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Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

Top Delicious Reasons Why It’s Worth It to Visit Italy

by Guest Blogger Rebecca Crawford of Hiking Mastery! Top Delicious Reasons to visit Italy! We know Italy is great for sightseeing, hiking, beaches and beautiful scenery. But it is also world-renowned for its food. There are 20 different regions in Italy, and they all have a signature dish. In this article, we are going to […]

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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do you want to swim with Whale Sharks? Every summer, from May 15 until September 15, a marvelous event happens in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Hundreds of mostly juvenile male Whale Sharks migrate to feast on plankton and fish eggs, and, perhaps, to mate. Large females have been seen in the Yucatan, but they […]

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Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Diving Cozumel for 30 years (yikes!) means that I have been on just about every reef. Why is my favorite dive site all of them? (I still have two dive sites I have not gotten to, but hey, give me time). Cozumel is famous for its drift diving. Cozumel’s dive sites are mostly on the […]

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I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I have always loved introducing people to the ocean. First time snorkelers, first time divers, and especially children seeing the underwater world for the first time. I cannot count how many people I have taught to snorkel or taken snorkeling, and most of them went on to dive and become certified divers. Since I am always […]

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This time it is the Real Deal, My Book is Published!

This time it is the Real Deal, My Book is Published!

Yep, it is the Real Deal! Nothing like announcing a book and then have it mucked up in publishing! But, Fish Faces, Photos and Fun Facts about Tropical Reef Fish, is available! After redoing some graphics and changing the formatting, I am very, very happy with it. Right now it is available on LULU.com at http://www.lulu.com/shop/tam-warner-minton/fish-faces/paperback/product-23212566.html. […]

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5 Things to do on an African Safari!

5 Things to do on an African Safari!

Seriously, you must do these 5 things on safari! There is nothing as incredible as an African Safari. Nothing. Seeing these animals in the wild is not at all comparable to seeing them in a zoo or a “safari” park. The savannah goes on forever….truly, the Circle of Life is real. Going to the Serengeti […]

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A Life Changing Trip to Kenya with Global Heart Journeys on July 9! Hurry and book!

A Life Changing Trip to Kenya with Global Heart Journeys on July 9! Hurry and book!

In April I went to the Women In Travel Summit 2017, and met, as well as reconnected, with some amazing women! A good friend and blogging buddy wrote this post, and I truly could not do any better, this article is incredible. My new friend, Linda Higdon, is a fascinating woman, with a wealth of knowledge […]

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Taking a Deep Breath for now, and for the Future

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Taking a Deep Breath for now, and for the Future

I wrote parts of this for Earth Day this year, but with the possibility of the USA pulling out of the Paris Accord, I wanted to post it again. We cannot afford to let this happen, for many reasons.  Take a deep breath and consider this: our planet is in danger. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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