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Returning to the City of Angels

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Barbara Hodes goes West to L.A. and Topanga. Pure California, not like anyplace else. And great weather, too... READ MORE
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Stopping to Smell the Roses in Ta’if, the City of Roses

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Paige Peterson visits the Arabian Peninsula, in particular the city of Ta’if, where every Spring the roses bloom and 900 rose farms produce the flower which is distilled into the world’s most expensive rose oil and rose water and mixed into the perfumes of luxury brands around the world... READ MORE
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Safari West welcomes the birth of their first Southern White Rhinoceros calf

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Paige Peterson takes us on a tour of Safari West where they’ve just welcomed the arrival of a white rhino calf! Animal lovers come from all over the world to visit Safari West located in the foothills of the mountains in Santa Rosa, California... READ MORE
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A Jolt of Inspiration at Philadelphia Flower Show’s “The Garden Electric”

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Stephanie Green covers the Philadelphia Flower Show. And with its flora and fauna and human imagination, it will take you away and make your day... READ MORE
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Let’s Get Lost (Yucatan Style)

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Barbara Hodes re-discovers Progreso, Mexico and gets lost in its beauty. A great escape... READ MORE
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The American Friends of Versailles Tour the Lakes of North Italy

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Sharon Hoge takes us on the voyage of the American Friends of Versailles for our edification, appreciation, and great pleasure as they tour the villas, sumptuous gardens, and historic sites surrounding picturesque northern Italian Lakes Garda, Iseo, Como, Orto, and Maggiore... READ MORE
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Save Venice’s 50th Anniversary Il Gran Gala a Venezia

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Mary Hilliard takes us on a very special trip to Venice, with her camera and Save Venice supporters. It’s a magical trip to experience... READ MORE
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“Godmother of Wellness” Deborah Szekely, Visionary Founder of Rancho La Puerta, Honored on her 100th Birthday!

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Jeanne Lawrence takes us out West to the extraordinary Rancho La Puerta and the 100th birthday of its founder, wellness pioneer Deborah Szekely — an inspiration to us all!... READ MORE
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California Dreamin’

Diary Features
Debbie Bancroft’s coverage of this year’s Hearst Castle Preservation Foundations annual weekend benefit at the castle; an amazing weekend well recorded for the curious to see... READ MORE
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One Last Summer Travel Gasp

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As we gear up for a busy season ahead in Palm Beach, Christine Schott shares some highlights from the Summer of Travel... READ MORE
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Hot as ever in Rome

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Barbara Hodes takes us to Rome on these hot summer days for shopping, sightseeing, dining and just plain enjoying. When in Rome you do as the Romans do... READ MORE
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Revisiting Vienna: City of Dreams

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Barbara Hodes revisits Vienna after a decade, a city and place that is both large and beautiful as well as both ancient and modern... READ MORE

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