12:46 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019


Smooth Traveler: A Portuguese family adventure in Cascais and Sintra

April 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Pena Palace  (Photo: Luis Santos / shutterstock) By Renée S. Gordon  The first European nation to set out to explore the continents was Portugal.  Ironically, it is now a primary destination for international visitors wishing to explore Europe. The country offers something for all ages, from history, shopping and culinary adventures, to beaches,…

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Smooth Traveler: Choose Charleston

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rainbow Row   (Photo: i.m.a.g.e. / shutterstock) By Renée S. Gordon “Memory in these incomparable streets, in mosaics of pain and sweetness, was clear to me now.” — Pat Conroy “Travel and Leisure” magazine designated Charleston, South Carolina as the number one city in the U.S., as well as the 10th best city…

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Celebrate life’s major milestones in Myrtle Beach

April 12, 2019

BPT From birthdays and weddings to anniversaries and retirements, life is all about celebrating those special moments with the ones we love. What better way to make the occasion unforgettable than to travel to an amazing destination? For any important milestone, find the perfect way to celebrate by traveling somewhere special. Whether you’re looking for…

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Find a hotel to fit your travel needs

April 12, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES When most people plan a trip, the focus is on the purpose of the journey, whether it’s a work-related jaunt or a vacation with loved ones. Researching and organizing travel for an upcoming trip is important, but so is finding the perfect place to make your journey easier, more productive and successful. Proximity…

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Five reasons a river cruise is the ideal way to see Europe

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: View of Buda side of Budapest with the Buda Castle, St. Matthias and Fishermen’s Bastion. (Photo: Shutterstock) Travel with ease and class on a river cruise for the best ever vacation BPT An international trip is the experience of a lifetime. If you’re looking for a travel option that offers up-close interactions with…

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NAACP commemorates 400 years of African Diaspora in ‘Jamestown to Jamestown event from America to Africa

April 5, 2019

During the 50th NAACP Image Awards, the NAACP announced its historic “Jamestown to Jamestown” event partnership, marking the 400th year enslaved Africans first touched the shores of what would become America. An official event of Ghana’s “Year of Return,” “Jamestown to Jamestown” will allow for NAACP leadership, NAACP members and members of the African-American community…

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Traveling the Hammock Coast: St. Helena Island to Charleston, SC (part two)

March 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Georgetown, SC  (Photo: Gagliardi Photography / shutterstock) By Renee S. Gordon The majority of South Carolina’s 16 barrier islands were formed during the Ice Age, along with nearly 200-miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline. The Hammock Coast (HC), the region from Myrtle Beach to Charleston, includes the Gullah culture, quiet beaches, historic sites, fine…

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Native American art finally arrives at Met’s American Wing

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Unus Americanus ex Virginia (An American from Virginia), Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London), Date: 1645 By Katherine Roth Associated Press NEW YORK –For the first time, a major Native American art exhibit is being shown in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rather than in Arts of Africa,…

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Smooth Traveler: Along the Hammock Coast: Beaufort, SC (part one)

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Beaufort Waterfront  (Photo: Renée S. Gordon) By Renée S. Gordon Beaufort, established in 1711, is the second oldest city in South Carolina. It predates the founding of the United States by 65 years. It is situated in the Low Country on Port Royal Island along the Atlantic shore. By virtue of its age…

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