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About jewelsworldtravels

I want to see the world! I am armed with the book "1,000 places to see before you die" and I am having a great time. I am also a dog lover and theatre snob.

The Bund – Shanghai

The list of “must see” places in Shanghai is short. The Bund is one of two places listed for Shanghai, China in “the book.” It might be the most photogenic place in Shanghai. I arrived at sunset, which was lovely; … Continue reading

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China

I just added country #33. More to come on this adventure. First new country in over 2 years.

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Paris for Beginners

My love affair with Paris began 21 years ago. I took advantage of an Air France fare sale and went to Paris for the first time. It was over my birthday weekend in March 1996. It was only my second … Continue reading

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52 Places to Go in 2017

This is a list put together and published by the New York Times. I like lists like this because inevitably I learn about places I’ve never heard of before, and it gives me more to dream about for my bucket … Continue reading

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Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

I am starting with the end of my last cruise for the next series of posts.   Sailing the Na Pali coast was the last part of my January cruise on Norwegian’s Pride of America.  I’ve been to Kauai before, … Continue reading

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The Daily Post: Or

I have been fortunate to have traveled to many of Europe’s great cities, and I love most of them. There are two, however, that I love the most – and have visited the most: London and Paris. When scheduling a … Continue reading

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End of a dry spell

I haven’t been traveling lately. And for good reasons. But that is about to change.  There are lots of reasons why I’ve stayed close to home – primarily because my mom died almost six months ago.  The dry spell is … Continue reading

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