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Elizabeth Hansen
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Lives in La Jolla, California
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Pet-friendly dining? +Shorehouse Kitchen offers a wooden dog house to shade man’s best friend from the California sun ➞ bit.ly/29nqUej #PetFriendly #LaJolla
La Jolla Shores restaurants are San Diego's best kept dining secret. Read this for the inside scoop on La Jolla's favorite neighborhood eateries.
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Victoria Falls, located between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in Africa, is the world’s largest sheet of falling water. It is nearly twice the height of Niagara Falls (North America) and is rivaled in size only by Iguazu Falls (South America). This notoriety has put Victoria Falls on lots of bucket lists — including mine. You know by now that I always look for authentic lodging; places that reflect the local culture. Well here, I hit the jackpot: http://bit.ly/1MMoIus #VictoriaFalls
Where to stay when you visit World Heritage Victoria Falls? Here's the scoop on two beautiful places that offer luxury in a very natural setting.
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+Withlocals — think +Airbnb, but instead of authentic places to stay, #Withlocals connects travelers with local chefs and authentic food experiences: http://bit.ly/1iaurB8
Want to enjoy a delicious meal in a private home on your next trip? "Withlocals" connects travelers with local host/chefs who are waiting to welcome you.
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Farmers markets are one of the best places to connect with the local lifestyle: bit.ly/1ySNQeD #AuthenticTravel
Farmers Markets, favorite places to connect with the local culture including La Jolla, CA; Auckland, NZ; Vancouver, Canada; Tuscany, Italy.
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Planning a #vacation? Please don’t panic and book a tour or cruise. Here’s a better option ➞ http://bit.ly/1yIieDL #AuthenticTravel
Need help with trip planning? Ask a veteran travel journalist to help you plan a trip that connects you with the local culture and avoids tourist traps.
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The name of +Salineras Ranch in #Peru refers to the famous salt mines that are nearby, but it almost feels like a misnomer. From the moment we arrived, I was aware of owner Pablo Navarro’s warm heartedness — sweetness — not salt. His 20 Paso horses, three dogs, two dozen hens, and one colorful papagayo are treated with respect and genuine affection.

During our time at the ranch, we ate eggs from Navarro’s hens, vegetables from his organic garden, wild potatoes gathered from a high mountain pass, locally made goat cheese, and homemade elderberry compote. We also mounted up and rode over the ranch and along the Rio Vilcanota. Yes, the Paso’s sideways gait is unusual and very smooth, but I was even more impressed with the beautiful scenery: http://bit.ly/2czsNen
Read about a place in Peru where you can ride Paso horses, eat homegrown food, relax and do yoga on a beautiful ranch with a warm and kind Peruvian host.
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#Puglia — the most loved travel destination by Italians, is one of the few places still untouched by tourists: bit.ly/1R0KldJ #Italy #AuthenticTravel
Find out why the Puglia region, in the heel of the boot of Italy, is becoming the place to go and which A-list celebrities have already bought homes there.
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Carmel Valley is a popular destination for luxury loving Californians. Resorts, lodges, and restaurants in this area two hours from San Francisco offer the food, wine, and activities that Golden State residents love. Want to connect with the local culture? You couldn’t make a better choice than to spend some time at #CarmelValleyRanch: http://bit.ly/1K6rc6t #Authentic
Carmel Valley? It's 8 miles from the coast and sunny almost year round. Read this to learn about the resort with the best food, wine, views and fun.
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+Air New Zealand's Business Class beds almost guarantee a good night’s sleep bit.ly/1VH8yHt #AuthenticTravel #NewZealand
Here's a great tip to help you get deals on airline tickets. Bargain airline tickets aren't easy to find. Travelers need to be creative and perservere.
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The +Saratoga Arms, a charming boutique hotel, is one of my favorite things about #SaratogaSpringsbit.ly/29ASR6i
Saratoga Springs in upstate NY, is a great summer destination with one of the best race tracks in the U.S., performing arts, and a mineral springs spa.
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#Coasterra — the vibrant restaurant, bar, and event space that opened on Harbor Island last August — is getting good reviews for its Modern Mexican food. However, when I joined other San Diegans for lunch there recently, I was equally impressed with the setting, architecture, and interior design: http://bit.ly/2cpl7sI #SanDiego
San Diego's Coasterra Restaurant offer panoramic views, innovative Modern Mexican meals, tequila-focused cocktails, and a great look at the local lifestyle.
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Learn #French while traveling with your teacher in Eastern France — doesn’t that sound like fun? My Parisian friend Pascale Heuzé does exactly this: "My French-learning guests enjoy this kind of immersion not only because they really improve their fluency and vocabulary in a nice surrounding, but they also like to discover another side of French culture, and this not so far away from #Paris." Read on... http://bit.ly/2c813LE
Learn French while traveling in Eastern France with a qualified teacher. Your charming tutor will show you the countryside and help you learn her language,
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Occupation
I'm a travel journalist and trip planner.
Employment
  • Self employed
    Travel writer, 1978 - present
  • Self employed
    Travel blogger and trip planner, 2008 - present
  • Ranch & Coast Magazine
    Travel Editor, 2004 - present
Places
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Currently
La Jolla, California
Previously
Riverside, Illinois - Munich, Germany - Bloomington, Indiana - Motueka, New Zealand
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I love writing about ways that travelers can connect with local people and their cultures while they are visiting an unfamiliar destination.This might be a foreign country or a nearby city. In my articles, I provide readers with information they can use to wander off the beaten path instead of following the well-worn trail of tourist sites.
Introduction
I write two travel blogs:  "Authentic Luxury Travel" and "La Jolla (San Diego) Travel Information," and I am the Travel Editor of Ranch & Coast, San Diego's ultimate lifestyle magazine.

I also offer trip planning services for my readers who want a creative, customized itinerary, but don't have the time or experience to do the research and organization. My years as a guidebook author and world traveler enable me to plan great trips for others.
Education
  • Indiana University
  • University of California, San Diego
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