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A Rich Man’s Obsession Is Now My Garden Paradise

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A Rich Man’s Obsession Is Now My Garden Paradise

What Pierre S. du Pont began in 1906 as his private garden has expanded to 1,000-acre Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley, an hour southwest of Philadelphia. Come for the famous fountain displays and stay for the seasonally changing Flower Garden Walk, the acres of indoor conservatories, and more.

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Chicago’s Top 10 Views, Culture Spots, and Lakefront Stops

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Chicago’s Top 10 Views, Culture Spots, and Lakefront Stops

For Fathomaway.com:  For frequent visitors, first-time explorers, or locals, the Windy City always has something fresh to see at classic sights and new favorites. Constantly reinventing itself, the city has everything: cultural treasures, dazzling architecture, a sizzling food scene. While the Chicago icons are musts, going beyond the well-trod Magnificent Mile to explore clues you into the city’s vibe

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Philadelphia’s Bartram’s Garden Connects History and Community

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Philadelphia’s Bartram’s Garden Connects History and Community

This historic urban river garden in Southwest Philadelphia both honors the botanical legacy of John Bartram, its 18th-century creator, and partners with the local community through an on-site farm and environmental education. Besides the historic Bartram House and re-created garden, visitors can explore a meadow (site of a former factory) and trails along the Schuylkill River.

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Ride the Rails: 5 Top Bike Paths in the U.S.

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Ride the Rails: 5 Top Bike Paths in the U.S.

National Education Association Travel Newsletter:  There’s no byline on this (as on other stories for NEA), but it’s by Linda Cabasin.  Some of America’s best and most scenic recreational paths have been created from tens of thousands of former rail lines. There’s a trail for everyone, from families with kids to hard-core bike riders.

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Renamed Newark Museum of Art Completes Refreshing Update

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Renamed Newark Museum of Art Completes Refreshing Update

Linda Cabasin explores New Jersey’s largest museum for the June 2020 edition of e-newsletter and website Side of Culture (sideofculture.com). Freshly renovated galleries, a new name,  and a welcoming front entrance enhance treasures from around the globe.

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Travel changed after 9/11; Here’s how it will look after the Covid-19 pandemic finally recedes

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Travel changed after 9/11; Here’s how it will look after the Covid-19 pandemic finally recedes

Coronavirus has brought travel and tourism to a standstill, and may irrevocably change the industry. Here’s how and where we might start traveling again as we settle into a new vacation normal.

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New Life for an Old Seaport

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New Life for an Old Seaport

Seaport District Revitalized

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Travel Memories: Scarves with a Story

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Travel Memories: Scarves with a Story

Forget about snow globes or t-shirts, I collect scarves for travel souvenirs.

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Flight delayed? This firm wants to get you paid

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Flight delayed? This firm wants to get you paid

Berlin-based firm AirHelp has helped 16 million passengers in 35 countries file claims for compensation against airlines for delays, cancellations and overbooking under rules such as the European Union’s Flight Compensation Regulation. Passengers on disrupted domestic flights in the U.S., however, remain largely unprotected by consumers rights law.

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Highlights of Extremadura, Spain

2,000 Years of History Through the Spanish Countryside

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Highlights of Extremadura, Spain

Between the European capitals of Madrid and Lisbon lies a region of rolling hills with Medieval castles that have found new lives as “Game of Thrones” locations, villages that are honoring Spain’s Jewish history and 2,000-year-old Roman architectural marvels that are still thriving today.

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