San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco — My Favorites

posted by Sharon August 19, 2018 35 Comments

San Francisco is one city I will never tire of visiting. It’s a city built on steep hills navigated by iconic clanging cable cars. The wharf offers a variety of…

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Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego

San Diego — My Favorite Places

posted by Sharon August 12, 2018 37 Comments

San Diego offers so much to visitors. Beaches, parks, historical architecture, a renovated Gaslamp district for nightlife, and outstanding restaurants for any kind of cuisine you fancy. Having lived in…

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Washington DC Memorials, Jefferson Memorial

The Memorials of Washington, DC

posted by Sharon August 5, 2018 34 Comments

Did you know that half of the 12 top-rated architectural wonders of the US can be found in one small area of the country? And the area can be covered…

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Truckee River, Lake Tahoe

Exploring the Truckee River

posted by Sharon July 29, 2018 37 Comments

Every spring people wait eagerly for the Truckee River to fill with runoff from the snow-covered mountains. Once the river is healthy, it’s rafting season! Why Is the Truckee River…

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New York Airbnb

Reasons to Book an Airbnb vs Hotel

posted by Sharon July 22, 2018 37 Comments

Sometimes booking an Airbnb or similar home rental makes sense. For most of my travels, I line up hotels, but sometimes the benefits of an Airbnb shine. I recently spent…

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Greeting Summer at Lake Tahoe

posted by Sharon July 1, 2018 42 Comments

Lake Tahoe covers a 70-mile perimeter of California and Nevada with a breathtaking, deep blue, serene body of water. The mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe attract winter crowds from near and…

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Finding the Best City Views in Europe

posted by Sharon June 17, 2018 40 Comments

Don’t you love a good viewpoint that looks down on a city and its landmarks? Europe is full of good views, whether they are from cathedral domes, bell towers, or…

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