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Jacquie Kubin

Articles by Jacquie Kubin

Hundreds of shoppers come to the open air market on Maxwell Street in Chicago, Ill., in this undated photo.  (AP Photo)

Chicago's South Side packed with architecture, music and food history

Chicago's origins lie in its three "Sides," defined by its namesake river -- the North Side, anchored by the John Hancock building and Streeterville; the West Side, known for the Garfield Park Conservatory and Bucktown; and the South Side, considered by many as authentic Chicago for its architecture, music and food. Published July 11, 2019

Arriving at the Hotel Monaco by gondola in Venice, Italy.  (Photograph by Alison Reynolds / Special to The Washington Times)

Falling in love with Venice, Italy

Love reigns in Venice through its romantic canals, centuries-old buildings, history and food. Visitors need more than a one- or two-day trip to fully explore its many charms. Published July 17, 2018

Following the path of the sun reflected on the St. Lawrence River. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to the Washington Times)

Learning along the mighty St. Lawrence River

In his opening remarks, Adventure Canada tour administrator Matthew James Swan echoed St. Augustine as he welcomed 189 travelers and staff to a journey down the St. Lawrence River, one of the largest in the world. Published September 10, 2017

Interior of the landmark Romanesque cathedral Duomo di Modena (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin special to The Washington Times)

Modena Italy: Churches, vinegar and famiglia dining

Tourists visiting Modena will find all the charm of small-town Italy, where people leisurely walk along cobblestone streets in the early summer heat and enjoying a scoop of freshly made gelato. Published July 14, 2017

Celebrate the holidays with Piper-Heidsicek Vintage 2001 Rare Champagne; give her elegant beaded eyeglass chains by GemCandy: make a promise for future shared times with Glenrothes 1998 Vintage Speyside Scotch Whisky; bring the spa home with Lush all natural bath, shower and skin care products and the ANSR:Beam facial light and treat her to every day luxury with Giorgio Armani Skin Serum and Aqua di Gioia perfume.

2010 Holiday Gift Guide - Best gifts for women

A gift guide for that special woman including the ANSR: Beam, Armani's Crema Nera Obsidian Mineral High Recovery Elixir and Lush's Satsumo Santa Bomb. Published December 9, 2010

Chill Treats Dessert Maker, Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Game and Christmas in ToyTown.

2010 Holiday Gift Guide - Hottest toys

A gift guide to the best toys for 2010 including Christmas in ToyTown, Alphie, Stinky the Garbage Truck, LivWorld's Katie and Disney Dance Star Mickey. Published November 25, 2010