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Asbury Park, New Jersey is probably best known for its connection to Bruce Springsteen and rock bands such as Southside Johnny and the Asbury...

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I had heard a lot about the Newseum but never actually made it there the many times I had been to Washington, DC. This...

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I didn't really know what to expect from Belize, a country that gained its independence from Great Britain in 1981 and whose official language...

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If you find yourself in the region of Central America closest to Mexico, you have a unique opportunity to see one of the most...

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They, meaning the smarties in our world, have yet to create a teleportation device so that I can zip to Paris for lunch or...

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Given my being partial to lattes, a large part of every journey or adventure I embark upon is the never-ending quest for the perfect...

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Every twenty-first century city worth its salt boasts a hipster neighborhood or two, and Toronto is no different. As I walked along the streets...

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