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Iliad Bookstore

The Best Los Angeles Area Bookstores to Tour in One Day!

What day could be better than one spent in a bookstore--or more specifically, touring the best bookstores in Los Angeles? ...
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13 Unexpected Things to Know About Traveling in Greece

Greece is full of amazing things to see and do, but for Americans traveling to this beautiful country for the ...
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2021 Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Travelers

Looking for the perfect gift for the traveler in your family this holiday season? I've got you covered with ideas ...
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Streets of Nafplio

20 Things To Experience in Nafplio, Greece

There are definitely far more than 20 things to do in Nafplio, Greece to experience the wonder here, but if ...
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COVID Testing Center at Athens International Airport

COVID Requirements for Traveling to Greece – What to Expect

We just returned from our first international trip (October 2021) since the Corona Virus pandemic, and for the most part, ...
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Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

I Tried Shampoo and Conditioner Bars – Here’s What I Recommend

Shampoo and conditioner bars are one of the mainstays of eco-friendly travel, but I wanted to know if they really ...
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127 West Social House, Fallbrook, CA

Southern California Dining Destinations – 127 West Social House in Fallbrook

We found 127 West Social House on a whim while driving through Fallbrook in northern San Diego County. My husband ...
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2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the traveler in your life? Or possibly a well-deserved indulgence for yourself after ...
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Ocean Girl Shop - La Jolla, CA

Guide to La Jolla, CA – Southern California Destinations

Visiting La Jolla along the southern California coast is everything anyone could want in an oceanside town with lots of ...
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Julian CA

Julian, CA – Quaint Mountain Town with the Best Pie Bakeries

Julian, CA is the Perfect Mountain Get Away for a Weekend or a Day! Julian, CA is a favorite destination ...
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California CoastC

Travel Safe, Travel Local

If you love to explore the world, then you are probably thinking about ways to still travel while staying safe ...
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Book Cover: Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor – Travel Memoir Review

I love a good book about travel experiences, and after six months of quarantine life, I've found myself drawn to ...
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12 Fun Things to Do in La Jolla, California

La Jolla may be the most scenic and fun-filled beach town in San Diego County. This Southern California city includes ...
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Visit Carlsbad, CA – Southern California Destinations

Carlsbad may be my favorite seaside city in southern California, with it's miles of beaches, eclectic shopping, great dining, and ...
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Del Mar California

Visit Del Mar, CA – Southern California Destinations

Beach Getaway - Treat Yourself to Del Mar! Downtown Del Mar Del Mar is one of our favorite beach city ...
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Best Weekender Bags for Autumn 2020

I love a good weekender bag - something that makes me feel like I'm escaping on a whim, as though ...
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Wine Tasting During COVID in Temecula Wine Country

Wondering what it's like to go wine tasting during COVID with social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions? We chose Masia ...
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Urquhart Castle

Photo Tour of Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle

With travel plans on hold, I've been going through photos of past adventures to pass the time. As I've mentioned ...
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Stirling Castle

Stirling, Scotland – Castles, Heroes, Wind, Rain, and Family

In 2004, I took an amazing and memorable trip through the United Kingdom with my son, parents, aunt and uncle, ...
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Working from Home – Best Tips

Transitioning from an office that you drive to--away from your home and all the distractions it contains--to a work space ...
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Must Have Tools for Working From Home

If you find yourself transitioning from working in an office to working remotely from home, then setting up your home ...
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Norway on a Budget

How to Travel Norway on a Budget

Norway has a reputation for being beautiful...and expensive. As a result, a lot of travelers and bloggers seem to avoid ...
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Travel Is On Hold – But This, Too, Shall Pass.

A lot can happen in a matter of a couple weeks. Probably naively, it appears in hindsight, we still thought ...
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Windsor Castle

Why You Need Travel Insurance Now and the Impact of Coronavirus

We have a family trip planned to Norway in May, and with the spread of Coronavirus, as well as the ...
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The Best Weekender Travel Bags on Amazon for under $50

Everyone needs a great weekender travel bag for those quick trips and weekend get-aways. Sometimes a carry-on size suitcase is ...
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Best Coffee Shops in Old Town Temecula

I love a good coffee shop! The best ones make you feel instantly like a welcomed local the moment you ...
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Best Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day in Southern California

Beaches, Mountains, and Wineries Looking for a great weekend or afternoon getaway for Valentine's Day? Whether you are looking for ...
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Coast Highway, California

Travel On Budget

Looking for a great vacation budget planner to help plan your travel budget for that bucket list trip? The New ...
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10 Best Gifts for Travelers for 2020

If you are looking for the 10 best gifts for the travelers in your life, plus one bonus item, read ...
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Universal Studios Hollywood

Why Universal Studios Hollywood is a Must See During the Holidays

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