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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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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Cancun, Mexico

Swimming with whale sharks in Cancun, Mexico As our boat skimmed across the tops of the blue-green water, the captain spotted the fin of the whale shark lazily moving side to side, like [...]

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Review Westin Lagunamar Resort Villas & Spa

Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas. Photo © Nancy D. Brown Welcome to paradise in sunny Cancun, Mexico. My mission for this Mexican vacation was to swim with whale sharks and participate in a [...]

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Review: Fishing at King Salmon Lodge, Alaska

Fishing on Alaska's Naknek River. Photo © Nancy D. Brown Located on the Naknek River, 15 miles from Bristol Bay, in Southwest Alaska, King Salmon Lodge is a fisherman's paradise. I jump like [...]

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HomeExchange experience in Santa Cruz, Ca

Lounging at the pool in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Post contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion Last weekend, San Francisco experienced an unprecedented heat wave. The city, normally cool, grey and foggy during summer, [...]

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Review: Vintners Inn Santa Rosa Wine Country

Vintners Inn, eco-hotel in Santa Rosa. Photo © Nancy D. Brown When you think of wine country, Santa Rosa, California doesn't always come to mind, but it should. Vintners Inn, located conveniently off [...]

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Travel Gear Review for Active Baby Boomer

Hammok time with my Labrador Retriever As a travel writer, I'm often asked the question, "what travel gear can't you live without?" As well as, "what items are must-haves in your backpack, purse [...]