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BOOK REVIEW:The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City Review TITLE: The Devil in the White City AUTHOR: Erik Larson GENRE: Historical Fiction Synopsis Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that 'The Devil in the White City' is not, in fact, a highly imaginative [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

ABC Tips on Visiting BELIZE

ABC Tips on Visiting BelizeI have wandered to Belize numerous times, visiting both the rainforest and the reef. I adore this place—the landscape, the people, the climate, the food, and the cocktails! Since I have a thing with ABCs, I'm sharing my tips on visiting Belize with you alphabetically. Enjoy—and, don't hesitate to contact me with any questions! [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Mexico & Central America|Tags: |0 Comments

BELIZE: Colorful Caye Caulker Tips

BELIZE: Colorful Caye Caulker Tips FINALLY!!! I got to do Belize exactly MY way. Until this latest wander, I had always come with my kids and/or ex-husband, which involved major sacrifices. My guy is neither skiddish or snobby, so I booked an Airbnb on the colorful island of Caye Caulker I'm sharing my favorite Caye Caulker tips in this post. Caye Caulker is a tiny [...]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Mexico & Central America|Tags: |0 Comments

ABC Tips on Visiting FRANCE

ABC Tips on Visiting France Since 1997, I have traveled to France numerous times to visit my French family. Even though I (am embarrassed to say I) have yet to visit the Louvre, I have visited France (even the Eiffel Tower) like a local. I'm sharing my favorite tips on visiting France here—in my usual alphabetical way. [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Europe, Tips + Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

FRANCE: Seeing Paris by Boat or Bus

 Seeing Paris by Boat or Bus It's a rare occasion that I surrender to any tour that is not preceded by the word "Food." However, I make a wholehearted exception to both the Bateaux Mouches and the double decker bus tours of Paris. Seeing Paris by boat or bus gives you a fabulous overview of the city, so you can get do a much better job exploring it [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Europe|Tags: , |0 Comments

FRANCE: Climbing the Arc de Triomphe

Climbing the Arc de Triomphe While I'm one to favor the less beaten path, I would be remiss if I didn't urge you to see the Arc de Triomphe while in Paris. Even better — CLIMBING the Arc de Triomphe! You mustn't simply gaze at it from afar. Or stroll around the base. You really must climb to the top. That's where [...]

By |January 6th, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Europe|Tags: , |0 Comments
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