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Portsmouth, A Picturesque New England Town

Originally settled in 1623, Portsmouth is a Picturesque New England Town located along the western bank of the Piscataqua River that divides New Hampshire and Maine. When you walk down the brick sidewalks of Portsmouth, passing historic Colonial, Federal and … Continue reading

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The Biltmore Hotel

The lovely Biltmore Hotel in The City Beautiful, as Coral Gables, Florida is fondly called, is a prominent national historic landmark. It is not hard to spot the imposing tower of the hotel which was inspired by the Giralda Tower … Continue reading

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Maine, Where Memories Are Made

It Must Be Maine; The Way Life Should Be After spending five delightful summers at our lakeside cottage in Maine, I have to say that the above state slogan is very appropriate although I think it could be, Maine, Where … Continue reading

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Fashion Alert

Fashion Alert! While recently walking down the cobbled streets of the medieval town center of Kitzb├╝hel, Austria, I came across a fashion photo shoot. A small crowd had gathered around the model and she didn’t seem to notice that I … Continue reading

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Austria’s Lake District, Sound Of Music Country

Austria’s Lake District┬áis familiar to many people even if they have never traveled to Austria. The beautiful green pastures, hills and mountains in the opening scenes of the movie “The Sound of Music” were all filmed in the Salzkammergut, as … Continue reading

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Tirol, Spectacular Alpine Scenery

The Austrian state of Tirol, with its breathtaking mountain views, picture perfect towns and villages, and clean mountain air, is often referred to as “the heart of the Alps.” Whether you want to hike high mountain pastures in the summer … Continue reading

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The Zugspitze, One Mountain…Two Countries

The Zugspitze, One Mountain…Two Countries. The famous Zugspitze is the highest mountain peak in Germany at a height of 9718 feet (2962 meters). Did you know that the mountain is actually shared by Germany and Austria with the border for … Continue reading

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