10:17 AM / Sunday November 17, 2019


Fall Frolics

September 29, 2012

When I was a child one of the most anticipated times of the year was Halloween. We cared little about its origins, our major concerns were what we would dress up as and how much candy we could accrue before our parents grew weary and hauled us home.

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Switzerland’s Regional Attractions (Part Two)

September 22, 2012

Switzerland is a year round destination that offers something for everyone. It has a huge number of unique sites and attractions and a full schedule of festivals. Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. flies nonstop from the United States and provides world-class service.

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Lucerne, Gateway to Switzerland (Part One)

September 15, 2012

It has been stated that Switzerland is an island surrounded by land. The 15,940 sq. mile country, 216-miles wide and 137-miles in length, is situated in the shadow of the Alps in the midst of Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Liechtenstein and yet stands out as a totally unique destination.

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Food fest! Alabama style (Part Two)

September 9, 2012

One of the things I love about “The Year of Alabama Food” is the fact that the designated lists of restaurants and food trails always include establishments found in cosmopolitan cities and small towns, menus created by classically trained chefs and recipes passed down for generations and both fine dining and drop-in diners.

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Food fest! Alabama style (Part One)

September 2, 2012

For the second time Alabama has designated a specific year the Year of Alabama Food. The theme was first selected in 2005 and now again in 2012 and I must admit I am mystified. Anyone who has ever eaten in Alabama knows that every year is the Year of Alabama food.

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St. Paul, Minnesota:Last of the East, first of the West! (Part One)

August 8, 2012

St. Paul is a rich multicultural so destination filled with attractions, heritage and history that it can be experienced in a variety of ways. It is small enough to be considered one of America’s most livable cities but large enough to offer visitors first-class accommodations and dining opportunities.

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Virginia Beach, the First Resort

July 31, 2012

Virginia Beach is the East Coast’s premier, year round, family friendly resort. It’s a virtual cornucopia of history, sites, attractions, recreational activities, concerts, restaurants and affordable accommodations all enclosed by more than 29 miles of sandy beach, according to Guinness…

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Georgia, more than ‘Gone With the Wind’ (Part Two)

July 23, 2012

A wonderful place to begin the second leg of our trip through Georgia’s Historic Heartland and Magnolia Midlands is at Watermelon Creek Vineyards in Tattnall County. The Padgett family settled the land in 1820 and operated various businesses along with the farm and now

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