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Kiwanian Jeanne O’Grady Living and Shooting the Dream

Aug 12, 2014 ● By Anne Batty

World traveling and photography have gone together quite well in the life of San Clementean Jeanne O’Grady.

Is Cuba Still a Four Letter Word?

May 22, 2014 ● By Maggie Zeibak

“It is a great danger for everyone when what is shocking, changes” Graham Greene, Our Man in Havana

River Boats for all Reasons ... and Seasons

May 19, 2014 ● By Don Kindred

Choosing a river cruise is a lot like cooking. We have to choose the ingredients,

South of the Border - Mexico’s “Other” Peninsula

May 01, 2008 ● By Greg Niemann

I have penned the Baja Beat column in every issue of the San Clemente Journal since summer 1995 when issue number one rolled off the presses. This is not a goodbye, but an expansion.

The Baja Beat Let Baja Entertain You!

Feb 01, 2008 ● By Greg Niemann

Papas & Beer is a popular party place... especially during Spring Break!In the past, I’ve mentioned before in this column that Baja has a little for everyone, from just lazing on the enjoying wide sandy beaches, to surfing or, horseback riding, to deep sea fishing and golfing, and for to the more adventurous, hang gliding, rock climbing and off-roading.

A Trip For All Seasons The ‘A’ List...

Feb 01, 2008 ● By Don Kindred

The colorful architecture in Aruba.Armchair vacations. We love to savor the dreamy moments when we curl up, painting exotic places in our mind’s eye, imagining all the while that we can afford traveling in ostentatious luxury.

Rounding the Horn - A South American Dream Trip

Feb 01, 2008 ● By Don Kindred

Cape Horn.In planning our three-week South American touring and cruising adventure, we anticipated visits to parts of the world we’d never experienced, stimulating shipboard educational sessions, elegant meals, plenty of reading time, daily physical fitness workouts, relaxing on deck chairs - all of which were delightfully fulfilled.

La Jolla’s Grande Colonial Hotel – The Perfect Setting for a Romantic Getaway

Feb 01, 2008 ● By Don Kindred

As for being a desirable spot for a romantic getaway, few places rival the lovely seaside town of La Jolla. Indeed, its exquisite beaches and secluded coves have been a welcome refuge for lovers of all ages since the earliest days of the previous century.

The Lure of Lewis and Clark – A River Boating Adventure

Feb 01, 2008 ● By Don Kindred

In June 2008, my wife, Diane, and I enjoyed a weeklong riverboat tour of the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The main stage event was Lewis and Clark’s extraordinary expedition, lasting from 1803 to 1806.

Six Magnificent National Parks

Nov 01, 2007 ● By Don Kindred

Vantage Travel’s 16-day adventuresome tour of Yellowstone, the Tetons, Arches, Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion National Parks delivered exactly what was promised in its brochures and on its website: great accommodations, comfortable transportation and delicious meals, as well as incomparable scenery, and then some.