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Tennis And World History In France

Tennis In Paris

By Roger Allnutt, Travel Writer PARIS, FRANCE — As all tennis aficionados and most other sports enthusiasts would know the four Grand Slam tennis championships are played each year, in order, at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Stade Roland Garros in Paris, Wimbledon in London and finally at Flushing Meadow in New York. Three tennis centres […]

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Graceland, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Mallards And Mansions In Memphis

Memphis,Tennessee

By Roger Allnutt, Travel Writer Five mallard ducks almost upstaged Elvis on my recent visit to Memphis? About 80 years ago the manager of the fashionable and very stately Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis introduced a ‘show’ where some ducks paraded out of a lift and across the carpet to plunge into the pool of […]

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Arkansas Is Ideal For A Relaxed Vacation

Clinton's Oval Office

By Roger Allnutt, Travel Writer LITTLE ROCK, AR — For many people their only knowledge of Arkansas is that Bill Clinton was Governor of the state before he became the President of the United States in 1992. Sandwiched between more ‘trendy’ states of Tennessee (Memphis and Nashville) and Texas (Dallas and Houston) it has a […]

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New Orleans Is A Great City To Visit Year-round

New Orleans

By Roger Allnut, Travel Writer NEW ORLEANS, LA — New Orleans may be best known for its Mardi Gras festival held over two weeks every February but in fact it is a fun place the rest of the year as well. Mardi Gras culminates on Shrove Tuesday each year with a huge parade through the […]

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Restaurant At Torrey Pines Lodge Named Best Of The Year By Sunset Magazine

LodgeTorreyPines

Executive Chef Jeff Jackson and team lead the fine-dining destination to new levels of recognition LA JOLLA, CA — A.R. Valentien, signature restaurant of the luxury resort The Lodge at Torrey Pines, has been named the Best Hotel Restaurant by Sunset Magazine’s highly competitive first annual Sunset Travel Awards. This award was highlighted in the […]

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