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Friday, July 26th, 2013

Casa de Las Rosas: Your Home in Cuenca, Ecuador

  The small, family-run inn Casa de Las Rosas in Cuenca, Ecuador did not come by its name lightly. This was the home of the Tapia family from 1952 until 2008, and today is run as a six-room boutique hotel by Rosa Tapia Peña, daughter of Luis and Rosa Tapia who built the home. With

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Culture: Puerto Rico: Exotic Destination offers the Best of Both Worlds

Puerto Rico offers the perfect Caribbean destination from the U.S. for many reasons. First is the ease of travel; even after new passport requirements for Canada and Mexico, as a U.S. Territory you are not required to...

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Fall in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin: Racing, Rejuvenation and Adventure

There’s plenty of weekend family fun to be had at Elkhart Lake, with fantastic fall events lined up at this Midwest destination in the heart of Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine State Forest, that’s home to the Road America...

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Culture: Women in the Wild: Female Safari Guides

by Shelley Seale If you think it’s tough sometimes being a woman in the Western world, with the sexism and obstacles that we still must overcome even today – try stepping outside the traditional norms in places...

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Hotel Review: Philadelphia, USA: Penn’s View Hotel

by Shelley Seale Shortly after arriving in Philadelphia and settling into Penn’s View Hotel, I left the hotel for a stroll. I had no particular destination in mind, I just wanted to check out the area and...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Culture: Modern Beijing: The New Greets the Old

by Shelley Seale Beijing is a city with more than 3,000 years of recorded history and a glorious cultural heritage; yet it is also a bustling metropolitan that has given birth to an artistic youth movement in...

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Culture: St. Kitts, West Indies: Historic Discoveries on an Unpretentious Caribbean Island

by Shelley Seale The small island of St. Kitts in the West Indies may be one of the friendliest, least ostentatious spots in the Caribbean. It’s a small island – 23 miles long by 5 across and...

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