Month: April 2018

Mango Salad Enjoyed During Saigon Food Tour at Night with Urban Adventures
Culinary Travel Featured Solo Travel

Traveling Solo to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

If you were give an airline ticket to visit any place in the world, where would you go? Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was a big check off my bucket list and don’t think it would have ever happened without the assistance of Turkish Airlines. See, in October 2015 they ran a campaign launching new air service between Miami and Istanbul, Turkey.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour, May 16, 2011
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Getting Social With NASA Changed My Life

I’ll never forget my first time. The ground shook beneath my feet. A roar rumbled in my gut. Goosebumps tingled over my skin. I stood in awe watching rockets push away from the launchpad and skyrocket into the sky. The year was 2011 and I witnessed the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour and the second-to-last space shuttle launch before the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ended the program.

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Me and My YETI. I'm Not Letting Go.
Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff Nature Travel Politics

Has the Outdoor World Abandoned YETI Because of Fake News?

I have to wonder, how is the NRA benefiting by spreading misleading information? I wonder how much money they received in donations over the weekend. Will anyone who believed the NRA release and now knows the other side feel betrayed and continue to believe them?

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BBQ Beef Brisket at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas City, MO, April 21, 2018
Culinary Travel Featured Solo Travel

Traveling Solo to Kansas City, Missouri

Traveling solo to Kansas City wasn’t my original intention when planning to attend BlogPaws, the pet bloggers’ conference earlier this month. I was hoping for an adventurous road trip with my dog Radcliff. As the conference date grew near, I did the math and decided it was more economical to fly on Allegiant nonstop from Punta Gorda into Kansas City and leave Radcliff with his pet sitter rather than driving two or three days each way.

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The Sebring Soda Festival on April 7 Featured More than 200 Soda Samples, April 7, 2018
Culinary Travel Featured Florida Fun Solo Travel

Florida Travel: Do You Call it Soda or Pop? Either Way, Sip it During the Sebring Soda Festival!

Do you call it soda or pop? Either way, sip it in Sebring during Florida’s Fizziest Festivals, the Sebring Soda Festival, April 2 – 3, 2021.

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The Labyrinth at the Unity Church in Venice, Fla.
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Circle the Center With New Travel Guidebook About Florida’s Labyrinth

Those who love Florida and venturing off-the-beaten path will be thrilled with the new travel guidebook by award-winning author Lucy Tobias. Titled Circle the Center: Labyrinths in Florida, Lucy traveled throughout Florida and either walked or contacted more than 130 labyrinths and selected 95 for the book. She walked most solo but sometimes her adorable corgi Obi joined her.

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