s made from cocoa beans, it is in Switzerland. And what better city to visit to truly experience chocolate than Zurich, […]

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Nine Safari Tips For a Memorable African Vacation

May 14, 2019

With visions of “the Big Five” dancing in my head, I began to prepare for my African Safari. My first step was to interview a family who had recently returned from a two-week African safari. Cheryl provided me with a number of tips, and I was happy to have her advice. Now that I’ve returned […]

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A Coveted Seat, The Chef’s Table at Talula’s, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

April 11, 2019
Talulas Table

There are several reasons to make your way out to beautiful Kennett Square, in Chester County Pennsylvania. First, it is steeped in American history. British General Sir William Howe marched through the streets on his way to the Battle of Brandywine, and the city was an essential Underground Railroad stop as many of the prominent […]

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The Gleaming Glass Dome of the Reichstag – A 360 Degree View of Germany’s Historic Capital

February 27, 2019
Illuminated Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany on christmas

Berlin is a modern city that embraces it’s tumultuous history while forging toward a hopeful future. There are many reminders of history around the beautiful capital. From Brandenburg Gate to the remnants of the Berlin Wall, most Berlin tours will take you to these sites, but equally famous is the Reichstag or Parliament building which […]

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The Day the Music Died

January 28, 2019
Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, Texas (Phoro courtesy of City of Lubbock)

February 3, 1959 — sixty years ago — a small plane crashed into a snowy farm field near Clear Lake, Iowa. The plane’s pilot died, along with singer/musicians Ritchie Valens, J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and Buddy Holly. The first two have faded from memory, but Buddy Holly, just 22 when he died, has […]

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Eating Local: Where to Eat in Paris, France

January 21, 2019
Finding where to eat in Paris France

Paris is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and with a reason. The city has a rich culture embedded in high fashion and the flavors of some of the best wines and cuisines in the world. Because of those reasons, Paris is one of the most visited cities in […]

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Top Sights to See on a Midwest Road Trip

November 12, 2018
Route 66

Although it is often ignored by travelers looking for the glitz and glamour of the coasts, the midwestern part of the United States provides a bevy of interesting tourist attractions, history, and entertainment options. A road trip through the Midwest is a rite of passage for many families. Here are five sights to not miss […]

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