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Noreen Kompanik

Noreen Kompanik is a travel writer and photographer based in San Diego. Her favorite place to be is somewhere with a beach but she also loves traveling to destinations with spectacular views, fascinating history, and a myriad of outdoor activities to keep her happy.

Paris Food: 12 Fantastic French Dishes You Have To Try

Renowned French chef George Auguste Escoffier once said “Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.” No wonder the French are so happy.  Food is an integral part of French culture, so it’s of no surprise they enjoy a long and lusty love affair with dining. Food is often at the very top of French …

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London Luxury Trip: 9 Extravagant Things to Do in the City

English writer and poet Samuel Johnson once said “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”  No matter how many times I’ve been to London, my heart still skips a beat as the plane approaches the city below. There’s just something …

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Neapolitan Pizza: Italy’s Best Culinary Treasure

Neapolitan Pizza: Italy’s Best Culinary Treasure Pizza is widely considered the world’s favorite food and is served almost everywhere on the planet. Pizza lovers everywhere can thank Naples, Italy for introducing us to the Pizza. And Neapolitan pizza is taken very seriously. The vibrant city of Naples, Southern Italy’s largest, is located two hours south …

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Cruise Stop Mykonos: Things To Do In Mykonos Greece

Things To Do In Mykonos, Greece Island of the Winds is the perfect nickname for Mykonos, the incredibly spectacular whitewashed Greek Island paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. Once a quiet, relatively unknown island, that all changed in the 1950s with the arrival of Aristotle and Jackie Onassis and other celebrities who transformed Mykonos …

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Trip to Santorini – The Greek Island of Magic and Mystery

A Trip to Santorini: the Greek Island of Magic and Mystery The geological masterpiece is known as most visited of the Greek Islands – and for good reason. Santorini, with its timeless beauty, is unlike any other in the world. Five separate islands were created from a massive eruption in 1660 B.C. resulting in a …

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Things to do in Dubrovnik – The King’s Landing

Things to Do in Dubrovnik: Much More than Game of Thrones Mention Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Game of Thrones fans eyes immediately light up. It’s because this charming medieval city is the main filming location for Kings Landing, capital of the Seven Kingdoms in the immensely popular HBO mini-series with a virtual cult following. While there …

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