Tecate: Come for Beer, Stay for Art, Food and Nature

You may know Tecate for its beer, but did you know, this little border town has arts, culture, gastronomy, wine and natural beauty? Well, it has all that and more. Initially, Tecate has the feel of a tired small city. However, after spending a bit more time there I came…

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The Best of Ensenada

Whether you are visiting Ensenada Mexico as a port-o-call during a cruise or you are doing a weekend escape you will find plenty to do. In many ways, Ensenada is like other coastal Mexican towns that welcome cruisers and vacationers. Like Cancun and Cozumel, to name a few, there are…

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State Fair or County Fair? You Be the Judge.

There are certain things that you can expect at any agriculture-based county or state fair: the smell of carney food, livestock, 4-H exhibits and the thrill of the Midway. This month (July) you have your pick between the Cecil County (Maryland) Fair (July 20th to 28th, 2018) and the Delaware State…

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Why Rome Should Be on Every Person’s Bucket List.

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When my husband, Bill, suggested we spend a few days in Rome, Italy before we embark on our recent Mediterranean cruise I must admit I felt lukewarm about the prospect. Rome or even Italy for that matter seemed a bit cliche. It certainly did not head up my list of…

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