Tag Archives: Europe

Community of Bloggers

It’s happened again. I received another award for my blog. This one, awarded by Travelography, is called the 7×7 Link Award and lists 7 ways I have written posts that meet certain criteria and reaches out to 7 other bloggers … Continue reading

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Back Street Wanderings

Today I was searching through my photos of our 2010 trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia for a specific location and the play of the warm Adriatic light on the stone walls and terracotta roofs of the city reminded me how nice a trip … Continue reading

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The Challenge to the Frugal Traveler

So much as been written since the $5 A Day series back in the early 1960s on how to travel within a small budget that it seems that there is a competition to see who can pay the least. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Tipping in Paris

I have mentioned several times that I enjoyed meeting Richard Nahem in Paris on my last trip there. Richard is a New Yorker who moved to Paris years ago when he went to visit and fell in love with the … Continue reading

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What’s the Diff: Tourist vs Traveler????????????

Dictionary definitions are almost the same but in reality there is a huge difference between a tourist and a traveler: their mindset; their goal and purpose for the trip. A tourist is someone who is interested in seeing a place. … Continue reading

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Castle Hotels

I met Graham when I was living in Nashville and the 5.5 hour drive to West Virginia had its landmarks. West of Lexington, in the adjacent horse country town of Versailles, we watched a castle being built! Nestled in the spectacular landscape … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day-Cassis Harbor

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Hey! Look at that one!

On our recent college road trip we traveled just a few miles short of the US-Canadian border.  When I first started planning the trip I was concerned about the very real possibility of snow in March, but it was one of those … Continue reading

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Photos from my past-Guess the City

This and this…just a few blocks apart Any idea yet? Need another clue? I’ll give you two! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Still no idea? Okay, this next photo should help a LOT! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~BY now you should be ready….but I will give you … Continue reading

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REPOST FROM ESSENCE OF DUBROVNIK

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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