Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Meet Wendy VanHatten – WINE & TRAVEL EDITOR. Wendy is Editor in Chief for Prime Time Living Magazine, travel writer, editor for authors, published author, and food, wine, and travel blogger. She is a member of the Bay Area Travel Writers Association. Her children’s books, the Max and Myron series, teach children to read while learning to become good citizens with positive character traits. Other books published include a mystery, a Napa Wine Guide, and one about her dad and WWII. Wendy documents travel advice and photos in her blog, www.travelsandescapes.blogspot.com. More information about Wendy and her books may be found at www.wendyvanhatten.com.

Should I Fly With That?
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Should I Fly With That?

Flying with Gifts…TSA Rules Maybe you’re getting ready to fly somewhere this holiday season and have gifts. Or, maybe you’ve been somewhere and want to bring home some souvenirs. Do you know the TSA rules and guidelines? Avoid anything that appears to be a weapon. This means toy weapons as […]

Market Day in Provence…Every Day
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Market Day in Provence…Every Day

You could literally go to some type of street market every day in Provence. Really. Whether you’re looking specifically for antiques, linens, clothes, soaps, collectibles, knives, cough drops made with balsamic, flowers, fabrics, shoes, spoons and spatulas made from olive wood, lavender everything…the list goes on and on. Antiques had […]

Dirty Laundry
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Dirty Laundry

We all have dirty laundry when we travel. What do you use for a dirty laundry bag when you are traveling? I pack a dedicated dirty laundry bag. Even though I don’t use dryer sheets, I keep some just for this purpose. I place one or two sheets in the […]

My Secret Spot…The French Oven
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My Secret Spot…The French Oven

French Oven and Bakery by Wendy VanHatten Some secrets are worth sharing. When I discovered this little slice of France right here in our own backyard…I knew I had to share. The owner and chef, Yves Fournier, and his wife, Susie, grew up in a small village at the base […]

Sunnylands…Be Sure to Visit
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Sunnylands…Be Sure to Visit

Sunnylands by Wendy VanHatten A gem in Rancho Mirage has to be Sunnylands. If you’ve never heard of it or been there, it’s worth finding out more about it. First…a little background. Walter and Leonore Annenberg were extraordinary philanthropists, designating more than $3 billion in grants and gifts to major […]

Palm Springs Air Museum
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Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum by Wendy VanHatten Sure. Let’s visit the Palm Springs Air Museum. We’ve been to other air museums and enjoy seeing the planes and reading about their history. This one is different. The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the world’s largest collections of […]

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