Best of OneTravel 2013

Best of OneTravel 2013, photo:chris osburnReading over my OneTravel blog posts from the past 12 months, all I can say is wow, it was a very good year. Here's a look back at five of my favorite reasons to have traveled in 2013. I hope this year was as fun as mine and that 2014 will be great everybody. Thanks!

Three of Bolognas Best Gelatos
April 7, 2013

It's among the most foodie-rific cities in the world and arguably the best place to visit for the most authentic and traditional Italian food. Even understandably proud gastronomes from other delicious destinations across Italy concede that, when it comes eating, Bologna is a strong contender for the country's top choice.

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Intercontinental Resort Tahiti
June 6, 2013

I had the great pleasure of calling the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti my home for part of my time there. I found the resort to be an excellent place for a relaxing intro to paradise and thought to augment that last Tahiti related post it might be nice to focus more closely on a few of the little things that helped make my Intercontinental stay such a tropical treat.

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Exploring the Causses and the Cevennes of Southern France
October 13, 2013

The Causses and the Cévennes is an area of outstanding and dramatic beauty located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. Its topographically diverse terrain is spread across more than 302,319 hectares (roughly 75,000 acres or just over one square mile) and – living up to its UNESCO World Heritage status – offers visitors the opportunity to explore a “Mediterranean agro-pastoral cultural landscape” that's a unique mix of as rugged and wild as it sculptured by centuries of farming and adapted to suit the needs of the people living here as far back as prehistoric times.

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Discovering Richard III's England in Leicester
November 19, 2013

Now may be “the winter of our discontent” according to Shakespeare's Richard III, but I'm just back from a day trip to the town of Leicester where the remains of the real Richard III were found earlier this year buried in what used to be a monastery and is now a car park.

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Doing Northern Italy's Dolomite Loop
December 4, 2013

To be sure, I intend to blog plenty about my trip and thought I'd start out sharing a suggestion for a great fly-and-drive itinerary I kind of stumbled upon while planning for my time away.

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