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Five Things to Know if You’re Road-Tripping This Summer

Five Things to Know if You’re Road-Tripping This Summer

Five Things to Know if You’re Road-Tripping This Summer Five Things to Know if You’re Road-Tripping This Summer Rising vaccination rates and pent-up demand are expected to speed up travel’s rebound this summer. Despite Europe’s reopening, lingering skittishness about flying, increasing worries about coronavirus variants and testing requirements for overseas travel practically guarantee that the majority of summer vacations by …

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The Quiet Strength of California’s Redwoods

The Quiet Strength of California's Redwoods

The Quiet Strength of California’s Redwoods The Quiet Strength of California’s Redwoods Extreme conditions California burned with a fury last summer and fall. The wildfire season, the state’s worst on record, started earlier, with fires spreading faster and tearing up areas that previously had been thought to be protected from or at least resistant to blazes, ultimately burning more than …

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Want a Completely Private Destination Wedding? Rent a Resort

Want a Completely Private Destination Wedding? Rent a Resort

Want a Completely Private Destination Wedding? Rent a Resort Want a Completely Private Destination Wedding? Rent a Resort W Punta de Mita, on a secluded beach in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico offers 119 rooms. Rates start at $369 per room per night plus a $240 per room daily food and beverage minimum (or purchase of all-inclusive meal plan). For buyouts, guests …

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Touring Alaska in an R.V.

Touring Alaska in an R.V.

Touring Alaska in an R.V. Touring Alaska in an R.V. The land yacht surged and swayed over frost heaves at 65 m.p.h., each bump nudging the seemingly physics-defying craft as it hurtled down the highway. The engine purred its way up and down topographic reliefs and, with little hesitation, roared to life to climb the steeper passes. Despite the motor …

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Encounters With Ghosts on Georgia’s Golden Isles

Encounters With Ghosts on Georgia’s Golden Isles

Encounters With Ghosts on Georgia’s Golden Isles Encounters With Ghosts on Georgia’s Golden Isles Into the swamp Stories of slave revolts at once inspire and sadden me. Not long ago, I read that some enslaved Black people who managed to escape plantation life headed into the treacherous swamps of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida instead of fleeing north on the …

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House Hunting in Italy: Sitting Seaside on Sardinia for $760,000

House Hunting in Italy: Sitting Seaside on Sardinia for $760,000

House Hunting in Italy: Sitting Seaside on Sardinia for $760,000 House Hunting in Italy: Sitting Seaside on Sardinia for $760,000 A One-Bedroom Pad on the Coast of Sardinia $763,000 (630,000 EUROS) This one-bedroom apartment is in the village of Porto Rafael, on the northern tip of the Italian island of Sardinia overlooking a bay on the Tyrrhenian Sea. The 700-square-foot …

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Where to Get a Free Passport Photo in New York City

Where to Get a Free Passport Photo in New York City

Where to Get a Free Passport Photo in New York City Where to Get a Free Passport Photo in New York City Many recently closed borders around the world are suddenly cracking open, and the sort of people who love to cross them for pleasure are ready. The number of travelers passing through American security checkpoints each day is now …

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Who Wants a Hotel With a Hallway Anyway?

Who Wants a Hotel With a Hallway Anyway?

Who Wants a Hotel With a Hallway Anyway? Who Wants a Hotel With a Hallway Anyway? Indeed technology is helping the very self-service nature of motels. At the Capri, a 1963 property, in Ojai, Calif., renovated three years ago, check-in is via text. Its 30 rooms all open to the air and have been open — and mostly occupied weekends …

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Disneyland in California Reopens to Out-of-state Visitors

Disneyland in California Reopens to Out-of-state Visitors

Disneyland in California Reopens to Out-of-state Visitors Disneyland in California Reopens to Out-of-state Visitors Disneyland welcomed out-of-state visitors to Southern California on Tuesday, marking the first time the theme park has been fully open since it closed in the midst of the pandemic more than a year ago. The reopening came a day after Disneyland’s operators announced that fully vaccinated …

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A Birding Adventure in Arizona’s ‘Sky Islands’

A Birding Adventure in Arizona’s ‘Sky Islands’

A Birding Adventure in Arizona’s ‘Sky Islands’ A Birding Adventure in Arizona’s ‘Sky Islands’ The elegant trogon, befitting its name, is clever. One can perch in a tree 10 feet overhead and draw little attention, though it’s come dressed for it, with a striking yellow beak, blush red breast topped with a white collar and metallic green back tapering, like …

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