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Visiting Port Angeles and the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Mountains viewed from Edmonds, Washington Port Angeles is the most northern point of the iconic Highway 101; a historic highway that winds along the Pacific Ocean coastline of the United States. At one time, it started at the Mexican border; it now starts...

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The Difference in Traveling Style Between a Couple

Here is a tip you may not have thought about when traveling – women like structure and men like to wander. (In most cases – smile.) Lets talk about how to get along when a couple travels. Structure vs. Wandering Statistics show that women typically prefer structure...

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Visit Bath and its Roman History

Bath is famous for its well-preserved Roman Baths. The train station (Bath Spa) is in a great location. From the station, it is slightly uphill to get to the Roman Baths. The walk is only seven minutes, but there is a lot to see between the two points. Tips on...

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Aberystwyth Wales a Beautiful Beachside City

The city of Aberystwyth was a fantastic discovery with its sweeping seafront and promenade. After visiting several UK coastal towns, it has become one of our favorites. The castle here is an Edwardian fortress built in the late 1300s. You can stroll along the...

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Day Trip to Canterbury, England

1 1/2 hours by train or 2 hours by car (62 miles) from London Do you know that Canterbury is a walled city? We had no idea until we arrived there. Guess we missed it in all the literature. The wall makes a nice walk, and there is a hill not far from the train station...

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Enchanting Stay at Historic Fairmont Empress

Arriving by ferry was majestic as we come around the bay and first saw the Fairmont Empress, in Victoria, Canada. It is often called Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Empress opened in 1908 and quickly became a luxury destination. A $60 million restoration was...

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9 Quick Tips About Luggage

I love to go shopping for luggage. But since it usually lasts for many years, you need to think twice before buying any. My friend challenged me to write a blog in 15 minutes, well this is what I came up with: 1. Hard or Soft-Sided Luggage You will find there is...

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South Dakota Road Trip Destination Sioux Falls

South Dakota is diverse, full of history and has many great places to visit. Driving west on our road trip, our first stop was Sioux Falls. The city gets its name from the Big Sioux River that cuts through the town creating a fantastic waterfall with multiple...

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Statues Around the World Have Started Talking

It’s true; there are talking statues. In dozens of parks all around the world, statues have started sharing their stories if you know how. Have you ever walked by a statue and wondered who they were, what they did or why a statue was created? Now, some statues can...

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Tom and Cindy

Tom and Cindy

Twenty-five countries and counting. Tom is a professional photographer and Cindy is a freelance writer and organizes how they will get to their next location. They both delight in writing and hope you will savor their ramblings about travel, tips and fantastic places to visit.

 

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