Ludmilla Alexander

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Russian-American Travel Writer, California Travel Writer, Hawaii Travel Writer, Saratoga Travel Writer, Freelance Travel Writer, Luxury Travel Writer

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Ski Great Heights

Take your vacation to new heights at Whistler, where the alpine village sits at 2,200 feet between two towering mountains.

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2015

 

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Go For The Snow in Idaho

Take Your Pick of Three Sensational Ski Vacations Where The Powder is Plentiful.

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2014

 

 

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Art Al Fresco

Montalvo's Resident Artists Turn Estate Grounds into a Wondrous Exhibition Area.

South Bay Accent Magazine
June/July 2014

 

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Winter in Wonderland

A winter getaway in Yosemite means rollicking snow play, special events and mind-blowing scenery - everywhere you look

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2013

 

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High Tea on the High Seas aboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

All Things Cruise - The Ultimate Website for Cruise Enthusiasts

December 2012

 

 

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The New Tahoe

From Lifts to Lodges, new owners are investing big in the Sierras

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2012

 

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California, Here We Come

Bright ideas for touring the Golden State

South Bay Accent Magazine
June/July 2012

 

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Secret Gardens

 Discover the best local spots for spectacular floral displays

South Bay Accent Magazine
April/May 2012

 

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Snow-Play Zone

 Non-skiers can enjoy winter wonderlands, too - 20 different ways

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2011

 

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By land and by sea

 Explore these uncrowded and exciting off-beat escapes

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
June/July 2011

 

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At The Bottom Of The Earth

A snowball's throw away from Antarctica, Chile's Patagonia is just the place for travellers yearning to get away from it all

 

The Peak Singapore Magazine
March 2011

 

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Recipe for Romance

Love the one you're (cooking) with on a sizzling culinary vacation

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
February/March 2011

 

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Fast Tracks to Perfect Powder

Fly now from the South Bay to Mammoth Mountain, one of the state's premier winter sports wonderlands

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2010

 

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Seductive Sanctuaries

Slip off to an enticing seaside, urban, or country rendezvous to rekindle your romance

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
February/March 2010

 

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It Takes a Ski Village

From chalet to slope in a Tahoe minute, no-hassle ski resorts to greet the new season

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2009
 
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In good or bad weather, Boston shines

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

April 24, 2009

 

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Mexico's Copper Canyon filled with culture, history

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

March 27, 2009

 

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Monterey County

Simple to sophisticated pleasures

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

February 27, 2009

 

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  Finding the Christmas spirit on the East Coast

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

December 5, 2008

 

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Some Like it Hot and Cold

Four unforgettable winter escapades, from the heady heat of New Orleans to the chills and Thrills of Park City.

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2008

 

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Tropical Adventures in Kauai

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

October 24, 2008

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Autumn in England's Lake District

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

June 20, 2008

 

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Philadelphia

Putting the fun back into the Fourth of July with historic sites and amusing tours.

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

June 20, 2008

 

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Reno Renovation

The Biggest Little City's gamble pays off.

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

May 9, 2008

 

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141 years after Alaska's sale to U.S., Russian influence lingers

Kodiak, in particular, has a strong link to its past with an active Orthodox presence.

 

The Sunday Oregonian Newspaper

March 23, 2008

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Hiking in Patagonia

Serious weather doesn't detract from Chile's spectacular scenery

 

Los Gatos Weekender Newspaper

March 28, 2008

 

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Sand, Snow Sensational

From beach to mountain, four peak winter getaway experiences.

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
October/November 2007

 

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It's a fluke - and that's a good thing

You've seen the whales' water spouts off the Oregon coast. Now reach out and touch the big friendlies in the warm waters of their destination: the Sea of Cortes.

 

The Sunday Oregonian Newspaper

 August 12, 2007

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Beijing: Let the Games Begin

The world’s most expensive makeover is underway right now in Beijing, as the capital of the People’s Republic of China prepares to host the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

 

FolsomElDoradoHillsStyle
August 2007
   

 

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Is that ... Long Beach?

The once-gritty port city, home of the elegant Queen Mary, now harbors palm trees and floating B&Bs.

 

The Sunday Oregonian Newspaper

 June 17, 2007

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Destination: I Do

Pack your bags for a getaway wedding and then stick around for the honeymoon.

 

South Bay Accent Magazine
August/September 2006

 

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Travel 101: The Great Wall of China

The best place to hike atop history. It's still there, and it's a wonder.

 

The Sunday Oregonian Newspaper

 April 9, 2006

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The Sky's the Limit

Fly off to splendid skiing and a total change of scenery at these world-class resorts.

 

South Bay Accent Magazine

October/November 2006

 

 

  Links to Clips on the Internet

 

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The Super Ships for Families

Vacation voyages aboard these ocean liners are sure to please the grandkids — and you!

http://www.grandparents.com/gp/content/travel/cruises-resorts/article/best-kid-friendly-cruises-the-super-ships.htmlhttp://www.grandparents.com/gp/content/travel/cruises-resorts/article/best-kid-friendly-cruises-the-super-ships.html

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Rancho Palos Verdes Terranea Resort, Great Hotel

What’s the difference between a good hotel and a great hotel? 

http://www.beachcalifornia.com/beach/rancho-palosverdes-terranea-resort.html

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Should Kids Skip School To Go on Vacation?

Grandparents, teachers, and parents weigh in on keeping kids out of class to travel.

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Why You Should Travel With Grandchildren

The wonder of travel.

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Safari Adventures Here at Home

Take your grandchildren on a safari, no passport necessary.

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Make the Most of a Children’s Museum

Your grandchildren will enjoy exploring a learning environment designed for them.

http://www.grandparents.com/gp/content/travel/travel-tips/article/make-most-childrens-museum.html

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S'mores Under the Stars

Get out the dusty tent and set about stargazing with the grandchildren. Camping is where it's at.

http://www.grandparents.com/gp/content/travel/outdoor-adventures/article/smoresunderthestars.html

 

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Skiing in Squaw Valley

Grandparents and grandchildren brave a blizzard and steep slopes together.

http://www.grandparents.com/gp/content/travel/outdoor-adventures/article/skiing-in-squaw-valley.html

 

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Hawaii from a deck chair: Cruise from island to island

Hawaiian Islands itineraries with Norwegian Cruise Line allow plenty of time to explore the natural wonders.

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Lighthouses, lobster, lore meet ashore in Maine

An aficionado of West Coast scenery discovers the history and beauty of the eastern shore of the United States.

Maine article.pdf

 

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Something new under the California sun

Build something new, and visitors will come. At least, that's the hope of California's tourist attractions whose management dreams up annually innovative new rides, exhibits and experiences in order to lure vacationers to the Golden State. This year is no exception. Here's what you'll encounter.

http://olive-1.live.advance.net/printer/printer.ssf?/travel/oregonian/040425newsun.html

 

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Honoring a president in style

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, Calif.

http://www.oregonlive.com/printer/printer.ssf?/travel/oregonian/040905reagan.html

 

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Birding gets festive

See where birds from the Pacific Northwest and Canada spend their fall and winter months resting up for the upcoming spring mating season back home.

http://www.oregonlive.com/printer/printer.ssf?/travel/oregonian/041031bird.html

 

 

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Travel Expert Travel Tips

Type "Travel expert" & "Ludmilla Alexander"  as a single query entry in Google Search box, then click repeat the search with the omitted results included. at bottom of search results.

For example, one result is on Kauai Beach Travel tips

http://vacation.away.com/hawaii/travel-v2-cid362299-kauai-cid1606-beach-vacations.html