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Travel Contests Not for Everyone

Travel Contests Not for Everyone

Exclusive casa in Playa del Carmen goes to a lucky winner of the Mixed Blood Theatre raffle.

Exclusive casa in Playa del Carmen goes to a lucky winner of the Mixed Blood Theatre raffle.

Friends ask me why (on earth!) I enter to win trips to places all over the world, when I’m already a world traveler. Right now I’m in the running for an 8-day river/canal cruise in Europe from Emerald Waterways, a week in Australia from Virgin Australia airlines and Tourism Australia, and a week in Mexico…

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Public Art in Prague

While I search for the artist information for this sculpture, I’ll post it here in hopes someone can help identify it.

Public Art in Prague

While I search for the artist information for this sculpture, I’ll post it here in hopes someone can help identify it.

Check out these book recommendations I picked up unexpectedly last week at breakfast.View Post

Check out these book recommendations I picked up unexpectedly last week at breakfast.

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Library Visit Aborted: Not Seeing the Biblioteca Nacional de EspañaSpanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, may I please enter?
On our last full day in Madrid this…View Post

Library Visit Aborted: Not Seeing the Biblioteca Nacional de España

Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, may I please enter?

On our last full day in Madrid this…

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Which Way’s Up for Japan Tourism?You can’t get there from here.
While we were on our way to Japan it was announced that Tokyo would…View Post

Which Way’s Up for Japan Tourism?

You can’t get there from here.

While we were on our way to Japan it was announced that Tokyo would…

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Read why this particular cruise by #myScenicCruise is made-to-order. #Danube here I come.

Autumn Leaves in Japan AlpsAutumn Leaves at about 1900m, Sugadaira Ski Area, Ueda, Nagano, Japan
We didn’t make it quite to…View Post

Autumn Leaves in Japan Alps

Autumn Leaves at about 1900m, Sugadaira Ski Area, Ueda, Nagano, Japan

We didn’t make it quite to…

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Welcome Grass Mats and Futons: Ryokan Stays in JapanOur first ryokan accommodations are still our favorite.Nagano was our second stop out of Tokyo, and…View Post

Welcome Grass Mats and Futons: Ryokan Stays in Japan

Our first ryokan accommodations are still our favorite.

Nagano was our second stop out of Tokyo, and…

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Lean On Me“Lean on Me” houses woven of willow and ironwood, in the arboretum of St. John’s University,…View Post

Lean On Me

“Lean on Me” houses woven of willow and ironwood, in the arboretum of St. John’s University,…

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Take a Walk in Yeats CountryThat is it, the island memorialized in Yeats’ poem, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.”
We returned to…View Post

Take a Walk in Yeats Country

That is it, the island memorialized in Yeats’ poem, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.”

We returned to…

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