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Tuesday Deal Day: Variety Cruises Starts 7 Night Aegean Mosaic Itinerary

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Variety Cruises launches its new seven night Aegean Mosaic itinerary this summer, departing from either Athens or Istanbul onboard the 36-cabin mega yacht, Variety Voyager. The cruise covers both mainland port cities, as well as islands, as it travels between Greece and Turkey. This Variety Cruises itinerary includes the ancient cities of Troy, Pergamon and Ephesus […]

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Alaska: The 49th State

(As part of my quest to visit every state, I will be spending some time throughout the year highlighting each of our 50 states.)   Today is Admission Day for Alaska.  On January 3rd, 1959, Alaska (purchased from Russia in 1867) became the 49th state. Although Alaska is the largest state in geographical area, it […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

It seems like everyone thinks about romance in February, but once Valentine’s Day passes, romance gets short shrift. One way […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]