March 6, 2017

Destination New Orleans: 5 Things to Do During Your Visit

Destination New Orleans: 5 Things to Do During Your Visit

Unkempt and a bit frayed at the edges New Orleans just woke up with bed head. This is the kind of place where potholes can swallow a car tire in a single bite and construction projects take decades. Flash flooding is frequent when it rains because there is nowhere for the water to go. The city’s residents have adapted, basements are practically unheard of and definitely a folly, slab on grade construction begs for slightly damp walls, and there is a festival of some description almost every day. (more…)

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September 19, 2016

Travel Made Easy Self-Guided Walks by GPSmyCity

Travel Made Easy Self-Guided Walks by GPSmyCity

Finally, it’s holiday time! You are in (pick one) – Paris, Rome, London, Tokyo – and you don’t want to miss anything! But, where to start with a small window of vacation time and a mountain of possibilities? The travel articles that inspired you to book your trip in the first place are either lost to the recycling bin or somewhere in cyberspace. Travel Tip: GPS-guided travel article (more…)

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May 23, 2016

Sarlat a Window on Medieval Dordogne

Sarlat a Window on Medieval Dordogne

Boutiques filled with shiny objects, and a congested ring road of honking diesel trucks and cars. These are the modern-day realities in a large Dordogne town of 9,300 residents. The town bustles with over 1.5 million visitors a year yet the ancient core of historical Sarlat provides some instant reprieve, begging you to step back in time. (more…)

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April 25, 2016

Key West Florida To Do List

Key West Florida To Do List

Key West is mile zero on Florida’s Highway 1 (U.S. Route 1). In 1928, it was also point zero for Ernest Hemingway and his pregnant (7-months) wife Pauline. Their Model-A Ford was not ready when they disembarked in Key West from Cuba, a 90-mile ferry crossing. They were going nowhere fast. The car dealer found accommodation for the couple in an attempt to make amends (try that today…). (more…)

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