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Touring Carcassone in the South of France

Ancient Bones, Fine Wine and Fairy-Tale Castles “Racing around circular stone staircases and wooden tunnels atop the Bastille, envisioning heretics and horsemen attacking from the other side, that really struck a nerve in my travel soul.” by Sony Stark Unhurried pleasures and fairy-tale photography await you in Carcassone and the…

Sailboats on White Beach, on Boracay, Philippines. Caryl Estrosas photos.

The Visayas: Philippine Adventure

By Mike Smith I had been to the Philippines before but had yet to visit the Visayas. I was tempted after hearing friends say that they had stayed at one of the world’s best beaches, seen the world’s smallest primate, eaten the world’s sweetest mangoes and dived with thresher sharks….

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Acapulco: A Fabled Resort Reconsidered

By Mandana Marsh The glamour of this coastal Pacific resort is perhaps as distant in memory as the stars who once strolled its beaches and soaked up its nightlife. This is a city of 1.5 million people, all living snug to the sea that is Acapulco’s attraction. They occupy tin-and-tarpaper…

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