Amsterdam Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s Amsterdam Neighborhood

posted by Sharon June 18, 2017 33 Comments

This week is the 75th anniversary of Anne Frank receiving the red plaid diary that would become known around the world. The diary, a gift on her thirteenth birthday in…

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Lake Tahoe

Spring at Lake Tahoe

posted by Sharon June 11, 2017 36 Comments

Spring at Lake Tahoe this year invites you to enjoy nature at her best. After one of the highest amounts of snowfall in its history — 249 inches — the…

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Hotel Del Coronado

The Historic Hotel Del Coronado

posted by Sharon April 30, 2017 34 Comments

The Hotel Del Coronado opened in 1888 and is still a premiere place to visit in San Diego. It sits on Coronado island, right on the beach. With its red…

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Marais, Place des Vosges

Highlights of the Marais

posted by Sharon April 17, 2017 32 Comments

Have you visited the Marias area of Paris? If not, plan to stroll around here and explore someday. This area of Paris, which includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissements of…

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Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields: A Tour

posted by Sharon April 9, 2017 23 Comments

The battlefields of WWI around Ypres, the land known as Flanders Fields, lie in peaceful farmland. This month marks the 100th anniversary of my country’s entry into the long, muddy,…

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Ypres ieper

Ypres and the Menin Gate

posted by Sharon April 2, 2017 23 Comments

The small town of Ypres sits amid peaceful farmlands in Belgium. It is also know as Ieper in Flemish. During WWI, Ypres suffered from its location, always within a few…

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