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Ottawa, Canada: Travel Audio PostCard

Listen to this sound-rich, 5-minute, Ottawa Audio PostCard. Let the sounds transport you to Ottawa! Advertisements

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Getting High in Jamaica

Getting High in Jamaica I was pretty terrified. Weak knees, breath-holding terrified. I was standing on the edge of small tree platform high above the Jamaican rain forest, looking down at all the treetops. About eye level with the birds. … Continue reading

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Three Great Non-Travel Travel Books

Three Great Non-Travel, Travel Books Often a non-travel novel creates the vividness and depth of a town or village or city better than travel book might. But recommending a book is always tricky, so here are two recent reads and … Continue reading

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Top Travel Tricks

Every so often we get asked for a handful of our favorite travel tips and tricks,” so here are a few: Travel Tricks • Don’t see more than two of the same kind of thing in the same day. . … Continue reading

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The Madness and Joy of the Souks of Morocco

The Souks of Morocco “Play it for me, Sam. For old time’s sake. Play it again, Sam. Play ‘As Time Goes By.’” What a cast of characters they were, those bigger than life heroes from the movie classic, Casablanca. Well, … Continue reading

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Travel Through The Theater of the Mind

Travel Through The Theater of the Mind Listen to a poor Elvis Presley talk about his daddy’s arrest and imprisonment for forging an eight dollar check to feed his hungry family. Then there’s the irrepressible Mark Twain in his always … Continue reading

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The Four non-Travel Travel Books I Need

Even as a travel writer, or especially as a travel writer, some of my deepest understandings of place, my most intense sense of “being” somewhere come neither from actually being there, or from reading a travel book about the destination. … Continue reading

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