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Vacation Rental Review: Hawaii Beach Homes

I have traveled the world for 40 years and enjoyed over 140 countries. Some intriguing, some breathtaking and some not so much, but one of my favorite places was in my own back yard…Hawaii. I have lived on Oahu and explored the other islands many times throughout the years, and I must say that Hawaii […]

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Lithuania Travelogue

After reluctantly leaving the inspiring country of Iceland the 4th of May, we boarded a plane for one of our favorite European city’s, Amsterdam and an 8 day visit with our old friend John, owner of the Luxury Apartments on Reestraat St. I have always enjoyed my time spent with the friendly, educated and attractively […]

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Review: Le Meridien Villon Resort, Lithuania

After spending 9 days directly in the old town center of Vilnius we began our stay at a stunningly beautiful resort, Le Meridien Villon, which was graciously set between two small lakes around 20 km outside of town. The large hotel resort provided every possible amenity, tennis, spa, indoor pool, gym, basketball court, two restaurants, a […]

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Review: Hotel Belmont, Brussels

Leaving the enchanting and mysterious Maltese Isles on the 16th of Aug, 2005 we hopped the 2-hour flight into Brussels, Belgium. Upon an uneventful flight we rode the convenient train from the airport to the city center. After some negotiations with various taxi drivers we rode the 6 blocks to our choice hotel, The Belmont. […]

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Review: Hotel Mediterraneo and Sicily

We left Taormina on the 21st of July 2005 and as we entered the city of Catania we hurriedly grabbed our bags and fought our way through the many people gathered in the small hall of the 1950’s train and headed for the exit. The ride had took about an hour and even though the […]

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Amsterdam Review

After completing our extensive tour of the entirety of the UK and the Republic of Ireland we arrived in Amsterdam on the 8th of May 2005. Our previously arranged tour guide met us at the airport, Mr. Marius Hovius, owner of “De Dagtoertaxi.” translated it simply means, “Day Tours,” I assure you there is nothing simple […]

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Vacation Rental Review: Villa Tropical, Rincon, Puerto Rico

Our final destination for the day was the coastal town of Aquadilla, but as the villa was self-catering, we decided to stop at a nearby grocery store and stock up for our 3-day stay. After an hour of browsing and grabbing a wide assort of goodies and a tidbit of real food, we proceeded to […]

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Review: Charlie Car Rental and San Juan

After our long and totally adventurous journey around most of the planet and after only 6 months back in the States, we were off again. After spending 6 weeks visiting our family in sunny California and a 3-month break in Austin, Texas, we traveled to Florida. Spending some time in numerous Fl. beach cities we […]

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Game Lodge Review: Leopard Lodge, South Africa

Our crew travels the globe in search of the best the world has to offer and in South Africa we discovered an access in phenomenal contributes to the world’s magnificence. South Africa is truly a diverse land with a rainbow collation of people, culture and stunning geography. From the beautiful bays of Cape Town through […]

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Game Lodge Review: Golden Leopard Resorts, South Africa

While we were touring in South Africa we noticed that a few of the game reserves as well as many game lodges were not particularly keen on catering to families with children. It seems a shame that so many unique experiences are not available to the young in our society. They are after all…our future. […]

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