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A Captivating Concoction of Caribbean Cultures Aug. 29, 2020

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By Fyllis Hockman There I was in my white lab coat examining the 40 different vials and trying to de... Read More

Hold Your Breath: You're in Utah's National Parks Aug. 09, 2020

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By Fyllis Hockman Driving along a winding, narrow cliff, a 1,300-foot drop on the driver's side, I c... Read More

Traveling in the Time of Pandemic Jul. 26, 2020

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By Fyllis Hockman "So I'm planning on flying up to Portland, Maine, next week," I told my friend. De... Read More

What Happens on a Danube Cruise Stays on the Ship Mar. 28, 2020

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By Fyllis Hockman Of course the highlights of our Danube river cruise were the four European capital... Read More

Amazonia: Not a Typical Tourist Destination Feb. 29, 2020

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By Fyllis Hockman When I hike at home no one uses a machete to blaze the trail prior to walking on i... Read More

The Art of Being Different in Santa Fe, New Mexico Nov. 24, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman Santa Fe, New Mexico, is more than a place. It is a spirit, an energy that enters ... Read More

Discover Wonderment at Santa Fe's Meow Wolf Oct. 26, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman A writer's worst nightmare is being at a loss for words to describe a place or eve... Read More

Mauthausen Concentration Camp: Never Forget Oct. 05, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman The four central European capitals we visited on our Danube River cruise — P... Read More

They Do It Right in Branson, Missouri Sep. 14, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman OK, I know not everyone believes in the Loch Ness Monster, the Easter Bunny or eve... Read More

The Canal Is Just One of Panama's Treasures Aug. 18, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman When I read about our upcoming visit to the Embera tribe of indigenous peoples as ... Read More

History, Horticulture and Hospitality in St. Croix Aug. 10, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman The manor house, still in use today, was built in 1653 by the Knights of Malta. T... Read More

Quilt Barns: A Quaint and Colorful Tour Through Oregon History Jun. 30, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman Farm history. Family history. Artistry. Bursts of color. Tradition. Community. Cre... Read More

Memorable Meals From Around the World Apr. 27, 2019

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By Fyllis Hockman and Victor Block Enjoying our first dinner during a visit to Sicily, we turned to ... Read More

America's History Lives in Old New Castle Nov. 24, 2018

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By Fyllis Hockman Although few people have heard of New Castle, Delaware, it has almost as many buil... Read More

Getting Your Goat in Jamaica Sep. 29, 2018

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By Fyllis Hockman I was delighted when my husband and I received Betty's invitation for a picnic lun... Read More

Myanmar: Beautiful Pagodas, Beautiful People Jul. 07, 2018

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By Fyllis Hockman It was such a serendipitous meeting. While strolling through the gilded Shwedagon ... Read More

Deerfield Retreat and Spa: Go for the Exercise, Stay for the Food Nov. 11, 2017

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By Fyllis Hockman Admittedly I'd never heard of Lo-Wei, an exercise class that combines yoga, streng... Read More

Cajun Country: Where 'Gators, Gumbo and Gallic History Prevail Oct. 08, 2017

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By Fyllis Hockman When most folks think of Cajun Country — if they think of it at all — ... Read More

See Wildlife and Wild Scenery in Montana May. 21, 2017

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By Fyllis Hockman A bear cub cavorts in a meadow at Glacier National Park, digging, scraping and rol... Read More

Puerto Vallarta: Mayhem and Magic on the Malecon Apr. 08, 2017

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By Fyllis Hockman So I heard that you could spend from dawn to dusk on the Malecon in Puerto Vallart... Read More