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Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Sensational Sips & Samplings On The Menu

Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Sensational Sips & Samplings On The Menu

A tasty complement to the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) is the Film Feast that includes a bevy of restaurants and tasting rooms offering innovative...

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What’s Old is New Again at the Napa River Inn

What’s Old is New Again at the Napa River Inn

There’s nothing I love more than an immersive vacation experience—one that transports you to a time and place that connects you with the past in a palpable way...

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Ensenada’s Hotel Coral & Marina an All-Encompassing Escape

Ensenada’s Hotel Coral & Marina an All-Encompassing Escape

A mere 80 miles from San Diego lies the port city of Ensenada, a charming Mexican enclave that runs along 700 miles of Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortéz coastline....

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Gresham Palace Kollazs Brasserie & Bar

Gresham Palace Kollazs Brasserie & Bar

In 1880 the London Gresham Life Assurance Company bought the Nako House (the original neo-classic palace built in 1827) as its foreign headquarters on this site...

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How to Best Enjoy a River Cruise: What Not to Pack Tidbits and Seasonal Advice

How to Best Enjoy a River Cruise: What Not to Pack Tidbits and Seasonal Advice

Most of the cruise ships traveling up and down the great rivers of Europe have pretty much the same room layouts, with limited storage space under the bed. As a...

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Sippin’ In The City

Sippin’ In The City

Sippin’ In The City is the type of Wine and Food event that we really like! You get to mingle with just the right amount of people while tasting a limited number...

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Nine Plus Best Things to See in Vienna

Nine Plus Best Things to See in Vienna

My recent visit to Vienna originally included a twenty hour schedule of activities that suddenly was reduced to eight hours. This unexpected time challenge forced...

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“Life is but a Dream” on a Viking River Cruise

“Life is but a Dream” on a Viking River Cruise

It all started while I was watching Masterpiece Theatre on PBS and a lovely commercial showcasing people traveling to exotic destinations on international rivers...

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The Eagle Food & Wine Festival

The Eagle Food & Wine Festival

We were pleased to attend the Ninth Annual Eagle Food & Wine Festival which was held at the scenic Banbury Golf Club. The evening event flowed both inside and...

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Santa Barbara Wine Festival 2015

Santa Barbara Wine Festival 2015

From the check-in to the delicious walk around the back of Boulder Alley, the charming grounds of the historic Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History was the hottest...

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