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Over the last year, I've heard from many American friends who either retired to Portugal or...

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"Tomorrow," my dad suggested late Wednesday night, "you should take Andrea to Yosemite." That idea had never...

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For our final week of vacation, we went to northern California. There were many reasons to...

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The Alaskan Wildlife Conservation Center trip was such a delight that we wondered if we should partake in...

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"It's going to be cold in Alaska," I told Andrea a month before we were in...

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Initially, I wasn't planning on having us visit southern California during our whirlwind, month-long, five-state tour...

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The six days we spent in Fort Collins were some of the busiest of our entire...

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After Kauai, we visited the big island of Kona. Kona is markedly drier than Kauai, and...

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When people imagine vacationing in Hawaii, the envisioned pristine beaches with white sand, clear waters, and...

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"Porto is one of my favorite big cities," Andrea told me. It also happens to be the...

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I enjoyed volunteering at VaughanTown so much the first two times that I applied to participate...