Travel, Trip or a Journey?

When you decide on a journey, do you consider this a travel, trip or journey? Perhaps something else? Today, travel is not often an easy adventure for many reasons. Many barriers often stand in your way including cost, the flight schedule, and sometimes the cultural at your new destination. I recommend the following as means to assist in travel insurance

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Festival Season in the South

Spring has sprung and festivals planning is in full swing here in Coastal North Carolina. The largest and one my favorite festivals that is fast approaching this season of festivals is the NC Azalea Festival happening here in Wilmington, NC.  This years festival occurs the first weekend of April; April 3 through 7. Book your stay now. Expect a lively festival

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A Visit to Lisbon

A couple of years ago, we visited Portugal that included Lisbon and Porto. For one of our trips this year,  I have scheduled another trip back to Lisbon for a stopover option offered via TAP Air Portugal . I highly recommend considering this option to explore two countries and more during your stay.  Today’s blog post is reviewing this past trip,

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Mosques Worth Visiting

As I remember the tragedy at the 3 mosques in New Zealand, this had me been thinking back to my travels and the many beautiful mosques we visited. One country that comes to mind is Egypt. This country has a wealth of beautiful, historical, and famous mosque that offer a chance under why this city is known as the city

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A Visit to Saint Francisville, LA

During our visit through Louisiana, we drove to the town of Saint Francisville. A town of just under 2,000 people, is located about 30 miles north of the capital Baton Rouge. It is a hidden gem worth a visit. Greenwood Plantation Unfortunately, the original Greenwood Plantation from 1830 built by William R. Barrow in Greek Revival Style with its 28

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Normandy France- Juno Beach

During my most recent visit to France, I wanted to visit Normandy and decided to visit the Canadian memorial to D- Day on June 6, 1944. The Juno Beach Centre is dedicated as a museum to honor the sacrifice of some 45,000 young Canadian men and women who fought alongside Allied forces to liberate France during World War II. “The Juno

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Houmas House Plantation

Houmas House Plantation & Gardens Adding to the list of plantations visited during our visit to the New Orlean’s area, is Houmas House Plantation.  This Greek Revival plantation that sits in lush gardens that are well maintained. The house is really two homes connected by a carriageway with the older home dating back to around 1775 per the docent during

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Plantations Along Lousiana’s River Road

I recently read the Louisiana Plantation Guide as a means to assist me in planning a trip to New Orleans. We weren’t able to visit all of the plantations in this wonderful guide, but did manage to cover quite a few ground along Louisiana’s River Road, which parallels the east and west banks of the Mississippi River for about 70 miles

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Blood Mary Brunch

One of my favorite fellow bloggers Living the Q Life recently posted their thoughts on entertainment ideas with their post titled: The Bloody Mary Brunch  My own image of a Bloody Mary from Maryland is below. by Living the Q Life Bloody Mary Brunch If you’re looking for a fun entertaining idea, consider throwing a Bloody Mary brunch party. People can have Bloody

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A Few More Essentials…

As promised, here is part two on my previous post titled: A Few Travel Essentials . Now, that you have planned and booked your trip. It is time to be sure to include some important items as you pack for the next adventure. Below are a few more essentials to consider as you begin to prepare for your next travel adventure.

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