Visit a Lighthouse in Georgia:  Tybee Island Light Station and Museum
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Visit a Lighthouse in Georgia: Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

Life slows down a lot when you’re on Tybee Island. The barrier island is near Savannah, Georgia, where the Savannah River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for its sandy beaches, fishing pier at the pavilion, Fort Screven and its 18th-century lighthouse. I spent two nights on Tybee with some of my cousins. On … Continue reading

Wowed By Philadelphia in 45 Hours: What to Do and Where to Eat in the City of Brotherly Love
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Wowed By Philadelphia in 45 Hours: What to Do and Where to Eat in the City of Brotherly Love

I had 45 hours in Philadelphia and was wow’ed by the “City of Brotherly Love.” I was excited to explore the historical place (WAY more than you can possibly visit in 45 hours). As I quickly found out, Philly is a lot more than history. I was surprised by its walkability, the friendliness of folks, … Continue reading

Girls Weekend in Big Bend: What to do in Terlingua, Texas
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Girls Weekend in Big Bend: What to do in Terlingua, Texas

The first time I escaped to the West Texas desert I was hooked. My friend Carroll introduced me to the magical corner of the country on a multi-day road trip I dubbed 2 Chicks, 5 Days, 1001 miles. Since then I’ve been back a couple of times, including this weekend getaway with Carol and another … Continue reading

Discovering Hurricane History during Walking Tour in Corozal, Belize
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Discovering Hurricane History during Walking Tour in Corozal, Belize

While staying at Orchid Bay for a week, I got to explore a non-touristy town. My friend I was visiting got sick, so when Dave and Damaris, the owners of Tradewinds Restaurant at Orchid Bay were heading over to Corozal to do some grocery shopping, I hopped on the boat with them. The boat ride … Continue reading

Solo in Santiago:  How to Spend an Afternoon in the Capital of Chile
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Solo in Santiago: How to Spend an Afternoon in the Capital of Chile

I arrived in Santiago about 10:30 a.m. and walked over to the Holiday Inn at the Santiago International Airport where I had booked a room for one night. It’s literally just steps outside of the airport. I booked there for a couple of reasons. First, I had an early morning to Patagonia the next morning. … Continue reading