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These days...

These days...

Last year at this time I was walking the Camino for a month. I walked alone and before I started my walk I was concerned I could feel lonely. I am often surrounded by others whether I am at work or at home with my not so quiet family and staff members. Sometimes when I go on a buying trip by myself for a few days, I find myself homesick after a couple of nights ready to get back to my crew. However, from the first steps I took along this 500 mile path to Santiago, I never once felt...

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Burgundy: The Good Life at a Slower Pace

Burgundy: The Good Life at a Slower Pace

Burgundy is only 3.5 hours by car from bustling Paris, but the bucolic region is a breath of fresh air that seems worlds away. Vineyards cling to the rolling landscape and ancient villages provide walks back in time.

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How to Be Financially Safe While Traveling

How to Be Financially Safe While Traveling

If you encounter money problems on a trip, the entire vacation can turn sour very quickly. A little forethought beforehand, and some caution during, mean you can enjoy your experiences without worry.

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10 Ways to Make Economy Feel Like First Class

10 Ways to Make Economy Feel Like First Class

On a long-distance flight, kicking back in a First-Class seat with champagne in hand is the stuff of traveler dreams. If First Class is out of reach, try these 10 tips from Emily Adams of skyscanner.com to make flying Economy more enjoyable.

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Brother's Memory Guides Idyllic Hawaiian Journeys

Brother's Memory Guides Idyllic Hawaiian Journeys

by Patti Podgers Hawaii...just the “word” conjures images of brilliant rainbows, Lucy gardens, sweeping beaches, and melodic music. Correct on all counts! One of the most beautiful places in the world, Hawaii has something to offer for the young, and, well, mature visitor. And this past Christmas had me singing along to Bing Crosby’s “Mele Kalikimaka” under a star-lit sky on Waikiki Beach. Now, can it get any better than that?? Photo of Oahu vista courtesy of northshoreexplorers.com. Although I am not a Hawaiian newbie—this was my third trip to the islands—each visit has been an adventure. On previous visits, I...

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