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Brian Westbye is a freelance writer with a passion for a great story, from fiction, memoir and poetry to op-ed and travel writing.

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Wandering Educators

Bar Harbor and Acadia on a Dime

The great thing about taking quick trips is that you can’t see everything. Therefore, you have to go back, and go back you will. But you still can collect enough mental images to last a lifetime, even...

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Wandering Educators

Burlington to Cooperstown: Along the Foliage Trail in 48 Hours - Part I

The 4th is long gone, but the rest of the summer still lies ahead of you like a sopping blanket. Hazy, hot and humid will be the rule, whether going through the day-to-day motions in the city, getting...

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Wandering Educators

Burlington to Cooperstown: Along the Foliage Trail in 48 Hours - Part II

Okay, so you’ve experienced the autumnal splendor of Burlington, VT. You’ve stuffed yourself with gravy fries and sucked down plenty of Magic Hat and maple syrup, hopefully not at the same time. You’v...

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Wandering Educators

Montreal for Nouveau-bies | Wandering Educators

Je ne parle pas Francais.
I knew it wouldn't be a huge deal. Montreal is famously bi-lingual, and if I learned nothing else in high school French nineteen years ago (and I didn't), I at least learned...

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Old Orchard Beach: The Maine Riviera

Take a pinch of Asbury Park. Add a good dash of Coney Island. Season with Quebec. That’s pretty much Old Orchard Beach, Maine in a nutshell. OOB, as it’s locally known, is THE go-to Maine beach in the...