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Patti Morrow is an adventure travel writer, blogger and photographer. Her focus is on Baby Boomer travel, beaches, and adventure.
things to do in hvar

Things to Do in Hvar – Croatia’s Most Exciting Island

Have you heard of Hvar Island? While it may not be familiar to Americans, it certainly is well-known to Europeans. Sun-drenched beaches, cobblestone lanes, ancient hilltop fortresses, and glamourous nightclubs have allegedly attracted celebrities such as Prince Harry, Beyoncé, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Tom Cruise. Sometimes called the “St. Tropez of the Adriatic,” and consistently listed […]

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Holidays to Split Croatia: How to Spend One Day in Split

Nestled on the Adriatic Sea with a mountainous backdrop, Split is the second-largest city in Croatia. It’s a beautiful city with an ancient old town. Holidays to Split Croatia should be included in every Croatia itinerary. If Dubrovnik is Croatia’s beauty, then Split is her vivacious sister. Although less fairytale-like than Dubrovnik, it’s a vibrant […]

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Things to Do in Kotor Montenegro That Will Take Your Breath Away!

Nestled up against the brilliant blue Adriatic Sea, Montenegro is one of the most picturesque countries on Europe’s Balkan Peninsula.   Whether your visit is part of a day trip during a weekend excursion from Dubrovnik, a Mediterranean cruise with Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd., or a week exploring the entire country, there are a number of exciting […]

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Santorini Cruise Port: 6 Things to Do on a Santorini Excursion

It’s one of the most Instagrammed bucket list places on the planet, but is Santorini worth the hype? Known as one of the most luxurious, romantic, and honeymoon destinations, we were very excited that the Santorini cruise port was one of the places on our Mediterranean Cruise with Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd.. Postcard-perfect, white-washed stucco […]

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One Day in Athens: Top 10 Things to Do in Athens

Recently, we took a fantastic cruise with Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. through the Mediterranean which was departing from Athens. We decided to fly in a day early so we could spend one day in Athens, taking in as much as we could of this splendid city. We were actually in Athens for 28 hours, which included […]

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bora bora

Beaches in Bora Bora, Bungalows & Adventures

To most, a Bora Bora holiday conjures up images of an exotic palm-fringed, sugar-sand paradise with overwater bungalows somewhere out in the middle of the South Seas, mostly visited by starry-eyed honeymooners who rarely adventure beyond their resort. Beaches in Bora Bora are considered by many to be the most beautiful in the world. While […]

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seychelles best beaches

Seychelles Best Beaches and Activities

Shimmering turquoise surf gently lapping onto the shore, a tall coconut palm stretching out precipitously over the water, and craggy limestone boulders reaching into the periwinkle-blue sky. This is what you’ll find on the Seychelles best beaches and one of the reasons why the Seychelles is also known as “the Garden of Eden.” I’ve been […]

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Doha City Tour: 10 Best Things to Do in Doha, Qatar

As part of my recent trip to Kenya, I chose to take a 24-hour layover in Qatar so I could do a Doha city tour. I’d done a similar thing in Dubai a year ago and loved having the opportunity to explore a bit of the Middle East without adding the additional expense. My Doha […]

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Beach Items: The Only Beach Vacation Packing List You’ll EVER Need!

If you’ve been reading my articles here and in print magazines for the last ten years, you’ll know that I’ve been on a quest to find the most beautiful beach in the world for about all of my adult life. After visiting some of the most amazing tropical paradise beaches such as Bora Bora, Seychelles, […]

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mahe tourist places

Mahe Tourist Places: Seychelles Road Trip, Beaches and Attractions!

Tired and dejected after a delayed flight that caused us to miss our Costa Cruise Indian Ocean embark with a forced detour to Mahé, we arrived at our last-minute boutique hotel around midnight. The night air was black as ink and thick with dew. Dragging our luggage up the stairs, we plopped onto the comfy, […]

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