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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Pet-friendly Hideaway in Carmel, California

As I pulled into the driveway at The Hideaway Carmel, my dog’s tail started wagging. She could smell the salty sea air and knew that it was only a matter of time before we would […]

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Puerto Plata: Things to See and Do

Are you visiting Puerto Plata for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in Puerto Plata and near Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic.

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Lassoing the Sun: An Ode to National Parks and People

By the end of the first two pages of Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks, by Mark Woods, I was hooked. This is not just a memoir of Woods’s year traveling through national parks, […]

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Giving Your Time, Not Things on Vacation

As I left the comfort of my air-conditioned bus, I followed a cobblestone street deep into the heart of El Javillar. A trio of young Dominican children laughed and played under the stream of a […]

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Cuba & Dominican Republic Cruise Ship Review

I’ve had the good fortune to sail on small ships, large ships, mega ships and river cruise longships. I enjoy the floating hotel aspect of cruising, as I like seeing new places and only having […]

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Holistic Wellness Retreat in Loreto, Mexico

Air, space, fire, water and earth. I recently learned what make up the five elements of Aryurveda thanks to a holistic wellness retreat at Villa del Palmar Loreto. I’ve experienced an Aryurvedic massage before, but […]