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Traveling with Bob & Sandy Nesoff
Traveling with Bob & Sandy Nesoff

Bob and Sandy Nesoff are an award-winning team of travel writers who have covered the globe from Africa to Tahiti, Europe and the United States. They discuss the good and the not so good of hotels, attractions, cruises and countries.  Their articles range from the luxurious to adventuresome.

Ready, set, cruise


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Vacations can be fun, entertaining and relaxing. They can also be an awful hassle if you are going to be visiting more than one destination. Those opting for a one-stop trip more often than not end up in a resort that provides virtually all they need from meals to entertainment. If they are lucky enough […]

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Michigan — a surprising family travel destination


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Anyone contemplating a trip with young family members, especially those who have done so before, knows there are certain “musts” that have to be taken into consideration: 1) Are we planning for the kids? 2) Will there be sufficient activities to keep them interested? 3) Will there be activities that adults can enjoy as well? […]

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Michigan…a surprisingly great destination


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When it comes to vacations, people want several things. They want to relax in a stress-free environment; they want a change from their everyday lives; they want activity within reason; they want exotic locales. That’s a tall order in one destination. Michigan’s Lower Peninsula fills the bill with plenty to spare. All of the above […]

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Dodge City: Still a gunslinger’s paradise


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 Dodge City! The name alone stirs the emotions of 12-year-old kids…and their fathers and grandfathers. Synonymous with the mystique of the Old West and the famous lawmen and outlaws that populate books, movies and television covering both fact and fiction, Dodge City today revels in its history and culture. While much of the area is […]

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Summer fun in Germany and the US


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OK, so this summer has been a mixed bag when it comes to weather.  July has been hot and humid but hasn’t seen a sustained heat wave, unusual for the entire month.  There’s been a lot of rain in some places while others are facing a pretty severe drought. That’s no excuse to stay home […]

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Club Med on a downhill slope?


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Ahh, the joys of Club Med.  Sand and sea.  Beautiful beaches. Sexy girls for the guys.  Sexy men for the girls.  Snow capped peaks. Snow capped peaks? Hey, this ain’t your mom and dad’s Club Med.  Welcome to the 21st century. Known over the years for its inclusive resorts, Club Med has operated ski resorts since […]

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Austrian Airlines expands its New York/New Jersey market


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Talk about making a splash.  Austrian Airlines took that phrase to a whole new level with its arrival at Newark Liberty International Airport. Although it has been a fixture at JFK for many years, Austrian decided that they were missing out on a major market that not only served New Jersey but was equally convenient […]

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Family fun for all ages; Seaside Heights Casino Pier


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It seems that finding activities for a family getting together is becoming more and more difficult as well as expensive.  A family unit of four or five can lay out the equivalent of a mortgage payment for a day’s outing. But there are options that can give you a quality day with the kids…or each […]

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Disney magically tops the list


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Walt would be proud.  His dream has once again topped the list. In a survey of the world’s amusements parks Disney properties easily dominated the entire list…and that includes some of the world’s best known destination such as Tivoli Gardens. Disney parks in competition with other destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia held […]

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Modern gadgets ease travel woes


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Most people travel once a year or less on a major trip of two weeks or more.  There is the occasional weekend or day or two away.  Simply being away from home overnight has created problems. Now modern technology has reared its head to help solve many of those situations. One of the more annoying […]

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An emotional journey


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Just the mention of 911 stirs emotions and memories that could easily be compared to the feelings a country felt on December 7, 1941 when a cowardly flotilla of Japanese war planes attacked Pearl Harbor and murdered 2,403 military and civilians. The terrorists who hit the World Trade Center murdered 2,996 innocent people simply beginning […]

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Australia, the Old West and Tennessee Moonshine coming up north


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Lisa Harrison

Crocodile Dundee started the whole “throw a shrimp on the barbie” craze that brought Australian-style food to America.  The Outback chain of steakhouses has used the Australian theme to great success.  But now a new program will bring it more in tune with America and the tastes of several generations. Restaurants in Buffalo, N.Y., may […]

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National WW II Museum commemorates D-Day, opens major expansion and exhibits


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Military equipment

Veterans of the Normandy invasion often tell the anecdote of an American veteran visiting France.  He is stopped by an imperious French immigration agent who demands his passport. “I don’t have one,” the American replies. “How stupid are you to think you can enter France without a passport and visa?” the agent demands. The last […]

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Summer season heating up…despite winter’s last blast of snow


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Photo courtesy of Camelbeach

For most ski areas throughout the country there are four seasons: Fall, winter, spring, summer and mud. As the snow begins to melt off the slopes and trickle down the mountainside, it pools at the base and soon rather large lakes, puddles and ponds are formed.  In some cases the ski resorts go into hibernation […]

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Shhh! Here’s the secrets to cruise cuisine delicacies


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Photo by Bob Nesoff

 If the Pentagon and CIA ever decided it wanted to learn how to develop a weapon and keep it secret from anyone else in the world, it might take a cue from the great chefs on this planet.  That holds especially true for cruise line chefs. Accomplished chefs whose dining rooms float across the world’s […]

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