Virtual Travel

Virtual Travel 2020: A Journey to Eleven Destinations

The year 2020 took on a different role when it came to travel. Any travel that existed came to a halt in March. Local travel was acceptable, but the bulk of traveling took place virtually. I thought I would share my 2020 virtual travel year as I discovered many places I hope to visit in

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TWA Hotel Interior Vantage

TWA Hotel: Going Retro In This Mid-century Masterpiece

Iconic architecture symbolizes both the past and our future. One such monument to midcentury construction is the TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport. This New York airport hotel is erected around the original flight center terminal designed by architect Eero Saarinen in 1962. TWA went out of business in 2001, and the terminal laid dormant

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Sandes of Time Bed and Breakfast

Sandes Of Time Bed and Breakfast: Fusing the Past and Present

Perched upon a knoll, nestled among trees, beckoning you to come to stay, sits the Sandes of Time Bed & Breakfast in Milwaukie, a suburb of Portland, Oregon. If you are looking for accommodations with quaint charm and old-world style, this Oregon Bed and Breakfast is ideally located near Portland, Lake Oswego Oregon City, Canby,

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Rogue Vally View © Travel Medford

Oregon’s Rogue Valley AVA Wine Country

Discover Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley AVA, an area rich in culture and offering diversity in the wines produced in this region.  You will fall in love with the area and, like me, want to come back to discover more of its secrets. The Rogue Valley is located in southern Oregon. Three main towns, Medford, Ashland,

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Lake Oswego Sculpture with Cori Solomon

Mt. Hood Territory: Uncover Its Hidden Secrets

When people imagine the Willamette Valley, they usually think of the area between Salem and Portland. This location covers the mid-portion of Oregon because it encompasses most of the Willamette Valley AVA and its sub-appellations. Mt. Hood Territory is another area offering travelers numerous options of activities to discover. Cities in the Mt. Hood Territory

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Fall Collors in Ashland Oregon and the Rogue Valley

Fall Into the Autumn Colors of Ashland Oregon and the Rogue Valley

The colors of fall make Ashland Oregon, and the Roque Valley wine region are awe-inspiring and a place to either dream of visiting or to place on your bucket list of places to visit. Such was the case when I visited the area last fall. Nature is in its glory at that time of the

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Gilbert Arizona The Uprooted Kitchen in Barnone at the Agritopia

Discovering Gilbert Arizona

This post is an excerpt from an article I wrote on Gilbert Arizona for FWT Magazine. Gilbert Arizona has become the fastest-growing city in the Phoenix area. Its popularity can be seen as one walks down Gilbert Rd in the heart of Gilbert’s Heritage District. Not only is the town popular with snowbirds, especially those

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Kyra's Gluten-Free Bakery

Kyra’s Bake Shop: A Gluten-free Bakery At Its Sweetest

Baked goods for the gluten-free diet can be daunting.  Add in the dairy-free diet, and bread and desserts are almost non-existent unless you are a connoisseur of sorbets.  Recently on a trip to Oregon, I discovered to my delight Kyra’s Bake Shop, a gluten-free bakery haven with an array of delicious pastries, cinnamon rolls, cupcakes,

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AKC Museum of the Dog

Museum of the Dog: AKC’s tribute To All Dogs

New York is known for its diversity of museums and attractions. When the AKC decided to move the Museum of the Dog back to the Big Apple, it made sense. With AKC’s headquarters located in the city, it also fits into the variety of attractions offered. Museum of the Dog Then and Now My first

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Lowe Winery Vineyards

Mudgee Musings – Australia Wine Country

Some of the many delights of traveling are discovering an unexpected site, cozy restaurant, or photo op that takes you by surprise. The whole region of Mudgee was like that for me. An unknown (to me) wine region, that was one of my excursions to Australia Wine Country with the Wine Media Conference. Now, you’ve

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