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I am a native

I am not sure why people ask me directions wherever I go. I like to think it’s because I look like I belong. Continue reading

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An attempt to capture majesty on an Arctic cruise

I am on a 5-hour cruise northward from Longyearbyen.  Northward toward the 80th parallel. Out of the boat windows, it looks like the Alps after the great flood.  If we could pull the drain plug, we may find Zermatt down … Continue reading

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A spot of Dutch tea

I buy aardbei black tea every time I visit Amsterdam.  And that is not a code word for another dried leaf that Amsterdam is known for.  I bring an extra empty duffel bag, stashed in my suitcase, to fill up … Continue reading

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Train Anxiety

European train travel has a way of making me feel anxious. Continue reading

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Why did you need to fry this?

At Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, I learned why everything fried is not good, when I discovered that a fried oatmeal creme pie is good for only two things: as a delivery device for shortening and a lifespan reduction device. Continue reading

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Learning in Vegas with Liza Jascolt

Professor Liza Jascolt teaches a hands-on casino management course at the University of Houston. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

What makes an experience “authentic”? In today’s travel quote. Continue reading

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What to do in a hotel emergency

How to react in a hotel emergency. From www.petergreenberg.com. Continue reading

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Hot Galleries in Hot Springs

Hot Springs Arkansas is known for its art galleries along Bath House Row. Continue reading

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2011 Travel Trends & Predictions

Travel expert Matthew Stone shares travel trends & predictions for travel in 2011. Continue reading

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