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Wandering Dog in Solvang, California
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Wandering Dog in Solvang, California

By Donna Polizzi It’s not what you’re thinking. The Wandering Dog Wine Bar opened its doors in 2007 and at the time was one of the only places open past 5 p.m. in Solvang. This was especially true on the west-side of town. The proprietors, Jody and Charles Williams, both worked on the winery side before opening…

Exploring Montana’s Yellowstone Country
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Exploring Montana’s Yellowstone Country

By Greg Aragon A couple hours after landing at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Montana, we were sitting in The Cowboy Bar and Supper Club in the tiny town of Fishtail enjoying a big, juicy steak and reviewing our itinerary for the next week in Montana’s Yellowstone Country. My friend and I had come to…

Summer Cruise Season is Here and Alaska is Calling
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Summer Cruise Season is Here and Alaska is Calling

By Greg Aragon Summer is coming and the great white north is calling. In fact, if you listen closely you can almost hear roaring grizzly bears, splashing killer whales, rustling moose, and squawking bald eagles – all doing their best to attract tourists to share in the splendor of Alaska. So for those who have never…

Waterfront Paradise in Marina del Rey
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Waterfront Paradise in Marina del Rey

By Greg Aragon It’s hard to call a town with the world’s largest man-made marina a hidden gem, but in a way Marina Del Rey is just that. Located near the larger, more famous areas of Venice Beach and Santa Monica, the tiny city can easily be overlooked. But for savvy travelers from around the…

A Day in Paradise at Glen Ivy Hot Springs
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A Day in Paradise at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

By Greg Aragon Life can get hectic with work, school, traffic or kids. When this happens one must remember the importance of keeping the mind, body, and soul in good form. To help keep my Zen in the right place, I love to visit Glen Ivy Hot Springs, a soothing sanctuary located in the majestic rolling hills…

Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar
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Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar

By Greg Aragon First impressions mean a lot. So, when I pulled into the L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels, and saw the sun reflecting on the ocean, as it loomed slightly above the peaked roofs of the hotel, I knew I was in for something special. My getaway began recently when a friend and I drove south to…

Keys 2 the Coast –  Discovering Hidden Gems in Guadalupe
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Keys 2 the Coast – Discovering Hidden Gems in Guadalupe

By Donna Polizzi If you are looking for a day trip that is unlike any other, head to Guadalupe, California. Guadalupe is a city of roughly 7,500 people, 10 miles east of Santa Maria in Northern Santa Barbara County. Guadalupe is known as the “Gateway to the Dunes” and this town is the opposite of…

The Metro Gold Line: A Unique Source of Entertainment
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The Metro Gold Line: A Unique Source of Entertainment

Just by catching the metro in Arcadia, Monrovia or Pasadena one can quickly be whisked away on an adventure By Madeline Park Regarded as the third best metro system in the nation in a study conducted by the University of Minnesota, the Los Angeles Metro provides a source of transportation for thousands of people each…

Distant Lands
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Distant Lands

  Get Ready to Travel to Distant Lands By Emily G. Peters It’s not just a bookstore. It’s not just a luggage shop, or even a travel agency. Distant Lands is a resource; a travel emporium designed to equip those suffering from acute wanderlust. Distant Lands Travel Bookstore and Outfitter is one of those shops…

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