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Enjoy An Artsy Asheville Adventure

Any artsy Asheville adventure revolves around plugging into its energy source: artists. And this city is overrun with talent. My daughter Claire and I can only spend one day on our whirlwind tour of North Carolina’s 12th biggest city…

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway is an iconic 469-mile route that takes visitors from Virginia to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It is older than the trees. We began to blast John Denver’s iconic song on the iPhone as…

St Pete Florida Beachfront
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Fun Things To DO In St. Pete Florida

Gulf beaches, thriving local art scene, waterfront walks, botanic garden and the historic Kenwood neighborhood head my list of 10 things to do in St. Pete Florida. If you are expecting a retiring kind of place, think again. You’ll…

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SENSATIONAL Mother-Daughter Trip To Portland, OREGON

A whirlwind mother-daughter trip to Portland OR spanning 48 hours means we had to make the right decisions about what to see and do. But Portland which has so many nicknames—Portlandia, PDX and City of Books—clearly offers lots of possibilities.…

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LOVING Isla Holbox AS A Dream Escape

Mexico is a contradictory country, a land of contrasts—cosmopolitan cities and tiny towns. The list of its beach getaways is legendary. But what I need is a quiet escape, not nightlife. I want to bathe in the palm fronds…

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Downtown Tampa Riverwalk

Strolling down the downtown Tampa Riverwalk, I marveled at the “other Florida” I discovered on my East Coast Road Trip. No nightclub Miami vibe here. Forget Mickey’s Orlando getaway. Just West Florida charm. Tampa is a city that straddles…

Pass-A-Grill is home to Don Cesar hotel.
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Explore Pass-A-Grille, Florida

Stories of Pass-A-Grille, Florida beckoned me during my winter stay in Florida. Like a mermaid rising from the ocean, I drew up from my blanket on Pass-A-Grille Beach (PAG) on a wintery day in January. Paradise. From horizon to…