Category Archives: Travel Tips

Florida’s Space Coast Eats

Besides turkey, we ate fairly well while in Florida for the week of Thanksgiving. My brother and his family recently moved to Indialantic. We’re always game for exploring a new area, especially for its restaurants. Also, about an hour away … Continue reading

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It’s a Go for the Kennedy Space Center!

Now I know that when I asked if the Kennedy Space Center was appropriate for a 6-year-old, I was asking what might be the dumbest question ever. There is a whole universe of stuff for kids to do there. I’ve … Continue reading

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Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 3

Corn mazes are something that I always thought were child’s play. That is until hubby Mike and I, along with Boston visitor Bill decided to take on the biggest one in the southeast.

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Eureka! There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 2

I was excited about the Saturday plan for our friend Bill’s yearly trip. This involved the dirty clothes day that I warned him to pack for.

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Charlotte Tourists 2013 – Day 1

As the years fly by, hosting our friend Bill’s annual visit to Charlotte gets more and more challenging to plan. We’ve hit most of the top touristy spots and I have a self-imposed rule of not repeating things. It’s a … Continue reading

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Barbara Jean’s Restaurant

Delicious crab cakes and fat shrimp. That’s how a friend described her last meal at Barbara Jean’s Restaurant in the Jacksonville, Florida area. That was enough to pique my interest. There are four restaurants in the chain. The one my friend … Continue reading

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Museums Open Doors with Free Admission

Free culture! Come and get your free culture!

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Road Trip? There’s An App For That

Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure In whatever comes our way Lyrics from “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf Got a hankering to hit the open road? Before you load up the car, load up … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Calling

The ads are cheesy. An iPhone rings and the caller I.D. says Asheville, N.C. The tagline from this tourism board commercial is “Asheville’s calling. Will you answer?” Asheville has been calling me for a while but not because of the … Continue reading

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What Can A Travel Agent Do For You?

For me, planning a journey is as much a part of the trip as the actual travel. Preparation gets the anticipation juices going. In addition to researching a destination online, I love the now antiquated exercise of going to the … Continue reading

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