The Rugged Beauty of Tuscany’s La Maremma

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I must admit that my keyboard seems like a compass whose cursor always points to Italy.  Call it my genetic footprint or just my romantic soul but I just can’t seem to get enough of it, especially its beaches.  There are the sandy black beaches of Ostia or the white beaches of Ischia but nothing […]

New Years Eve 2015

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The new year is just days away and travel bargains can still be found to celebrate New Years Eve across the globe, from Scotland to Italy, from the desert to the beach. Scotland – It’s the Hogmanay tradition dating back to the days of the Vikings.  The festivities kick off New Years Eve with Edinburgh […]

Autumn on LBI

LBI – there’s no beach like home!

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There’s no truer saying than there’s no beach like home when it comes to Long Beach Island and those from New York, New Jersey & Philly no exactly what I mean!  While it’s true that Italy’s Amalfi Coast may be beautiful, there is nothing like LBI before, during or even after a thunderstorm.  There’s a […]

Glass Beach California

Sea Glass Heaven in California

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That old saying “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure” is no truer than at Glass Beach in California, an off the beaten path beach escape for true collectors of sea glass. In the first part of the 20th century, the residents of Fort Bragg, California, used to fling their household trash off of cliffs […]