Thinking Out Loud: The French air traffic controllers are threatening to strike on the day I am departing for Paris. Thank goodness I booked my air through AmaWaterways for my river cruise on the Seine. They are taking care of alternate plans, potential re-booking flights, etc. That's a huge help to their passengers. Thanks, Amawaterways!!
Poker Update: The Four Aces in Reno travel story visits the Atlantis, Eldorado, Grand Sierra and Peppermill casino resorts. Coming soon!
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Travels with Hian Library:
Hacienda Tres Rios - It's Not Easy Being Green
Triple Treat: All Inclusive in Cancun, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen
The Aztec Eagles of WW II Featured in the August 2012 Issue of TravelWorld International Magazine and finalist in the 2012 North American Travel Journalists Association's writers competition.
Two Sides of Cabo San Lucas
Why Riviera Maya?
Quintessential Quintana Roo Cancun International Writers 2nd. Place Award, 2010
The Jews of Cancun North American Travel Journalist Finalist (4th. Place) Award Winner in 2013 Annual Writing Contest.
Las Vegas and Reno
Turn East at Barstow
A Good Bet in Reno
Four Winners in Las Vegas
Draw Three in Las Vegas
World Poker Tour Boot Camp &
Playing Hooky, Discovering Atlantis
Las Vegas Civilized
2014 Travel Gifts for the Holidays
2013 Travel Gifts for the Holidays
2012 Travel Gifts for the Holidays
Travel Goodies and Gizmos
My Favorite Hotels, Resorts and
A Second Carry On Plus
Nine Other Nifty Travel Gifts
Travel Smart: Head to Toe
Travel Gifts for the Holidays
A Cocoon of Comfort
The A-B-Cs of Columbia, Missouri
Columbia: More Than a College
River Time on the Mighty Mississippi
Amsterdam and Budapest: A Quick Guide
The Alentejo and Porto
Lisbon and Sintra
Busaco and Luso
Sandals Resort in the Bahamas
The West & the Southwest:
The Seattle Seven - Reasons to Visit the Emerald City
Alaska at a Glance
Play Ball, Play in Phoenix and Scottsdale
Metronatural and the Seattle Seven
Portland: A - Z
The High Road to Taos
Santa Fe: A Ten Minute Walk Can Take Two Weeks
A Slice of Maui
A Horse Walked Into the Saloon: Only in Telluride
Historic Telluride, Colorado