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Manoir Hovey

PERCHED ABOVE LAKE MASSAWIPPI in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Manoir Hovey was the summer home of Atlantan Henry Atkinson (1862-1939), founder of the electric company that became Georgia Power. He built the Southern-style manor in 1900, with broad verandas and white-pillared … Continue reading

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Serenity on St. Kitts

Settled by the British in 1623, St. Kitts (also known as St. Christopher) developed as a rich producer of cane sugar, and the island’s heritage is reflected in distinctive architectural features of the five-star resort, Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe … Continue reading

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Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach: eco-adventure in southwest Florida

Sugar-white sand and aqua blue waters along the barrier islands of Florida’s Gulf coast make for stunningly beautiful beaches – from well-recognized hot spots such as Sarasota’s Siesta Key to favorite shelling destinations, Captiva and Sanibel Islands. In between, there are … Continue reading

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Lloyd Davidson: Founder of Macaw Mountain Bird Park and Nature Reserve

HONDURAS’ NATIONAL BIRD IS MAKING A COMEBACK thanks to Davidson, an American expat whose fortuitous path led him to restoring free-flying populations of the scarlet macaw. From his early Bay Islands adventures as a young dive instructor to owning a commercial … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Island: a great escape on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Sugar-white beaches and aqua blue waters have drawn sun seekers to Anna Maria Island for more than a century. Yet, the seven-mile-long barrier island off the coast of Bradenton, Florida, seems to be a well-kept secret among loyal visitors for … Continue reading

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