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Best of Both Continents. Luxury Africa, Cape Town and Jet to Antarctica.

Best of Both Continents. Luxury Africa, Cape Town and Jet to Antarctica.

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my recent experience, (staying at the Ellerman House in Cape Town and going to Antarctica on a separate trip), you can’t beat this combination of staying at the exclusive Ellerman House in Cape Town and then taking a private jet to Antarctica.   – ­Ellerman House is offering guests an exceptional 24-hour excursion to Antarctica, […]

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Family Travel. The best and the worst family getaways.

Family Travel. The best and the worst family getaways.

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Family travel is a time to make memories that last a lifetime. Over two decades and to over two dozen countries, I traveled with my kids, usually without an adult partner to help out. If you want to do more than beaches and amusement parks, then read on for tips and scroll down for suggestions for […]

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Sedona, Arizona’s Red Rock Energy

Sedona, Arizona’s Red Rock Energy

| March 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Is it the natural splendor or the metaphysical vibe that makes Sedona, Ariz., such a rejuvenating escape?   Drifting along the placid waters of Sedona’s Verde River Valley in my inflatable kayak, I’m finally beginning to understand what all the fuss is about. With no need to paddle, I can kick back and enjoy the […]

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Seattle’s Best Attractions Selected by Locals

Seattle’s Best Attractions Selected by Locals

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’ve learned that your first impression of a city remains with you always. Every time I fly into Seattle I am awed by the snowy mountain peaks, forests of black firs and the unrelenting wateriness of the scenery. Even the drive from the airport into town is bordered by huge fir forests and the area is veined with […]

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Active days, comfortable nights in  the Canadian Rockies.

Active days, comfortable nights in the Canadian Rockies.

| December 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Canadian Rockies Only an hour from Calgary, and three hours from San Francisco, the Canadian Rockies are a fabulous destination for adventurers and nature lovers. Most popular things to do Don’t miss Lake Louise, Banff, Jasper and the Icefields Parkway. If you go, you shouldn’t miss these, but to get a real taste of the […]

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Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Head to Zermatt, Switzerland for spectacular powder runs, stunning trails and the romantic charm of an idyllic Alpine village.  Matterhorn Magic Walt Disney was inspired by the majestic sharp mountain in southern Switzerland and copied it for the famous Disneyland ride. It’s easy to fall in love with the Swiss winter, especially in the shadow of […]

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Ireland by Bike: Pedaling Through the Emerald Isle

Ireland by Bike: Pedaling Through the Emerald Isle

| August 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

If life seems richer, greener, and more melodic in Ireland, that’s because there is simply more clear air, clean water, verdant countryside, and heart-lifting music in everyday life. Join me as I explore Ireland by bike. For ten entrancing days, I cycled the quiet back roads of the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula […]

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Ten things you need to know before you go to Vietnam

Ten things you need to know before you go to Vietnam

| August 11, 2016 | 4 Comments

Marybeth Bond, Gutsy Traveler I just returned from Vietnam, an outrageously exciting country to travel to. A little preparation before you go can take the headache out of simple things like crossing the street or avoiding dog or cat meat. 1. Learn how to cross the street (–and stay alive), slowly wade out into the […]

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South Africa Standouts

South Africa Standouts

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

South Africa is seductive; it is wild; it is a photographer’s paradise, a gourmet’s Valhalla, an adventurer’s Utopia.   From the dazzling city of Cape Town curled around the base of a 3,500-foot-high Table Mountain, to the mountainous Winelands, to five-star, big five animal safaris, South Africa should be on everyone’s bucket list. I’m just […]

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Gutsy or Adventurous? Bike Tours or Pedal Cross Country?

Gutsy or Adventurous? Bike Tours or Pedal Cross Country?

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bike tours? Wasn’t it enough to take bike tours? Well no. For reasons that made perfect sense to us, but not to my husband or most of my friends, we chose to bike from the Pacific to the Atlantic coast, camping, preparing our own meals and charting our own course unassisted by a professional support […]

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