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S. Africa Games Drives

Clambering into our open Land Rover, we came to South Africa to see the famous Big Five—elephants, rhinos, buffalo, lions and leopards–with our driver, JP, and our tracker, Andres. During the game drive, Andres sits in the raised seat dangling out … Continue reading

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Italy Through the Artist’s Eye

I dream of Italy…the serene, winding canals of Venice, the cradle of Renaissance art in Florence, emerald hillsides of Tuscany…oh, and the food, the wine! My sister lives in Italy so I have an excuse to visit often. This month … Continue reading

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OUR PRIVATE CARIBBEAN

Living in California, it’s easy to overlook the Caribbean as a destination for sun, adventure and glorious beaches.  But you won’t do that again after enjoying a WindStar cruise through the Caribbean.  My friend and I boarded our five-masted sailing … Continue reading

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Into the Wilds of Scotland

From books and movies, I had always imagined what Scotland would look like and our “Country Roads of Scotland” escorted tour with Insight Vacations was the perfect way to experience the lush green heart of this magical land. Ten blissful … Continue reading

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Romance of the Star Clipper Tall Ship

From the moment we arrived at the pier in sunny St. Maarten, we knew our adventure cruise would be something out of the ordinary. Something timeless, something dramatic, something…like nothing we’ve ever experienced on a cruise before. The Star Clipper … Continue reading

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Aegean Dreams

On our first Crystal Cruise, my friend and I chose a round-trip Istanbul itinerary that carried us through the Greek Islands on the elegant Crystal Serenity, a sanctuary of gracious style, including ports of call that dreams are made of—Santorini, … Continue reading

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AEGEAN BREEZES

I can’t figure it out. What was my favorite thing about our 9-night Windstar Cruise from Athens to Venice? The exotic ports of call? The French doors flung open all night as the sound of the Aegean serenaded us to … Continue reading

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