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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Cruises offer fun for every interest

By Victor Block Civil War buffs Tom and Elaine Preston wander through reconstructed forts where a major battle of that conflict was fought. Betsy and...
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Deerfield Retreat and Spa: Go for the exercise; stay for the food

By Fyllis Hockman Admittedly, I’ve never heard of Lo-Wei, a unique exercise class that combines yoga, strength training and flexibility that stretched my body in...

For a ‘spiritual’ day trip, visit Cassadaga

By Victor Block As my wife Fyllis and I contemplated our visit to a tiny town in Florida, the choices we faced were as intriguing...

Mynamar – centuries of history, culture and beauty

By Victor Block Part 2 of 2   My first surprise was that a Buddhist monk in Myanmar (Me-un-mahr) speaks enough English to have a conversation....

Mynamar – centuries of history, culture and beauty

By Victor Block Part 1 of 2        I was 3,000 feet high, floating in a hot air balloon over a vast plain dotted with...

Jamaica – much more than just resorts

A beach in Negril. Photos/submitted By Victor Block One meal my wife Fyllis and I will long remember was a gourmet five-course candle-lit dinner served in a...

Driving trips around the world offer amazing views

Some drivers follow a route along one of the highest roads in the world. Others steer their car through a much lower setting which hugs an ocean coastline at sea level. Then there are journeys that take people through some of Mother Nature’s most magnificent handiwork.

Sicily- a place of great beauty, history, food and wine

“You can steal my money but not my food.”  “If you want things to go exactly as planned, don’t come here.” Those words spoken by my Overseas Adventure Travel tour guide in Sicily, who actually loves his homeland, tell a lot about it.

St. Kitts offers Caribbean flair and historical attractions

A view of one of St. Kitts’ inviting beaches. By Victor Block The islands are about two miles and a 45-minute ferry boat ride apart. They...

Music, marvelous meals – and museums

Mardi Gras World By Victor Block Quick quiz: Think jazz and blues played in music clubs and by street musicians outside. If you guess that describes...
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