Costa Rica, Guanacaste

Pura Vida “pure life” or the “simple life” is the term Costa Rican’s use to describe their way of life.  It’s completely accurate. This post was requested by my friend Suzanne Goldman of San Francisco, CA (U.S.A.) By way of background, Bruce and I have several friends who own property in the Brasalito and Playa […]

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12 tips and insights for Rome

Rome is a fantastic city.  You will love this city for the history and ancient ruins.  There are close to 3,000 years of architecture, art and culture to experience.  It’s a sprawling city so it’s a good idea to have a plan to cover the top sights on your itinerary.  We recently went to Rome […]

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New Zealand is a must see destination

New Zealand was fabulous. It’s like a warm Ireland with beautiful beaches. The country is scenic with rolling lush green hills that are dotted with sheep. Spectacular scenic coastline and water is everywhere. New Zealand has outstanding wine and wineries. Kiwis are incredibly friendly and welcoming and we met many new friends along our journey. […]

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Cuba will not disappoint

For me, Cuba had been on my bucket list for many years. For some time, the allure was its preservation in time and the inability of Americans to travel there. What is it about NOT being able to do something that makes you want to do it even more? Thanks to changes in the relationship […]

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