Quote of the Month

Travel Quote of the Month
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Venice – The Disappearance

Flooding in Venice

http://Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty   In my last post, with my travels to Venice, I mentioned the fact that the island is sinking. I just heard a very descriptive podcast on National Public Radio that gives you a grim look at the disappearing city. My heart is heavy for the Venetian people and all the architecture, art […]

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Travel Inspirations

Travel Insprirations

Enjoy this Travel Vlog…. Just hit the READ MORE button…….. (I did not take these photos and take no credit for them) Photo credit Miles Clark

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Quote of the Month

Corfu

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  St. Augustine

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5 Top Travel Tips with Pets

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Prior to your trip make sure that your hotel or vacation rental allows pets. This may seem obvious, but you don’t want to be wasting time looking for a kennel during your precious vacation. Make sure you have included your pet’s veterinarian information and bring along any medications. Provide daily food for your dog and […]

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Travel Tips – Rubber Bands

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Hey Friends!  This is my first post for tips for traveling, so I decided to go with my favorite “go to” item. Every since studying abroad I have brought rubber bands with me.  I take about 10, just in case. Here are 3 ideas for using rubber bands while you travel. 1) If you tend […]

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Recipe for the week – Highclere Castle Bread

Maybe, Mrs. Patmore of Downtown Abbey used this bread recipe. Highclere Castle makes this bread on a regular basis.  Lady Carnarvon of Highclere castle is quiet an expert in creating unique recipes for her home; see all her tasteful delights at – Cooking with Lady Carnarvon on YouTube.  See Video below.

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Hostel vs Hotel – Switzerland

Matternhorn

The most luxurious hotel I have ever stayed in Switzerland is the Riffelalp Resort 2222m.  This haven is located up the mountainside, via train, from the town of Zermatt.  The hotel sits on the edge of a precipice that overlooks the valley of Zermatt and faces the majestic, well known, Matterhorn. Every one of your […]

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The Edinburgh Larder – A Hidden Gem

When you think of food in Scotland your “go to” is Fish and Chips, but what about Farm to Market foods that are healthy and fresh?   Traveling in the 80s & 90s around Britain food was slowly coming to the forefront and now it is the mainstream.  Supporting the local farm industry and local food […]

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Reflections of Notre Dame

Notre Dame

In 1985, I traveled all over Europe studying abroad with my college.  Our first big city we visited was Paris.  We walked up and down cobble stone streets, into museums and to other famous tourist sites, to the point of being overwhelmed and exhausted. When we turned a corner and arrived at Notre Dame, I […]

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