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The Beaches in the Lake Region of Pennsylvania

The Beaches in the Lake Region of Pennsylvania

Okay, let’s play word association. Say the first word that comes to your mind when you hear (or read) the following word.  Are you ready to play? The word: Lake. Lake So, what did you say? Mountains? Woods? Deer? Canoe? Did you say, “Beach?”  Probably not. As I mentioned last Thursday, my definition of beach […]

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Are There Beaches in Singapore? A Visit to Siloso Beach in Sentosa

Are There Beaches in Singapore? A Visit to Siloso Beach in Sentosa

After a visit to Sentosa I would have bet the translation of the word into English was “sensation.”  Singapore’s amusement resort, created for all ages, provides stimulation at every turn. Ironically it translates to “peace and harmony,” but I guess a certain tranquility exists in all places where the land meets the sea. The original […]

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Exploring the Gulf Coast Beaches – Pensacola to Orange Beach

Exploring the Gulf Coast Beaches – Pensacola to Orange Beach

The plane landed in Pensacola, Florida and I was in the Florida Pan Handle for the first time. My next stop, the reason for my visit, were the beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. I wanted to learn more about Pensacola, to spend more time in the Florida gulf coast city, but we decided to […]

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Favorite Resorts in Portugal

Favorite Resorts in Portugal

Portugal has long been a favorite destination of sun-seeking holidaymakers, and it’s not hard to see why. With a temperate climate that promises scorching summers and mild winters, with a stunning capital city, large sprawling vineyards and beautiful rolling landscapes, it’s easy to fall in love with Portugal. For many sun-seekers, holidays to Portugal mean […]

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Jamaica: The Beat of the Caribbean

Jamaica: The Beat of the Caribbean

There’s no doubt that Jamaica stands apart from other Caribbean vacation spots. A strong African heritage remains today, in the cuisine, native identity and perhaps most strikingly, in the music. There are still the soaring peaks, jungle wetlands and idyllic beach resorts to make holidays here more than worthwhile. But the heart of Jamaica retains […]

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Postcard-A Heart in the Sand, Puerto Vallarta

Postcard-A Heart in the Sand, Puerto Vallarta

Romance seems to be everywhere in Mexico and the beaches of Puerto Vallarta are no exception. At times it can even be written in the sand. This couple walks away after drawing a heart on the beach. Yes, Puerto Vallarta provides a great opportunity for romance. In fact, the most popular beach in town  is […]

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The Beach at The Moorings in Islamorada, FL

The Beach at The Moorings in Islamorada, FL

Visitors don’t (or shouldn’t) come to the Keys for solely a beach holiday. That said, they are a few gems. One of those is the beach at the Moorings in Islamorada. The Moorings, or Moorings Village and Spa is a high end luxury property.  Visitors essentially stay in beach front houses not hotel rooms. And […]

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Parasailing in the Upper Florida Keys

Parasailing in the Upper Florida Keys

I consider the Florida Keys an American paradise. Yes, I do. And there are multiple ways to appreciate its beauty.  One of my favorite ways is from the sky.  Yes, take to the sky in a parasail and view majesty of the water and the islands (or keys) from above. Key Largo Hilton and Caribbean […]

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