Page 4 - Vacation Rental Travels Magazine – Our 2017 Fall Issue takes you away with Vacation Rental Expert Beth Carson and a host of very talented travel writers including Noreen Kompanik, Victoria Hart, Rika Dockery, Dede Ogden, Lynne Martin, Linda Wilkinson, and Patti Morrow to visit Iceland, Temecula, Gulf Shores, Palm Springs, Dublin Ireland, Tanzania, Floral City, Rocky Point Mexico, and Cairns Australia
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             From the Desk of Beth Carson

         Seabirds scurry up with each wave, salt air

         kisses my skin, neighbors greet one another on
         brisk walks in the sunshine, and my mind drifts

         away as the kids enjoy bouncing in the waves.

         It’s rare that we get to enjoy a family vacation

         with absolutely zero dollars spent on                                               Email me:
         entertainment, but that is exactly what my

         family and I are doing in St. Augustine, Florida.
         We are delighted with our nearby plush                                  Noreen Kompanik lets us tag along on her Tuscon
         lodgings with private waterfall pool (full details                      Temecula Hideaway, a restored home now open to

         to come in the Winter Issue) but that’s one of                          the public in SoCal Wine Country.
         the beauties of life in a vacation rental.

                                                                                 Then, Noreen shares with us her top picks for
         This issue- we bring you stories of adventures                          wining and dining in Southern California Wine
         in faraway tempting places.                                             Region. There are so many options that it can be

                                                                                 intimidating where to start if you want to visit
         Rika Dockery takes us on an adventure with                              vineyards in this region. Noreen takes a lot of the

         her daughter in Iceland. I backpacked through                           guess work out of that decision for you. I took
         Europe as a 20-year-old and Iceland was simply                          notes in our journal of “Places to Experience” for
         otherworldly- and now a treat to have on our                            a tour of this part of Wine Country. My husband

         cover. I have not been back since, and it was                           loves a full-bodied red wine, and me…I’m open to
         a joy to get a sneak peek at this article and                           exploring, but haven’t found my favorite wine just

         revisit places long forgotten. In this article, she                     yet.
         tries out Airbnb for the first time. What’s the

         You decide.

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