Month: October 2014

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Ticket Giveaway to Celebrate Cathay Pacific’s New Boston to Hong Kong Route

Love Asia? Then here’s some exciting news from the World’s Best Airline. Cathay Pacific Airlines recently announced a new route from Boston to Hong Kong commencing May 3, 2015! The premium airline offers the most nonstop service to Hong Kong and beyond, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Newark, and San Francisco.

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Crispy Grouper Sandwich with a Beach View at Elephant Walk in Sandestin (Note: the lemon isn't served on top, I put it there.)
Culinary Travel Featured Florida Fun Solo Travel

CLOSED: Dining Solo with a Beach View at Sandestin’s Elephant Walk

I tasted yet another fantastic Florida restaurant with a beach view just as delicious as its food. It’s Elephant Walk at Sandestin in Northwest Florida. Have you been?

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Taylor Swift is New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador for 2014-2015
Travel News

Taylor Swift Invites the World to Visit New York City

Not only is she inviting you to “shake it off” when the “haters hate,” award-winning musician Taylor Swift is inviting the world to visit New York City.

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The King of the High Wire, Nik Wallenda, Practices for Nov. 2, 2014's Skyscraper Live in Chicago While His Crew Tightens the Wire, Sarasota, Fla., Oct. 18, 2014
Cool Stuff Others are Doing Florida Fun

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.

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Does Your Dog Roll Like This?
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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.

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

Road tripping in the Sunshine State? Here are five reasons to use the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 511 when traveling in Florida.

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Looking Up at the Grand Trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014
Featured Nature Travel

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.

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Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River, Florida
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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.

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Stay Healthy While Traveling: Exercise, Rest and Nutrition

I’m not sure if it’s true about an apple a day keeping the doctor away, but I do know a strong immunity wards off illness during my travels. Sure, traveling is fun, but it could also be the recipe for getting sick. Part of keeping my immunity strong is getting plenty of rest, enough exercise, Read More »

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Humpback Whale Watching on a Smaller Boat in Samaná Bay, Dominican Republic, March 2014
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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.

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