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Gorillas in the Rainforests

December 16, 2010 | By

As you may know, Mountain Gorillas are an endangered species. For years the Silverbacks and other adults have been poached and their babies have been stolen. There has been a lot of effort to protect and conserve this species.

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My Hotel Stay at Mandalay Bay

December 16, 2010 | By

Wondering where to stay next time you’re in Las Vegas? I have an idea. Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Luxury Travel Expo, held at the Mandalay Bay, so stayed there for two nights.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

December 15, 2010 | By

I just returned from Florida where I went to Universal’s Islands of Adventure and visited the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter. If you are a Potter fan the park doesn’t disappoint.

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Pack and go!

December 15, 2010 | By

Behind on my reading, I just finished reading a great article in Conde Nast Magazine (Oct.) by Wendy Perrin regarding packing for travel. I think she peeked in my suitcase before she wrote this article or great minds pack alike! Read the Perrin Report for great hints.

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My Favorite Vegas Restaurant!

December 14, 2010 | By

Recently I dined at RED SQUARE, a fine dining establishment in the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. I thought the food was outstanding – filet Oscar – Wow! Does anyone else have a favorite restaurant in Las Vegas? What was the meal you loved?

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Delta Boosts International Flights in 2011

December 14, 2010 | By

Delta will expand its international schedule with new and expanded service to cities in Asia and Europe for spring and summer 2011. This will be continuing Delta’s focus on markets with high demand for business travel, including a significant expansion in Asia. Delta applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation …

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Special Dinner at the One & Only Palmilla!

December 14, 2010 | By

I just happen to be staying at the One & Only Palmilla last week when the hotel was hosting a special dinner to benefit the homeless in Los Cabos.  Jean-George Vongerichten of the restaurant Market, (he operates several restaurants all over the world) was there along with the wine maker from …

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Volunteering

December 14, 2010 | By

 Biosphere Expeditions conservation holiday volunteer work and research expeditions are your chance to give back while taking a break from your everyday life. You will explore fascinating parts of the world, have a real hands-on experience working on wildlife conservation volunteering projects and a once in a lifetime adventure. And …

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Cruising the Mexican Riviera

December 14, 2010 | By

Our trip to the Mexican Riviera was a welcome escape from the unusually cold November we experienced in Salt Lake City.  Once we were aboard the on Saturday afternoon, rest and relaxation mode set in.  No emails. No phones. No stress. No worries!  The biggest decisions to make were which …

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Tips for planning a vacation

December 14, 2010 | By

So you’ve decided to take a vacation.  That’s great, but now what?  Where do you start?  Here are a few tips to get you going. 1. Where do you want to go?  And how much time do you want to spend there?  Determining where you want to go and for …

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