Press Release: Solo Travel Girl Wins Awards from Outdoor Writers Group
Oct10

Press Release: Solo Travel Girl Wins Awards from Outdoor Writers Group

Solo Travel Girl awarded Excellence-In-Craft Awards during the 2019 Florida Outdoor Writers Annual Conference in Daytona Beach.

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Florida Travel: #WingsoftheWest Mural Trail in West Volusia County
Jul22
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Florida Travel: Quick Visit to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park with My Dog
May02

Florida Travel: Quick Visit to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park with My Dog

It has been years since I last visited the Maclay Gardens. Earlier this spring, I found my way back to Tallahassee to meet with lawmakers and worked in a quick visit to the park, bringing my dog.

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Florida Travel: Walking in the Steps of the Calusa
Feb05

Florida Travel: Walking in the Steps of the Calusa

One of the things I love about Florida is the rich history. Recently, I spent an afternoon walking in the steps of the Calusa at the Randell Research Center in Pineland. There, they have nurtured the Calusa Heritage Trail.

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Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events
Dec26

Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events

From day hikes to polar plunges and dogs in costumes to the state’s largest fireworks display, step or jump into the New Year with these fun Florida events.

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Florida Travel: Underground Wonderland at Florida Caverns State Park
Jul29

Florida Travel: Underground Wonderland at Florida Caverns State Park

“Stalactites hang down like tights on a clothing line,” I remember my mom telling me sometime during my childhood. When it was time for college, I began as a communications major and ended with a bachelor’s degree in rocks and dirt, otherwise known as earth science.

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Florida Travel: Riding Lessons and Trail Rides at Horsing Around Ranch in Lake Suzy
Feb25
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Florida Travel: Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda
Oct25

Florida Travel: Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda

More than a decade in the making and a gift of Roger and Linda Tetraul and the Roger and Linda Tetrault Family Foundation, the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens has made its public debut.

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Will the Great American Eclipse Be the Biggest Travel Day in U.S. History?
Aug16

Will the Great American Eclipse Be the Biggest Travel Day in U.S. History?

Where will you be on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017? It’s the day of the Great American Eclipse and it may be the biggest travel day in United States history. The 60 to 70-mile path of totality will sweep down from Oregon to South Carolina, meaning most people wanting to be in complete darkness for the two minutes when the moon moves between the sun and Earth will need to travel to view it.

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Travel to Vietnam: Saigon Food Tour by Night
Sep19

Travel to Vietnam: Saigon Food Tour by Night

Have I mentioned how much I enjoy culinary tours? Okay, I don’t need to be on a tour to enjoy food and beverages but, during my April trip to Vietnam, I joined Urban Adventures on a Saigon food tour at night to taste Vietnamese street food.

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Traveling Solo in Philadelphia: What to Do, Where to Stay
Jul11

Traveling Solo in Philadelphia: What to Do, Where to Stay

What to see and what to do when traveling solo in Philadelphia.

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Travel to Vietnam: Waddling Through the Cu Chi Tunnels with Urban Adventures
May31

Travel to Vietnam: Waddling Through the Cu Chi Tunnels with Urban Adventures

My second full day in Vietnam, I took the Cu Chi Tunnels tour and my guide, I’ll call him “P,” was just as nice and accommodating as “Y” from the previous day’s Hoc Chi Minh Discovery Tour.

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I Visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York and This Happened
Feb17

I Visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York and This Happened

I didn’t know her but unknowingly standing in front of her name etched in bronze, I was heavy with sadness. Blinking away tears and trying to hide them from my friend, I looked for distractions while he photographed the scenery.

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Can Travel Bloggers Influence Americans to Use Their Vacation Time?
Nov01

Can Travel Bloggers Influence Americans to Use Their Vacation Time?

Can travel bloggers influence Americans to use their vacation time? On average, they travel 88 days out of the year, compared to the average American who has 12 days of vacation time.

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Video: Solo Travel Girl Takes the Maid of the Mist Boat Tour
Jul18

Video: Solo Travel Girl Takes the Maid of the Mist Boat Tour

Solo Travel Girl Takes the Maid of the Mist boat tour in Niagara Falls, U.S.A. I grew up in Buffalo and not far from Niagara Falls. I’ve visited the Falls several times but never took the Maid of the Mist boat ride until moving away. My best friend from school finally made the trip the weekend of my 45th birthday.

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