La Semana Santa in Spain

If you’re in North America or northern Europe this weekend, chances are any holiday celebrations going on around you involve...
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La Semana Santa in Spain

Photo Tour: Greece

Though not every traveler stops in Athens, maybe they should. The Greek capital is dusty, crowded and–during much of the...
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Photo Tour: Greece

Discovering Crete

Why go to Crete? This romantic island has been a destination for travelers for thousands of years. Its appeal is partially...
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Discovering Crete

Carnival Celebrations Around the World

Who doesn’t love a street party? Today is Fat Tuesday–the last day before the holiday of Lent begins and probably...
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Carnival Celebrations Around the World

Photo Tour: Costa Rica

Photo tours give me a chance to list all the reasons why I loved visiting (or would love to visit)...
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Photo Tour: Costa Rica

Sweet Travel Treats

Do you have a sweet tooth? After a hard day of beach-combing, looking at museums or meeting new people,  there...
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Sweet Travel Treats

West Ireland: A Perfect Summer Travel Destination

If you adore white sand beaches, deep brown tans, and tropical drinks, then summer will provide you with a surfeit...
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West Ireland: A Perfect Summer Travel Destination

Communicating on the Road

About this time last year, there was a news story that caught my eye: A backpacker from Washington State had...
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Communicating on the Road

Travel Inspiration: Discover Mexico

Some of my first travel memories are from Mexico: standing in the surf as a toddler, staring fascinated at iguanas,...
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Travel Inspiration: Discover Mexico

Maldives–The Ultimate Beach Holiday

If you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday, then the Maldives Islands may just be the ticket. Lying 400 kilometers...
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Maldives–The Ultimate Beach Holiday

 

If you’re in North America or northern Europe this weekend, chances are any holiday celebrations going on around you involve eggs, chocolate and perhaps a bunny rabbit or two. In…
Though not every traveler stops in Athens, maybe they should. The Greek capital is dusty, crowded and–during much of the year–hot, but it’s a crazy, wonderful feeling to stride through…
Why go to Crete? This romantic island has been a destination for travelers for thousands of years. Its appeal is partially timeless: sun and sea; and partially based on time: even…
Who doesn’t love a street party? Today is Fat Tuesday–the last day before the holiday of Lent begins and probably the day of the year that sees the most street…
Photo tours give me a chance to list all the reasons why I loved visiting (or would love to visit) a place. Today, we’re looking at sunny, gorgeous, Costa Rica…
Do you have a sweet tooth? After a hard day of beach-combing, looking at museums or meeting new people,  there are times when a bit of dessert hits the spot.…
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