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Have You Ever Heard of the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown, Texas?

Have You Ever Heard of the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown, Texas?

Have you ever heard of the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown, Texas? It’s time you did! Make your plans now for three days of family festivities! (GEORGETOWN, Texas) Georgetown, Texas, the “Red Poppy Capital Of Texas,” will celebrate spring and its signature red poppies with the 19th Annual Red Poppy Festival April 27-29th, in and […]

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Awesome Travel Photos from Cozumel and Baja 2017

Awesome Travel Photos from Cozumel and Baja 2017

I finished my international travel of 2017 in Mexico. First, a fantastic and fun trip in October to my second home in Cozumel (we rent it! www.vrbo.com/368692) with three of my blogger friends, and a wonderful trip in December to the Sea of Cortez and La Paz with Red Travel Mexico! I love both coasts […]

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Awesome Travel Photos from Texas during 2017!

Awesome Travel Photos from Texas during 2017!

Want to see some Awesome Travel Photos from Texas during 2017? As I think I have mentioned before (hundreds of times!) I love traveling in Texas. I haven’t made it all over the state yet, and I certainly want to, but I have done some great exploration in the Hill Country. I know I have […]

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Our Visit To The Sierra Laguna Biosphere Was Epic

Filed in Adventures in Mexico!, Cultural Adventures!, Travel by on December 22, 2017 4 Comments
Our Visit To The Sierra Laguna Biosphere Was Epic

After two days and six dives in Cabo Pulmo, adventures with bull sharks and fish tornadoes, we were off to Sierra Laguna Biosphere, ready for a change of scene. Our fantastic Red Travel Mexico guide, Christian, had a little disappointing news for us. A “norte” (a storm where the winds come from the north and […]

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Have You Ever Wondered Why We Decorate Christmas Trees?

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Have You Ever Wondered Why We Decorate Christmas Trees?

Why decorate Christmas trees? In the United States of America, decorated Christmas Trees are everywhere. You don’t have to be a Christian to know about the Christmas tree, they are in every mall and shopping center in the country, and every city square. The vast majority of us grew up with Christmas trees in our […]

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Wouldn’t you Love to enjoy Fantastic French Christmas Traditions?

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Wouldn’t you Love to enjoy Fantastic French Christmas Traditions?

French Christmas Traditions differ from the good ol’ USA. While American children are hanging stockings for Santa to fill, French children are putting their shoes by the fire so Pere Noel (Papa Noel) will fill them with gifts. If children are bad in the US they are told Santa will leave coal in their stockings, but […]

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Do you know how Christmas is Celebrated in Italy?

Filed in Cultural Adventures!, Travel by on December 3, 2017 4 Comments
Do you know how Christmas is Celebrated in Italy?

An Italian Christmas is celebrated with a Witch! Yes. The gift giver in Italy is a woman! La Befana flies on her broomstick on the Eve of the Epiphany, January 5, to leave candy, or charcoal, in children’s stockings! In Italy, children hang stockings on the Eve of the Epiphany which is the celebration of the visit of […]

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