Month: August 2010

Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff Solo Travel

Help Me Be a Travel Blogger Superstar!

I don’t ask for much but in order for me to add another bragging right to my repertoire, I need your help. Pretty please? Here are the deets: I’m attending The Travel Bloggers Show in Orlando in less than two weeks and the travel blogging social media site Tripatini is the primary event sponsor. They’re Read More »

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Contests

Win a Trip to Albuquerque’s Balloon Festival

Imagine yourself up, up and away in a magical balloon looking out over the high desert. Here’s your opportunity to win a trip for two to Albuquerque, New Mexico, the location of the world’s largest hot air balloon festival called the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. This year’s buoyant festival takes place Oct. 2 – 10, Read More »

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Every Traveler Needs a Picnic Basket

One of the coolest gifts I’ve ever received was a picnic basket and I say it’s one of the best gifts because it embodies the traditional road tripping traveler. (Thank you Mom & Dad!) Who doesn’t like stopping during a long journey to take a break and enjoy your favorite road tripping foods? Everyone doesn’t Read More »

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Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Paddling the Wakulla

Last Friday seemed like a Saturday. I spent the morning paddling three miles on the Wakulla River with outfitters The Wilderness Way. It was a must needed change from sitting in the office. Located less than a 20-minute drive from Tallahassee, I enjoyed a  leisurely and relaxing kayaking trip with tons of opportunities to spot Read More »

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Solo Travel

Sweetness at Robinson’s Pecan House, Lamont, Fla.

Honey, honey. Sugar, sugar. When traveling along Southeastern United States back roads I know there’s a good chance I’ll find groovy photo opportunities and stumble upon delicious treats found only in the South. The weekend had me in Tallahassee for a conference and although I just wanted to get home on Sunday, I ventured along Read More »

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Snapshots Solo Travel

Wordless Wednesday: Thank You, Star Wars

In honor of Star Wars Celebration V which wrapped up in Orlando on Sunday, I present you with a photo of Ken the Elivs Trooper. Why did I choose Elvis Trooper out of all the images? Because he’s so random in a groovy way! Plus, during my Pacific Northwest trip in April, signs of Elvis Read More »

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Solo Travel

Home from Star Wars Celebration V

Wow! I’m home from my trip to Orlando for Star Wars Celebration V and can tell you, one day was not enough. One day was needed to explore the show floor and another day for hearing the lectures. I’m embarrassed to say I missed all of the lectures including the one with George Lucas. I Read More »

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Solo Travel

Off to Star Wars Celebration V in Orlando!

[Cue music, scroll text.] I’m heading to Orlando tomorrow to attend Star Wars Celebration V.What is SWCV? It’s basically an official Star Wars convention and lucky me. Beauty of living in Florida is access to groovy events such as a Star Wars convention! I’m not thinking Star Wars Celebration V will be a life-altering experience Read More »

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Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: This Bud’s for Him

This Bud’s for Steven Slater, the “rogue” JetBlue flight attendant who not only did what some in the airline industry dream of doing, but for doing what anyone who has worked in the service industry would secretly like to do – at least I would. Here’s a quick recap of Salter’s move: after being treated Read More »

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