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The new urban destination that has the web buzzing

June 23, 2017

BPT There was a time when cities like Paris, Berlin, New York or Tokyo were at the top of many travelers’ lists. The glamour, the glitz and the history of these cities lured many, but times have changed and more people are eager to discover some of the lesser known gems. Cities that, though smaller…

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Smooth Traveler: Immerse yourself in Cuban Culture, Santiago (part one)

June 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Santiago Cathedral (Photo: shutterstock) By Renée S. Gordon “In Latin America, all of history coexists at once.”  –Brin-Jonathan Butler In 1492, Christopher Columbus “discovered” an island he named Juana on his first voyage Cuba, a variant of Cubanascan, which is the name given by the indigenous people. Four million U.S. citizens rediscovered the…

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DIY Car Care Everyone Can Do

June 3, 2017

Family Features While taking your car to an auto service professional is a great way to ensure its performance, the Car Care Council reminds vehicle owners there are few simple vehicle checks that they can easily learn and do themselves to save a little money and help keep their vehicles running efficiently all summer long….

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Smooth Traveler: Los Cabos, Mexico, where the desert kisses the sea

June 2, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boat with tourists approaching The Arch Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.  (Photo: Kartinkin77 / shutterstock) By Renée S. Gordon Baja California Sur refers to the lower portion of California, a peninsula amid two bodies of water, the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean. Mexico has more coastline than any other nation and 1,234-miles…

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British Airways cancels most flights from London due to IT failure

May 27, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British Airways flight stalled by IT failure (all times local): British Airways has canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for travelers. The airline says it has suffered a “major IT systems failure.” BA says terminals at Heathrow and…

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Smooth Traveler: El Paso, uniquely Texas

May 25, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Wyler Aerial Tramway By Renée S. Gordon “I love it. It is wild with adventure.” –Henry Starr For thousands of years, El Paso has been an important site for human settlement and trade routes due to its location at the juncture of the Chihuahuan Desert and the Rio Grande River. The area was…

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