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Unwinding in Canada’s Muskoka Lakes

The Segwun and vintage small craft.  By Arnold Berke In Ontario’s Muskoka Lakes, people use “cottage” as a verb, meaning not just where they stay but also what they do. Or don’t do, for “cottaging” here—among deep blue lakes, piney forests, and comely towns two hours north of Toronto—can be as lazy as you like. This is …

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Greek Isles and Turkey by sailing ship, Wind Star

By Phyllis Steinberg     The Greek Isles and Turkey is a voyage that is best experienced on a sailing ship. I had visited the Greek Islands and Turkey before, but never on a yacht with sails. This was also my first experience on Wind Star, a 148 passenger, four deck vessel with six self-furling, …

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Tulip Time on Holland and Belgium waterways

 By Phyllis Steinberg       Millions of flowering tulips in a myriad of colors can be enjoyed in a spectacular setting at Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam, but check your calendar because this dazzling display can only be seen in the spring during late March and April in Holland.        A delightful excursion …

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US Embassy in Nassau issues Travel warning

Source: caribbeannewsnow.com NASSAU, Bahamas – The United States Embassy in Nassau has issued a security alert to American citizens residing in and traveling to The Bahamas about an increase in armed robberies on New Providence. The alert came after American sailor Kyle Bruner was murdered during an armed robbery last Sunday. “Armed robbery remains a …

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