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5 Best Picnic Locations in Rome (and where to buy the food)

Rome's warm spring weekends beg for a picnic. As the warmer months begin to bless the city, during weekends, Romans tend to migrate to nearby pastoral locations laden with copious amounts of picnic food. Bucolic folly and loud outdoor snoring become mandatory. This coming weekend,…

Falling for the Red Rocks of Sedona

When I mentioned to friends that we were going to Sedona, they said things like: “Don’t forget your crystals.” “Ooooh, are you going there to have your aura cleansed?” Or most ominously, “Watch out for the psychics!” I conjured a place teeming with women with…
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How To Eat Lunch In France And A Visit To Goult

In the end of all the places to visit in Provence, the village of Goult in the Vaucluse turned out to be the perfect place for not one, but two lunches. You see lunch sometimes gives us trouble when traveling in France. Not the kind of…

Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens

I would not have believed in the existence of Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen if I had not seen it with my own eyes: an amusement park in the middle of a European capital. was commissioned by King Christian VIII of Denmark in order to raise…

Myrtle Beach 101: Myrtle Beach State Park

  Part Two (for Part One, about various locations in the Myrtle Beach area go here. Or here for shopping in Myrtle Beach. Or here for one of our favorite restaurants for out of town visitors.) Parks haven't always been my thing. I used to think…

The Clifton Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia

Clifton Inn, Charlottesville: When visiting the University of Virginia, my daughter and I found it to be a special place for a mother and daughter to stay. See the raindrops on the petals? My mother used to tell me that meant more rain was coming.…

When Visiting Kauai: Relax, but Don’t

Visiting Kauai can mean more than grabbing a beach chair and paperback and planting yourself on a different golden beach each day. Resist! There is so much to do on Kauai! I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say I am tempted when visiting…