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MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH FRANCE

My husband and I were so fortunate to take 10 days and travel from Paris, France to the French Riviera, stopping at a few choice venues along the way. While I just can’t seem to get enough of Paris and find something new and exciting each time I visit, I now can add a few other lovely villages and towns to my love affair with…

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NORTH ISLAND IN THE SEYCHELLES

Are you looking for the extraordinary in a vacation spot? Do you seek total decadence? Is money no object? Do you like to vacation where The Royal’s honeymoon (think Kate and William)? Then read further. Okay, read further anyway as you never know….Let me tell you that North Island in the Seychelles will totally satisfy ALL of these needs. My husband and I lived in…

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THE ROYAL SCOTSMAN – LUXURY ON THE RAILS

To quote my husband, “If we have to do another whirlwind sightseeing trip and look at more cathedrals, shoot me now.” Translation – time to find a trip that’s out of the ordinary or I’m staying home. Challenge accepted. If you’re anything like me, you’ve had this romantic notion about taking a trip on the Orient Express. We’ve all seen it in old movies. I…

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View from Hochosterwitz Castle.
in Food & fun, International, Ironman, Restaurants, The Sport of Spectating, Triathlon

IRONMAN AUSTRIA – FOOD, FUN, and SPECTATING

Update: This post is current as of 6/25/17. My husband actually did Ironman Austria in Klagenfurt a few years back, so I’m going to share a few tips about travel, dining, and the race site. First, I just have to say that this is one of the most beautiful race venues you will find. The swim is on Lake Worthersee, a glass-clear resort lake, which…

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