Central Park Hidden Gem

Belvedere CastleI have always been fascinated by castles. Like most little girls who are now my age, I read fairy tales of princesses, magic, and castles. A castle playset that included…

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Travel Insurance 101

Protecting Yourself   There was a time when responsible “adult” things eluded me—protection, like insurance, is a perfect example. Why would I pay for coverage in the unlikely event of a…

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Vermont

The combination of a family cross-country trip and years of business travel provided opportunities to visit 40 of the United States. Vermont was not one of them, so while searching…

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When In Rome

"All Roads Lead to Rome" "Rome Wasn't Built in a Day" "When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do" There’s a lot to be said about the “Eternal City,” and…

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