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In Photos: California State Capitol Building, Sacramento

Capitol Building, Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the capital city of California and home to its Capitol Building, a classical revival style patterned after the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.  The Capitol Building and its grounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.     At the center of the building is the rotunda, which divides the State […]

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2010 Travel Year in Review

Montefollonico Italy

It’s been a busy year of traveling, both in Europe and much closer to home.  It’s always fun for me to look back on where I’ve been over the year, so I can plan where I want to go the following year. Here are the highlights from 2010: January Starting the New Year with a […]

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Finding Gold at Sutter’s Mill

There’s gold in them thar hills, and in 1848 one of those hills was located in Coloma, California on the bank of the American River.  It was at this spot, while building a saw mill, that John Sutter and James Marshall found nuggets of gold.  This discovery launched the California Gold Rush, and the great […]

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A Monument to “Crazy Judah”

One morning I get up and I’m on the west coast, and when I go to bed that night I’m on the east coast.  And I think nothing of it.  So it’s easy to forget that at one time cross the country wasn’t quite so easy! The Theodore Judah Monument in Sacramento (Second & L […]

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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 […]