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Tis the Sea Sun in Hawaii

My husband’s family has a penchant for Hawaii.  We enjoyed a few memorable vacations there and it has always left us with a feeling of chill and contentment. Hawaii’s “hang loose ” culture commonly expressed by many with their vibrant “shaka” signs, was exactly what we wanted to […]

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Skagway: Cruising the Inside Passage of Alaska

Skagway rarely disappoints visitors. A seven-block corridor along Broadway features historic false-front shops and restaurants, wooden sidewalks, locals in period costumes and restored buildings, many of which are part of the National Park Service-managed Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Beginning in 1897, Skagway and […]

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Cruising the Inside Passage of Alaska

While many independent travellers find the strictures of ‘cruise life’ a bit stifling, there are plenty of reasons to take an Alaskan cruise, namely the two ‘Cs’: comfort and convenience. And in Alaska, a state that could take months, if not years, to thoroughly explore, […]

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