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<p>Nancy Brown is a lover of all things travel-related.&nbsp; Her <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.nancydbrown.com">What a Trip</a> blog&nbsp;combines her passion for travel with her professional writing career.</p> <p>After graduating from Journalism school and working in&nbsp;public relations she <strong>backpacked </strong>through Europe; rode <strong>horseback</strong> through Contra Costa County, hot air ballooned in wine country and <strong>fly fished</strong> in Alaska.&nbsp; She has traveled via Amtrak train,&nbsp; lodge hopped in Alaskan float planes, helicoptered in Hawaii, motorcycled in Greece and boarded the wrong bus while visiting&nbsp;Germany's Neuschwanstein Castle.</p> <p>Nancy writes a travel column, &ldquo;What a Trip&rdquo;&nbsp;for the Contra Costa Times&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.contracostatimes.com/lafayette">Lamorinda Sun</a>, a publication of Media News Group.&nbsp; She is the Lodging Editor at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://lodging.uptake.com/blog/author/nancybrown" target="_blank">Uptake.com</a> and also writes <a rel="nofollow" href="http://restaurants.uptake.com/blog/?s=Nancy+Brown" target="_blank">restaurant reviews</a>. She is a <a rel="nofollow" href="http://insiders.bootsnall.com/North-America-USA-California">BootsnAll Insider for California</a> and has contributed to InsideBayArea, <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.uptake.com/blog/family_vacations/carmel-revealed-a-locals-perspective_371.html#comments" title="Uptake Blog">Uptake.com</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://writetotravel.blogspot.com/2007/08/guest-blog-by-nancy-brown-book-passage.html" title="Travel Writers Conference Review">Write to Travel </a>blogs.&nbsp;&nbsp;She is a member of <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.batw.org/" title="Bay Area Travel Writers">Bay Area Travel Writers </a>(BATW), <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.blogher.com/haystackprofile/viewprofile/Nancy%2BBrown%2BWhataTrip" title="Blog Her">BlogHer</a>, <a rel="nofollow" href="http://matadortravel.com/travel-community/whatatrip" title="Matador">Matador</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.travelwriters.com/Whatatrip" title="Travelwriters.com">Travelwriters.com</a>.&nbsp; She also owns a public relations&nbsp;consulting business.&nbsp;</p> <p>Visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.nancydbrown.com">http://www.nancydbrown.com</a></p> <p>Twitter Nancy @ <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.twitter.com/Nancydbrown">http://www.twitter.com/Nancydbrown</a></p>

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“Isn’t this romantic?” my husband whispers as we lay next to each other in our respective sleeping bags. “Look at the stars,...