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Courtesy of The Biltmore Hotel What do Oprah Winfrey, Magic Johnson, Presidents Clinton, Eisenhower and Joe Biden and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor have in common? They’ve all stayed at the historic Biltmore Hotel in the exclusive Coral Gables area of Miami, Florida. As the esteemed and storied property recently celebrated its 95th Anniversary—having
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Jill Weinlein Imagine the fun you will have with your own putting green while staying in the Arnold Palmer Suite at the newly refreshed Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, CA. Known as the golf manufacturing capital of America, Carlsbad is home to 35 golf companies including Callaway, TaylorMade, Titleist, Cobra, and Fujikura shafts. It’s
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Photo courtesy of Tourism Australia & Graham Freeman Welcome to Tasmania Tasmania, Australia’s spectacular island state, has long been overlooked by international travelers. Those in the know come here for the empty white sand beaches, world class hiking, a superb farm-to-table food scene and a calendar filled with travel-worthy festivals. Explore it on this virtual
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DIY cooking projects are one of the best ways to spend weekend afternoons. There’s something rewarding about making something yourself that you normally overpay for at the grocery store (or in this case movie theater) – and then have it taste even better than it does out of the package. These peppermint patties take a
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Desserts change, but our sweet tooth doesn’t. Our taste for fatty, sweet, creamy, salty, chocolatey treats is hardwired into our DNA. But what desserts we crave aren’t just dictated by our hunger, but also by trends. Here are some of the most popular desserts broken down by decade. 1900s | Ice cream cones Need necessitates
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The quintessential American school lunch of the 1970s and 80s, a bologna sandwich on white bread with mayonnaise (*shudder*) is only American in the sense that it is the very watered-down version of a culinarily superior food first brought to the United Stated by immigrants from the other side of the world. Though pronounced “baloney”
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Photo courtesy of iStock / brunocoelhopt Alleyways sometimes have reputations for being dark, dank and maybe even dangerous, but not all alleys are like that.  Some are legitimately gorgeous.  Here are ten narrow passageways around the world that you’d be happy to walk down. Note: Many of these locations are residential streets.  If you plan
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Photo courtesy of © Hawlfraint y Goron / © Crown copyright (2019) Cymru Wales Welcome to Wales Wales, a country in southwest Great Britain, packs immense beauty in a relatively small package. This country of just over three million people features endless miles of pristine coastline, rugged national parks and a seemingly unending collection of
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Couple arriving in destination — Photo courtesy of E+ / martin-dm Canceled trips. Dashed plans to see family and friends. Missed opportunities to explore different places and cultures. It was a year of disappointment for travelers as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world. Health officials’ advice not to travel, personal concerns and government-imposed travel restrictions
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