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Travel to Virginia: Southern Charm and Hipster Vibe in Roanoke

Oh, Roanoke. What have you done to me? Months after my spring visit, your traditional Southern charm and hipster vibe are still in my heart.

Sometimes On The Road, Ya Just Need to Eat With A Familiar Name Like Denny’s

Sometimes when traveling, especially alone, dining with a familiar name is comforting and just what the soul needs. I did just that earlier this month when I enjoyed dinner at Denny’s in Titusville, Fla. (3500 Cheney Hwy,), while attending the #NASASocial for the SpaceX CRS-4 launch.

Snorkeling for Scallops in Homosassa, Florida

“Frank Sinatra’s got nothing on these guys,” Capt. Rick Burns said before my scalloping adventure began in Homosassa, Fla. He was describing the dozens of bright blue eyes each scallop has around its edge (or mantle).

Seeing The King of the High Wire in Sarasota Before He Takes on Chicago

Have you heard? Nik Wallenda, The King of the High Wire, will walk atop a wire across the Chicago River in what’s being called Skyscraper Live (#SkyscraperLive) on Nov. 2, 2014. And guess what? He’s been training in his hometown of Sarasota so of course I had to see him train.

Travel to Florida: My Brief Visit to Three Sisters Springs

Living in Florida, I’m spoiled by unexpected beauty. Last month, the Sunshine State surprised me again when I paddled a kayak out to Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Crystal River.

Snorkeling for Scallops in Homosassa, Florida

“Frank Sinatra’s got nothing on these guys,” Capt. Rick Burns said before my scalloping adventure began in Homosassa, Fla. He was describing the dozens of bright blue eyes each scallop has around its edge (or mantle).

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.

Travel to Virginia: Southern Charm and Hipster Vibe in Roanoke

Oh, Roanoke. What have you done to me? Months after my spring visit, your traditional Southern charm and hipster vibe are still in my heart.

Discovering More Secrets in My Hometown of Buffalo

Buffalo is one saucy vixen. When I fled so many years ago I had no idea how many secrets the Queen City held. It’s only decades later, now that I’m a seasoned adult, are her secrets revealed to me one layer at a time. During my December trip I discovered the Botanical Gardens and this past summer I was pleasantly surprised by discovering more treasures.

Hugging Trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, North Carolina

I’ve heard hugging trees can improve your health and whether it’s true or not, I sure felt better when hugging some of the grand trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in North Carolina earlier this month.

Travel to Florida: My Brief Visit to Three Sisters Springs

Living in Florida, I’m spoiled by unexpected beauty. Last month, the Sunshine State surprised me again when I paddled a kayak out to Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Crystal River.

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.

Travel to Florida: My Brief Visit to Three Sisters Springs

Living in Florida, I’m spoiled by unexpected beauty. Last month, the Sunshine State surprised me again when I paddled a kayak out to Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Crystal River.

#LOVEVA: See the LOVE in Virginia

Y’all know “Virginia is for lovers,” right? Launched in 1969, “Virginia is for lovers” is one of the most brilliant tourism slogans EVER. The Virginia Tourism Corporation, the state tourism office, knows “love is at heart of every Virginia vacation” and has created LOVEwork, a 16 feet wide by 7 feet tall artwork of the word “LOVE.” Think of it as a piece of tangible love.

Sometimes On The Road, Ya Just Need to Eat With A Familiar Name Like Denny’s

Sometimes when traveling, especially alone, dining with a familiar name is comforting and just what the soul needs. I did just that earlier this month when I enjoyed dinner at Denny’s in Titusville, Fla. (3500 Cheney Hwy,), while attending the #NASASocial for the SpaceX CRS-4 launch.

Part 1: Four Nifty Dog Travel Accessories from the Global Pet Expo

Have someone who travels with their dog on your holiday gift list? Or maybe you’re the one who brings along your fearless canine. Either way, here’s Part 1 of Solo Travel Girl’s nifty dog travel accessories. How did I find these fun gadgets for wanderlust pooches and their people pals? I walked the floor of the Global Pet Expo in Orlando last March.

Five Reasons to Use FDOT’s 511 When Traveling in Florida

Road tripping in the Sunshine State? Here are five reasons to use the...

Travel to Virginia: Southern Charm and Hipster Vibe in Roanoke

Oh, Roanoke. What have you done to me? Months after my spring visit, your traditional Southern charm and hipster vibe are still in my heart.

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Seeing The King of the High Wire in Sarasota Before He Takes on Chicago

Have you heard? Nik Wallenda, The King of the High Wire, will walk atop a wire across the Chicago River in what’s being called Skyscraper Live (#SkyscraperLive) on Nov. 2, 2014. And guess what? He’s been training in his hometown of Sarasota so of course I had to see him train.

Part 1: Four Nifty Dog Travel Accessories from the Global Pet Expo

Have someone who travels with their dog on your holiday gift list? Or maybe you’re the one who brings along your fearless canine. Either way, here’s Part 1 of Solo Travel Girl’s nifty dog travel accessories. How did I find these fun gadgets for wanderlust pooches and their people pals? I walked the floor of the Global Pet Expo in Orlando last March.

Five Reasons to Use FDOT’s 511 When Traveling in Florida

Road tripping in the Sunshine State? Here are five reasons to use the...

Hugging Trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, North Carolina

I’ve heard hugging trees can improve your health and whether it’s true or not, I sure felt better when hugging some of the grand trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in North Carolina earlier this month.

Travel to Florida: My Brief Visit to Three Sisters Springs

Living in Florida, I’m spoiled by unexpected beauty. Last month, the Sunshine State surprised me again when I paddled a kayak out to Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Crystal River.