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The Many Destinations of Heritage Travel October 01, 2013 09:01

With 192 countries in the world, each with a distinct and unique history, there are a vast number of heritage sites for all travelers interested in uncovering their roots. Visiting the country of your lineage…

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Insider's guide to Napa Valley October 01, 2013 08:56

My first trip to Napa Valley was in the late 1960s, during my senior year at U.C. Berkeley. I had just turned 21, and here was this amazing place only an hour's drive away with…

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Summer Travel Idea: Heritage Trips October 01, 2013 08:53

Summer travel season is upon us, and while many consider a week at the beach a worthy summer vacation, we have another suggestion. The National Park Service's African American Experience Fund (the only nonprofit partner…

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Why it takes so long to get through airport security October 01, 2013 07:45

Although the TSA is expanding its popular PreCheck fast lanes this fall, the agency is under pressure to speed up screening for even more fliers, so all aspects of the checkpoint experience are being scrutinized.Here's…

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Houston, Texas: A Great Place to Be Yourself October 01, 2013 07:30

I'm known around the office as the guy who never goes anywhere outside New England -- my dream vacation is doing nothing at a bed & breakfast in Maine -- but when I got a…

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Bald Head Island, North Carolina: A Hopeful Vision of the Future October 01, 2013 07:23

Picture a place with no noisy automobiles, just golf carts and other quiet electric vehicles. A place with no chain stores or neon signs or urban sprawl, surrounded by pristine beaches and coastal forests, where…

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New Haven, Connecticut : A City for Every Palate October 01, 2013 07:00

New Haven may be known for the ivy-league college it houses, but it is far from being your quintessential college town. It is a big city, a little rough around the edges, but manages to…

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Cleveland, Ohio: A Great City to Visit October 01, 2013 06:40

In 1969, this Cleveland's Cuyahoga River caught fire. It was an event that inspired songwriter Randy Newman to write: "Burn On, Big River." No big news locally, however: "A strictly run of the mill fire,"…

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Destination Guide to Northampton, Massachusetts October 01, 2013 06:26

North-central Massachusetts. About 2 hours from Boston in the foothills of the Berkshires. Located on I-91, about 25 minutes north of Mass. Pike.WHY GO?A funky, small New England college town, named "The Best Small Arts…

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Union Square is the heart of San Francisco,California August 27, 2013 10:15

San Francisco is quite small, yet its hilly terrain and patchwork demographic profile gives it more distinctly defined neighborhoods than a city five times its size. As a result, the sights, sounds and flavors of…

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The City of Light - a name Paris in France August 27, 2013 10:04

Once just a village that settled on the "Ile de la Cite" (City Island) on the confluence of the Seine's two branches, Paris has vastly expanded over the centuries, taking the surrounding villages under its…

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The world's most vibrant and sprawling metropolis is NewYork August 27, 2013 09:55

New York City, arguably the world's most vibrant and sprawling metropolis, occupies five boroughs, each with its own distinct identity. After all, before the historic 1898 consolidation, Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island…

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