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The Bucket List Revisited

During my 18 month “sabbatical” and traveling the world, I made a list of places to see and things to do.  My list included Machu Picchu, Florence, Petra, Napa and Sonoma, and Yellowstone National Park.  Four out of five complete!!!  I still have yet to get to Petra, Jordan. In honor of my almost complete Bucket List from 2012, my new 2014 Bucket list will be redone with fascinating places that I want to visit. 1) Petra, Jordan (image source) Petra gets top billing on the list because it has been on my list since 2012.  I always assumed I Read More

5 Cities for Weekend Trips

  Everyone has their own criteria for what makes a city great.  My list for the top 5 cities for weekend trips in the US have great food, sights, friendliness (generally), and ambience. While nice weather may influence when I visit, at some point during the year all can be lovely.  If you are in the market for a quick trip (between 2-5 days) start pricing flights and hotels for this summer or fall. 1) New York New York has it all whether you are a sports fan, art lover, food connoisseur, or a patriot.  The iconic Statue of Liberty, Read More