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NORTH AMERICA

See a patial list of our travel blog articles featuring places in North America below. For the complete blog archives list please visit our Archives page.

Alaska Cruise
Alaska: Musk Ox
Alaskan Interior
Alaska Marine Highway
Alaska Railway
Alaska Small Ship Cruise
Alaska Whale Watching
Aleutians
Amelia Island, FL
Arizona Cowboy College
Aruba
Atlanta, Idaho
Austin, Texas
Avila Beach, CA
Banff
Baja California Sur
Baja Wine Country, Mexico
Belize
Big Bear Lake, CA
British Columbia Tea
Calgary
California Coast
Cambria & Paso Robles
Canadian Cities
Canadian Rockies
Canadian Winter
Catalina Island
Central Coast, California
Charlevoix, Quebec
Cherokee Nation
Chincoteague & Assateague
Claremont, CA
Columbia River
Costa Rica
Costa Rica Cloud Forest
Cozumel, Mexico
Death Valley Pupfish
Denali National Park
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Douglas Complex Fire, OR
Eastern Washington
Edmonton
Fairbanks, Alaska
French Canada Cruise
Glacier Peak, WA
Grand del Mar
Guadalajara, Mexico
Hana Highway, Hawaii
Hawaii
Hawaii Big Island
Honolulu, Hawaii
Inland Northwest
Juneau, Alaska
Kaua'i 1; Kaua'i 2
Key West
Kona, Hawaii
La Cantera, San Antonio, TX
Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach Images
Lahaina, Hawaii
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Lanai. Hawaii
La Paz, Mexico
Las Alamandas, Mexico
Las Vegas
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lexington, Kentucky
Maine
Mammoth Mountain
Maui, Hawaii
Mohonk Mountain House
Molokai, Hawaii
Monterey Bay
Montreal
Montreal Tea
Morongo Resort
Myrtle Beach
Napa Valley
New Brunswick
New Hampshire
New Mexico
New Mexico Images
New Orleans
New York
North Cascades, WA
North Dakota Blizzard
Northern Washington State
Nova Scotia
Oahu
Oceanside, CA
Orange County
Oregon Coast
Olympia, WA
Olympic Peninsula, WA
Oxnard, CA
Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Palouse Scenic Byway
Panama
Pasadena, CA
Paso Robles, CA
Pismo Beach, CA
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Prince Rupert/Digby Island
Prudhoe Bay, Canadian Arctic
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Queen Charlotte Islands
Redondo Beach
Rhode Island
Richmond, BC
Riverside, CA
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Route 66
Samish Island, WA
San Diego
San Francisco
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Monica, CA
Seattle
Sedona, Arizona
Seward Highway, Alaska
Sitka, Alaska
Skagway, Alaska
Sonoma, CA
South Texas
St. Lawrence River, Canada
St. Louis, MO
Sun Valley, ID
Taos, New Mexico
Texas Bull Riding
Texas Wine Country
Tongass, Alaska
Toronto
Utah
Vancouver
Ventura, CA
Victoria, BC
Virginia Skydiving
Waco, Texas
Washington D.C: Newseum
Western Canada
Whistler, B.C.

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TRAVEL BLOGS,
EUROPE

Alcala, Spain
Amsterdam
Aran Islands, Ireland
Arnhem, Holland
Assisi, Italy
Athens
Augsburg, Germany
Baltic Sea Nations
Basel. Switzerland
Bavaria
Beira, Portugal
Belgium
Berlin
Bertha Benz Route, Germany
Bled, Slovenia
Brno, Czech Republic
Bruges, Leiden and Dijon
Burgundy, France
Castelluccio di Norcia, Italy
Champagne and Lorraine
Champagne Country, France
Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
Consuegra, Spain
Copenhagen
Cotswolds, England
County Cork, Ireland
Crete, Greece
Czech Republic
Czech Republic Slideshow
Dolomites, Italy
Eastern Mediterranean
Erfurt, Germany
Europe by Train
Europe's Churches
Europe's Statues
Fairytale Road, Germany
Flanders, Belgium
Galicia, Spain
German Wine Tours
Germany (Bach)
Germany (small towns)
Germany (4 big cities)
Germany's Great Cities Giverny, France
Graubunden, Switzerland
Graz, Austria
Hamburg
Heroes of Britain
Heroes of Europe
Holland River Cruise
Iceland 1; Iceland 2; Iceland 3
Innsbruck, Austria
Ireland Return
Ireland Tour 1; Ireland Tour 2
Ireland Vacation
Ischia Island, Italy
Kos Island, Greece
Lake Como, Italy
La Mancha, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Libourne, SW France
Liverpool, England
Loch Ness, Scotland
London Tea
London Tour Part 1
London Tour Part 2
London Tour Part 3
London Tour Part 4
Lorraine, France
Lucerne, Switzerland
Madrid
Madrid Tapas
Mediterranean Cruise
Meuse-Argonne, France
Montagne, SW France
Montenegro
Montpellier, France
Moscow & St, Petersburg
Munich
Nidwalden, Switzerland
Norcia, Umbria, Italy
Normandy Beaches, France
Normandy, France
Northern Italy
North Wales Railway
Norway
Norwegian Arctic
Norwegian Fjords
Offbeat Germany
Off the Beaten Path Europe
Orvieto, Italy
Oslo, Bergen & Trondheim
Paris
Perugia, Italy
Piovene Rocchette, Italy
Pittormie Castle, Scotland
Pointe du Hoc, Normandy
Poland
Port Meirion, North Wales
Portugal
Prague, Czech Republic
Provence, France
Pyla-sur-Mer, SW France
Pyrenees
Rail Europe
Rhodes Island, Greece
Riviera di Ulisse, Italy
Romania
Rome 1; Rome 2
Rouen, France
Saint-Émilion, SW France
Salzburg, Austria
Saxony, Germany
Scotland 1; Scotland 2
Slovenia
Southern England
Southern France
Southern Italy
Spain (Edible Books)
Spello, Italy
Stockholm, Sweden
St. Petersburg
Sutri, Lazio, Italy
Switzerland
The Ritz, London
Toledo, Spain
Turkey
Tuscany
Tuscany and Umbria
Valencia, Spain
Vatican Museums
Vicenza, Italy
Vienna 1; Vienna 2
Wales
Wimbledon
Yaroslavl, Russia
Yorkminster, England
Zurich

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...we didn't know about
Bern, Switzerland

What do people do for fun in BERN?

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This installment of THREE THINGS is courtesy of Joel Reeves, Public Relations of Bern Tourism.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Dinner in Sarajevo with Mrs. Safija (Dispatch #4)

bread at The 4 Rooms of Mrs. Safija, Sarajevo

A legendary and taboo love affair from the early 1900s is the hot topic around the table as The Palladian Traveler breaks bread with the intrepid "band of merry media" at one of Sarajevo's upscale restaurants.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
A Return to Paradise: Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center Revisited

Devil's Hole Pupfish
Hamana Kalili was there to greet me, his right hand extended in the gentle shaka wave of welcome. His statue stands at the entrance of the Polynesian Cultural Center on the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. A descendant of Hawaiian ali'i (chiefs), Kalili (1882-1958) lost the middle, index and ring fingers of his right hand in an accident at a sugar mill.

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Greg Aragon's travel blog/review
Seaside Luxury and History at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is kind of like two charming hotels in one. At times it is a modern and classy beach-front resort. And other times it can be an elegant and secluded retreat, sheltered by gardens, a 90-yr-old tower, and a giant 130-yr-old fig tree. I guess it depends on your mood, but however you look at it, the hotel makes a memorable getaway and is one of my Southern California favorites.

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James Thomas Boitano's travel blog
Iceland Looks Better in Spring

Gullfoss waterfalls, Iceland
It's a bit of an understate- ment to say that I was excited when Icelandair recently began service out of my home city of Seattle directly to the magical jewel of the North which we know as Iceland. Iceland has a je ne sais quoi that some almost intangible reasons makes it my favorite travel destination in Europe and I’d already delighted in the marvels of the island on four previous occasions. But each of these involved painful, overnight connections via Minneapolis and Boston. I barely minded this nonetheless: Iceland was worth the hassle.

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Skip Kaltenheuser's travel article
Amazon Off-Line: Eat this Shrub and Call Me in the Morning

fishermen on the Rio Yanacuyo

A speedboat departs the Iquitos slums, which hover over the water on stilts and rafts to accommodate mercurial high-water marks that vary 15 meters with the Andes snowmelt. Devouring Peru's Amazon for several hours, the boat slows as it enters the tributary Yanayacu that snakes through the jungle like an anaconda.

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Gary Singh's travel blog/review
Crete: Working Off the Farmer’s Tan

Chania’s old town, Crete
For what seemed like an epoch, the author was scared to take his shirt off in public due to a noticeable farmer’s tan. He developed a paranoid fear that everyone would point at him behind his back. Since he walks quite a bit on the city streets of his hometown in Northern California, often with a short-sleeved shirt in the blazing sun, the farmer’s tan naturally developed.

Chiara's Rainbow at Monte Verita

Eric Anderson's travel blog/review
In Search of Heroes: Britain

Robin Hood statue
All countries have their heroes – romantic figures from bygone days who lived and often died with such spirit and style that, centuries later, they still form the fabric of stories whispered at bedtime to starry-eyed children. Some heroes are easy to find. Then there are others – persons who parade through a past so amorphous it could take a lifetime to locate concrete evidence of their achievements.

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John Clayton's travel blog/review
Wonders Abound in Britain's Channel Islands – Visit Sark and Hear About its Unusual German Occupation in WW2

Les Autelets, Sark, Channel Islands
The one memory that still resonates with me about the Dame of Sark concerns the local guide who met our boat at Sark's small jetty harbor back in the late 1940s. He immediately launched into an almost theatrical performance about the Dame and, with much glee, intense pride and excitement, told us how she had outsmarted the Germans during their occupation in WW2.

Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Bird's-Eye Views from Sarajevo's Yellow Fortress (Dispatch #3)

the Seville Cathedral

The Palladian Traveler lowers his head, leans forward and climbs above the crowd to frame a few panoramic shots of Sarajevo, then rewards himself with more mouth-watering Bosnian cuisine.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
In Search of the Elusive Devil’s Hole Pupfish

Devil's Hole Pupfish
The blistering Southern California sun blazed down on our car as we skirted across the Mojave Desert. Deeper and deeper we drove into the barren landscape where all forms of precipitation had been sucked dry by centuries of unforgiving heat and aridity. With my brother behind the wheel, I stared out the window at scorching valleys, dry lake beds and multicolored rock layers.

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Greg Aragon's travel blog/review
Walking in the Boot Steps of Bakersfield, Merle Haggard and The Padre Hotel

Merle Haggard

After the recent passing of country music great Merle Haggard, I decided to take a trip to his hometown of Bakersfield / Oildale, CA to see where it all started for him and learn more the rich history of the region. It was also a chance to stay at the legendary Padre Hotel, which like Merle, has become an iconic figure in the area.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Surprising Sarajevo – Dinner in Grandma's Kitchen (Dispatch #2)

the Seville Cathedral

The Palladian Traveler touches down in Sarajevo and wastes no time in foraging for food. He strikes gold at an authentic Bosnian kitchen tucked inside a 15th century Ottoman bazaar.

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John Clayton's travel blog/review
Sark is THE Island to Visit When Traveling to England's Channel Islands

one of the Headlands in Sark
They're arguably one of the most beautiful – and certainly most scenic – tourist destinations in the United Kingdom. Yet they're also so far off the radar of many Americans, they're never visited. Which is almost a tragedy, because they're not only intriguing, they're also a microcosm of England itself. Add in they were occupied by the Nazis' in WW2, and you've got even more reasons to visit.

Fyllis Hockman's travel blog/review
Curacao: Animal Encounters of the Best Kind

writer with a dolphin at Curacao
Their bodies were sleek and graceful, the skin soft to the touch, their demeanor welcoming even if a bit skeptical. Still, they were more used to this than I was. But I spread my arms out as instructed and flapped them in the water. Romeo and Paski, two of my dolphin snorkeling companions, then swam under my outstretched limbs, and we laid back into the water as though sunbathing.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination: Bosnia and the Dalmatian Riviera (Dispatch #1)

Insight Vacations brochure

The Palladian Traveler has packed his bags and is all set to rejoin the intrepid "band of merry media" on an eight-day Insight Vacations' journey through Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatia.

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Tim Mattox's travel article
An Evening with Janiva Magness: Love Wins Again

Janiva Magness CD cover

The last thing a former Lost Angelinian misses after almost 20 years gone is the congested freeways and the angst associated with navigating through the city limits. So when my friend, Jocelynn invited me to come back to town to see a show, I was less than enthusiastic. When she added it was a special performance by Janiva Magness and the release of her new chart-climbing CD, Love Wins Again, I was in the car and headed up the 405 before she received my 'Oh, hell yeah!' response.

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Richard Carroll's travel blog/review
Lift a Fork in Puerto Vallarta

xecutive Chef Fred Ruiz at CasaMagna Marriott's La Estancia restaurant, Puerto Vallarta

Along the gorgeous sweep of coastline in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, where upscale haciendas cling to the cliffs by their colorful tiles, enchanting five-star hotels are interspersed with a splendid collection of notable restaurants that long have been haunted by gourmands in search of creative tables. Some of the finest chefs both in Mexico and worldwide have answered the call of Vallarta and brought their skills to this verdant slice of tropical paradise overlooking a broad sweep of Banderas Bay whose waters teem with an incredible medley of seafaring creatures waiting to be brought to the table.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
On the Tracks with Eurail: A Personal Journey of Discovery

Eurail train and Polish countryside
The sound of the tracks were calming as my railway car glided effortlessly through central Poland’s breathtaking countryside. A nation with a history of great turbulence, Poland’s flat landscape and proximity in the middle of Europe – where east meets west – made it a convenient gateway for a seemingly endless array of past conquerors. From my train window I could see where Hitler’s Nazi Army blitzed into the countryside...

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Look at the tyranny of party – at what is called party allegiance, party loyalty – a snare invented by designing men for selfish purposes – and which turns voters into chattles, slaves, rabbits, and all the while their masters, and they themselves are shouting rubbish about liberty, independence, freedom of opinion, freedom of speech, honestly unconscious of the fantastic contradiction; and forgetting or ignoring that their fathers and the churches shouted the same blasphemies a generation earlier when they were closing their doors against the hunted slave, beating his handful of humane defenders with Bible texts and billies...

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President Obama & Anthony Bourdain recently dined in Vietnam

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$44+ O/W Southwest Deal Discounts Fall Flights

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TalkTalkBnb – A New Social Exchange Platform

Do you want to learn a new language but time and money get in your way? Well TalkTalkBnb, a European company established by college students puts native speakers right in the comfort of your own home, for free. TalkTalkBnb is a social exchange platform, a part of the sharing economy, developed to connect avid language seekers with travelers from around the world and it just extended its hosting services to the U.S. If you're a traveler and want to offer your expertise and exlpore a new world or be a host and learn a fascinating new language, just simply join the platform and get your authentic and immersive experience.

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Top 10 Music Festivals on the Island of Ireland

The best tunes around, every style you can think of, the friendliest people on the planet and all you could want for a fab time – it's an Irish music festival.

Big, small, old, young, crazy or relaxing, here's our Top 10 Pick of the Pops for this summer.

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Triple JetBlue Points During June

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$669+ R/T Summer and Fall Europe Flights on Lufthansa

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Asia Flights from $661+ R/T on EVA Air

EVA Air’s latest sale offers travel to several cities in Asia, including Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, and Taipei. Departures are available from Los Angeles, Seattle and Houston, with round-trip flights beginning at $661.

Travel is available late summer through fall, and again in winter and spring 2011. Flights apply to August 1 through September 30 and must be booked by May 31.

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Louisiana: New Orleans and Cajun Country 7-Day Vacations from $1599

Gate 1 Travel is currently offering a New Orleans and Cajun Country vacation package where travelers experience New Orleans French Quarter and the eclectic streets of Baton Rouge. The package also includes a tour of Cajun Country with a swamp boat ride in the Atchafalaya Basin, and a visit to a pepper sauce factory on Avery Island. The seven-day, six-night air-inclusive vacation starts at $1,599 per person. The sale ends June 17, 2016.

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Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound 2017

9 Day River Cruise from Budapest to Linz

This exciting new 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along the Danube from Budapest to Linz in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable.

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There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

Men and women travel differently, and assume different risks when traveling for business. The challenge for companies and travel managers alike is how to ensure business travelers are not only safe, but comfortable, when on the road.

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At Chinese Airports, Women Get Their Own Security Lines

In the U.S., ever-lengthening TSA lines have recently been dominating news cycles, and rightfully so – after all, would you want to be stranded overnight in Chicago O'Hare? In China, airport security lines of a different sort are making headlines: those for women (and their makeup) only.

After a three-month trial and a 25 percent increase in efficiency, Beijing Capital International Airport has decided to implement long-term women-specific lines in its T1, T2, and T3 terminals.

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What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot

You’re at the gate. You’ve got your boarding pass. You’re heading somewhere exciting and you just can’t wait until you get there to share the news with your friends on social media. So you snap a picture of your boarding pass and post it to Facebook. Harmless, right?

Maybe not.

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25 Things to Do in San Diego Before You Die

San Diego, once dismissed as ‘L.A., Lite’ has a wide range of activities and things to see. Who would thought that this once sleepy town close to the Mexican border would be a role model for American re-development. Here are the quintessential San Diego ones you should do at some point in your lifetime. Here are 25 Things to Do in San Diego Before You Die.

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Learning Moonshining at Sugarlands Distilling Company

In Gatlinburg for a special occasion? Want to make your own batch of moonshine? Bring the gang to Sugarlands Distilling Company for our still house, and see first-hand how we make Sugarlands Shine. Share our award-winning spirits with your friends and family in a private setting with one of our expert Tastemakers.

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The Road’s Open for Great Irish Coastal Drives

Surrounded by water and blessed with over 3,000 km of twisting coastline, the island of Ireland is one of the best places in the world to hit the open road. Point the car in any direction and you'll wind through mile after mile of pristine coastline, stunning scenery, ancient ruins and deserted beaches, all punctuated by exciting cities, colorful towns, pretty fishing villages and maybe the odd sheep or three.

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Europe: Amsterdam, Bruges and Paris 7-Day Vacations from $1609

During my last long-leg flight home from Eastern Europe, compounded in duration by first having to travel on a short hop to a gateway city (and as any seasoned traveler knows, it's not the flight itself that is the bummer.

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The secret life of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
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Stuck in a Security Line?

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How to Get a Cheap Upgrade on Your Next Flight

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EarthCam Releases Broadcast-Quality Time-Lapse of World Trade Center Oculus

People around the world have watched as downtown New York City transformed with construction of the new World Trade Center, which includes the unique Oculus at the transportation hub. EarthCam’s megapixel time-lapse construction cameras captured progress for The Oculus from July 2011 to May 2016 and released a professional hand-edited time-lapse movie of the process.

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Summer Retreat Series Announced at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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Last-Minute Airfare Deals

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Random Acts of Canine Kindness

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Traveling Boy Recipe Travel recipe of the month

Lazy Person's John Montagu Plain Omelette-Smoked Salmon Panino

Salmon Panino

On the heels of my Lazy Person's Pesto Based Flatbread Pizza recipe, I thought I'd continue with what appears to be a recurring theme in the making, and pass along my Lazy Person recipes as I create them for myself in the galley. You know, breakfast, lunch and dinner tips for folks like me, who really don't have much of a clue around the kitchen and are, well, just plain lazy.

So, this time around we'll bite into my culinary hodgepodge between two slices of bread, the Lazy Person's John Montagu Plain Omelette-Smoked Salmon Panino – that's a mouthful – LPJMPOSSP for short – still a mouthful.

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ASIA
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Mumbai, India
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Johnny Otis
Kinsey, Perkins & Sumlin
Charlie Musselwhite
Phil Gates
JW Jones
Billy Watson
Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)
'Iceman' Albert Collins
Lightnin' Malcolm
Nathan James
The 44's
Anthony Gomes

Travel Humor (partial list) – a collection of jokes (with bits of travel adventures) from graphics artist Raoul Pascual:
Can You Get Married in Heaven?
3 Men, 3 Women and 3 Bears
Dangerous Snake
The Truth About Reindeer
Health Warning
Do You Want to be a Mermaid or a Whale?
Irish Jokes
Outback Half-Wit
Irish Millionaire
Laundry Man
Moses and the Red Sea
Two Norwegians
How the War Between Ireland and France was Averted
Jewish Haikus
Italian Profiling
Paraprosdokians
The Middle Wife
Welsh Holiday
Alberta Snow
Complete and Finished
Alzheimer's Test
Fairy Tale
Agricultural Inspector
News from Libya
Chinese Food
Baby Polar Bear
Spanish Delicacy
Truck
Mexican Jews
British Humor
A Chicken Walks Into a Bar
First Child
Hello?
Irish Babes
Italian Golfer
Sleeping With Bob
The Crows of Massachusetts
Snow Parking
Hamburg Visits Los Angeles CA
Airplane Water Landing
Team Effort
Freeloaders
Leviticus 20:13


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