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Bhutan, the Happiest Place on Earth

Posted on January 11, 2018

At this time of year, in a year which saw so many different layers of conflict, confusion, distress, international discussion, I thought I would be ...

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The St. Regis Singapore

Posted on November 15, 2017

With one of the best airports in the world, many family-friendly activities, amazing restaurants that make it one of the most popular destinations ...

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Morocco: A country succeeding in balancing past and present

Posted on October 1, 2017

I recently revisited Morocco after a long hiatus … and what I discovered was a country moving forward, investing in its people / infrastructure w ...

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When traveling, conquering fears has its rewards

Posted on April 27, 2017

As I looked down at the amazing Cappadocia countryside, it hit me how much fear can inhibit one from experiencing new things in life. You see, I am ...

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Have ship, will travel

Posted on March 1, 2017

Cruising on a ship is my preferred way of exploring the world. What can be better than a hotel that travels with you?

If you are like me and ...

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Cruising the Top End of Australia

Posted on February 1, 2017

I enjoyed a marvelous experience cruising the Top End of Australia – the Kimberley region west of Darwin.

Darwin is a somewhat smallish, a ...

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Swimming the Streets of the New China

Posted on January 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim upstream with a school of fish? Just replace those fish in your mind with cars, buses, bikes, ...

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Experiencing the Marches Provençal

Posted on January 2, 2017

One of the best ways you can experience a place is to visit the local market, to get your hands on the local produce, to have your eyes take in the ...

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Off Season Travel Should Be On Your Radar

Posted on December 1, 2016

I am hooked on off-season travel. A whirlwind trip to Paris over Thanksgiving weekend in 1994 convinced me of the charm of an uncrowded Louvre muse ...

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