Nancy D. Brown is a lover of all things related to travel. With What A Trip, she has combined her passion for travel with her professional writing career.

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Riding Costa Rica’s Waves at Manuel Antonio Surf School

At promptly 11:45 a van for Manuel Antonio Surf School pulls up out front of our home, Villa Oasis, for the last three nights of our 10 day Costa Rican vacation. My boyfriend, Michael, and […]

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National Parks Guide U.S.A.: For Kids but Adult Friendly

Just because a book is written with kids in mind, doesn’t mean an adult shouldn’t claim it. Such is the case with the centennial edition of National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.When it came […]

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Rafting Rogue River Southern Oregon Row Adventures

Nothing says family vacation like a rafting trip on the river. My husband and I met at the University of Oregon and sealed our relationship when we purchased a tent together. That was thirty years […]

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Boracay, Philippines–Adventure and R&R

Boracay, one of the 2000 inhabited islands in the Philippines, is known for its white sand beaches, one reason why I chose this busy slice of paradise for a three day trip with my son and […]

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Tetherow in the Heart of Bend, Oregon

Hailing from Missouri, Solomon Tetherow led a wagon train party through this part of Central Oregon in the mid-1800’s. He knew a good thing when he saw it. So did Chris van der Velde and […]

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Teaching English in the Dominican Republic

“My name is Doris. Thank you!” I am so proud to hear these simple words flow confidently out of this Dominican woman’s mouth. Her eyes shine bright and her smile lights up the entire screen […]