Category Archives: Travel SmartZ

Feeling a Bit Fool-ish Today? A Tidbit about April Fool’s…

 I thought you might enjoy this Tidbit I shared a few years back… Thank you for joining me this morning!  Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, bite, treat, a small taste of something…a tiny little bit of information revealed… … Continue reading

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More Great Travel TipZ About: Tours & Cruises

Why does the mere suggestion of considering a tour or a cruise turn so many people off when, as a travel planning option, they can offer the perfect solution? As a fairly seasoned traveler who has done both, enjoyed both … Continue reading

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In Praise of an Airport–Specifically Fiumicino Airport in Rome

Yes, you read that right, praise – and long overdue praise, I might add! You hear a lot of jokes about Italian efficiency (or lack of it) but I’m here to tell you that I have had quite a few … Continue reading

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♦ More Travel Tips That You’ll Thank Me For! ♦

Once again, I’m “recycling” Travel TipZ  from the archives… I hope that you find this information helpful in your travel planning. I love to travel but I know that it can be a lot of work, not to mention downright … Continue reading

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Feeling a Bit Fool-ish Today? A Tidbit about April Fool’s…

 Thank you for joining me this morning!  Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, bite, treat, a small taste of something…a tiny little bit of information revealed… **  Travel TidBitZ  for April 1st ** Feeling a Bit Fool-ish Today? “Fool” … Continue reading

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To Travel or Not to Travel…

Will I Keep on Traveling? The short answer: Yes, because I love it! It’s my passion! The long answer: Life is a risk so start living!  We take risks every single day. Yes, that means you, too!  If you think … Continue reading

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♥ What Time is It? It’s Spring Time! ♥

♥ It’s spring and this gal’s fancy turns to…♥ Born and raised in California, I’ve been accused of not having really experienced the four seasons. Guilty as charged. Granted, I don’t know snow and sleet or suffocating humidity. The most … Continue reading

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♦ Recycling: It’s a Good Thing! ♦

You have to agree that recycling is definitely rewarding and worthwhile. And that goes not only for plastic, paper, and glass but for great tips, advice and information as well. True enough then, true enough now! So, just in case … Continue reading

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Solo but NOT Alone!

Is it possible to travel solo in a small group and enjoy all of the benefits of independent travel? You bet!!! Traveling in a small group can be the best of all travel experiences, especially for the solo traveler, and … Continue reading

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Getting Ready, Getting All Set..to Go!

Now, it’s the home stretch to…Italy! How I get ready and some tips for YOU! ♦ ◊ ♦ Last week I shared about how Italy is my “moveable feast”…the place that I carry in my heart wherever I go…and I … Continue reading

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