Death Valley

Most people will never experience North America’s high point at the top of Denali (i.e., Mt. McKinley) in Alaska, but it’s easy to reach the continental...

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Las Vegas For Non-Gamblers

For reasons both good and bad, Las Vegas is a quintessential American city. More importantly, Las Vegas is a hoot! The city doesn’t sleep. The people...

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Scotland (Hiking Vicious Little Ben Nevis)

  The morning weather forecast sounded grim––50 mile per hour winds with snow and poor visibility at the top of Ben Nevis, the highest point in...

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Buenos Aires (Tango Fever)

“Tango is easy,” said Carlos Darío Landini, an actor who on weekends oversees a museum dedicated to the legendary tango singer Carlos Gardel in Buenos...

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Nicaragua (Volcano Hopping)

The fumaroles’ muddy molten flows bubbled and gurgled, as sulfurous white steam––warm and smelly––wafted in the breeze. A gaggle of children...

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