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James Joyce Centre Walking Tour

James Joyce Centre celebrates the life and times of Ireland’s most famous and enigmatic writer. For anyone who has struggled to read his opus, Ulysses, it can be an insurmountable mountain to climb. But I came to Ireland to…

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Italian Leaf-Peeping Excursions

Italian leaf-peeping excursions are a favorite for me when I vacation in the autumn. Since my birthday falls on September 29, I usually try to book a getaway early in October.  While every season promises some one-of-a-kind treat for…

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Museo Teatro Romano in Lecce

I am standing in Museo Teatro Romano in Lecce, Italy. But it is the 21st Century, not the 2nd Century AD. If I put on a long white toga and don a face mask, I might believe that I…

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The Sea

What is it about looking at the turquoise Caribbean sea-tossed like a blanket over a mattress and framed by a mountainous headstand—that lures me into sleep? My eyes are wide open to see this view yet my mind feels…

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Discover Playa Coson: Dominican Republic

Playa Coson unravels like a tawny ribbon, sprawling toward verdant green mountains. Located in the Dominican Republic, it is part of a necklace of glittering white beaches in Las Terrenas. While everyone knows of Punta Cana, its celebrity cousin…