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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Monet’s Gardens and Home at Giverny

posted by Sharon November 21, 2016 13 Comments

Impressionist painter Claude Monet chose Vernon, a small village in the country outside of Paris, as his residence in 1883. Here at his home, Giverny, the gardens would become the…

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Westminster Abbey

Viewing and Visiting Westminster Abbey

posted by Sharon November 14, 2016 13 Comments

What do you think of when you hear a mention of Westminster Abbey? This last week, the excellent drama “The Crown” released on Netflix, so people are focusing on the…

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London Eye

Riding High on the London Eye

posted by Sharon October 31, 2016 21 Comments

What is the London Eye? Although it’s similar to a Ferris wheel, it’s unlike any other similar ride in the world. The uniqueness of experiencing it, along with the spectacular…

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