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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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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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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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Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

written by Alan James There are great Dallas Cocktail destinations! Becoming an empty nester opens up a whole new outlook on life. You have to admit that taking care of a family for years takes up a lot of your identity, regardless of the size of the clan. It can be pretty scary to embark […]

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Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Want to know about the most amazing salad and dessert on Cozumel? One of my favorite restaurants on the planet is La Cocay on Calle 8 in Cozumel, Mexico. My family has been going to La Cocay for many years. We’ve celebrated birthdays and anniversaries there, and it is a place of many good memories […]

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Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Food has become one of the best features of a Cozumel vacation! Beginning with Buccanos at Night, I am planning a series of articles on different restaurants on the island, showing you that Cozumel has grown into a first rate foodie vacation destination. 30 years ago you received a taco, and often a tummy virus […]

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5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Dive Cozumel, Reviews!, Travel by on June 27, 2017 10 Comments
5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Only 5 reasons I love diving in Cozumel, Mexico? Ha! There are many more than 5, but hey, I’m not writing a novel, I am writing a blog! So here goes! TURTLES! Cozumel diving always includes turtles, turtles, turtles! Divers mostly encounter Hawksbill Turtles, who oddly enough do not nest on Cozumel as Loggerheads and […]

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