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Fun Southeast Caribbean Cruise Excursions

Planning port activities during cruise stops can be overwhelming. There are generally many appealing options to try during your limited time in each place. It’s hard to decide between visiting the local shops in town, heading to the beach for some fun in the sun, or venturing into the hills for a nature-packed adventure.  Here’s …

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Seven Stunning Sunsets From Around The States And Shores

I am a sucker for a good sunset.  In my opinion, a good sunset is one of nature’s best ways of showing off!  While I love the sunsets in our hometown, the sunsets we see during our travels are of particular interest to me, especially the last sunset of any given trip we’re on.  This …

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Antigua: A Circumnavigation Photo Tour

Although the island of Antigua greeted us with a hurricane upon our arrival, we immediately fell in love with its charm.  While many of the countries that dot the map across the Caribbean are filled with that laid back island vibe, Antigua seemed to stand out from the crowd.  It’s a small island of about …

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Why We Aren’t Traveling This Christmas Break

As the days get shorter, and the nights get colder, one thing is certain… the early months of winter are sneaking up on us.  As 2016 comes to an end, we are doing something different.  For the first time in two years, we are not traveling during Christmas break.  I must say this is somewhat …

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Why I’ve Sworn Off All-Inclusive Resorts For A Year

Picture it:  You pull up through the front gates of a posh, luxurious all-inclusive resort and are soon presented with a cold, rose scented towel and champagne before being whisked away in the direction of your room.  The main areas, landscaping, pools, bars, even the hallways are pristine and opulent.  Your room is divine; the …

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Six Reasons Why The 2017 Eclipse Scared Me and What We Learned From It

In late August 2017 a total solar eclipse of the sun will be made its way across the United States.  This is a significant astronomical and scientific event, as well as a tourist attraction.  Directly on the center line of the eclipse’s path is our hometown!  When the eclipse hit our city at 11:42am, we will …