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Tickle Pink Inn review

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Seldom does one find themselves never wanting to leave their hotel room! No matter how luxurious the room amenities or level of personalized service, you inevitably want to get out and about for sightseeing or conducting business. Not so at the Ticke Pink Inn in Carmel, California! Yes, their service is exceptional and their amenities are excellent, [...]

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Acadia Complete Guide book review

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

I have traveled the world many times over and must say the northeast coast of Maine is one of my highlights! Specifically, a visit to Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Fortunately, author James Kaiser has drawn an excellent rendering in his recent guide book of this extraordinary region.
The contents include: potential adventures you may want [...]

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China Survival Guide book review

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Fortunately, the authors are travel veterans whose detailed knowledge of a destination allows the rest of us to visit a place and look like a pro! All fun and smooth sailing!
China is a place where first time visitors need all the help they can get if they expect to maximize their experience.  This book is like a professional guide [...]

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Math for Grownups book review

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

I frequently must estimate or calculate things when I am on the road traveling. It is frustrating when I have forgotten how to perform simple math to help solve a problem. That’s why this book can aid all of us in a time of need. For example, you might want to quickly and confidently calculate the tip in [...]

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Italy: Italian Alps

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

When I need inspiration and an entire full body recharge, I usually want to spend time in the mountains. They have a way of lifting my spirits unlike any other location. Since Italy is frequently on my mind, it is quite natural to consider a visit to the Italian Dolomites. Wow, and the heavens opened up and [...]

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