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I Don’t Have a Car, I Don’t Have a Watch

I Don’t Have a Car, I Don’t Have a Watch

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October 6, 2018

“I came here on vacation and quickly realized this is where I needed to be,” says Kathy Pow. She lives in Cabarete, a small beach town on the Dominican Republic’s north coast. With two international airports nearby, in Puerto Plata and Santiago de los Caballeros, it’s fairly easy to get to and from North America, with many direct flights from the major cities there....

We Left a Dream Life to Find True Paradise in Panama

We Left a Dream Life to Find True Paradise in Panama

Before Panama was a blip on their radar, Fred and Renee Proctor, originally from New York and Boston, lived a dream life. They spent 11 years sailing their charter boat, the Pepper, around St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I want your job” was a constant refrain from customers who had enjoyed a day aboard the Pepper...

Perigord, Dordogne

Perigord, Dordogne

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September 24, 2018

Every day in my travel research I come across the terms "hidden gem," "off the beaten path," "unspoiled, authentic, undiscovered..." The Dordogne region of France is the only place I have been to date where it is actually true. Castles sit like crown jewels along the river banks. My family and I often found ourselves beating our own path through the oak forests toward the river bank.