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Bucket List – Antarctica

January 27, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Venture to a place few have seen. Explore a world of amazing beauty teeming with wildlife that you'll encounter on your adventure to the end...

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Danube River Cruise Presentation

November 8, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Join Laurie Smith from AmaWaterways and Shannon O'Brien The Travel Purveyor to learn more about this amazing cruise next October!

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The Vineyards of the Moselle

October 15, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Drink in the beauty, history and flavor of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards. Soar above them by gondola or hike among the grapes...

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The State of Travel – The Post-Pandemic Edition

June 1, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes In March, I wrote about the State of Travel as things were just beginning to open up. While things continue to head in the right direction,...

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Budapest, Hungary’s Sophisticated Capital

May 10, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Budapest is considered one of Europe’s most romantic cities. Its mix of architectural styles, broad boulevards and the Danube river dissecting the city make it unquestionably...

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US Virgin Islands – An Exotic Destination Close to Home

April 4, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes I recently traveled to the US Virgin Islands, a territory of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. With turquoise blue waters, white sand beaches,...

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The Romantic Danube – 7 Night Cruise

March 26, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes In late 2019 I started planning a hosted river cruise down on the Danube. Like so many other people's plans this was soon cancelled because of...

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The State of Travel – Spring 2021

March 2, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anyone who loves travel can tell you the last year has been...challenging. Rebookings, cancellations, trips postponed - it seemed like the frustration and disappointment would never...

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Costa Rica – A Perfect Destination Anytime

January 25, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes I toured 18 properties in 10 days and saw a beautiful ecosystem teaming with life. I enjoyed some wonderful spas and an outdoor massage. And I...

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