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Cyprus: Birthplace of Aphrodite

Cyprus: Birthplace of Aphrodite

By Denise Mattia   From craggy paths leading to sun-bleached ancient villas and hilltop monasteries, to narrow cobblestone streets leading to wineries and taverns, to luxurious beach resorts overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus ripples [continue]

Athens Awaits

Athens Awaits

By Theresa Russell Climb to the top of Athens’ Acropolis for a magnificent view of the city and its surroundings. Do it early in your visit to get your bearings, to understand how the [continue]

The Hidden Treasures of Rimini

The Hidden Treasures of Rimini

By Denise Mattia North  Americans seldom visit this small Italian town on the Adriatic Sea. Europeans know it as the hub of seaside tourism. Most also know that the famous movie director Federico Fellini [continue]

Chalking up a Hike on the White Cliffs of Dover

Chalking up a Hike on the White Cliffs of Dover

By Theresa Russell Vera Lynn commemorated the White Cliffs of Dover in a song suggesting that: There’ll be bluebirds over The white cliffs of Dover Tomorrow Just you wait and see The White Cliffs [continue]

 Istanbul Discovery

Istanbul Discovery

By Theresa Russell With all the components of a spy novel; high adventure, exotic locales and thrilling escapes, it’s no surprise that Istanbul was the setting for the James Bond movie, “To Russia with [continue]

Nassau and Paradise Island Spruces Up

Nassau and Paradise Island Spruces Up

By Denise Mattia Since many of my friends want something different to try when planning a holiday on Nassau/Paradise Island, I took a few days to look at the resorts, restaurants and water activities [continue]

Congested Cairo

Congested Cairo

By Denise Mattia A busload of tourists was on its way to the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. Sitting among them in the third row, I wondered how long [continue]

Ice Cream, You Scream

Ice Cream, You Scream

By Theresa Russell We All Scream for Velvet Ice Cream There is something to be said for exploring your local area, very pertinent for me as a newcomer to the Columbus, OH region. When [continue]

Discovering San Francisco

Discovering San Francisco

By Denise Mattia My two Jet Blue tickets covered my fare to Long Beach, where I’d stayed at the Hotel Maya and the Queen Mary and also squeezed in a couple nights at the [continue]

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Low Down

  • Going All Out
    Going All Out

    Whether traveling to a destination, to visit friends or having friends in, these items will come in handy.

  • A Farm On A Plane
    A Farm On A Plane

    By Denise Mattia After almost two hours of sitting at the gate in a plane, the apologetic captain announced that there’d been a storm in [continue]

New and Notable

The Inside Line

  • P’town Update

    By Sandy MacDonald Bountiful breakfast excepted, you’ll need to tear yourself away in search of sustenance – the best bet being The Mews in the East [continue]

  • How to Choose an Adventure Tour Company
    How to Choose an Adventure Tour Company

    By Theresa Russell Choosing an appropriate adventure tour operator involves just a bit of research, which if done well will result in a perfect match [continue]