Category Archives: Travel

Vintage Coke Ad Wish You Were Here

Vacation Greetings- Have a Coke and a Smile

To My Readers: “Having a Wonderful Time…Wish You Were Here! See you in September!” Advertisements

Vintage Coke Ad Wish You Were Here

Vacation Greetings- Have a Coke and a Smile

To My Readers: “Having a Wonderful Time…Wish You Were Here! See you in September!”

vintage illustration couple in car

Summer Road Trips

Summer road trips have long been an American staple. Joining the millions of other mid-century family’s, my own suburban family took to the road in search of summertime family fun. Want to beat the heat…it was easy to cool off

vintage illustration couple in car

Summer Road Trips

Summer road trips have long been an American staple. Joining the millions of other mid-century family’s, my own suburban family took to the road in search of summertime family fun. Want to beat the heat…it was easy to cool off

Vintage Vacation Samsonite Luggage Ad

Vacation Time

I’m packing my valises and headed for a vacation. Please enjoy some vintage summertime posts while I am gone.

Vintage Vacation Samsonite Luggage Ad

Vacation Time

I’m packing my valises and headed for a vacation. Please enjoy some vintage summertime posts while I am gone.

vintage illustration 1950s airplane passengers

Flying Down To Rio

Tourists once flocked to Rio for its tropical thrills. With its pulsing musical background of samba and mambo, travel brochures boasted that because of “Rio’s modern accommodations and ideal location being in the path of cooling trade winds, Rio de

vintage illustration 1950s airplane passengers

Flying Down To Rio

Tourists once flocked to Rio for its tropical thrills. With its pulsing musical background of samba and mambo, travel brochures boasted that because of “Rio’s modern accommodations and ideal location being in the path of cooling trade winds, Rio de

collage LGBT Flag and southern plantation

Southern Hospitality LGBT Style

Dixie is really dishing out that famous southern hospitality for the LGBT community! Anyone planning that gay, carefree vacation down south might want to think again. As the controversial cluster of anti LGBT laws cut a swath through the south

collage LGBT Flag and southern plantation

Southern Hospitality LGBT Style

Dixie is really dishing out that famous southern hospitality for the LGBT community! Anyone planning that gay, carefree vacation down south might want to think again. As the controversial cluster of anti LGBT laws cut a swath through the south

Brussells Worlds Fair 1958 Poster

When Brussels Beckoned

Once upon a time the world gathered in lovely Brussels to celebrate peace, now the world unites again, this time  in sorrow and support of the senseless terrorist attacks in Belgium. In the spring and summer of  1958  Belgium welcomed

Brussells Worlds Fair 1958 Poster

When Brussels Beckoned

Once upon a time the world gathered in lovely Brussels to celebrate peace, now the world unites again, this time  in sorrow and support of the senseless terrorist attacks in Belgium. In the spring and summer of  1958  Belgium welcomed

Travel to Cuba Vintage ad

Crazy For Cuba

The deep freeze between Cuba and the U.S is thawing. It’s hard to overrate the significance of President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba because as recently as 18 months ago the very idea of a sitting U.S. president stepping foot

Travel to Cuba Vintage ad

Crazy For Cuba

The deep freeze between Cuba and the U.S is thawing. It’s hard to overrate the significance of President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba because as recently as 18 months ago the very idea of a sitting U.S. president stepping foot

Sally Edelstein Tuscany

Ciao From Tuscany

Greeting to all my readers.  I will be returning to Envisioning the American Dream after Labor Day with all new posts. Until then please enjoy my classic posts – like vintage wine, they get better with age! Grazie!

Sally Edelstein Tuscany

Ciao From Tuscany

Greeting to all my readers.  I will be returning to Envisioning the American Dream after Labor Day with all new posts. Until then please enjoy my classic posts – like vintage wine, they get better with age! Grazie!

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Summer Vacation With a Vintage View

The summer vacation has long been an American tradition, but not all destinations are created equal. While the 1% are off on their luxurious destination vacations, for many Americans who continue to see their income decline, the prospect of an

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Summer Vacation With a Vintage View

The summer vacation has long been an American tradition, but not all destinations are created equal. While the 1% are off on their luxurious destination vacations, for many Americans who continue to see their income decline, the prospect of an

Sally Edelstein by the Pool

On Vacation

How I spent My Summer vacation I will be on summer vacation the next few weeks. Please enjoy some favorite posts of summers past. See you soon! xo Sally

Sally Edelstein by the Pool

On Vacation

How I spent My Summer vacation I will be on summer vacation the next few weeks. Please enjoy some favorite posts of summers past. See you soon! xo Sally