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Road Trip To Phoenix, Grab Your Golf Clubs And Go

Visit Arizona

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer PHOENIX, ARIZONA – If you live in Los Angeles, chances are you love a good road trip.  Being born and raised here, I have spent some serious time in a car.  And when you think of classic road trips from LA, a trip to Phoenix, Arizona is always at […]

April 19th, 2013 | Posted in Destination of the Week,Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

The Phoenican: Arizona’s Premier Luxury Resort Brings Splendor To The Sonoran Desert

Visit Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA — Since it first opened its doors in 1988, The Phoenician has set the standard for luxury and service in the Sonoran Desert. The AAA Five Diamond resort is a visual masterpiece, spanning 250 acres of lush gardens and dramatic desert terrain against the spectacular backdrop of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona. Here, […]

April 19th, 2013 | Posted in Destination of the Week,Featured/Main article,Golf Course of the Week,Travel | Read More »

New, Expanded Tours, Activities Added for Spring At Middleton Place

Middleton Place

Enrichment opportunities included in Middleton Place gate admission CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — Middleton Place staff continues to develop new ideas as well as re-examine existing programs to enhance the visitor experience. The exciting new and expanded tours and activities begin this Spring. First and foremost, the African American Focus Tour, which explores the life and […]

April 19th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

DeLaunay House In Ashland, Oregon Is Absolutely Beautiful & Close To Everything

Visit Ashland, Oregon

ASHLAND, OREGON — The DeLaunay House, located 185 N. Pioneer is nestled in Ashland’s Historic Railroad District, just a block from downtown and the renown Shakespeare Theatres.  This 1909 Craftsman Style Guest house was renovated by successful artist, interior designer and proprietor, Deborah DeLaunay in 2003 as a fulfillment of a dream and an act […]

April 18th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Ashland, Oregon Is The Best Vacation Town In America!

Ashland, Oregon

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer & Food Critic ASHLAND, OREGON — When I think of a great American town, and everything that comes with it, I always think of Ashland, Oregon.  This is the place to go for a family vacation, to get away from it all, and to get your fair share of […]

April 17th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Tulips, Tzatziki, Van Gogh & More

Amsterdam

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS — When I think of all the fun I’ve had in Amsterdam, I don’t even know where to start.  And for those of you who think of a coffee shop in the red light district, that is Amsterdam too, but the heart and soul of the […]

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

A 100 Kilo Butter Buddha In Paris, Where?

Visit Paris, Dine In Paris

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer & Food Critic PARIS, FRANCE — One of the best meals I have ever eaten was in Paris, France.  And it wasn’t escargot, frog’s legs or some exotic French dish only three people in the world know how to make.  It was good old fashioned Chinese food, and the […]

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Family and food,Health & Lifestyle,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Dim Sum In Paris, Si’l Vous Plait?

Restaurant Of The Week, Eat in Paris, Dine in Paris France

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer & Food Critic PARIS, FRANCE — When you have had enough frog’s legs and French bread, it is time to head to TaoKan Chinese cuisine in the heart of Paris.  We had the wonderful opportunity to spend some time in the “City Of Lights” a few months back, and […]

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Family and food,Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Visit Jaisalmer For The Desert Festival

India

By Roger Allnutt, Special to the Van Nuys News Press RAJASTHAN, INDIA — A sudden hush comes over the large crowd gathered in the dusty arena in the centre of Jaisalmer as a roll of drums signals the beginning of the Camel Tattoo, part of the program of the annual Desert Festival. With the rays […]

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

An American In Paris, And Other Strange Happenings

Paris, France

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer PARIS, FRANCE – It was around 5:00am when the alarm went off, and my lady and I were on our way to Paris, France.  A feeling of excitement and joy filled my heart, like a little kid on Christmas morning before they run down the stairs and see what […]

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Picture of the Week | Read More »

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