The J & E Riggin: A Culinary Adventure at Sea

Sailing on a Maine Windjammer Cruise is something I look forward to every summer. I have been lucky to have the opportunity to sail on several different schooners over the years. While most windjammer voyages are similar, the individual...

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Barge Cruising: A Guide for First-Timers

Barge cruising is one of the most relaxed and luxurious ways to see the European countryside. Barge cruises are vastly different than other types of voyages such as a river, small ocean or windjammer cruises. First-time barge cruisers...

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Where to Eat Local in Vermont

No matter where you choose to eat in Vermont you will find most restaurants have a food philosophy that incorporates a myriad of local products into their menus. Farm-to-table isn't just a movement in Vermont, it is a way...

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Affordable Luxury on the Gulf Shores of Alabama

Do you love to hear the sound of waves crashing on the beach while you are on vacation? I know I do. I can see myself, toes in the sand with a good book. However, sometimes staying in an...

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9 Unusual Things to Do on Maui

The best things to do on vacation aren’t always the most well-known things to do. For me, the more uncommon and off the beaten path the activity is the better. If you prefer to find non toursity things to...

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Discovering Torrance: A Southern California Gem

Located just down the road from the popular Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo Beaches, you will find the best beach in Southern California. Torrance Beach is just a sliver of the SoCal shoreline. At only one and a half miles long,...

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Top 10 Things to Do in the Outer Banks Now

The Outer Banks is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. Commonly referred to as the OBX, this National Seashore is one of the most ideal places in America for a family vacation. With...

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5 Things to Do In Montreal This Weekend

There are so many things to do in Montreal it is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Although Montreal is a big city, it has unique neighborhoods, each with their own personality, restaurants, hotels, bars, and places to explore....

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5 Amazing Farmers’ Markets in Vermont

Farmers' markets can be found year-round in Vermont on almost every day of the week. While they used to be places that only chefs and culinary experts would frequent, farmer's markets have become a place for the community to gather,...

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Where to Eat on Eleuthera

Just a short flight from Nassau, Eleuthera is a small outer island in the archipelago of the Bahamas. With miles of pink sand beaches and a relatively small number of hotels, this underdeveloped tropical destination is the ideal place to...

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