Tag: #traveltuesday

Check Out Tigre, a Cool Day Trip out of Buenos Aires!

Check Out Tigre, a Cool Day Trip out of Buenos Aires!

While in Buenos Aires my friend Annie and I were excited to take a day trip to Tigre, a town north of the city. Of course our trip was arranged by the fabulous Maria Corbalan Bespoke Tours. Tigre, a popular town for tourists north of Buenos Aires, is on an island in the Parana Delta. We […]

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It Was a Wonderful Trip to Cordillera, CO!

It Was a Wonderful Trip to Cordillera, CO!

Randy and I decided to head back to Colorado this fall, and since we spent a week in Aspen last year, we decided to try a new place. Cordillera Ranch is near Vail and Beavercreek, but it is a world of its own! We went with “dons”…the guys who came to visit Randy several times […]

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Visit Florida’s Crazy Food Festivals

Visit Florida’s Crazy Food Festivals

Florida is home to about 20 million people, it has world-famous theme parks and a number of the craziest food festivals on Earth! If you are looking for creative gourmet food, you will find it in the small villages of the state. Williston, Florida is a small town in central Florida, and has 3,000 inhabitants. […]

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What it is like diving the Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

What it is like diving the Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

I hope you all had a lovely Labor Day Weekend readers in the U S of A! Today, I continue my journey on the Spirit of Freedom on the Great Barrier Reef! Our dive spots were the Ribbon Reefs at the far northern edge of the Great Barrier Reef, stretching for 50 miles along the continental shelf! These […]

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Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Last summer my husband and I ventured to Austin, Texas to see the bats…and our son, who lives there. Sadly, the bats didn’t make an appearance, but our stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin was so fabulous we decided to stay there again, and this time, we saw the bats! Any trip to Austin during […]

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A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

As I carefully planned my itinerary for Sydney, I knew I had to have a day to visit the Blue Mountains. I have read several books where they figure prominently, their blue haze a romantic background to so many stories. The Blue Mountains definitely lived up to their romance. Shying away from large tours and […]

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15 Photos to Make You Want to go to Cozumel!

15 Photos to Make You Want to go to Cozumel!

The Mexican Caribbean is stunningly beautiful, and nowhere will you find more colors of blue than Cozumel! Cozumel’s blue waters are often referred to as the seven colors, or Cozumel de Siete Colores. I find the blues and greens on the island to be mesmerizing. Check out these photos and you will be ready to make […]

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Diving the Revillagigedoes: Punta Tosca

Diving the Revillagigedoes: Punta Tosca

Punta Tosca is a great dive site on the island of Socorro. It can become quite deep, so one really has to be conscious of depth. Sometimes, when you are playing with a dolphin or a manta, or watching sharks, you can forget your depth and look at your computer and say, “holy shit, I’m […]

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Headed to Orange County, Forever Summer!

Headed to Orange County, Forever Summer!

I must confess, I love California. Well, except for parts of Los Angeles. California has it all, and nowhere is that more evident than in OC. I have traveled there a few times, but I am attending a conference, Women In Travel Summit (WITS), in mid March, and I am determined to stay a while, […]

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Ethical Elephants

Filed in Citizen Science, Our Planet, Travel by on January 11, 2016 7 Comments
Ethical Elephants

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus has announced the retirement of its elephants two years sooner than anticipated. CEO Kenneth Feld acknowledges that laws protecting wildlife are too expensive to fight, so these elephants will be retired to central Florida, to the Center for Elephant Conservation. All this sounds great, correct? “While at the […]

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