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An Overnight in the City of Light

An Overnight in the City of Light

Joel Kersebet, the owner of Base Camp Coffee in Sister Bay, reveals why Paris is always a good idea, especially to this Frenchman. With just short of two days to spend in the city, he finds some favorites in the Odeon neighborhood.

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Don't Be an Ugly American: Avoid these Fashion Mistakes

Don't Be an Ugly American: Avoid these Fashion Mistakes

Watch your wardrobe when traveling to avoid offending foreigners, and frankly, looking like a goof.

Photo: Tourists sculpture by Duane Hanson

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A Greek Odyssey

A Greek Odyssey

The weather was beautiful -- sunny skies, seas every shade of blue, and temperatures in the high 80s. Although the Greek economy is struggling, everyone we met was friendly and welcoming. Our ship's staff made every effort to make us feel at home; by the end of the cruise, we were greeted by name.

by Patricia Podgers

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The Koehns Discover Warmth in Iceland

The Koehns Discover Warmth in Iceland

The lure of icebergs and other natural wonders led Patty and John Koehn to visit Iceland, the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Despite the island country’s chilly June temperatures, the Koehns found the Icelandic people to be friendly, warm, and eager to share their country's sights and culture.

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Seven Rules for Booking a Hotel

Seven Rules for Booking a Hotel

Frequent traveler Steve Stanger and his wife, Arlene, have made a perceptive and hilarious list of seven things to avoid when you book lodging for a trip. 

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