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Five insider tips to plan an unforgettable African vacation

August 10, 2018

BPT When you get lost in wanderlust, do you find yourself dreaming of Africa? This exotic continent is on many people’s travel bucket lists, but planning a trip can be intimidating. If you are ready to stop dreaming and start planning an unforgettable African adventure, here are some simple tips to help you get the…

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My road trip with the 2018 Chevy Traverse

August 3, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Featuring a bold and refined new look, the completely redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is built of style and purpose. The all-new Traverse offers customers best-in-class cargo space and convenience features that make loading and unloading a breeze. By Catherine Hicks I recently took a weekend road trip with four of my grandchildren and…

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Smooth Traveler: Discover Columbus, GA

July 27, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Pasaquan (Photo: By Renée S. Gordon)   By Renée S. Gordon Columbus, Georgia is truly a destination with something unique for every traveler to do and see. This hidden gem boasts a significant number of attractions that are exclusive to the city, as well as inimitable eateries and affordable accommodations. ( The Georgia…

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Chicago: The power of art, creativity and design

July 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chicago skyline  (Photo: Roman Slavik / shutterstock)   By Renée S. Gordon Chicago is known as the “Second City” because on October 8, 1871 the Great Chicago Fire destroyed the “first” city, leaving a $200-million trail of devastation  four miles wide and a mile long. Contrary to popular belief, Mrs. O’Leary’s maligned cow…

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Sizzling sips: The summer’s hottest wines are made in South Africa

July 13, 2018

BPT Summertime means weekend adventures, sunsets and toasting with friends and family. With so many wine options on shelves, selecting the perfect summer sip can be daunting. For those looking to impress guests with wine recommendations that extend beyond the the usual suspects, look no further than South Africa for inspiration with white wine varietal,…

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Your next extraordinary adventure: Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

July 13, 2018

BPT Have you ever heard of Australia’s other reef? A place where the red and orange hues of Australia’s iconic outback meet white sand beaches and turquoise blue water, where you can walk off the shore and instantly experience pristine coral reef during a special drift snorkel, and where the best marine encounters in the…

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Key West, Florida

July 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The porch on the side of Ernest Hemingway’s house in Key West, USA.   (Photo:  travelview /   By Renée S. Gordon “Key West- because you don’t have to shovel sunshine”   –Jackie Gibbs Key West, Florida — which is 4.5-miles long and 1-mile wide — is a walkable, welcoming, microcosm of…

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Make the most of summer college visits

June 29, 2018

FAMILY FEATURES For students entering their senior year of high school or current college students considering a transfer, there’s no better way to determine whether a college or university is the right fit than a college visit. Summer is a great time to make those journeys, when campuses are less chaotic and the demands of…

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What’s new at theme parks: Wonder Woman coaster, Pixar Pier

June 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Battle for Eire Action VR Ride at Virginia’s Busch Gardens Williamsburg By Beth J. Harpaz associated press NEW YORK –Orlando, Florida, doesn’t have a lock on theme park news this summer. Sure, Toy Story Land at Disney World and a new “Fast & Furious’’ attraction at Universal Orlando will be getting attention. But there…

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