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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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 […]

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Hotel Solamar: Right in the Middle of San Diego Action

This is a guest post from Susan Payton of The Unexplorer.

I’m lucky enough to live in San Diego, but that means I often don’t get to enjoy the fun touristy side of my fair city. […]

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Dominican Women Create Art from Scraps

Her nimble fingers slide the coffee beans, one at a time, onto the necklace faster than an excited teen sending a text message to a friend. Maria del Carmen Almanzar has been making crafts in […]

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Book Review: A Guide to National Parks of the United States

The recently published 8th edition of National Geographic’s National Parks of the United States is a perfect companion for a road trip or for enjoying travel from the comfort of an arm chair with the foot rest […]

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Pet-friendly Hotel Irvine is So Cal Hip

If you consider yourself a hipster or like to check what the cool kids are doing, you’ll love Hotel Irvine. Heck, even if you aren’t cool you’ll like staying at this So Cal hotel. What […]

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The Gardens of Alcatraz

This post was contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion.

Of the 1.4 million visitors that arrive annually to the shores of Alcatraz, most are looking to peek into the stark interior of one of the world’s most […]