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The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands

A snow-capped mountain at dusk. The top deck of a cruise ship at sea. Swimming among sea turtles in Hawaii. Along a wooded path at the local park with your cheery dog. Soaring above Provencal lavender fields in a colorful hot air balloon. Belly down on a massage table along […]

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
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Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a future JC Penney model strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

Dreams of Sicily and How I’d Spend My Sicilian Holiday
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Dreams of Sicily and How I’d Spend My Sicilian Holiday

Usually, I’m the first to grab an end, one of four prime pieces of corner real estate, but I’d gladly settle for a middle slice of Sicilian in the form of a 10 or 13 day cruise on the Carnival Horizon once it hits open waters in Europe next spring. […]

The Mighty Pen: Hard Rock Riviera Maya Mexico 
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The Mighty Pen: Hard Rock Riviera Maya Mexico 

It was a celebration of the music we love and the love that has let us share our name for the past 15 years. This was a Mexican musical getaway sans children, a long weekend to bask in the warm tropical glow of a decade and a half of marriage. […]

The Best Worst Time For A Mancation
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The Best Worst Time For A Mancation

Kids CDs still arrive at my door, a couple each week. It’s a decidedly slower pace than in my kindie writing heyday but still a significant number when you consider I haven’t properly reviewed an album in years. Right now, there’s a new one sitting atop of a stack of […]

An Entrepreneurial Start Up Craft Brewery On Board The Carnival Vista
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An Entrepreneurial Start Up Craft Brewery On Board The Carnival Vista

Craft Beer at Sea (How Carnival Cruise Line’s Red Frog Brewery Is Changing The Cruise World) Corporate life, by definition, doesn’t lend itself to entrepreneurial endeavor. There are brainstorming sessions, committees, think tanks, cost benefit analysis charts, a SIPOC, and meetings about meetings about other meetings. There is all of […]

Cuban Themed Luxury Travel In The Carnival Vista Havana Suites
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Cuban Themed Luxury Travel In The Carnival Vista Havana Suites

The Vista, Carnival’s newest vessel, which is on the European seas right now for only its 2nd ever sailing, has upped the ante on luxurious accommodations for this historically affordable cruise line. While still a decidedly populus brand, Carnival continues to explore the upper crust side of its evolving personality […]

Great Hotels: The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee
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Great Hotels: The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee

When new decides to inhabit old, the result has the potential to be intoxicating thanks to a mix of modern comforts in an ageless setting. The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, with a well-considered through-line through a century of styles, a determination to pay homage to the history of Milwaukee […]

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