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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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What’s New in Downtown Napa, California

With over 450 wineries in Napa Valley and 26-28 tasting rooms in downtown Napa, there is a wine for every season. For those of us who don't drink alcohol, are not yet of legal drinking [...]

A Quiet Place: When a Movie is Filmed Close to Home

The Rail Trail Bridge in New Paltz. Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures. Guest post by Jamie Rhein At the end of the movie, "A Quiet Place," a film where the audience barely dares [...]

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Review: Sheraton Redding Hotel at Sundial Bridge

Sheraton Redding Hotel features stunning wall of artwork by Northern California artist Bob Nugent. Photo © Nancy D. Brown Whether you are traveling on a family vacation to visit Turtle Bay Exploration Park [...]

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Review: Strandhill Lodge & Suites County Sligo, Ireland

As a travel writer and lodging editor, I'm blessed to be able to visit wonderful places, meet interesting people from all walks of life and try new experiences around the world. Strandhill Bay in County [...]

Glen Park: A Gem of a Neighborhood in San Francisco

The sweet,  tucked away Glen Park neighborhood in San Francisco This post was contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion This little gem of a neighborhood can be easily overlooked in a town full of [...]

Castle Grove Country House, Warm Donegal Ireland Welcome

Whether this is your first time to visit Ireland or you are a repeat visitor, a stay at Castle Grove Country House is a treat in so many ways. The stories start unfolding as soon [...]