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Two Perfect Days In York

Nearly 7 million visitors make their way to the handsome city of York in Northern England each year largely due to its architecture. The walled city’s medieval buildings and Georgian townhomes are remarkably well preserved. Home to two universities, The University of York and York St. John University, the city […]

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Portland Top Ten

I’m always proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed tremendously since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then it felt more like a town. Now, it’s a full-blown big city. Portlanders love to complain about the increased traffic and escalating housing prices, […]

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San Diego Top Ten

I write so much about San Diego professionally that I tend to favor other destinations on this website. It’s a wonderful city and a very popular destination. I thought it was finally time to offer my go-to list of spots. While I’ve included a few popular tourist attractions such as […]

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10 Places to Go in 2018

The Emerging Arts Destination 1. Garzón, Uruguay This small town 30-minutes from José Ignacio is cementing itself as as a bonafide arts destination in 2018. Artist and Photographer Heidi Lender’s CAMPO AIR, an artist-in-residency program hosting artists and chefs in an abandoned puebla, began December 15 and will run through […]

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Guide to Paris Part Deux

Part two of my Paris Guide includes hip hotels, mouthwatering markets and splendid day trips to take your trip from touristy to transcendent. Whether you’ve been once, ten times, or never, there’s always a reason to pine for Paris. Areas like Montmartre, with its narrow roads winding up the hillside, […]

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Two French King-Themed Itineraries

I am not a historian, but I do love history. Part of the fun of visiting France is learning about its rulers and the magnificent structures they built and inhabited. French history has so much drama and intrigue. The more you see, the more certain names and timelines stick in […]