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The Butchart Gardens, the Gardens of Five Seasons

The Butchart Gardens, the Gardens of Five Seasons

Gem and Lita September 10, 2019 0

Throughout history of mankind gardens have been feast for the senses and quiet refuge and spaces for reveries and meditations or contemplations allowing people to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. There has

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The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Gem and Lita August 5, 2019 0

Berlin, historic capital of Germany and Europe’s “City of Cool”, is a vibrant and fascinating city well worth the trip – an August Baltic cruise of northern Europe. What is there to see? Museums,

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DELPHI, the ‘NAVEL of the WORLD’

DELPHI, the ‘NAVEL of the WORLD’

Gem and Lita July 8, 2019 0

As every seasoned traveller knows no two journeys are alike. A trip to Corinth and Delphi, both in classical Greece, is a travel back in time exploring the ruins evident with traces of human

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Ancient Meets Modern in Corinth, Greece

Ancient Meets Modern in Corinth, Greece

Gem and Lita June 11, 2019 0

An interestimg must-see tourist attraction , historically, archaeologically, geographically, and biblically, in the Hellenic Republic of Greece is the City of Corinth (“Korinthos” in Greek) where ancient meets modern. On a warm day in

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The Road to Heavenly Hana (pt. 2)

The Road to Heavenly Hana (pt. 2)

Gem and Lita May 7, 2019 0

One of the most unforgettable journeys of our life is the incredible drive along the world famous road to Hana in the eastern coast of Maui, the “Valley Isle” of the Hawaiian archipelago. It

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The Road to Heavenly Hana

The Road to Heavenly Hana

Gem and Lita April 8, 2019 0

Making the most of our travel to Maui, the Valley Isle and the best island on earth according to the Conde Nast Travelers, we considered it mandatory to challenge the beautiful drive along the

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Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 3)

Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 3)

Gem and Lita March 11, 2019 0

The history, art, beauty, and mild tropical climate make Lahaina a year-round winter get-away destination. Best explored on foot Lahaina, now Maui’s hot spot, offers a variety of points of interest although the town

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Lahaina, ‘Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 2)

Lahaina, ‘Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 2)

Gem and Lita February 12, 2019 0

History thrives in Lahaina in the “Valley Isle” of Maui. Everywhere you look there’s a reminder of its rich history from one era to another. Many of the buildings date back to the 1800s.

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Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

Gem and Lita January 7, 2019 0

Like snowbirds people migrate to chase sunshine in warmer destinations where snow plows and ear muffs have no place. LAHAINA, often called the “Jewel in the Crown of Maui’ could be a perfect getaway

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Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

Gem and Lita December 11, 2018 0

Just only about a 50-minute drive fromv Ka’anapali resorts in western Maui is “Iao” Valley, or as Mark Twain called it, “The Yosemite of the Pacific”. Heading off Highway 30 to Kaahumanu Avenue ,

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