Monthly Archives: May 2016

Top 5 Places to Visit in Seattle

Few cities command a more dramatic setting than Seattle, in northwest Washington State. Nestled between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, this attractive city is nicknamed the Emerald City for its evergreen surroundings and national parks. The hilly compact city is … Continue reading

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Delightful Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando

Most people visit Orlando for the theme parks and shopping. I pop down from time to time to see the gardens! The Harry P. Leu Gardens are probably the best known in the area, although in my opinion they are … Continue reading

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Affordable Hotels near the Hofburg Vienna

Photo by Rebecca Pattee via Trover.com The Hofburg complex in the heart of Vienna (Wien) was the seat of Austrian rulers for over six centuries, until the wealthy Habsburgs fell from power in 1918. The legacy left by this imperial … Continue reading

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DeBary Hall Historic Home near Sanford

If you like to see “how the other half lived” then a trip to DeBary Hall is sure to be a day out that you will enjoy. This lovely restored Victorian mansion was built in plantation style with grounds running … Continue reading

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Where to Find Gaudi’s Modernist Architecture in Barcelona

Barcelona’s architecture is outstanding. From the 11th century cathedral to the 21st century Agbar Tower, the city is a showcase of architectural styles, culminating in the modernist movement embraced by Antoni Gaudi. Popular in the Catalan region in the late 19th century, modernism … Continue reading

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