Month: August 2013

Serene Sitting Area at he Abbey of the Genesee, Piffard, N.Y.
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New York Travel: Buying Monks’ Bread at the Abbey of the Genesee

Last summer I had one of those “aha moments” when my parents and I stopped at Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, N.Y. to buy Monk’s Bread.

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Participants Learn Boating Skill Basics during a Ladies, Let's Go Fishing! Seminar
Featured Florida Fun Solo Travel

Learn the Basics with Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! The No Yelling School of Fishing

Ever want to properly bait a hook? Dock a boat? Cast a net? Women aspiring to become expert anglers can learn fishing basics with Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! seminars, recognized as “The No Yelling School of Fishing.”

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Bok Tower Gardens - Plan a Visit during Your Florida Vacation
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Florida Travel: Visit the Singing Tower at Bok Tower Gardens Near Orlando

I hummed along with the familiar song singing through Bok Tower Gardens but couldn’t quite put my finger on what song it was. Something by James Taylor? Nope. Barry Manilow? Maybe. Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline.” Yes!

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Seven (Some Weird) Things I Do to Stay Safe in a Hotel Room

Traveling solo tends to push personal fear boundaries yet I take a proactive approach to minimize the scariness of an experience which is why I’m sharing the seven (some weird) things I do to stay safe in a hotel room.

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Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff Travel Resources

Charge on the Go with ChargerGenie, World’s First Charging Tote Bag

If you’ve found yourself traveling with your iPhone, camera battery or other electronic device running on empty without an outlet in sight, you can now charge on the go with ChargerGenie, the world’s first charging tote bag.

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Nature Travel Travel News

Inaugural “Midwest Space Fest” Scheduled Oct. 4 – 5 in Traverse City, Michigan

Coinciding with World Astronomy Week this year is the inaugural Midwest Space Fest, Oct. 4 – 5, 2013, in Traverse City, Mich. I’m sure at least a few of my fellow Space Tweeps from NASA Socials/NASA Tweetups will be able to attend this new festival geared toward experiencing astronomy and space sciences.

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Featured Solo Travel

Adventures in Chicago: I Wandered Because I Was Lost

There’s something romantic about wandering and getting lost. It’s when hidden cafes previously only known by locals are discovered. Strangers become friends and share their hospitality by extending a cup of spirits. Being lost can result in a journey of self discovery and soul-searching. That may be the traveling style for some people but here’s Read More »

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Culinary Travel Florida Fun

Florida Travel: PGA National Hosting Ice Cream Festival Weekend, Aug. 16 – 18, 2013

Do I hear you screaming for ice cream? Well scream a little louder because PGA National Resort & Spa in South Florida is holding its “Ice Cream Festival Weekend,” Aug. 16 – 18, 21013 with the highlight being an attempt to build the “World’s Longest Ice Cream Sundae” of more than 1,200 ft. and enter Read More »

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