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Must see at the Met

What to see at NYC’s Met museum if short on time

By Janice and George | December 8, 2018

NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is fabulous – but huge! If short on time, don’t miss pieces you must see, like “The Love Letter” painting and the Egyptian Temple of Dendur.

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photos of San Francisco

Travel photos of San Francisco neighborhoods

By Janice and George | November 17, 2015

Already visited crooked Lombard Street, Chinatown and hoity-toity Nob Hill in San Francisco? Why not climb the Filbert Street steps, past pretty Victorian houses, to Coit Tower, then stop for coffee in North Beach?

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Ritz-Carlton San Francisco club level

Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Club Level: It’s the best!

By Janice and George | December 3, 2014

Prosecco by the fireplace? Named “Best in America” by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway, the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Club Level doesn’t disappoint.

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Kenwood Inn and Spa

Kenwood Inn and Spa amid Sonoma’s vineyards

By Janice and George | September 16, 2014

Don’t plan to spend all your days wine tasting in Sonoma’s Valley of the Moon if staying at Kenwood Inn and Spa. It’s one of those places you don’t want to leave.

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Madrona Manor

Madrona Manor: A romantic B&B in Sonoma

By Janice and George | September 2, 2014

After biking in Sonoma’s wine country, we loved cooling off in the pool at Madrona Manor. Built in 1881, the romantic inn is perhaps the best B&B in the area.

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Eat, Drink, Bike: Exploring Sonoma wine country

By Janice and George | August 25, 2014

Sip, swirl, savor. Sonoma’s 400+ wineries pack an intoxicating punch. Exploring the Sonoma wine country by bike, we taste bold fruity Zinfadels and more.

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San Francisco highlights

San Francisco Highlights: Getting a taste of the city

By Janice and George | July 14, 2014

San Francisco highlights? Its food and wine counts. Biking the Golden Gate bridge is a blast. As is sailing past Alcatraz – no granny cruise this!

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Happy July 4th to our American friends!

By Janice and George | July 4, 2014

Happy Birthday America! These blog posts list the best fireworks displays in the U.S. and offer great tips for how to celebrate July 4.

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Un-Cruise Adventures Alaska

Exploring Alaska’s untamed wilderness with UnCruise Adventures

By Janice and George | August 19, 2013

We explored Alaska’s “untamed wild and woolly wilderness” with Un-Cruise Adventures Alaska. No discos, no gift shop. But hiking, kayaking, even snorkeling!

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