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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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Nutcracker Love and the Largest Pecan in the World

Guest post and photos courtesy of Jamie Rhein There are some folks who find a passion and just go with it. Kenneth Pape who owns Pape's Pecan House in Seguin, Texas is one of those [...]

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San Mateo County CA Road Trip Dog Friendly

Visit Harley Farms Goat Dairy. Photo © Nancy D. Brown San Mateo County encompasses a large swath of land in Northern California. As of 2010, California census statistics reported a growing population of [...]

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Welcome to WildCard exhibit at the Exploratorium in San Francisco

An image of a rotating cardboard building at Welcome to WildCard at the Exloratorium. Post contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion If you have kids or remember what it’s like to be one, you [...]

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Things To Do Near Portland, Oregon

Wine tasting in Tualatin Valley, Oregon. Photo © Nancy D. Brown Scenically situated between Portland and the Oregon Coast, the Tualatin Valley connects an urban experience to a more pastoral one. Just a [...]

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Review: Enchante Hotel in Los Altos, California

Juliet balconies and large windows bring in natural light at Enchante Hotel. Patio photo © Nancy D. Brown Considering a trip to Paris, France, but not interested in the long flight from California? [...]

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Aloft Hillsboro-Beaverton Opens in Greater Portland

Aloft Hotel focuses on Millennials. Photo © Nancy D. Brown I may not be a tech-savvy millennial, but I understand the Aloft Hotel appeal. Millennials spend slightly less on travel than my baby-boomer [...]