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Surprise Birthday Weekend in St. Maarten #TheWeeklyPostcard

Dear Luke and Leia, You guys are going to love what I did to surprise Nana for her birthday — a weekend in St. Maarten! Actually, I secretly planned the weekend, bought the plane tickets and made all the arrangements for a beautiful, relaxing hotel stay and some new and interesting excursions, all without Nana …

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10 Pinterest-Worthy Photos of Irish Cliffs

Beautiful photos of the Irish cliffs along the drive around Loop Head in County Clare, all optimized for sharing on your Pinterest boards.

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Loop Head: An Alternative to the Cliffs of Moher

True confession: Traveling as a couple can be a challenge when you both have different goals. For example: I detest crowds of people as much as Dan loves to photograph iconic sites. Since iconic sites are tourist attractions, I will tolerate them so he can get a few “tourist shots” and then we will find alternate views …

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Do You Know the Way to Santa Fe, Panama #TheWeeklyPostcard

Dear Luke and Leia, Do you know the way to Santa Fe, Panama? We do! This weekend we took a break and found the way into the cooler, beautiful mountains that are the country’s backbone, running down the center of Panama. Santa Fe is located about an hour north of the turnoff at Santiago, which …

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How to Keep Your Cool Getting to the Airport

It’s pretty obvious that the quickest way to get anywhere in the world is by plane. It’s also a well documented fact that airports can induce a great amount of unnecessary anxiety, and yet we still choose to travel by air. But not all of us have the time to board the train, boat or …

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Off To Curacao for Visa Run Fun #TheWeeklyPostcard

Dear Luke and Leia, We flew off to Curacao for a visa run this weekend, planning to do some sight-seeing, snorkeling and food sampling and then fly back to Panama for another few months. But boy, were we in for a surprise as to what the weekend had in store for the two of us.

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One Day in Split, Croatia

Don’t let its inhospitable name fool you: If you’re visiting Croatia, you need to spend at least one day in Split. It may not be as well-known as Dubrovnik, its neighbor to the south, but Split is actually Croatia’s second-largest city and second-most popular destination.

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A Day Trip to Isla Grande Panama #TheWeeklyPostcard

Dear Luke and Leia, With your uncle Andrew visiting us here in Panama City we decided to take a day trip to Isla Grande. Isla Grande is a Caribbean island about an hour’s drive away.

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Get Lost in Venice, Italy

Escape the tourist crowds of Venice: Seek to get lost and lose yourself among its winding back streets and narrow canals.

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Inca Gold and the Royal Road #TheWeeklyPostcard

Dear Luke and Leia, Today we went on our own Indiana Jones adventure to learn about Inca gold and the Royal Road, which is called the Camino Real here in Panama. We went with the guidance of a scientist named Christian Strassnig, who mapped the entire trail.

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