Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Traveling With Prescriptions
Health & Wellness / Travel

Traveling With Prescriptions

Did you realize some popular prescription and over-the-counter drugs are illegal in some countries? Things like pain relief, better sleep, allergies and even the common cold medicines. The United Arab Emirates and Japan, for example, are among the most restrictive nations. However, other countries ban or restrict importing narcotics, sedatives, […]

Happy Presidents’ Day
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Happy Presidents’ Day

Here are some facts about one of our iconic landmarks…Mount Rushmore. Did you know…? The idea of creating a sculpture in the Black Hills was dreamed up in 1923 by South Dakota historian Doane Robinson. He wanted to find a way to attract tourists to the state. Nearly three million […]

La Cite du Vin – More than a Museum
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La Cite du Vin – More than a Museum

If you are planning a trip to Bordeaux, France…don’t miss a visit to La Cite du Vin. This is more than a museum. It’s a side trip worthy of an entire day.   Exhibits are always changing throughout the museum. Of course, many areas stay the same. Impressive…see for yourself. […]

Wine Barrels
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Wine Barrels

Wine Barrels by Wendy VanHatten Living near Napa Valley, wine barrels are a common sight. Did you know… The Benefits of Wood Winemakers have used oak barrels for centuries. Barrels allow tiny amounts of oxygen in to help mature the wine, while compounds in the wood give the wine structure […]

The Louvre…Tips on How to Visit
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The Louvre…Tips on How to Visit

Louvre Tips by Wendy VanHatten Have you ever felt a museum is intimidating? Have you been to the Louvre? It’s big, it can be exhausting, and it can be so overwhelming you’re not sure what you saw. Here are a few tips to make a visit to this museum slightly […]