Tag Archives: Croatia

Weddings in exotic locales

Years ago a woman I worked with in Nashville went to Disney World to get married. She and her husband had few friends and did not want to spend a lot on a reception with any of the family or other people … Continue reading

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More and more people are visiting Dubrovnik as  a port stop on an Adriatic and Mediterranean cruise. So few of these cruisers take the time to understand what they are seeing. Don’t be that way! My friend, Carol Sosa, retired … Continue reading

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Walls to keep THEM out

The Great Wall of China, over 5000 miles long, took over 2,000 years to build.  Most people visit the Wall at its closest point to Beijing, where the crowds can reduce the impact of the experience. There are other places … Continue reading

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How To: Travel Deals

About 18 months ago my sister Susan, my daughter Lisa and I went to Paris for a short trip. Susan had noticed a deal for a 4 night trip, including airfare and hotel, for $399 being offered. She called me, … Continue reading

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Food Markets

Desire for fresh produce and meats is worldwide. Local farmers markets tend to operate only seasonally in small towns, but some areas have conquered that by connecting with local farmers who use low winter tunnels and greenhouses to keep production of … Continue reading

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