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How to Modify Your Travel Plans During COVID-19

If you had plans to take a trip this summer, chances are excellent that they were hijacked by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be discouraging, especially if it’s a trip you’ve been planning for some time. Fortunately there are ways you can modify your travel plans. Your trip probably won’t look quite the same as […]

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The Top 3 Sandals for 2020

Everyone loves shoes. They’re the unsung heroes of the wardrobe, looking good and keeping our feet warm and dry. But what about when the weather outside is already warm and dry? Then things start to take a turn, my friend. Your warm dry feet will very quickly become hot. And moist. Nobody wants that. What […]

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NW TRAVEL ADVENTURES & BEYOND: Spiritual Sedona

Photo Caption: A horse statue and other artistic pieces adorn downtown Sedona. Photos and Story by Greg Johnson, travel writer You slowly get into the “Zen” spirit as you drive the curvy road down Oak Creek Canyon to the touristy town of Sedona. Mountain bikers, hikers, artists, tourists and spiritual healers throng to Sedona for […]

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Pierce County Trails Day – Old Town Tacoma History Walk

7/27/19 is Pierce County Trails Day. Join us for an urban exploration of Tacoma’s Old Town neighborhood. Plus we’ll have some fun giveaways from ForeverGreen Trails. On Saturday July 27, 2019 we’ll uncover the stories of immigrants who found a home in Old Town Tacoma in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The tour begins […]

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Bringing the Caribbean to your table

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) and Chef’d, a non-subscription, fresh ingredient meal kit delivery service, recently launched the first-ever destination-inspired meal kits curated by some of the most talented Cayman Islands’ chefs. Foodies nationwide can now bring a taste of the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean into their own homes with the click […]

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An epic journey for The Piece Prize

  Mark Fuhrmann Canadian born native of Norway Mark Fuhrmann is kayaking 5,600km from Oslo to Athens on his own, without support, without places to stay, relying solely on the kindness of strangers to get by. Fuhrmann’s epic journey is for The Piece Prize. This is his own initiative to promote positive human values, integration […]

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A special brunch in Virginia

Inglenook Bar at Region’s 117 Region’s 117, Northern Virginia’s farm-to-table restaurant, was just named one of the 100 best brunch restaurants in America by Open Table as highlighted recently in Travel & Leisure. “Brunch is one of the most important meals for any restaurant,” said Executive Chef Scott Bilstad. “Our goal with every meal we serve is […]

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Explore the art of wine

Paul Asikainen The spotlight is on wine—and its fascinating journey from vine to table—on select Holland American ms Koningsdam itineraries throughout 2017. On each of these special cruises, a different Chateau Ste. Michelle expert will join a Holand American vinologist for three, one-hour sessions each day at BLEND by Chateau Ste. Michelle. They’ll also be present […]