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Castillo de San Marcos

About Castillo de San Marcos On our recent visit to Saint Augustine, Florida we spent a few hours exploring its Spaniard built fort: Castillo de San Marcos. It’s a 17th century fort and the oldest fort in the United States.…

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Holiday Cards and Invitations With Basic Invite

This post is sponsored by Basic Invite, as always opinions are our own. I’m so happy to tell you that we’ve partnered with Basic Invite – just in time for the upcoming holidays! Basic Invite is an online shop that…

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Jack-O-Lanterns and The Legend of Stingy Jack

I remember trying to carve Jack-O-Lanterns as a child. It was fun and messy but as an adult  and lover of culture, I now question almost every tradition’s origin. Where did Jack-O-Lanterns originate and why were they created? And…

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NC State Fair is The Fall Kickoff

You know it’s fall when: Ladies are wearing their stylish boots, denim and scarves. The weather turns into an exhilarating brisk air with colorful leaves blowing, which is nice! Pumpkin and apple consumption is in full swing – I have yet to…

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How To Spend A Long Weekend in Cambridge

This post is originally posted by Mary Chong on May 27, 2017 on Calculated Traveller. A trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a journey through history, art galleries, museums, and higher learning. Throw in some shopping and some good eats, and…

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Lonely Planet Summer Road Trip

Summer is my most favorite time to travel! I think it’s because it brings back memories from my childhood when we road-tripped from the West Coast to visit relatives who live in the South. In this summer issue of…