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Feb.08.2012
Prevue Magazine
A study in contrasts, Bangkok’s ancient golden temples glimmer amidst a skyline dominated by modern glass highrises. It’s a city comfortable with both the old and the new—the familiar and the unexpected. By day, Bangkok is all business. Well-dressed professionals travel via elevated rail systems linking the entire scope of Bangkok with five major...
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Downtown Solvang, California
Jun.27.2008
Riverside Press-Enterprise
California is a melting pot of cultures. Sometimes the culture in the melting pot sticks together and creates a fondue of ethnic proportions. Solvang, the charming Danish hamlet just north of Santa Barbara, is that kind of place. Read the full story at: http://www.pe.com/travel/content/travel/stories/PE_News_Local_S_solvang08.164305b.html
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The infinity edge pool at Las Rocas Resort & Spa appears to blend right into the blue Pacific. Photo by Carolyn Burns Bass 2008
Jun.25.2008
Riverside Press-Enterprise
Not far south of the border, along that pencil-thin strip of desert called Baja California, is one of the finest stretches of beach on the West Coast, Playa de Rosarito. Americans nicknamed it Rosarito Beach back in the 1920s when Southern Californians seeking sun and fun without the restrictions of prohibition made it one of their favorite seaside playgrounds...
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The Spirit of Elvis
Jun.17.2008
Riverside Press-Enterprise
The spirit of Elvis is alive and well in Las Vegas. He looks down from billboards, winks at you from elevator posters, greets you at the airport, even struts down the street in his rhinestone and fringe jumpsuit. Elvis is the patron spirit of the Big Bling, aka Las Vegas.  Read the full article here:  http://www.pe.com/travel/content/travel/stories/...
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Mission Bay sunset from the Barefoot Grill at Paradise Point.
Jun.14.2008
Riverside Press-Enterprise
The season of sun and fun is upon us. Gas prices on the rise, airfares are too. This summer may find more people vacationing in nearby resorts, campgrounds and other close by places. Read the rest of the story at: http://www.pe.com/lifestyles/stories/PE_Fea_Daily_D_getaways01.221ac48.html
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Jun.13.2008
Riverside Press-Enterprise
California is a melting pot of cultures. Sometimes the culture in the melting pot sticks together and creates a fondue of ethnic proportions. Solvang, the charming Danish hamlet just north of Santa Barbara, is that kind of place. Read more here:  http://www.pe.com/travel/content/travel/stories/PE_News_Local_S_solvang08.164305b.html