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About Nancy Brown

Nancy D. Brown is a travel writer whose work has appeared online and in newspapers and magazines nationwide. An avid equestrian, she publishes writinghorseback.com and the What a Trip blog, Nancydbrown.com. When not traveling, she lives with her family near San Francisco, California. Follow her on Twitter @Nancydbrown. Come find me on Google+.

Travel Gear and Apparel for Cold Rain

In planning for a trip to Ireland in March I was told to prepare for cold, wet weather or spring conditions. Being from Northern California, spring weather conditions mean different things to different people. We’ve been having our share of wet, cold weather – the better for trying out new travel gear and apparel for […]

February 3rd, 2017|California, Travel Apparel, Travel Gear|

Striking Gold at Carter House Inns, Eureka

Located in the historic district of Old Town Eureka, Carter House Inns is a wonderful collection of Victorian buildings in Eureka, California. With luxurious accommodations and a fabulous restaurant, I discovered a gold nugget in Humboldt County.

This was my first time traveling to Eureka with the specific goal of touring the downtown area and Humboldt […]

January 27th, 2017|California, Restaurants and Dining|

Mendocino Eco Lodge: Stanford Inn by the Sea

Located on a bluff overlooking Big River Bay, Stanford Inn by the Sea is an oasis tucked among the redwoods on the wild and scenic Northern California coast. The Mendocino Eco-Resort has been owned by Innkeepers Jeff and Joan Stanford who moved to this small coastal community in 1980. Open year-round the inn is a […]

January 20th, 2017|California, Food, Lodging, Wine Country|