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Belize It or Not 

Private islands and inland adventures will delight in this beautiful, multi-ethnic nation. The melting pot of various cultures there includes Maya, Garifuna, Mestizo, Creole and Mennonite. Once called the “British Honduras,” Belize is the only Central American country with English as its main language. It features the world’s only jaguar reserve, plus the second largest barrier reef and ancient...

The Palaces of Sintra

Sintra, Portugal is a haven of both palatial and provincial charm. Mornings are for touring any of the five palaces, and afternoons for strolling through the town square. Evenings are for sumptuous dinners and clean wines.  There’s not an adjective available to describe the impressiveness of these palaces. The exterior details are equaled in splendor by the interior details, furniture...

Untamed and Supersized

At more than six million acres, Denali National Park and Preserve in south central Alaska is a wilderness three times as large as Yellowstone and home to glaciers, boreal forests and the highest peak in North America – formerly known as Mt. McKinley and now called Denali. Meaning “the great one” in the native Alaskan dialect, Mount Denali towers 20,300...

Lavender Fields Hvar-Ever

Hvar is known as the party island of Croatia. However, that’s not true year-round. Go in the fall, and you’ll experience this jewel of the Adriatic in a different way.   A three-hour ferry ride from Dubrovnik, Hvar is the sun-dappled island with an irrepressible spirit. She waits for you like the chic ambassador that she is, ready for your...

Starting A New Chapter

“It’s a story about moving to another country, starting a new business, surviving the pandemic, rediscovery and adventure. What more could you ask from life?” asks Marco Simonelli. When Tulsa native Amanda Forman moved to Italy in 2017, she didn’t intend to become an olive oil producer and exporter. She’d had a successful career in Tulsa working in her family’s...

Living the Island Life

On a wedge of pure pleasure just off the southeastern Georgia coast lies a resort that’s really a complex of lodgings, stretching across the private entity of Sea Island and into St. Simon’s Island. It’s called Sea Island Resort, anchored by the marvelous Roaring Twenties-era hotel that started it all, the one with the gorgeous twin iconic towers: the...

The Stunning Suburb of Scottsdale

A non-stop flight to Phoenix from Tulsa starts your Scottsdale, Ariz. vacation perfectly.  Shuttling to the off-site rental car offices takes some time, as these aren’t available at the airport. Yet, 20 minutes or so later, you’ll arrive in the stunning suburb of Scottsdale. Pristine stucco architecture of adobe-style houses, bordered by fanning desert palms and towering cacti, are encircled...

On Safari

Tanzania is a nation of superlatives: Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa; Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point on the continent; and the massive wildebeest migration on the Serengeti is called the “greatest show on Earth.” Plus, the simple fact is, the east African country is home to the most wildlife of any nation. Tanzania is so closely...

Sweet and Sassy Seville

Remnants of the Roman and Muslim civilizations that occupied Seville can still be seen. But it was the Andalusian gypsies in that part of southern Spain centuries ago who made their mark on the world by giving us the hot-blooded flamenco. The fiery dance, dress, guitar and rhythms of this distinctive dance have traditionally played major roles in Sevillian culture,...

A Return to Adventure

OklahomaLake Guide Beat the heat at one of many Oklahoma lakes. We offer a quick breakdown of a few. Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees:  Perhaps Oklahoma’s most popular lake, Grand offers 46,500 surface acres of aquatic fun in northeast Oklahoma. Dock a boat year-round or rent one for the weekend. Find recreation at nearby state parks and privately operated facilities. Parasailing and...