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OBX – Is It Time For You to Claim Your Bumper Sticker?

By | February 17th, 2016|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer|

Come one, you know what I mean. You see those oval stickers on the backs of all the cool minivans and SUV's. Did you ever wonder about the OBX sticker? OBX is Outer Banks – a 300 mile long group of barrier islands off of the North Carolina coast. The Outer Banks have been a [...]

A Spooky Southern Sojourn | Haunted Savannah

By | February 10th, 2016|General, Road Trip, Solo, Warm Countries|

Looking for a long weekend destination that combines southern hospitality, historic charm, outstanding food and a chance to run into a ghost? You're in luck – Savannah offers all of this and more! Settled in 1733 Savannah is Georgia's oldest city and is still it's most important port. Savannah has played an important role throughout [...]

When a Hotel is More Than a Hotel

By | February 3rd, 2016|Family, General, Solo|

Often, when traveling, we think of our hotel as a place to drop your bag and a place to return to, exhausted, after a full day of activity. But, sometimes, the hotel IS the destination. There are hotels all over the world that offer such a unique environment that you may find yourself never leaving [...]

YouTube and the World of Travel Marketing

By | January 20th, 2016|Feature, General, Travel Tip|

The challenge for people in the travel public relations business is coming up with new, innovative ways to promote clients. If this describes you, you are probably well aware of the pitfalls of mainstream media. It's expensive. It's hard to get the placement you need when you need it. Don't get me wrong, mainstream media [...]

You CAN Travel Alone!

By | January 6th, 2016|General, Solo, Travel Tip|

All moms know and appreciate a solo trip to the grocery store, the library or, on really bad days, just sneaking in a solo trip to the bathroom. These types of trips are important, immediate life-savers. But let’s face it their benefits are short-lived. When I traveled to Australia recently it occurred to me, after [...]

IndiDive – Perth, WA | Why I Love This Dive School

By | December 16th, 2015|General, Solo, Warm Countries|

I recently took a business trip to Perth Australia. I was only going to be in Perth for 12 days but I really wanted to get my scuba dive certification while there. I thought it would be a great memory to have, getting certified in Australia! I knew I’d have to book my course before [...]

Boutique Hotel, Fremantle WA | Hougoumont

By | December 2nd, 2015|General, Solo, Uncategorized|

While visiting Perth, Australia I had a chance to stay at the Hougoumont Hotel in Fremantle just a short train ride from Perth.  Named after the last ship to bring convicts to Australia, the Hougoumont is a combination of sea-worthy use of space and luxury. I feel safe in saying that the hotel offers far [...]

I’m In Love With the Don Cesar Hotel

By | November 18th, 2015|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer|

My family and I fell in love with the Don Cesar last year when we visited St. Pete Beach. This hotel was our one major splurge on our trip. Because we normally spend three weeks to a month on the road we try to stay in mid-level hotels. However, after discovering the Don Cesar [...]

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