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WELL-TRAVELED: Seeing Florida through the eyes of a foreign tourist

When traveling, I always try to see my destination less from the perspective of a typical tourist and more from a local enjoying what makes his or her hometown special.

Even when my language skills are limited in a country,

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WELL-TRAVELED: From Chicago to Detroit, it’s a classic vacation by car

For many baby boomers, the quintessential summer vacation was the family road trip. But those who observe American cultural changes have noticed the decline of the family car vacation.

Many of us remember being loaded in the station wagon with

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WELL TRAVELED: Vietnam offers enchanting, uncrowded Asian travel experience

Vietnam has surprises for even the most seasoned world traveler.

For those who have already “done” China and Thailand, this intriguing, beguiling and off-the-beaten-track destination offers an Asian traveling experience that transports Americans into a culture that differs starkly from

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WELL TRAVELED: If you can’t find a travel partner, go solo

I have a large National Geographic map on my wall. Red pins indicate places I have been, and green pins stand for places I want to go. I have plenty of red pins that I have happily placed, but there …

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