How To Travel The World Without Flying


Sherry Laskin Kennedy was just 8 years old when she sailed on her first cruise ship with her parents from Los Angeles to Hawaii aboard the M/S Matsonia. Today she is a world-cruising enthusiast and founder of, her award-winning blog that was voted one of USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice for travel blogs […]

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Five Rochester, New York Restaurants That Offer Tastes From Around The Globe

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Rochester, New York has a plethora of dining choices from dimly-lit, romantic farm-to-table restaurants like Lento, Cure, and The Revelry to a glut of greasy hot dog joints that serve up their own versions of the infamous Nick Tahou’s Garbage Plate (a heaping conglomeration of twin cheeseburger patties atop a bed of macaroni salad and […]

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My Mini-Bio and First MatadorU Assignment


A couple of weeks ago I enrolled in a travel writing course through, the educational arm of the Matador Network to improve my writing skills.  It’s a 12-week course called Fundamentals of Travel Writing and entails a curriculum of chapter lessons and subsequent assignments that are reviewed and critiqued by the MatadorU faculty.  I […]

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