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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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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 [...]

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Book Review: So Happiness to Meet You

This is a guest post by Susan Guillory of The Unexplorer. If you’re like me, you soak up books about living in other countries. That’s why, when I had the opportunity to review So Happiness to Meet You: [...]