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A Day in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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A Day in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

I had no idea there’s a haven of lush forest and a vibrant railroad history paralleling the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron until I spent a day in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. I knew there are beautiful rolling hills covered with forest near Cleveland, but what I wasn’t expected was beautiful waterfalls, picturesque serene … Continue reading

A Regional Plane With Premium Experience For Everyone: United Airlines New Bombardier CRJ-550
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A Regional Plane With Premium Experience For Everyone: United Airlines New Bombardier CRJ-550

The trend has been pack ‘em like sardines when it comes to air travel, until now. United Airlines is bucking the trend with an industry first. In their new aircraft, the Bombardier CRJ-550 joining the fleet this weekend, you have room in every seat. They cut the number of seats from 70 to 50. Whether … Continue reading

A Mystical Night in the Samalayuca Dunes near Juarez, Mexico
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A Mystical Night in the Samalayuca Dunes near Juarez, Mexico

I had major reservations about this adventure, and rightfully so.  It meant crossing the border from El Paso into Juarez and going south to the desolate Chihuahua Desert at night.  I was torn.  I wanted to experience the mysticism of the dunes, yet hesitant because of the known violence, including a National Geographic reporter being … Continue reading

Travel Purse You Can Wear 4 Ways
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Travel Purse You Can Wear 4 Ways

My travel gear, whether functional or fashionable, has to be versatile. On my recent trip to Switzerland and Paris I carried a purse that can be worn four ways. You can wear it as a crossbody, wristlet, shoulder bag or waist bag. I like to always have a smaller purse when I travel for just … Continue reading

Fall Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas
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Fall Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas

Fall is the secret season along the Texas Riviera, aka Texas Coast. It’sbeen 2.5 years since I’ve been to Port Aransas, a laidback small beach townthat was nearly wiped off the map when Category 4 Hurricane Harvey pummeled it in late August 2017. My friend Kerry rebuilt her small beach cottage andI had been wanting … Continue reading