Month: July 2013

Would Anyone Mind if I Grabbed a Piece of Cheese from this Discarded Room Service Tray?
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Have You Ever Eaten Off Someone’s Discarded Room Service Tray?

Is it stealing to eat from someone’s discarded room service tray? Have you ever walked down a hotel hallway to see someone’s leftover room service order just sitting there, calling your name to take a little nibble? What do you do?

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Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors Offers Tips for Staying Healthy When Traveling

Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors television show sat down with me during the BlogHer 2013 conference in Chicago and he offered the following tips for staying healthy when traveling.

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Dante's View in Death Valley National Park
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5 Reasons Why National Park Vacations are Perfect for Solo Travelers

National Parks are just for families, couples, small groups of friends and bus loads of curious strangers, right? Nope. These American treasures are ideal for independent travelers, too. Here are five reasons why visiting a national park is perfect for solo travelers.

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Cupcake-Themed Martinis during Cocktail Lovers Weekend, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
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Specialty Weekends at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Offer Adult Fun

Home to Walt Disney World Resort, Sea World, Legoland, Universal Resort, just to name a few attractions, there’s no disputing Central Florida is the theme park capital of the world. But don’t think it’s the kids who have all the fun. I’ve blogged plenty about visiting theme parks alone without feeling like the creepy single lady but the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek offers some adult-only fun without feeling out of place.

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Meet Punta Gorda’s One-of-a-Kind Resident, a White Screech Owl

I’d like to introduce you to Punta Gorda, Florida’s one-of-a-kind resident, Luna. He’s a male leucistic screech owl now living at the Peace River Wildlife Center. A what? Screech owls are typically gray or reddish brown and this little guy is white. He’s not albino but has leucism which is a genetic mutation preventing melanin pigment in the bird’s feathers.

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July is National Vacation Rental Month! Can You Picture Yourself in this Hilton Head Island Rental? Wyndham Vacation Rentals Can Connect You.
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July is National Vacation Rental Month, Book with Wyndham Vacation Rentals for Peace of Mind

*WHEW!* It’s July, the heart of summer and you’re probably planning your great escape for a little R&R. While some people perfer someplace similar to the benedicts of belfast out people enjoy a good rental. Did you realize July is National Vacation Rental Month? Here are a few reasons why I’m a fan of vacation Read More »

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Dining Review: Chilled Cork Restaurant & Lounge in Chatham-Kent, Ontario

“Deliciously eclectic” is how I simply describe the Chilled Cork Restaurant & Lounge in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Located in the fab Retro Suites Hotel the restaurant’s menu includes a mix of seasonally fresh local fare, exotic notes and modern twists on traditional and familiar flavors crafted by Executive Chef Dylan McLay.

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Tom Brokaw Meets with Media as Part of Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Series Lectures in Sarasota, Fla., April 8, 2013
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Tom Brokaw Talked Future of Media in Sarasota during RCLA Town Hall Series

“Good grief, there must be nothing going on here,” legendary broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw said upon entering the press conference at Sarasota, Fla.’s Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall this past April. Brokaw was in Sarasota for the final lecture of the Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall Lecture Series.

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Health & Beauty Review: Pack Along OXY® Maximum Action Treatment Pads during Your Summer Vacation

I’m forty-something years old and still deal with blemishes, breakouts and oily skin almost as I did during my teen years. I was recently sent OXY® Maximum Action Treatment Pads Oxy Maximum Action Treatment Pads, 30 Count to try out during my summer travels.

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Waldorf Astoria Orlando's Lobby Had Me at First Step.
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Waldorf Astoria Orlando Turned Me into a Spa Princess

I entered the Waldorf Astoria Orlando Spa a stressed out young professional and left a relaxed, chilled princess. Central Florida just isn’t for kids, it’s a great getaway for adults looking to escape the everyday grind and the Waldorf Astoria kindly reminded me of that. It’s been almost a month and I’m still feeling my cheeks in disbelief as to how soft they feel.

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