Tag Archives: South

Short Break: Charlottesville, Virginia

Located on the western slope of the Blue Ridge overlooking the Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, Charlottesville provides an excellent destination for a short break or weekend trip.  An area of farms and forests, the town has a long history … 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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Shhhhhhh……keep the secret

You know that suitcase of yours that never showed up when you finally got there? You watched the luggage carousel go round and round and the pink suitcase with green dots that was left was not yours? Well, I know … Continue reading

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Small Tour Benefit

I’ve written before about how wonderful a tour can be when taken with a guide who can give you individual attention when exploring a new place. Only in a very small group can  the guide take the time to answer … Continue reading

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SpotLight: Disney World and Kiddie Travel

This is a FLASHBACK in time…..back to 1997. (I found some old photos so you get to enjoy also!)  My family was in the first year of a medical crisis that ended up lasting ten years and some wonderful friends decided … Continue reading

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International Festivals: Tasting the Waters

When you think of places around the world where people have enjoyed the “waters” I bet you can come up with a celebrated list of famous spa locations: Baden-Baden, Germany; Bath, Great Britain, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic; Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado … Continue reading

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Concept: Finding the Right Beach for YOU

The family beach vacation has tremendous appeal to many people. Although I grew up in New Jersey, my parents were not beach people and the idea of fighting the traffic was just enough to make it a no-go situation. But … Continue reading

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