Vancouver & Whistler – A Match Made in Heaven

I recently had the opportunity to go to Vancouver and Whistler. As my Air Canada flight approached Vancouver Airport, I did one last check on my list of must do’s,

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We Need Wolves

This is the dirty fact I’ve come to recognize: we humans won’t allow wolves to live on our planet. We won’t stop until the last one of them is gone.

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Gear Up With Backroads

I had the opportunity to participate in a Backroads bicycle tour through the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. On our tour was a writer for TravelAge West Magazine. She summed up

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My Alaska Small Town Adventure

Well folks, I finally made it to Alaska! Southeastern Alaska to be more specific. Haines to be even MORE specific. Where bald eagles abound, salmon flourish and glaciers carve their

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Define Luxury

Define a luxury vacation. Is it staying in 5 star hotels, eating at Michelin starred restaurants, driving Ferraris? What about fishing in a small village in Belize, then preparing your

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After Brussels, Why Travel is More Important Than Ever

Another tragic terrorist attack. More confusion about why, more anxiety about what’s to come, more sympathy for victims from around the world. Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels—at the international airport and

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Bike Training

Some people are lifelong cyclists. Many others, however, take time to rediscover the joys of the saddle. After the excitement of independent transport as a child, they tired of self-propulsion

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Switzerland is Affordable

Switzerland.  Ahhh, Switzerland! I recently had the opportunity to visit this magical country. I had traveled throughout Europe, but never to Switzerland. There are a lot of pre-conceived notions about

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Balinese Massage Heaven

Exotic, beautiful, friendly, warm – Bali is all of that and more. When I was last there, I made friends almost as soon as I deplaned. For those of you

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