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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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How to Travel Safely During the Pandemic

If you love to explore the world, then you are probably thinking about ways to still travel while staying safe ...
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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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Best Tips for Working from Home

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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Julian, CA

Visit Julian, CA

Julian, CA is the Perfect Mountain Get Away for a Weekend or a Day! Julian, CA is a favorite destination ...
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Meteora Greece Monasteries

The Mystical Clifftop Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

A Very Brief History of the Monasteries of Meteora The mystical, beautiful and awe inspiring clifftop monasteries of Meteora have ...
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Santorini

The Best Time to Visit Santorini

Why October is the Best Time to Visit Santorini And What To Do in Santorini to Make the Most of ...
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Napflion Greece

Cost of Living in Greece – Why It Is a Top Choice for Anyone Considering Moving Abroad

Today, let's take a look at what the cost of living is in Greece as part of financial planning. (I ...
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Running Safety

Should Women Let the Dangers of Running Alone Stop Them From Exploring the World?

I’m a woman who loves to travel and loves to run, so I was very distressed to hear of two ...
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Travel Running Gear

8 Tips for Women Runners to Stay Safe While on Vacation or at Home – and Recommended Running Safety Gear

Running is a passion I often combine with my passion for travel. It’s a fantastic way to explore a new ...
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Travel Memoirs

Eat Pray Love and 5 More of the Best Travel Memoirs to Put on Your Reading List

Best Travel Memoirs Traveling is my favorite escape, but when I am not traveling, my next favorite escape is travel ...
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Dinner in Athens

A Magical Night in Ancient Athens

Our First Night in Ancient Athens Our first night in Athens was nothing less than magical. We landed in Greece ...
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Vacation Rentals: 11 Pros to Staying in VRBO’s and 4 Cautions!

Our first choice in accommodations when we travel is vacation rental . We’ve stayed in them for trips small and ...
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Living Abroad, What to Know About Paying Federal and State Taxes

Living Abroad and Your Taxes Anyone living abroad is still required to file federal taxes in the U.S., and probably ...
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Residence Permits, Visas, & Citizenship

The different visas and residence permits that may or may not be required to live in another country can be ...
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Napflion Greece

Searching for the Best Places to Retire in Europe.

My husband and I both love experiencing new places and seeing the world. We’ve always traveled as much as possible, ...
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Oia, Santorini, Greece

Finding Atlantis in Santorini

Morning in Oia The sudden chatter of birds disrupts the quiet as the bells ring out in the city marking ...
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Corinth: Homecooking & Digestivos!

From travels to Corinth Greece in October 2018... We’ve just finished the most fabulous dinner in Greece, prepared by the ...
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St. George’s Chapel; Attending Church With King Henry VIII

Above, the voices of the choir resonate into the highest arches of the domed ceiling of the chapel, and below ...
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