Tag Archives: b&b

Unusual Lodging

Some people prefer to book stays in chain hotels so they know they can expect a consistent accommodation no matter where in the world they travel. So, they gravitate to  Marriott or Ramada or Hilton. Others seek something different. They are people … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day–the Front Porch

Located in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, the President’s House Bed and Breakfast is only 4 miles off I-64 and a wonderful respite from a long trip. Just look at this front porch: a peaceful place to sit and relax, glass of wine … Continue reading

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SpotLight: Sylvia Beach Hotel

I rarely return to the same place. Well, you can’t count London or Paris because large cities can have unique visits a kazillion times. But rarely do I plan to return to any small individual place…there are just too many … Continue reading

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How To: Kosher Travel

Many of my friends follow Kosher diet rules and this can make travel from home a bit difficult. While some people will eat in non-Kosher restaurants by limiting their choices to vegetarian dishes, others arrange to travel only in areas … Continue reading

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Spot Light: The Presidents’ House Bed and Breakfast

Motel chains offer something known, and there is some security in that. Like going to eat at McDonalds in a strange place, you know what you will find. If you stay overnight in a chain motel it will not be … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Cafe Cimino

We needed some time away but did not want to drive too far.  I knew immediately that I would book us into one of West Virginia’s gems: the Cafe Cimino in Sutton, West Virginia. Located in a very small town about an … Continue reading

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Spotlight on an urban get away: Pittsburgh

Life took a funny bump in the road and I actually lived in Pittsburgh for about 3 months. I was just getting to know it and had barely scratched the surface when another blip in the Universe sent me to Connecticut. … Continue reading

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