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May 01

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Tanah Lot Temple on Bali

Dear Luke and Leia, Today Nana and I visited a beautiful temple on the southwest coast of Bali, Indonesia called Tanah Lot. When we first got there we were suprised because we got to walk through a small village on the way to the temple. In the village we came across a small wood carving …

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Apr 28

How to See Corfu / Kerkyra in One Day

We spent a day in Corfu—or Kerkyra, as the Greeks like to call it—while we were on a Mediterranean cruise. We were intrigued to see why UNESCO had designated the Old Town of Corfu as a World Heritage Site.

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Apr 24

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Uluwatu, Monkeys and a Temple

Dear Luke and Leia, Today we went down to the southernmost point of Bali, to Uluwatu, to see Monkeys and a temple. We sure wish you two were here to see the monkeys. They were very cute. The cliffs where the Temple is located were spectacular, with sheer dropoffs into a deep blue sea. Walls …

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Apr 21

How to Spend One Day in Kotor, Montenegro

Partially hidden from the wide, blue Adriatic by towering limestone cliffs, Kotor is a treat for the eyes. Actually, it’s one of the most beautiful places on the Mediterranean, and the best way to approach its shores is through the ancient Bay of Kotor. It feels almost as though you are cruising through a Mediterranean …

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Apr 17

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Soe West Timor, City in the Mountains

Dear Luke and Leia, Apa kabar? (That means, What’s new?) We are in Soe, a small city in the West Timor mountains with beautiful views and cool temperatures. Our drive from Kupang was picturesque and exciting, with so many new sights for Nana and me. We even saw some monkeys along the road and palm …

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Apr 14

Ravenna and Her Mosaics

Most people have never heard of the Italian city of Ravenna, a city which lies on the coast between Florence and Venice. A shame, that. They are missing out on a true treasure: Eight ancient sites that have mosaics so superb that they rival those in Istanbul. As a matter of fact, Ravenna has such …

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Apr 10

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Children on West Timor, Indonesia

Dear Luke and Leia, Well after 33 hours of flying we made it to West Timor, an island at the far east of the country of Indonesia. We are in the province of Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT). It was a long flight, but we had no jet lag due to a product called No Jet-Lag. Mr. …

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Apr 07

10 Adriatic Cruise Ports You Need to Visit

Europe has an amazing array of things to offer its visitors. So many different nations and cultures are packed onto this one continent that one could visit one every week for a year and not see them all! This is an area that fascinates in so many ways. There’s always something to enjoy, whether it …

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Apr 03

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Emerald Pool, Dominica

Dear Luke and Leia, Welcome to the country of the Commonwealth of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea.  The capital is named Roseau and the island is known as the Nature Island, one that Christopher Columbus would still recognize even today.  This tropical island is lush, green and full of fresh water and home to the …

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Mar 30

Civitavecchia Attractions: One Day in Rome’s Port

Civitavecchia, Italy, gets thousands of visitors a day even though is not known as a tourist destination. As a matter of fact, you wouldn’t even find it listed in most tour books were it not for its location. So the question is, What’s the attraction and why do so many people visit?  Here’s a hint: Rome …

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