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Great Food In London

Great Food In London

Are you planning a visit to London as soon as the pandemic takes a break? London has great food options in all parts of the city. The great food of London is found in the famous restaurants, the not so famous, and is family and gluten free friendly. We LOVE the food in London! Here are some great food of London spots in Putney, Chelsea, Westminster, and St. John’s Wood.

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How to Hike the Soldier Pass & Brins Mesa Trail in Sedona, Arizona

How to Hike the Soldier Pass & Brins Mesa Trail in Sedona, Arizona

The Soldier Pass/Brins Mesa Trail is one of the top three hikes to take when visiting Sedona, Arizona. The beauty of this hike is that you encounter many special places along the way; the Devil’s Kitchen Sinkhole, the Seven Sacred Pools, and the Soldier Pass Cave. These sights are within the Coconino National Forest, in the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness. This is a great hike if you want a real sense of the history of the region. You will see the red rock that Sedona is famous for, sacred Native American sites, and the results of millions of years of geological evolution. Not only was this area an ocean floor and a coastal plain, but it was also the home of dinosaurs!

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How to Hike the Devil’s Bridge Trail in Sedona, Arizona

How to Hike the Devil’s Bridge Trail in Sedona, Arizona

The Devil’s Bridge Trail is one of the top three hikes to take when visiting Sedona, Arizona. It is a relatively easy hike finishing with a bit of a climb as you get close to the famous Devil’s Bridge. Devil’s Bridge in Sedona is a natural sandstone arch in the Coconino National Forest. The arch stands 54 feet tall and 45 feet long. This is one of Sedona’s most popular spots because of the ease in accessing, and of course, for the remarkable views and photo op that it offers.

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How To Hike to Boynton Canyon & Subway Cave, Sedona, Arizona

How To Hike to Boynton Canyon & Subway Cave, Sedona, Arizona

The Boynton Canyon/Subway Cave Trail is one of the top three hikes to take when visiting Sedona, Arizona. It is a gorgeous hike, not very strenuous, and after a moderate climb, you arrive at a once in a lifetime spot. You will see the red rocks that Sedona is famous for, and experience one of Sedona’s treasures, the Subway Cave. Along the way, you will pass through some of Sedona’s vortexes within the Boynton Canyon and can visit the ancient Sinagua (pre-Columbian culture known for their cliff dwellings and petroglyphs) ruins.

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Travel Packing Tips, The Ultimate Guide

Travel Packing Tips, The Ultimate Guide

If you know me, or have read my story, you know that I inherited a wanderlust from my mother. But what you don’t know is that her outstanding packing skills were also passed down to me. We used to say that packing would be our talent in the Miss America Pageant. I learned from my mother at an early age, the art of filling a suitcase. If you have your own system and it’s working for you, then move down to my what to bring list, but everyone else, read and learn.

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Hike Alamere Falls, California: Top Bay Area Hikes

Hike Alamere Falls, California: Top Bay Area Hikes

Alamere Falls is the gorgeous waterfall that crashes onto Wildcat Beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore in the Phillip Burton Wilderness of Northern California. The 40 foot cliff of cascading water is the reward for the spectacular 6.5 mile hike starting at the Palomarin Trailhead. A 13 mile round trip day that is worth every minute.

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Top Bay Area Hikes: Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

Top Bay Area Hikes: Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

The Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve is a 241 acre park in the Oakland Hills. As part of the East Bay Regional Parks District, the Huckleberry Preserve is open year round. There is a 1.7 mile loop that brings you through a beautiful forest. The upper trail descends for a while and then brings you up again, but If you are looking for a less strenuous walk, then stay on the upper trail and follow the self-guided tour stops.

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Three Days In Sante Fe, New Mexico

Three Days In Sante Fe, New Mexico

Are you interested in the absolute perfect three day getaway with your friends? I insist that you tell them all to meet for three days in Sante Fe, New Mexico. New Mexico is called the Land Of Enchantment for a reason, and Sante Fe is one of its crown jewels. Spend three days in Sante Fe enjoying the mountain scenery, the exquisite sunsets, the art, the culture, and the peaceful energy, and I guarantee you will return home refreshed and satisfied! It’s the kind of place that replenishes, inspires, and touches your soul! Here are my suggestions for your three days in Sante Fe.

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