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Rancho la Puerta

Some trips are about the exotic and unusual. And some are about the familiar and comfortable. Some manage to combine both. I have been going to Rancho la Puerta, a fitness and spa retreat in Tecate, Mexico off and on for … Continue reading

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Where to begin? We just spent 8 days in Greece hiking on 3 different islands so I’ll start  in Athens at the Acropolis! To be up close to these magnificent structures is amazing—and to think about when and how they … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon & Sedona

This was our first view of the Grand Canyon from the Desert View Watchtower. It is an incredible site that is difficult to describe or capture with pictures…but I’ll try! Our trip began in Phoenix where we met our guide … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre

Vernazza gets most of the press, and the view as you approach the town from the path is amazing. But that’s not the whole story! The five towns that comprise the Cinque Terre are all breathtaking.Tucked into a rugged section … Continue reading

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Positano Cooking Vacation

This was the view from our balcony each morning during our week in Positano with Cooking Vacations! I had read about this trip in an issue of National Geographic Traveler and had tucked the idea in the back of my … Continue reading

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Rancho la Puerta

It was an article in the Travel section of the Boston Globe in 1996 that sparked my interest in Rancho la Puerta, a fitness resort in Tecate, Mexico. I tucked the newspaper in my wish list folder and periodically pulled … Continue reading

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