Myrtle Beach vacation for July 4th

July 4th in Myrtle Beach

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Myrtle Beach is about 9 hours away from where I live – and lucky for me I have fabulous relatives that live there.  My fiance, his son, and I took a little road trip there for the week of July 4th and as always, we had a great time – even on a tight budget. […]

THURSDAY INSPIRATION – 11/12/15

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Gettysburg Winter Fun

A GETTYSBURG WINTER GETAWAY TO REMEMBER

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I don’t know about you but when I think about Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, I immediately envision Civil War reenactors and battlefields – a history buff’s paradise!  While these attributes may ring true to the area, we quickly discovered that there is more to Gettysburg than meets the eye – especially in the cold winter months!  Here is how my […]

Turtles at Le Meridien Bora Bora

Experiencing Tahiti: A Vacation in Paradise – GUEST POST

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Article by Norah Martin Norah Martin has fallen in love with Tahiti and its colors, and is already planning her second trip to the islands. In the meantime, she keeps boring everyone with turtle stories, and is researching other sanctuaries to visit. If you feel tired and overrun by boring obligations, and your everyday surroundings […]

Santa Cruz, CA Monarch Butterfly Trail

MIGRATION OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLIES – SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA

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Last week during my stay in Santa Cruz, I visited the Monarch Butterfly trail at Natural Bridges State Beach.  I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised to find hundreds of beautiful butterflies flying above me!  Some of the tree branches held so many butterflies that you would have thought they were […]

A MARYLANDER’S VACATION – OCEAN CITY, MD

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Ocean City, Maryland is a staple of the state.  It’s a mere 3 hours or so from Baltimore and can be a lot of fun for people of all ages.  I remember going as a kid and when I go back now, it almost seems like nothing has changed.  The rides are ancient (and sketchy […]

LOCH RAVEN RESERVOIR SUNSET

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD TRY TRAVELING SOLO

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It seems that a number of people are too afraid to travel by themselves.  I get it, I have been there.  It’s a scary thing if you aren’t used to going out on your own.  After your first solo trip, however, it will become an addiction!  Here are some reasons you should try solo travel. 1. YOU […]