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Joan Larsen’s Glimpse of Paradise: To Big Sur With Love

February 22, 2017

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By Joan Larsen How could any one of us resist a world that is totally breathtaking?  Just a plane’s flight away to California – not that many hours from any of our homes – lies a piece of heaven on this earth called Big Sur.  A warning though:  once seen, once under its spell, and […]

Joan Larsen Encore: To Big Sur With Love

April 29, 2015

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By Joan Larsen How could any one of us resist a world that is totally breathtaking?  Just a plane’s flight away to California – not that many hours from any of our homes – lies a piece of heaven on this earth called Big Sur.  A warning though:  once seen, once under its spell, and […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: A Glimpse of the Ultimate Honeymoon Hideway – Villa 11, North Island, The Seychelles

October 8, 2014

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By Joan Larsen     Picture this: turquoise waters, glittering sands, and the most exclusive hidden villa in our world — on an island that is about as isolated as you can get. And – after a 3-day wedding in Venice that often eclipsed the world news, viewers were sprinkled with a series of carefully […]

Did a Third Reich Photo Slip Into The Weather Channel’s Vintage Beachwear Slideshow?

June 21, 2013

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Happy Friday, all.  School’s out, summer has arrived with the Solstice, and it’s a perfect day to contemplate… the history of swimsuit fashions.  Check out more than 350 vintage beach photos in this slideshow at the Weather Channel online. I am a little surprised by just how revealing those clingy wool knits could be on […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel Stories: To Big Sur With Love

January 9, 2013

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By Joan Larsen   How could any one of us resist a world that is totally breathtaking?  Just a plane’s flight away to California – not that many hours from any of our homes – lies a piece of heaven on this earth called Big Sur.  A warning though:  once seen, once under its spell, […]