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A Visit To The Arab World Institute In Paris

I love visiting museums – especially ones that are architecturally significant and which periodically have new exhibits.  The Arab World Institute (l’Institute du Monde Arabe in French) in Paris is an amazing museum and one of my favorites. The institute … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Love Traveling To Mexico

I really love Mexico! It’s beautiful, fun, has a diverse culture and cuisine, and the people are friendly.  These are just some of the things that come to mind when I think of my past, numerous visits to this country. … Continue reading

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Hotels In Tulum, Mexico

Note:  This article was updated on March 27, 2012. Tulum is very low key and it has some gorgeous beaches.  It’s popular with independent travelers and it’s close to he spectacular, Mayan ruins of Tulum.  I highly recommended it – especially … Continue reading

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Food Shopping In Paris: Macarons, Pain d’Epice, Chocolate & More

Love food shopping? So do I!  I really enjoy strolling into the many boulangeries, patisseries, food markets and gourmet shops while in Paris.  Here are some of my favorite (and highly recommended) shops in the City of Light. FOOD MARKETS – Paris … Continue reading

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Brugge: Canals, Medieval Streets, Begijnhofs, Hans Memling And More

Brugge is one of the most impressive, picturesque towns I have ever seen.  Earlier this month, I was fortunate to have spent two days in this beautiful, largely intact, medieval city located in Western Flanders in Belgium. Brugge (Bruges in … Continue reading

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Dining In Europe: Stoemp, Escargots, Pho, Cotes Du Rhone And More!

Love to eat well in Europe? For me, dining is one of the great joys of life – especially while traveling. I dined at a number of excellent restaurants and cafes as well as in friend’s homes during my three … Continue reading

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Bolivia: Experience ‘Down Under’ Without Leaving the Hemisphere

The following is a guest blog post by my friend, Caroline Alethia, author of Plant Teacher Imagine water so cold that if you fall in a local medicine man has to call your startled spirit back into your body. Imagine an … Continue reading

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