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Discover Scotland. Stay in a Castle!
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Scotland is a land of castles. There are mighty fortresses on rocky crags,strong towers and fortified houses, as well as fine mansions in the ‘ScotsBaronial’ style. A wealth of castle architecture can be enjoyed – as well as tales of drama, dark deeds and romance within their ancient walls!  The oldest fortresses The earliest fortresses

A professor finds DNA that can turn emotional stress into physical illness
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  I read this article on the train.  Great for all of you with health concerns.  It makes me want to relax and take another vacation! Misery in the Genes A professor finds DNA that can turn emotional stress into physical illness  Noah Berger for The Chronicle The research done by Steven W. Cole demonstrates

An American in Paris
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An American in Paris  I think the American public is split into two categories when it comes to international travel: those who revel in it and those who are wary of it. If you fall into the latter category…you really don’t know what you’re missing.  I would definitely not call myself a world traveler. Until

Motivational Speaker Robert Van Arlen
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I have a special treat for you —  Robert Van Arlen has mentioned us on his trip to Europe. Make sure you take a look at the video at the bottom of the post.   I’d also like to share an excerpt from Robert’s blog so you can see why we’re lucky to have him as a fan.

Swiss Family (Insert Your Surname)
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   Swiss Family (Insert Your Surname) Do your summer vacation plans include taking the kids on a road-trip to the world’s largest ball of twine? Probably not (well, maybe close.) This year, have your kids shout with glee from a mountaintop. With a www.raileurope.com  Swiss Family Card, children 16 and under traveling with a parent

Henk Luggage ~ The Most Expensive Luggage in the World
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  Henk Luggage ~ The Most Expensive Luggage in the World  What do you think is a reasonable amount of money to spend on your travel luggage – $200.00?, $300.00?. $500.00? $1,000.00?  Well how about $20,000.00 for just one piece of luggage?  Well that is what you would spend if you wanted to travel with

Check-in or Carry On…More Than a Weighty Question
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Check-in or Carry On…More Than a Weighty Question  Doesn’t it seem like most airlines will try almost anything to make a buck? I was surprised to learn on my last flight that it now costs more to sit in the exit-row seats on some carriers…but that’s fodder for another blog. My subject today, as you

Holiday Eating and a Gluten Free Diet
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  Holiday Eating and a Gluten Free Diet Passover and Easter were just here  and if you are new to having a gluten free diet, it  may have posed a problem.  There are many wonderful sites online that have delicious holiday menus that are gluten free that your entire family would enjoy.  Glutenfreeda.com is an

Don’t Let this Freud Exhibit Slip Away at the Pompidou Center
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Lucian Freud at the Pompidou Center of Paris Now through July 19, 2010 The grandson of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, Lucian’s artistic theory is famed in its own right. Without a hint of repression (hardly, as he is rumored to have fathered dozens of children), Lucian’s work borders on the obsessed – obsessed with portraits,

GO PRIVATE
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If you got it, GO PRIVATE You may not be a rock star, a famous actor or actress, a executive to some big fancy corporation or a high dollar lawyer or doctor, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fly in style. Private air charter is becoming increasingly more popular amongst the general population and with