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Covid Testing for Travel

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For those who think getting a COVID test will be easy, you need to know this. You need to know this 20 days ago.

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Miramar Beach Restaurant in California

Location: located on the beach at Miramar’s Half Moon Bay, it is an open-plan restaurant with windows overlooking the ocean and beach. Call ahead to reserve a view of the Bay. While eating we saw whales, dolphins, sailboats, and a lovely view of the beach.

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Missouri Renaissance Festival brings summer fun

In the middle of Missouri, a touch of European history is a great bit of fun. The Central Missouri Renaissance Festival is a great place to spend a day with the kids, or significant other, or both.

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Ravenna, Italy, City of Mosaics – Guest Post

This week, please enjoy a guest post from my friend and a great author, Lindsey Scholl. – Mel.

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My Year so Far…

A more personal post.

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Isle of Wight, England

The Isle of Wight is a huge summer attraction that you probably didn’t know existed.

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Harlaxton Manor – A Look Inside

The current version of Harlaxton Manor was built in the 1830’s. It remains a mix of Elizabethan style and Baroque details.

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Harlaxton Manor and College Grounds

When I was at school I was given a great opportunity to study abroad in England.

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