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Plan the Perfect Maine Coastal Road Trip, the Easy Way

(9) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 10:09 AM

Traveling US Route 1 along the coast of Maine may well be the most interesting and scenic road trip in America. Maine enjoys an abundance of natural attractions including an estimated 5,000 miles of coastline (more than California!), Acadia National Park (2nd most visited park in USA), 65 lighthouses, and...

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Tea With Eleanor on Campobello Island - No Politics Allowed

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 5:00 PM

If it's 3:00 pm on Campobello Island, beloved summer retreat of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, it's time for tea and conversation. Tea with Eleanor has become a favored tradition for visitors at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park in New Brunswick, Canada, just across the bridge from Lubec, Maine....

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Pump up the Testosterone -- 12 Ultimate Guy Getaways

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 6:08 PM

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Sparkling New Caribbean Resort Hotels for 2014

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 11:52 AM

There's nothing like the anticipation of staying in a brand new resort hotel where everything is sparkling and new, and designers have gone all out to deliver the maximum WOW factor for vacationers. While new resort projects in the Caribbean have slowed in recent years, 2014 will see a number...

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Discovering Wit and Wisdom in Historic Deerfield MA

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 7:48 PM

"Have a doughnut and coffee for breakfast, never worry about the weather, never open a window in summer and winter, and you will live to a ripe old age." These secrets of longevity were shared by 98-year-old George Sheldon, farmer and esteemed historian who resided in Deerfield in the 1800s....

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6 Sweet Southern Charms of St. Simons Island

(6) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 10:14 AM

A sultry breeze ripples across golden marshes swaying them in a low-country welcome as we approach St. Simons Island. Leaving the hum of Route I-95 traffic behind, three scenic bridges wind us across rivers and creeks to the privileged shores of Georgia's Golden Isles. The barrier islands of Sea Island,...

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How To Take President's Day For Valentine's Day Getaways (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted February 2, 2013 | 8:58 AM

Has your Valentine's Day plan been reduced to grabbing a box of chocolates and a cello-wrapped bouquet of flowers at the grocery checkout line? You're far from alone. In America, romance almost always takes a backseat to our busy lives.

This year, Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday and...

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9/11 Memorial Tribute Walking Tour: A Memorable Experience

(5) Comments | Posted August 19, 2012 | 10:45 AM

Whenever I allow myself to remember the events of 9/11, I realize that even though we are approaching the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, there are still unresolved emotions swirling in my soul. That is why on a trip to NYC last week, despite record...

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Dazzling Foliage And Great Wine at Niagara-On-The-Lake

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2011 | 3:39 PM

It's hard to image a town with more joie de vivre than Niagara-On-The-Lake in Ontario, Canada. Hugged by water on three sides, this tranquil settlement has emerged as one of the world's most respected wine-growing regions, yet remains largely undiscovered by oenophiles.

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Cast Your Cares To The Wind On a Maine Windjammer Cruise

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2011 | 11:55 AM

More than a dozen stately wooden tall ship schooners call the harbors of mid-coast Maine home and lovingly carry on the tradition of sailing where the winds and tides demand. These handsome schooners that once carried lumber, granite, fish and ice on routes stretching as far south as the West...

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Bring On The Royal Weddings -- Monaco Is Next!

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2011 | 11:34 AM

Can we ever get enough of the magnificent pageantry and coveted celebrity-watching that surrounds a royal wedding? Although I pledged not to get caught up in the frenzy of media coverage leading up to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, there I was at 6:00 a.m., perched...

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A Lover's Guide To Dominican Republic Resorts

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2011 | 6:47 PM

Private plunge pools, personal butlers, thatched roofed palapas, exotic architecture, extraordinary cuisine, luscious spa treatments... are these the amenities you crave for your next lovers' getaway? You'll find these indulgences and more at a new breed of ultra-luxury resorts in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic is famed for...

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Debunking Myths of Death Valley

(6) Comments | Posted December 19, 2010 | 10:33 PM

Just why I'm intentionally venturing off to a place with 'death' in the title, I'm not quite sure. The thought of a valley where people suffered and perished in a desolate landscape certainly doesn't promise a light-hearted excursion, but I've had enough of the glitter and false facades of Las...

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Glam Up The Holidays -- Signature Martini Recipes From Ritz-Carlton Hotels Across America

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2010 | 4:14 PM

Oh the pressure of coming up with some imaginative additions to your traditional party offerings when the holidays roll around! We've got the help you need from top bartenders at Ritz-Carlton Resorts. Throughout the world, Ritz-Carlton hotels conjure images of celebration, savoir faire, and indulgence. Bring some of their sophistication...

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Journey With Me Through the New National Museum of Jewish American History

(4) Comments | Posted November 23, 2010 | 2:57 PM

It's not often that our nation welcomes a new historic museum. Especially one that stands proudly on the hallowed grounds where our nation first came alive. I was honored and privileged to be invited to attend the opening last weekend of the National Museum of American Jewish History...

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World's Top Luxury Spas by Continent (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2010 | 2:22 PM

For centuries, intrepid travelers have roamed the globe in pursuit of longevity, serenity, inner harmony, and wellness. Today we can find a myriad of pleasure retreats around the globe in 4-star hotels and elaborate spa resorts. It is a masterful achievement indeed to reach the pinnacle of all the spas...

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My Disaster and 10 Vital Questions to Ask Before Taking an Adventure Tour

(2) Comments | Posted October 8, 2010 | 2:57 PM

I remember the moment exactly when my eyes widened, my mouth went dry and I thought, "OMG this is not what I pictured when I signed us up for a hiking adventure!" Heavy rains of past days had swollen the meandering stream into a chest deep torrent of churning brown...

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12 Beloved Historic English Pubs (PHOTOS)

(31) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 5:31 PM

When the weather turns cool, thousands of thirsty travelers head for the raucous beer halls and Oktoberfest tents of Bavaria. But for me, it's the charm of an old English pub that beckons. Nowhere is a frothy pint so inviting as in an intimate, storied British pub.

Take a...

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Lip Smacking Good Fall Food Festivals Across America

(3) Comments | Posted September 14, 2010 | 12:01 PM

September breezes bring thoughts of crunchy leaves and savory aromas escaping through open kitchen windows. We rush to pick the bounty springing from our gardens, horde prime morsels like squirrels and preserve the abbondanza for chilly winter days ahead. Communities across the country celebrate their autumn bounty with Food &...

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Cat Island Bahamas: A Perfect Place To Get Lost And Found

(1) Comments | Posted August 23, 2010 | 5:47 PM

It was a frigid February day as I sat staring at my computer, dreaming of landscapes with no ice or snow, where beaches are pristine and resorts intimate. Where in the world could I run away to, to get lost for a few days, to thaw my chilled extremities and...

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