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Debating a Return to Fort Lauderdale Beach

Debating a Return to Fort Lauderdale Beach

In recent years, Fort Lauderdale was essentially FLL, an airport en route to Miami and the Florida Keys until I decided to visit the beach and spend a few nights. I realized I didn’t choose the best time to visit Fort Lauderdale Beach, but I left admiring the beauty of the sea, sand and surf. […]

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An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

As I type this on a brisk Sunday morning, I feel blessed. Not just blessed to miss the cold (it’s in the 50s here) but blessed as my new place in Islamorada is just steps from the Florida Keys sunset. Steps I can walk every day. Yes, each evening (not just Sunday), I can walk […]

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Finding Your Beach at Xpu-ha in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

Finding Your Beach at Xpu-ha in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

When staying in a house in Puerto Adventuras in the Riviera Maya, I received directions to Xpu-ha beach. Apparently, Xpu-ha was “a” or maybe “the” beach used in the famous Corona commercials. Therefore, I needed to not just find my beach (the advertisement slogan) but also certainly find this beach so I took off to […]

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Exploring the Mayan Ruins of Riviera Maya with a Car is Easy and Safe

A trip to the Riviera Maya is not complete without a visit to Mayan Ruins. There are plenty to choose from, but for first timers, a visit to one of the “Big Three” Chichen Itza, Tulum or Coba is a great way to start your exploration. Although tours can take you to each of these […]

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Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

The beaches of L’Ametlla del Mar will always be special to me. Its shores are where my toes first touched the Mediterranean Sea over a decade ago, its Spanish sunsets speak to me, and it is a place of family and friends. The town, far from the main tourist trial in Spain (although it has […]

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the Five-Photos from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden with Cherry Blossom in Peak Bloom

the Five-Photos from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden with Cherry Blossom in Peak Bloom

I crossed the river and didn’t head to the airport. Yes, this spring I made the trek to Brooklyn and visited the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. I made the journey with the idea to see the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom, but I discovered more. These are the five photos from my trip to the Brooklyn […]

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