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in Caribbean / Mexico, Good Eats, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

San Pedro Belize Insider’s Favorite Places to Eat

When people travel, they often depend on the concierge for suggestions on what to do, where to eat, and places to hang out. I know I do. But, I always take it a step further and do my own investigation. I check out Instagram and message locals I find and know. Then, I check on-line and travel lover groups on Facebook, TripAdvisor, and other trusted…

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in Good Eats, North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

Baird’s on B: A Dining Gem in Lake Oswego Oregon

The beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon sits about 10 miles south and a bit east of downtown Portland. It is centered around a lake of the same name and is bordered by the Willamette River. Oswego is an Indian word meaning “pouring out place” and the views from most anywhere in the area include water and the beautiful fir trees of the Pacific Northwest….

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in North America, Travel Done Well

You’ll Love The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Looking for that perfect destination for any type of travel? Well, I think I found it. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, The Broadmoor is an ideal getaway. We’re talking a girlfriend spa getaway, a cottage or a few rooms for a multigenerational gathering, or a suite with a fireplace for that romantic getaway. There are so many reasons to love The Broadmoor, because it really…

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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Alabama Coast Fun in the Sun Gulf Shores Vacation

Imagine a pristine white sand beach between your toes, salty ocean breeze in your hair, and a relaxed smile on your face. That was the epitome of my recent trip to Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama. Located about thirty miles west of Pensacola, fifty miles south of Mobile, and two hundred miles east of New Orleans, the area is sometimes referred to as…

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in Caribbean / Mexico, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

4 Reasons to Vacation at Belcampo Belize

  There are way more than 4 reasons you need to call now and make your next vacation at Belcampo Belize, but I hope these 4 convince you.  My hubby made this pick for us as a couple and he outdid himself!  I loved everything, including getting there.  It’s a short plane ride from the States and then a short hop on Tropic Air.  The rooms…

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in Omaha, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Off to the Races at the Breeder’s Cup

The Breeders’ Cup is an annual series of Grade I thoroughbred horse races, with a rotating location in North America. Besides the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont, it is generally the highest attended race and a prestigious event in its own right. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s festivities, held November 3-4 at the Del Mar racetrack. Located about 20 miles north of San…

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Waiting for its journey at Waverley Station in Edinburgh
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Luxury On The Rails With The Royal Scotsman

To quote my husband, “If we have to do another whirlwind sightseeing trip and look at more cathedrals, shoot me now.”  Translation – time to find a trip that’s out of the ordinary or I’m staying home.  Challenge accepted. If you’re anything like me, you’ve had this romantic notion about taking a trip on the Orient Express.  We’ve all seen it in old movies.  I…

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Yes! Las Vegas Luxury Hotel Rooms for $50

UPDATE 11/22/17: Not surprising, but this amazing deal from Hotwire has SOLD OUT!  Looking for one more getaway for the holiday season, but feeling the need for a bit of pampering? Well, we found the deal for you! Thanks to Hotwire and their Million Dollar Sale, you can get away this December for $50 a night. Just think of it…Rooms that usually average about $432…

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La Provence: A Taste of France in Beaverton Oregon

I am one of those restaurant goers who likes to find something different, out of the way, not the usual fare. In order to find these “pearls” when traveling, I rely on various sources; locals who are willing to share their favorite eateries, hotel concierges, newspapers, internet (of course), and family members. On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon to visit family, my dear sister-in-law…

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Kula Bistro: A Charming Pearl On Maui

Last week, my husband and I headed to Maui, Hawaii for the sole purpose of checking out the island cuisine. With an amazing variety of food on the island, we wanted to find and enjoy the pearls. But, not just any pearls. We wanted those out of the way places not on the tour maps and full of local flavor. Happily, we found Kula Bistro….

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