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Top 150 Buildings in America

The American Institute of Architects announced the results of its annual poll and named the top 150 favorite structures across the United States.  Here are the Top Ten on the list: Empire State Building The White House Washington National Cathedral Thomas Jefferson Memorial Golden Gate Bridge U.S. Capitol Lincoln Memorial Biltmore Estates Chrysler Building Vietnam […]

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Best in Show at Madison Square Garden

I’m a big animal lover.  I have two cats ““ adorably warm, furry, and cuddly creatures.  When it comes to other members of the animal kingdom, with very few exceptions, they all trigger the “aahhhh” factor.  Judging from how frequently animals are turning up in movies and commercials, it’s clear that I’m not the only […]

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Tiffany Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a trip to New York City, and looking through recent information about current museum exhibits, it’s clear that I must plan a trip soon.  High on my list of things to see will be the Louis Comfort Tiffany Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Louis Comfort Tiffany was […]

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NYC: The Hudson River Bike Path to the Little Red Lighthouse

A guest post from my pal, Jeffrey Whelan. —————————- Yes, there really is a little red lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge. It is right at the edge of the Hudson River on the Manhattan side, and I have biked up to it many times. In recent years, New York City has spruced up and […]

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Happy 75th Birthday to the Empire State Building

75 years ago, on May 1st, 1931, the Empire State Building opened to the public. The idea for the skyscraper came from John J. Raskob, whose goal in the project was merely to outdo his former competitor, Walter Chrysler, and the Chrysler Building.  Raskob, and then Governor Al Smith, conspired to make sure that the […]

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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 […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]