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Cynthia Dial
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Cynthia Dial is an admitted travel writing addict, and shares that she pinches herself each time she steps onto the promenade deck of a cruise ship, boards a train or settles into a plane seat to go to work. She's taken a city tour of Melbourne, Australia, from the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, hiked the Austrian Alps and learned to surf in Waikiki -- all for a good story. A special correspondent for World Footprints radio show, she is author of Get Your Travel Writing Published: A Teach Yourself Guide, now in its 3rd edition and her work has been seen in Time magazine (Europe and Asia), Toronto Star (her column, Shopping Trips, was a regular feature), Hemispheres, Destinations Weddings & Honeymoons and Shape, among others. Cynthia specializes in travel, with an emphasis on luxury travel, soft adventure, golf, shopping, spas, health & wellness and food & drink. To learn more, visit www.travelwritingbycynthiadial.com. And to follow her blog, visit http://travelingcynthia.blogspot.com.
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08.29.2014

The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities
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It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of ...
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08.19.2014

A Guide to San Antonio: Where to Go, Eat & Stay for the Best Texas Experience
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As a native Texan (now Californian), I’ve been to San Antonio many times in the past. Based on this background, you could assume that I know the region well, right? Well, you would lose that bet as my last visit acquainted me with a Texas town ...
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07.30.2014

Borrego Springs’ La Casa del Zorro Resort Brings Back Luxury Living to the Desert
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What do you do when it’s pitch-perfect weather in San Diego? My choice was a bit unconventional, yet warmly rewarding. I headed 90 miles from home into the Anza-Borrego Desert for a stay at its most iconic and best known lodge, La Casa del...
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01.24.2014

Nashville: A Destination About Much More Than Just Music
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“Welcome to Nashville. You can pick up your luggage and guitar cases at carousel one,” announces the flight attendant upon landing in the Tennessean capital. This, like many, were the words welcoming me into Music City. Nashville offer...
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12.16.2013

Discovering the Best of French Influences in Switzerland's Countryside
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A trip to Switzerland can be like visiting three separate countries—France, Germany and Italy—all uniquely distinctive, all wonderfully special, all within Switzerland. Constricted by time, I chose a French-style excursion through the cou...
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05.03.2014

Québec City's Celebration of Winter
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My January arrival to Québec City was anything but the warm welcome I received the previous summer. Don’t get me wrong, the province’s unmistakable hospitality and friendliness were in full force. But at a temperature of 8 F, gone ...
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10.30.2013

Fashion Week San Diego
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Confession: I was a novice when it came to Fashion Week—that is until I attended FWSD (translation: Fashion Week San Diego). True, I’m a Project Runway devotee . . . so runway shows are no stranger to me. And truer, I love fashion and eve...
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04.18.2013

Angus is Beef's Best of the Best
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Full disclosure: I am a carnivore. I have experience in the beef arena, extensive experience, so I know of what I speak. Let’s begin.   To betterunderstand a good steak, it helps to know a thingortwo about what defines quality. Fact one—taste is be...
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11.04.2011

Germany's Airline
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I travel, and travel a lot. So when I have an exceptionally pleasant airline experience, I like to share it.  May I introduce you to Air Berlin? Though it’s Germany’s second largest airline (after Lufthansa), Europe’s si...
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09.27.2011

WHEN IN MILAN: SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP!
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As the last of a Lugano church's bells chimed seven times, the phone rang.  Only in Switzerland I thought as I was greeted, "Good morning signora, this is your 7 o'clock wake-up."  During my visit I had grown accustomed ...
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Put it at the top. This is a not-to-be-missed destination. Top 5 Things to See & Do in Door County, Wisconsin Luxury Vacations 08.15.2012
Shade is similar to the W in many ways, but a much more sophisticated and better version, appealing to a larger demographic. Do visit. You'll really enjoy it. It's Cooler in Shade | Manhattan Beach's Only Luxury Boutique Hotel Hotels 06.17.2012
Thanks so much for the Larry Drasin of Drasin Design Inc comment. Yes, he certainly has been involved with Mike Zislis' many projects. However, when the article was run by the hotel for fact-checking, the mention of Christopher Lowell and his involvement with the interior design was approved. It's a very special property, isn't it? It's Cooler in Shade | Manhattan Beach's Only Luxury Boutique Hotel Hotels 04.16.2012
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