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When Traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, Taste the Ginjinha

When traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, be sure to stop and sip the ginjinha...

Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to Discover Keys to Longevity

Looking for an October getaway and the secrets to living longer? Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to discover keys to longevity. Blue Zones recently launched Adventure Travel Tours and will be offering two, 7-day trips to Ikaria, one of the five Blue Zones discovered by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic fellow.

Eating in Thailand: Beetles, Crickets and Grasshoppers. Yum!

“Mmm. It’s kind of nutty and creamy,” I said after chomping down a roasted silk worm cocoon in Chiang Khan in the Loei province.

As the group I was traveling with walked to dinner, we admired the street vendors roasting a variety of food. Over dancing flames I saw skewers of octopi, legs of chickens, and little balls of meat in which I assume was pork.

Save on Your Summer Vacation with CyberSummer

Don’t think you can afford to take a summer vacation? Think again. CyberSummer may be the economical solution.

Florida Travel: Getting Wild on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Apopka is one of those Florida cities I’ve seen the exit for...

Memorial Day 2015 at the Sarasota National Cemetery

Another Memorial Day has come and gone and like last year, I spent part of it visiting the Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla.

Travel to Thailand: Hello Kitty-Themed Resort is a Big Pink Surprise

The most surprising thing I saw or did in Thailand? One of those things I did was visit the Kitty Resort, themed after Hello Kitty, in the Phu Ruea district of Loei.

That Time Former President Jimmy Carter Set Me Straight About Noah

Anxious for the Bible study lesson to begin, I sat in a pew fidgeting at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga., sitting between a friend and a stranger. “Please remember, we’re here to worship God and not Jimmy Carter,” the pastor said.

Travel to the Dominican Republic: Whale Watching in Samaná Bay

There were about a dozen of us in an open-air boat, sitting in pairs, bobbing in silence on Samaná Bay with our eyes fixated on the horizon. I was craning my neck and holding my breath in anticipation to check off another experience from my bucket list, whale watching.

Video: Solo Travel Girl Takes the Maid of the Mist Boat Tour

Solo Travel Girl Takes the Maid of the Mist boat tour in Niagara Falls, U.S.A. I grew up in Buffalo and not far from Niagara Falls. I’ve visited the Falls several times but never took the Maid of the Mist boat ride until moving away. My best friend from school finally made the trip the weekend of my 45th birthday.

Floating the Buffalo National River in Arkansas

Sitting atop soft sand along the bank of the Buffalo National River, I waited for sunrise. There was a slight chill in the June air but coming from Florida where summer heat and humidity had kissed me each day since April, I welcomed this refreshing morning.

Video: Solo Travel Girl Visits Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas

Visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, AR, has been on my bucket list for years! It’s the world’s only public diamond mine. I finally had a chance to travel to Arkansas and dig for diamonds on June 15, 2015. Did I find anything? You’ll need to watch and find out!

When Traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, Taste the Ginjinha

When traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, be sure to stop and sip the ginjinha...

Did I Step into a Harry Potter Novel at Livraria Lello in Porto, Portugal?

A couple of weeks have passed and I’m still scratching my head in wonder. Did I step into a Harry Potter novel when I walked into Livraria Lello & Irmão located in Porto, Portugal?

10 Things I Liked About Cruising Solo with Viking River Cruises

“You’re alone?” It’s a question I answer almost every time I travel alone which leads me to the 10 things I liked about cruising solo with Viking River Cruises on Portugal’s River of Gold.

Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to Discover Keys to Longevity

Looking for an October getaway and the secrets to living longer? Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to discover keys to longevity. Blue Zones recently launched Adventure Travel Tours and will be offering two, 7-day trips to Ikaria, one of the five Blue Zones discovered by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic fellow.

CLEAR Membership and Other Tools for Making Air Travel More Tolerable

Obviously, I’m a little addicted to this whole traveling thing but what I really despise about air travel is the security portion. CLEAR Membership should help make passing through airport security more tolerable.

Travel to New York City: Taking a Juicy Bite of the Star-Studded Big Apple with the TMZ Tour NYC

Traveling to New York? Hop aboard the red TMZ Tour NYC bus to take a juicy bite of the star-studded Big Apple.

Soaking up the glitz of pop-culture is one of my guilty vices and TMZ is my go-to source for a juicy fix. Watching the show, I often thought it would be fun to follow a TMZ crew as they scoped out Hollywood’s streets in search of today’s relevant celebrities.

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When Traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, Taste the Ginjinha

When traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, be sure to stop and sip the ginjinha...

Travel Gear Review: Sockwell Travel Compression Socks

Yeah, yeah. I know you want to read more about my FABULOUS trip to Portugal with Viking River Cruises, but I’m DYING to tell you about Sockwell travel compression socks.

Did I Step into a Harry Potter Novel at Livraria Lello in Porto, Portugal?

A couple of weeks have passed and I’m still scratching my head in wonder. Did I step into a Harry Potter novel when I walked into Livraria Lello & Irmão located in Porto, Portugal?

10 Things I Liked About Cruising Solo with Viking River Cruises

“You’re alone?” It’s a question I answer almost every time I travel alone which leads me to the 10 things I liked about cruising solo with Viking River Cruises on Portugal’s River of Gold.

Traveling to Portugal with Surly Flight Attendants

“Portuguese flight attendants are surly,” a friend warned...