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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Texas Jewel Reborn at St. Anthony in San Antonio

When you visit San Antonio, Texas you are surrounded in history. Just three blocks from The Alamo and the famed River Walk and across the street from Travis Park, the historic St. Anthony Hotel sits […]

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Travel and Play the WorkAway Way

For most travelers, the sheer cost of food and accommodations can be a barrier to actually getting out into the world. But what if you didn’t have to pay those expenses, and you could spend time getting to know local families and cultures?

A few months ago, I was introduced to WorkAway. It’s a site that connects people who need help (whether they simply run a household, or run a bed and breakfast or even farm) and travelers who are willing to do a little work in exchange for room and board.

Genius, right? […]

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Traveling in an Era of Uncertainty; Why You Should Go

I don’t like to discuss politics and travel if it results in heated debate, but sometimes you have to put your feet to the flames. I don’t support President Donald Trump’s travel ban, but I […]

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Philadelphia: Patriotic, Affordable and Fun

Guest post and photos by Jamie Rhein

This past summer, a friend and I headed to Philadelphia for a quick two-day getaway with the aim to spend quality time with each other while playing tourists. Because […]

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15 Fancy Food Finds for Foodies

From wellness tonics for relaxation and detoxing to healthy travel snacks and sinfully delicious chocolates, San Francisco’s winter fancy food show delivers gourmet foods to foodies. Hosted annually in San Francisco and New York by […]

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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 […]