Winter Escape Paradise on Hamilton Island Australia


Hamilton Island or “Hammo” as it’s fondly called by residents, is the main island of a group of islands known as the Whitsunday Islands of Queensland, Australia. There’s an airport on the island with short flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns and Melbourne. Not only can you get to Hamilton Island by airplane, there’s ferry services available from the mainland. This popular vacation

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Venice International Film Festival

Events in Venice.  If you’re in Venice this month and love films, you won’t want to miss the Venice International Film Festival.  It begins August 26th and runs until September 6th.  It’s the 71st Venice Film Festival and presents an interesting list of  international films from some very talented directors.  Opening the festival is a film by Mexican director Alejandro González

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A Down East Summer Vacation in Maine

boothbay harbor, maine,

We’re back from our 2014 Down East summer vacation in Maine. It’s amazing how we are all drawn to that place. My wife and I, given the choice, would live in California but we would always go back to Maine. For some reason, we all – all of us – have an affinity for that place called Boothbay Harbor. It’s

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