Category Archives: USA

A Day Trip to Muir Woods

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Share it now!Located 45 minutes north of San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge is a place where you can find trees older than the USA itself. It’s called Muir Woods and it happens to be the home of thousands … Continue reading

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San Diego Dining Guide

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Share it now!San Diego is one of those cities where buzz words like “farm to table, organic, locally sourced” are norms, not novelties. Southern California chefs use mostly seasonal ingredients, unless they source the very best (such as New England … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot at The Del Coronado

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Share it now!Regarded by critics as one of the finest American movies ever made, Some Like It Hot continues to delight audiences 50 years after it debuted in 1959; in fact, the American Film Institute named it No. 1 on … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Obsession With The Beet Salad

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Share it now!During my recent visit to San Diego for the Travel and Adventure Show, I dined at some of the most reputable restaurants in the city. I was delighted to find that many of the places cooked with fresh, … Continue reading

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Driving Into Mexico, by Accident!

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Share it now!The beautiful city of San Diego, California is located only a few miles north of the Mexico border. In fact, I was driving on Interstate 5 and noticed highway signs that read “Mexico exit is coming up.” My … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Wind Up with the Best Deals during Shoulder Season

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Share it now! Book early—reserve a room in advance to reap benefits like peace of mind, plenty of selection and discounts that are only available if you book ahead. For example, the oceanfront Courtyard by Marriott in Carolina Beach is currently offering 20% off … Continue reading

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Truffle Diggers From Italy

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Share it now!The Lagotto Romagnolo is a breed of dog that comes from the Romagna sub-region of Italy. The name means “lake dog from Romagna,” coming from the Italian word lago, lake. Its traditional function is a gundog, specifically a water retriever. However, it is often used to hunt for truffles. Lagotto have been hunting … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans of Atlanta

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Share it now!While Atlanta braced Snowpocalypse 2014, a 1-2 inch snow accumulation that virtually paralyzed the city’s roads, I kept abreast of the happenings via local TV stations and social media. It was ironic to see a plethora of excitement, … Continue reading

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Blackberry Farm Guinea and Dumplings Recipe

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Share it now!After you taste the Chicken and Dumplings at the Blackberry Farm, you won’t want to eat your mom’s recipe again. Hand made pasta, shaved black truffles and melt into your mouth roasted guinea are just few of the … Continue reading

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The Lawrence Atlanta

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Share it now!Enter a charming Midtown neighborhood restaurant with modern atmosphere. Be tempted by a large wooden bar screaming innovative cocktails and divine aroma rising from an open kitchen. Headed by the visions, passions and inspirations of restauranteurs Darren Carr and … Continue reading

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