Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

travel

The perils of  ‘mega-travel’

The perils of ‘mega-travel’

Risky realms and crowing couples may not be worth the trip. Story: Joe Angione Retirement has allowed my wife and me to travel and see so many countries that there are not many places we haven’t been…or at least that…
Near & Far: Panoramic Prague

Near & Far: Panoramic Prague

The 10th-century castle and towers in Prague, Czech Republic, have withstood the test of time and served as extraordinary backdrops for remarkable changes in the city. Photos: Tony and Mary Ann DeSantis In every direction, a postcard-like view reveals itself…
Library cards are tickets to travel

Library cards are tickets to travel

It’s not too late! Even though September is national library card signup month, you can still get a library card in October. Lake County has turned to its first poet laureate, Laura Sobbott Ross, to promote library card sign-ups. She…
Waltzing along the Danube 

Waltzing along the Danube 

An extraordinary week on the Viking Vilhjalm proves why river cruising is quickly becoming one of the most popular vacation choices for Americans.  Photos: Tony & Mary Ann DeSantis The dream of visiting a different European city every day has appealed…
A place to stay and play

A place to stay and play

Gators are wild in Gainesville, especially during football season, but there are plenty of things to do when the Gators leave The Swamp. Though much in Gainesville revolves around the University of Florida, the good news is you can enjoy…
Let the traveler beware

Let the traveler beware

If you’re still planning a summer vacation, be aware that travel-related problems rank eighth among complaints made to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, according to a newsletter. To avoid scams or fraud, remember the following: Find out…
Islands you can drive to

Islands you can drive to

Almost everyone daydreams about vacationing on an island. However, expensive airfares have made flying a nightmare for families—not to mention the hassle of packing your favorite beach gear into suitcases. Luckily, Florida has many beautiful islands accessible by vehicle. So,…
Off the beaten path

Off the beaten path

Discover the worlds of Faulkner, Twain, and Uncle Remus. The best part of travel is discovering unexpected gems, whether it’s a city, an attraction, or a piece of history not on your original itinerary. The unanticipated surprises are often the…
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