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Albuquerque

In and About the Old Town of Albuquerque

Albuquerque is friendly, fun, and affordable. It is a wealth of attractions, tasty, hot regional cuisine, and unexpected fine wineries.

Abu Dhabi

A Luxury Spa Break In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is renowned for its over-the-top lavish twist to everything, but you might not have known it’s a hot spot for first-class spas. Let me let you in on the secret with my top pick of the best spas in Abu Dhabi.

Bangkok

Follow Maria Heberling's Bangkok adventure, with NO agenda!

Bangkok city lights at night-timeSpectacular night view of Bangkok

Boston

Alesia Barron writes about her trip to Boston.

Boston City approaching sunsetBoston as the light fades

Bogota

Read about the Bogota graffiti scene in Sylvia Renfro's account of her visit.

Bogota graffiti art of an Asian womanGraffiti art in Bogota

Cairo

Manya explores Egypt, Ancient Art & the Upper Nile - 

Manya explores Egypt from Cairo up the Nile and discovers a world of ancient culture and art.

The Sphinx with the Pyramids behindThe famous Sphinx outside Cairo

Cape Byron, New South Wales, Australia

Mogsy visits the laid-back coastal resort at the most easterly point of continental Australia, and discovers a lighthouse, dolphins and a street entertainer.

Air view of Cape Byron, the most Easterly point of AustraliaMagnificent view of Cape Byron

Cuenca

An Ecuadoreana Remembers Growing up in Cuenca

Cuenca city rooftop viewA view over the rooftops of Cuenca city

Dublin

Sumptuous Spa at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Ireland - Gail travels 5,000 miles from home and discovers the sumptuous spa at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.

River Liffey bridge in Dublin, IrelandThe River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland

Havana

Flying Solo in Havana -  Janice explores Havana, Cuba – alone!

Paseo del Prado in Havana, CubaHavana's Paseo del Prado

Istanbul

Istanbul: How I Became a Purse Vigilante - Judith reflects on what happened and how she felt when her purse was snatched on her first evening in Istanbul. Will she ever see her passport again?

Explore the wonders of Istanbul with an archeologist, Janice Van Cleve.

Istanbul City from the Golden HornThe Mosque in Istanbul overlooking the Golden Horn

Kathmandu

DATELINE: Kathmandu, Nepal - Kris and her family ride elephants through Royal Citwan National Park in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Kathmandu near sunsetA sunset scene in Kathmandu

Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida – a “radical sabbatical” experience - Kirsti shares the Key West part of her radical sabbatical experience in a 22-foot van.

Key West, Florida, at sunsetA sunset over Key West

Las Vegas

Former editor Carolyn V. Hamilton writes about Las Vegas Memories.

Las Vegas all lit up at nightAerial night view of Las Vegas lights

Montevideo

Carnival in Montevideo, a Way of Life  - Carolyn discovers the roots of tango in the music and dance and colorful costumes of Carnival portrayed in the carnival museum in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Montevideo in sunshine, from the airA sunny day in Montevideo

Nuremberg

Janice’s first day exploring the old city of Nuremberg, Germany - 

Janice spends a day exploring the old city of Nuremberg, (Nürnberg) Germany, admiring its architecture and cuisine.

Old Town of Nuremberg, under the castleBeautiful old buildings of Nuremberg

Paris

Janice Explores Paris’  Île de la Cité  . . . and discovers an underground archeological crypt.

Marla takes her daughter to the Ritz in Paris - A woman traveling with her daughter sees Paris differently from traveling with her husband.

The Eiffel tower in Paris on a sunny dayLooking at the iconic Eiffel Tower, Paris

Phoenix

Desert daydreams - Canadienne Dominique's impressions show different sides of a city in the US Southwestern desert. Travel with Dominique as she stays in a B&B and explores diverse attractions like The Lost Dutchman State Park and the Calle 16 Mural Project.

Phoenix city view in bright daylightPhoenix city in the distance!

Quito

H is for Hostel Nights in Quito - Carolyn tries out the hostels on a visit to Quito.

View over Quito city in bright sunshineLooking over the rooftops of Quito

Rome

Bicycle Touring in Rome - Tracy and her daughter have an adventure bicycle touring in Rome in the rain!

Romantic view of Rome at sunsetWonderful evening lights in Rome!

San Francisco Bay Area

Read about Mogsy's adventures on her trip to San Francisco via Monterey for the Big Sur Marathon!

The Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, in bright sunlightThe epic Golden Gate Bridge

Split,  Croatia

Christine’s European break in Split, Croatia - Christine takes a break from “grandmothering” and discovers Split, Croatia.

The port in Split, Croatia, bathed in sunshineSplit port in Croatia

Vatican City

Trapped in the Vatican Museum  -  On a humid and rainy Saturday afternoon, Cam finds herself trapped in the Vatican Museum.

Ornate Vatican room in RomeAn incredible room in the Vatican City

Venice

Lost in Venice: Avoid These 7 Mistakes - Pam gets lost in Venice. Her advice? Avoid These 7 Mistakes.

The Grand Canal in VeniceVenice canal at sunset

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