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The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

While we were taking a ferry across the Grecian Sea to the Island of Delos, my daughter who at the time was 18 years old commented, "No wonder people wrote stories about crossing the sea in Greece". As we both looked out onto that deep sea, riding the choppy waves with harsh winds in our… Continue reading The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Konstanz along the Bodensee | Discovering Germany

I was having a travel conversation with a friend from Berlin, and he was intrigued at the number of cities that I had visited in his home country of Germany. At one point in the conversation he mentioned that I probably had seen more of Germany than most Germans, which I incredibly doubt. He did… Continue reading Konstanz along the Bodensee | Discovering Germany

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A Look Back at Lake Titicaca, Peru – A Memoir | Off the Beaten Track

On Lake Titicaca Off the beaten track locations have always been an interest of mine while traveling the globe. I have found myself in remote locations including Siwa Oasis in Egypt, the Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines, and in the Peruvian Andes at 16,000 feet above sea level. Traveling to locations such as these,… Continue reading A Look Back at Lake Titicaca, Peru – A Memoir | Off the Beaten Track

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Philippine’s Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Exiting the Underground River I have been into numerous caverns and caves over my lifetime, so my curiosity about the Underground River in the Philippines got the best of me. One year, I decided that we should take a family trip to my parents homeland to ride canoe-like boats into a dark cave. We flew… Continue reading Philippine’s Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Orkney Islands – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

Hello from Orkney Islands! Visiting the Orkney Islands was quite the journey for me during my third trip to Scotland. These remote islands are an archipelago at the tip of northeastern Scotland, and quite a ways from Edinburgh or Inverness. I believe that if you really wanted to visit this location, you would really have… Continue reading Orkney Islands – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

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The Ring of Brodgar – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

Greetings from the Ring of Brodgar! On a gray, misty and nippy September day, I found myself standing in front of the ancient Ring of Brodgar in Scotland. To be more precise, I was on the Orkney Islands along the Northeastern coast, which is an archipelago of Scotland. Orkney is at the tip top of… Continue reading The Ring of Brodgar – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

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Skara Brae – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

Visiting Skara Brae was quite the journey for me on my third visit to Scotland. This Neolithic Settlement is located on the Bay of Skaill, on the largest island of Orkney, which is an archipelago of Scotland. Orkeny is at the tip of northeastern Scotland, and quite a ways from Edinburgh or Inverness. I felt… Continue reading Skara Brae – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Scotland

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Cebu’s Kasawan Falls | Exploring the Philippines

Cebu, Philippines - We had just parked the car after a lengthy drive from Cebu City, with my uncle at the wheel. We completed a road trip of over three hours, teetering on four, and all of us needed to stretch our tired bodies. My uncle owned a taxi cab in Cebu City, so he… Continue reading Cebu’s Kasawan Falls | Exploring the Philippines

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Cayo Costa State Park | Exploring Florida

Welcome to Cayo Costa! This unspoiled Gulf Coast island in Florida is a nature lovers paradise. It is peaceful, secluded and can feel like you are on a private island. There are wind shaped trees, miles of white sand beaches, wildlife, and crystal blue waters. The best part of all is the freedom to explore… Continue reading Cayo Costa State Park | Exploring Florida

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The Bubble Room Restaurant | Captiva Island, Florida

It's Christmas all year round in Captiva, Florida! This little coastal island located off the Gulf of Mexico is my favorite place in all of Florida to visit. There are only a few places in the United States that I can say I feel at home and relaxed in. Both Sanibel and Captiva, Florida have… Continue reading The Bubble Room Restaurant | Captiva Island, Florida

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Cruising Up the Nile – From Aswan to Luxor, Egypt

If you are looking to cruise the Nile River in Egypt from Aswan to Luxor, I highly recommend the experience. Deciding on a boat cruise aboard a mid-size luxury liner is an extraordinary way to see the riverways of Egypt, as well as many of the important temples in Upper Egypt. Aswan, Egypt After doing… Continue reading Cruising Up the Nile – From Aswan to Luxor, Egypt

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Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt- "I now see why the Egyptians worshiped the sun!" That was a powerful 'in the moment' comment that I overheard an Egyptian-American doctor say while a small group of us watched the sunset on Fatnas Island, aka 'Fantasy Island'. I held on to that idea of the ancient Egyptians worshiping… Continue reading Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

When I traveled to Siwa Oasis in October of 2019, I was traveling alone, an American female in her late 40s. I received a lot of different feedback when people saw video clips of me lost and trying to locate my hotel in a remote desert town, thirty miles from the Libyan border. The majority… Continue reading Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

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The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV

Venturing off the Las Vegas Strip for visitors is something that does not happen often. If it does it means that you have been to Sin City a couple of times, or know locals in the area. Let me tell you a something, there is a whole other world outside of The Strip which includes… Continue reading The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV

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Oia, Greece – Those Magical Sunsets

I love the magic of Oia- the white stone homes overlooking the blue sea, the meandering  pathways that lead through the cliffside village and her magnificent sunsets. It is an incredible place to be but if I could do it over again (which I will), I would visit her differently. When we visited the island… Continue reading Oia, Greece – Those Magical Sunsets

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The Magic of Mykonos | Discovering Greece

I have been asked by many if Mykonos was as beautiful as its photos, and I have always answered, "More so". The beauty of Mykonos stretches far beyond pictures, it is more the feeling and energy of the island that captivates its visitors. Mykonos is more than its photos. I had visited Mykonos with my… Continue reading The Magic of Mykonos | Discovering Greece