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Kefalonia: Greek Island Paradise

Immerse yourself in Kefalonia, a green island that offers many pursuits, including Greek history and culture. “Throw your guidebook away. Why do you so desperately need to know what to do?”  Wise words, indeed. Imagine, if you will, that…

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Trinity College: Top-Ranked Dublin Tour

Trinity College, located in the heart of Dublin, is Ireland’s oldest university. It was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I. The monarch wanted to create an institution in Ireland modeled after Oxford and Cambridge. The iconic university campus…

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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…

Mountaintop view of the city of Prague.
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Cosmopolitan Prague: Proud Peacock

Cosmopolitan Prague is a proud peacock. There are those who want to dub her a replica. You will hear the term “Paris of the East” brandished about. Don’t listen to this talk. Prague is the real thing – no…

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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…

Things to do in Bari
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Things to Do in Bari Italy

When it’s cold and grey in January, I like to let my mind wander back to things to do in Bari, Italy. Walking the sea coast in Europe is #1. Eating fresh caught fish is #2. Exploring ancient streets…