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A marketplace of the human body in Nassau Bahamas
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A marketplace of the human body in Nassau Bahamas

A colorful flyer for a twerking competition, pink neon script on black gloss, was taped to the window of a restaurant in Pompey Square in Nassau Bahamas. A lone pair dined alfresco. The waitress sat on a high top chair, slumped over behind the hostess stand in the shade beneath […]

Finding Your Next Affordable Family Vacation Destination Is Easy
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Finding Your Next Affordable Family Vacation Destination Is Easy

Easy because I’m here to help! Check out my list of 40 — FORTY! — affordable family vacation destinations in the U.S. and why each is worthy of a visit. Each destination provides extreme value for families through fairly priced hotels, free museums, complimentary nature worth spending days upon days […]

How to Travel the World as a Vegetarian
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How to Travel the World as a Vegetarian

Whale in Norway, frog legs at sea, and a parade of red meat across the American heartland; menus are a minefield when traveling the world as a vegetarian. But just as there are bastions of blue in a sea of red, there are plants sprouting up in U.S. cow pastures. […]

Handing my teenager over to the world by investing in childhood
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Handing my teenager over to the world by investing in childhood

When my wife and I first became parents and decided we would be investing in childhood above all else by pouring disposable income into experiences instead of accumulating more and more stuff and, controversial in some circles, in place of saving for college. When we become parents, we dreamed of […]

Painting en plaine air in Norwich
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Two Days in Norwich

You don’t know anything about Norwich; you don’t know where Norwich is or what’s there worth seeing. Norwich isn’t London but it’s not far from the capital, at least not in an American road trip sense of the relative word ‘far’; about 100 miles north-northeast as the crow flies. Norwich […]

Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa Pillow and Pen
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The Mighty Pen: Under the Sea at the Eau Palm Beach Resort

She walked into the room and asked, out loud and to no one in particular, “why can’t they build an underwater hotel?” As a person who spends far too much time on the internet, I remarked to her rando question floated without warning into the tidepool of our otherwise tranquil […]

No One Plans To Die in Ipswich
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No One Plans To Die in Ipswich

Beneath a field of blue, I cut through farmlands; I was a warm knife slicing through the butter that the bevy of cows flanking the straightaway indicate may very well be produced here. It was a Tuesday in autumn on England’s stubby southeastern toe. The next football ground was maybe […]

Photography Tips For Your Next  Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Cruise
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Photography Tips For Your Next Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Cruise

A peer asked me recently if she could use a few of my photos from the cruise my teen and I took on the splendid new Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas last August. “Sure,” I eagerly responded. I mean, who doesn’t love a sweet photo credit or three on […]

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