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The Highlights of a Trip to South Africa

The Highlights of a Trip to South Africa

South Africa is a popular destination on travel bucket lists, and a quick glance at what the country has to offer can help you understand why. It’s a beautiful country combining the charm and adventure of rural Africa with bustling urban destinations and pristine coastline. There’s an international flavor to much of the country given […]

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Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

Filed in EMPTY NESTERS EXPLORE TEXAS, Reviews!, Travel by on August 22, 2017 8 Comments
Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

The last Grape Stomp Event at Fall Creek Vineyards is on Saturday, August 26! Make plans and go! I grew up with one image in my mind when it came to Grape Stomps at Winery Harvests: I Love Lucy, going deeper and deeper into her barrel of grapes! Also, there is a video out there […]

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Why should you consider Bali for your wedding & honeymoon?

Why should you consider Bali for your wedding & honeymoon?

By Mario Alex, Guest Post Bali Paradise Island One little island, one big paradise! Especially for the love birds among us flying over to Bali to refuge in love and romance. This exotic island of Indonesia is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations for those engaged to be married, newlyweds and honeymooners and we […]

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I Love that my Daughter took me on a Surprise, Peachy Excursion near Dallas!

Filed in EMPTY NESTERS EXPLORE TEXAS, Reviews! by on August 15, 2017 3 Comments
I Love that my Daughter took me on a Surprise, Peachy Excursion near Dallas!

My lovely daughter, Alexandra, is a sweetheart. Last week she called me and told me to be ready at 745a on Saturday for a surprise excursion! I tend to be overly enthusiastic…well, I get very excited at certain things, events, animals, etc. My family loves to surprise me, or be with me on these occasions. […]

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Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

While in Cozumel over the summer, I paid a visit to the Cozumel Med Spa, and Michaela Velasco, spa manager extraordinaire! I am so glad I did! I knew, of course, that resorts had spas that offered massage, facials, nail care, the usual, but I honestly didn’t know that much more is available on the […]

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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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Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Guido’s, overlooking the Mexican Caribbean on Melgar on Cozumel, is the iconic restaurant on Cozumel, without a doubt. When I first visited the island (30 years ago!) I ate at Guidos. Whenever I visit Cozumel Guidos is at the top of the list of restaurants we always go to. Why? You mean aside from the […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind? Hour after hour of demands and deadlines, interrupted only by the buzz of technology notifications…. Sound familiar? How about….the Virgin Islands? It’s time to schedule a trip – with yourself. Whether you’re approaching burnout or taking preventive measures to stave it off, it’s time to unplug from the rest […]

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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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