Coit Tower

Coit Tower: a San Francisco Landmark

posted by Sharon February 13, 2017 29 Comments

Coit Tower sits atop Telegraph Hill in San Francisco and can be seen from vantage points all over the city. It’s named for patron Lillie Hitchcock Coit, who left funds…

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British Museum

Visiting the British Museum

posted by Sharon February 5, 2017 24 Comments

The British Museum is an elegant, massive home for treasures from around the world. The challenge for the visitor spending a limited time in London is figuring out how to…

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Biking in Bruges Belgium

Biking in Bruges, Belgium

posted by Sharon January 30, 2017 32 Comments

Bruges, Belgium is known for its chocolate and beer, and the biking in and around this charming town is another plus. We spent a relaxing day biking along the canal…

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5 Travel Highlights of 2016

posted by Sharon December 31, 2016 15 Comments

Travel highlights: What defines these for each of us? As we all travel – in real life or by browsing blogs and Pinterest – a million places catch our attention.…

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San Francisco

Finding Christmas in San Francisco

posted by Sharon December 12, 2016 7 Comments

The charm of San Francisco climbs to new heights when Christmas comes to town. Last week we enjoyed a quick get-away to this city — one of my favorite places.…

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