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Bucket List Trip: Cruise Australia and New Zealand

  Australia and New Zealand kept calling our names, but let’s face it, they are a long way from home. I was a little overwhelmed by the complicated planning aspects of trying to fly around the huge continent of Australia and how to navigate both islands in New...

Chasing the Midnight Sun in Norway. Hut-to-hut hiking and Freedom Camping.

Hut-to-hut hiking and Freedom Camping is the way to go in Norway if you love the outdoors and want stay on a budget. Last summer my partner and I hiked above deep fjords, slept in comfy huts, drove scenic remote roads, soaked in panoramic views of sheer mountain faces...

Rodeo Fever at the Calgary Stampede. Giddy Up Cowboy.

I’ve always loved rodeos, and the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada was on my bucket list for years.  I finally dusted off my cowboy boots and joined daredevils, horse enthusiasts, music lovers, families, and wannabe cowboys, at the western extravaganza....

Revel in Barcelona and Beyond

Barcelona’s sensory-rich food scene, stunning Gaudi-designed architecture and glitzy nightlife lure big crowds in the summer. Last year over 18 million tourists descended upon the Catalan metropolis of 5.5 million people. If you want Barcelona to yourself and you want...

Yellowstone Country wildlife. Welcome bear cubs, bison calves and wolf pups

Spring is an exciting time of the year to see Yellowstone wildlife, especially newborns. If you ask the locals, most residents of northwestern Wyoming’s Cody – situated east of Yellowstone National Park – will tell you the season truly begins when the babies make...

Paris Tips for women, solo travelers, romance.

  Paris promises something for everyone – sophistication, beauty, culture, history, cuisines, art, escape and that nebulous quality called ambiance and tips from a resident help you capture it all. Hopefully when you visit Paris you’ll carve out time to do more than...

Loving Lucerne

Along the shores of Lake Lucerne, ringed with snow-capped peaks, couples promenade arm-in-arm as the sun dips behind the mountains. Families, catching the last light, head home pushing strollers past docks decked with flower boxes spilling red geraniums. Seagulls...

Best Romantic Spots in San Francisco to Steal a Kiss

From sunsets on the beach to expansive views of the city by the bay, here's some local expertise  on great romantic places to kiss around San Francisco. Here are a few of my favorites. 1. The Marin Headlands  is open space above the Golden Gate Bridge and a perfect...

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Ten Most Romantic Travel Destinations

All destinations are not created equal. Picking the right location for natural beauty, relaxation, superb dining and stunning sunsets can make a difference when you’re falling in love or recharging your relationship. Tips: Buy a rose, pull off the petals and sprinkle...

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Food Writer & Contributor Barbara Davis Treadwell

My world is a large one – a delicious, delectable, luscious view of life in many countries. For over 42 years, I have worked as a flight attendant and have been traveling the globe for over 50 years. I have learned much about the people and places I have visited. My...

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Save children in Nepal. Olga’s promise.

Save the children of Nepal, well that's a lofty goal that only Olga could tackle.  Let me explain why she's not any ordinary woman or volunteer. Olga was an attorney who worked for 37 years, helping write opinions for two California Supreme Court chief justices in San...

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Kick up Your Heels in Canada’s Festival City – Edmonton

I put down my blanket and settled into the grassy hillside of the ski resort in Edmonton Canada with fellow folk music lovers. We were old and young, mellow and magnanimous.  My spirit soared to the music of Arlo Guthrie and Dougie MacLean - one of Scotland's biggest...

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Sundance: A Little Resort That’s Big on Rustic Charm

For some people, the word “Sundance” conjures images of Robert Redford in the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a mail-order catalogue, a film festival, or a cable channel. To me, however, Sundance equals a majestic mountain retreat—nestled at the foot of a...

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New York City Travel Deals for the Frugal Traveler

Is it possible to visit New York without breaking the bank?Here are  cheap and chic hotel suggestions and alternative sightseeing activities that are both fun and affordable!   New York City's average daily room rate in 2012 was a whopping $290, according to NYC &...

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The Best of Napa (When You Abandon Your Diet)

  “The Gourmet Mile” in Yountville, a small town with a big reputation for exceptional cuisine and extraordinary wine. Located in the heart of Napa, about an hour drive from San Francisco, the dining tables of some of America’s most celebrated chefs are within walk...

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Sail into Spring with an Easter Cruise

Sometimes hiding Easter eggs in the backyard just doesn't cut it. So how about giving your kids a treat this year with a hunt aboard, say, a cruise ship? MSC Cruises is one such cruise line that is geared towards families and Easter festivities. Not only do kids sail...

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Travel Tips for Students

As students get ready to travel, there is more to consider than what bathing suit to pack.   Here are some useful tips to prepare you for a seamless vacation. Lock it up Many hotels, condos, or hostels don’t have “in-room safes”.  Put your passport, cell phone,...

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How to Meet The Locals

For those of us who travel a lot, the most enduring memories are often of the people we meet along the way. Remember that hilarious waiter in Rome? Or Mary Murphy, the owner of the B&B in Ireland? The best way to connect easily with locals is to stay in their homes or...

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Ten Tips for Planning a National Park Vacation

My parents saved all year for our summer family vacations.  Mom, dad and four kids piled into the station wagon and we headed west from Ohio to Wyoming, Arizona and California. There is no better way to have an appreciation of our own country and our Wild West History...

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