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Moving to the suburbs has made it harder for me to try Vancouver food trucks, which are mostly lunchtime operations.

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I travel a lot, and much of it is for old-fashioned work–staying in hotels which are essentially my temporary home and office.

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Air North 737
I haven’t flown every carrier in North America. But the first airline on my list has done so much to earn my love and loyalty that it’s hard to justify ever leaving them when I don’t have to. I have flown all the airlines included below fairly recently.
1. Alaska Airlines
2. Air North

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Every destination has its hidden gems—places that locals know, but many travelers never find. Having lived in the Vancouver area for many years, here are five Vancouver secrets: Stanley Park trails. Most Vancouver visitors will see Stanley Park, but they’ll only see it from a tour van (or bus or trolley), or from the seawall. […]

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Italian Fiat 500 old
Because my partner has family in the area, we chose to explore the eastern side of northern Italy on a recent trip. There are some gems here—places that feel a far less-touristy Italy than you get in the major tourist cities.

1. Castelfranco Veneto
2. Asolo

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1. Never needing to buy soap because we have so many bars from hotels.
2. Having elite frequent flyer status on an airline.

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Kauai’s Poipu Beach

Kauai is the end of the world…and spending time there totally refreshed and recharged me. Here are my five top activities, along with tips on places to stay and eat:

1.See the Na Pali Coast from a boat…
2.Cycle near Waimea Canyon…

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Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Taiwan

I’ve been to most of the locations shown on the Bachelorette Taiwan episode. Here are my 5 favorites – my best things to do in Taiwan (many of them happened on Ashley’s dates):

1.Explore unbelievable Taroko Gorge…
2.Visit iconic Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall …

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Vancouver Olympic Cauldron

If you’re at the Vancouver Convention Centre and want some nearby, cheap diversions, here are the best:

1.Walk along Coal Harbour…
2.Take a ride on the Seabus…

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White Husky Dogs

There are many amazing, natural wonders in Canada. I’ve been lucky enough to see more than my share. My favorites:

1.Bay of Fundy…
2.Niagara Falls…

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