Day-to-Day: South Dakota and Minnesota driving vacation

Last month we spent two weeks visiting South Dakota, including Mt Rushmore, the Badlands and Jewel Cave, and Minnesota, mostly in Park Rapids, a vacation destination in the north west part of the state. Three awesome things happened in this vacation: 1. We rented a stand up paddle (SUP) board from Lake Surf in Fargo, ND.

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Stocking your rental apartment kitchen

Lately when we travel, we like to stay in short-term rental apartments. We like the extra space and the flexibility of having our meals in, rather than out at restaurants. We have stayed in fabulous vacation rentals in London, Paris, Healdsburg and Lake Tahoe. Our recent vacation to Donner Lake reminded me that there are

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Hidden Kitchen: Secret Supper Club in Paris

Hidden Kitchen Table Sunday night, March 21st, we were fortunate enough to join a Hidden Kitchen dinner. The Hidden Kitchen is a private supper club in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, offering 10-course, prix fixe dinners four to five times a month for up to 16 guests. All in the comfort of their own living

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