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Falling for Vancouver, British Columbia Aug. 21, 2016

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By Athena Lucero Vancouver was ablaze in fall's vivid palette. Maple leaves — pink, yellow, or... Read More

The Other, More Peaceful, Santa Fe Aug. 14, 2016

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By Jim Farber In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the downtown plaza is a beehive of activity. Tourists from th... Read More

Going to Taos? Take the High Road Aug. 13, 2016

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By Jim Farber Visitors to northern New Mexico's premier destination — Santa Fe — often p... Read More

Relive Truman Legacy in Independence, Missouri Jul. 24, 2016

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By Steve Bergsman Independence, Missouri, is a pretty little place about 10 miles from Kansas City. ... Read More

Barbecue and Jazz Are Highlights of a Kansas City Visit Jul. 23, 2016

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By Steve Bergsman Kansas City, a lovely city of fountains and distinctive architecture, is best know... Read More

Idyllwild, California: Mountain Grandeur and Arts Mecca Jul. 17, 2016

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By Athena Lucero There is only one Idyllwild in the world, according to Google, and during a weekend... Read More

New York's Path to Freedom: the Underground Railroad Jul. 16, 2016

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By Sandra Scott The Underground Railroad was not a railroad, nor was it underground. It was a secret... Read More

Roots Run Deep in New Orleans Plantation Country Jul. 10, 2016

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By Jim Farber Plantation: The word is like a lightning rod in the American vocabulary. For some, "pl... Read More

Architecture and Gossip Delight Visitors to Palm Springs Jul. 03, 2016

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By Steve Bergsman Oh look, that was Ronald Reagan's house, and over there is where Elizabeth Taylor ... Read More

Visiting New York City? Make Time for Queens Jul. 02, 2016

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By Victor Block Not hungry enough for a sit-down breakfast, I munched on Tibetan dumplings called "m... Read More

Carmen Miranda: Rio's Beloved Queen of Samba Jun. 26, 2016

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By Sharon Whitley Larsen As the world readies for Rio de Janeiro's summer Olympic Games from Aug. 5 ... Read More

Revisit Rosie the Riveter in Richmond, California Jun. 25, 2016

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By Patricia Arrigoni "December (7), 1941: A sudden attack on a distant U.S. naval base transformed A... Read More

Traveling Children Who Don't Sleep and a Disappointed Grandpa Jun. 25, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Before our kids were born we dreamed of our family traveling the world together. ... Read More

What's Best for Dad? Jun. 20, 2016

Dear Doug

Q: Our loving and caring father is 79 and not in good health. Last week he asked us to take him to v... Read More

Discover All Kinds of Music in Macon Jun. 19, 2016

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By Steve Bergsman I was sitting in Grant's Lounge on Poplar Street in Macon, Georgia, drinking a bee... Read More

Many Cultures Tell Nova Scotia's Stories Jun. 18, 2016

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By Victor Block The story of the people who once lived in a wilderness area of rolling hills and wat... Read More

A Father and Son Find Good Times With Each Other in Nashville Jun. 12, 2016

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By Doug Hansen A trip to Nashville provided a welcome solution to a nagging problem that my son and ... Read More

Small, Unusual Museums Yield Big Fun Jun. 11, 2016

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By Victor Block The U.S. capitol impresses those who see it with its stately presence and decorative... Read More

Back Home Again to Bloomington, Indiana Jun. 05, 2016

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By Glenda Winders "You can't go home again," so the saying goes, but my recent trip back to Blooming... Read More

History Lives on in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Jun. 04, 2016

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By Victor Block As the pounding of the sheriff's wooden staff calls the court to order, James Hubbar... Read More