Eye on the World

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Posted on February 25th, 2016

Eye on the World: St. Augustine, Florida

I took advantage of the long President's Day weekend to take a 3-day trip to St. Augustine, where I experienced the culture (at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum's Odditorium), soaked up the history (on a pirate pub crawl), and learned about legendary former residents (on a walking ghost tour) in our nation's oldest continuously occupied European settlement.
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Puerto Vallarta views from the lighthouse at El Malecon.

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Eye on the World: Scenic Puerto Vallarta

Recommend just got back from Gala Vallarta Nayarit, where we got the scoop on what's new in Puerto Vallarta, including updates to hotels and info on new hotels, too.
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Now this is how you do a poolside cabana!

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Eye on the World: Thompson Playa del Carmen

We just got our hands on this eye candy and couldn’t wait to share.
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Schmalkalden's skyline.

Posted on January 6th, 2016

Eye on the World: Thuringia, Germany

Thuringia is both the green heart of Germany and the old stomping ground of some of Germany's greatest minds.
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Looking for a Christmas market in Germany? Follow the smell of bratwurst wafting in the air.

Posted on December 21st, 2015

Eye on the World: German Christmas Markets

For approximately five weeks beginning the last week in November through the week of Christmas, cozy market squares and old town centers across Germany are filled with wooden huts selling handmade mementos, the aroma of grilled sausages and holiday spirit.
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Posted on November 11th, 2015

Eye on the World: Valencia, Spain

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to travel to Europe for the first time. For my first rendezvous with Europe, I had the opportunity to explore Spain—specifically Valencia—as a guest of the Tourist Office of Spain.
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Posted on October 22nd, 2015

Eye on the World: A Screaming Good Time at Universal Orlando

I squealed with excitement upon learning that I would be visiting Universal Orlando for the first time in eight years. Not only is the theme park resort exhibiting exponential growth with the recent openings of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D ride, and CityWalk expansions, but it's also celebrating 25 years since opening in 1990.
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The adults-only beach section for Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an guests.

Posted on October 13th, 2015

Eye on the World: Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort

Last week I had the opportunity to step away from the office and make the Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort in Mexico my home for four days.
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Posted on September 30th, 2015

Eye on the World: Tokyo Teaser

My faithful companion, the iPhone, and I captured these images as we made our way through one of the world's most vibrant capital cities.
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Icy Strait Point views.

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Eye on the World: Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska is currently constructing a new dock and welcome center for cruise ships, which will be completed this fall and ready to receive cruise ships in Spring 2016. This small town of approximately 765 residents might seem small for many city-goers, but it definitely doesn't skimp out on experiences.
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