Month: October 2015

Viking River Cruises: Portugal's River of Gold Excursion to the Mateus Palace, Vila Real, Portugal
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Video: My Favorite Things About Cruising in Portugal with Viking River Cruises

What were Solo Travel Girl’s favorite things about cruising in Portugal with Viking River Cruises? Lucky for you, each night of the 10-day cruise I recorded a video sharing what I liked best about the day.

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I Left with a Coveted Lufthansa First Class Duck.
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Germany to Tampa is Easier with Lufthansa’s Tampa/Frankfurt Route

Flying to Germany from the Tampa Bay area is much easier now that Lufthansa German Airlines launched new nonstop service between Tampa and Frankfurt last month.

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FWC 2016 Python Challenge In-Person Training, Big Cypress National Preserve, Oct. 24, 2015
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Outdoorswoman Journal: 2016 Python Challenge In-Person Training in Big Cypress

“Pick them up like dog poop,” Jeff Fobb, Program Technician with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), told my class yesterday during the in-person training for the 2016 Python Challenge.

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Hang with an Astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Fla.
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Blasting Off to Mars and Other Adventures at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Oftentimes when I come home after a long day of working, I typically look up into the sky with awe. What I typically see from my Southwest Florida home is a dark sky dotted with countless gleaming stars, the moon and on a good night a couple of planets.

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Exotic Python Found in Everglades National Park in 2007
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Outdoorswoman Journal: Solo Travel Girl is Joining the 2016 Python Challenge

Look out world. Solo Travel Girl is joining the 2016 Python Challenge and becoming a snake huntress! Yup, I’m serious. I mean, why not? Life’s too short not to try something new, right? In the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “Do one thing every day that scares you.”

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Some of the Tools for a Day of Fishing with Capt. Rhett Morris of Beyond Borders Outfitters from Punta Gorda, Fla.
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Outdoorswoman Journal: First Time Fishing Charlotte Harbor for Snook and Redfish

“Fish on! Fish on!” Less than 10 minutes of wetting our lines in Charlotte Harbor, a client and I were both reeling snook into the boat. It’s been years – 15 to be exact – since I last went inshore fishing and I had forgotten about the thrill of being on the water, twitching the line and reeling in a catch . My client and I were fishing with Capt. Rhett Morris of Beyond Borders Outfitters out of Punta Gorda, Fla.

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