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Featured Travel Reviews

Easy Last Minute Gifts: BOOKS

Click HERE to read my 2020 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide Books Make Easy Last Minute Gifts Looking for easy last minute gifts? It doesn't get much easier than books. Whatever your recipient likes, there's a book for it. Since a lot of us are staying home right now, we...

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Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Happy Holidays Guys! I'm feeling the spirit more than ever as I cling to tradition for dear life. Know what I mean? I'm so excited for Christmas and all the familiar smells, twinkling lights, and Christmas movies. This year my gift guide reflects a few things...

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Camping Gear that Doubles as Emergency Preparedness

One great thing about being a camper is that you are automatically equipped for emergency preparedness to some extent. It's like a two for one, you buy gear knowing it will be fun and useful while camping and that it will also serve you should times get tough. I have...

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Girlfriends Getaway: Bainbridge Island

When was the last time you got away with the girls? Bainbridge Island, Washington is the perfect destination for a girlfriends weekend getaway. It's easy, it has luxurious amenities that feel like a special treat, beautiful outdoors for a rejuvenating dose of nature,...

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Top 7 Things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Lincoln City is one of those places that surprises you. It's only seven miles long and a quarter of a mile wide with a population of just 8700, but it's packed with unexpected delights. Most people encounter Lincoln City while they are driving the 101 along the Oregon...

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The Crawford Hotel, Denver

The Crawford Hotel in Denver's Union Station offers one of a kind accommodations that will make anyone who loves train travel giddy with delight. I haven't been on the Orient Express yet (I can dream), but The Crawford embraces the wonder and mystique of luxury train...

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Icelandic Christmas Cat: He’s a Bad Guy

Jólakötturinn: Icelandic Christmas Cat Have you ever heard of Jólakötturinn or Jólaköttur? He's the Icelandic Christmas Cat and he is a giant black cat-monster that frightens children who misbehave around Christmas. At least this is what I heard from some Icelanders....

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Four Seasons Scottsdale Hotel Review

The Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North combines adobe architecture with luxurious amenities. This hotel is a colorful desert oasis that provides a flawless Arizona experience.     The Lobby Four Seasons Scottsdale's lobby is noteworthy. Colorful and spacious with...

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The Four Seasons Resort Orlando Hotel Review

You don't have to go to Disney World to have an amazing experience in Orlando, Florida. There is another way to enjoy Orlando with a taste of the whimsy and none of the stress at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney. If you are planning to spend time at the...

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Northern Lights in Iceland with SuperJeep

Iceland’s lunar landscapes are mentioned in every guidebook. People talk about the terrain feeling like another planet, but I think it’s equally the lighting. The sky in Iceland is otherworldly. Blues, purples, oranges and yellows throughout the day are hypnotic. I...

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Christmastime in Heidelberg, Germany

Christmastime in Heidelberg is magical. You've got a medieval castle as a backdrop to one on the prettiest markets in Germany. It can get crowded, but somehow it feels intimate and cozy.   . Heidelberg Castle You can't go to Heidelberg and not visit the Castle. It's...

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The Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich

Brace yourself for unparalleled luxury. The Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich is divine. If you go to the Dolder Grand, you must allow at least two days to marinate in this incredible atmosphere. It’s a soul-feeding destination in itself. A fascinating combination of a...

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Zurich Christmas Markets

Zurich Christmas markets are fairly low key. At least by comparison to most of the markets I visited in Germany. For this reason, I found them cozy and intimate and local-feeling. The indoor market at the Bahnhof (main train station) would be the exception, that one...

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