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Destination Wedding Guide: Grand Lucayan, Bahamas

The Commonwealth of Bahamas (or the Bahamas) consists of  29 islands just 55 miles off the Florida coast. It’s year round daily average temperature of 70-80 degrees, white sandy beaches on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, and easy accessibility are … Read more

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Tips for Summertime Fun in Texas

While travel, in general, isn’t the best idea right now, parts of the US are slowly starting to re-open and eventually we’ll be able to get back to exploring and enjoying new destinations. I’m not sure when that will be, … Read more

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Find Yourself at a Beach Destination this Winter

It is no secret that winter has arrived, especially if you are someone who lives on the East Coast. You can probably empathize with the feeling of wanting to visit somewhere warm, maybe even tropical, and the sooner the better. … Read more

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10 Private Islands You Can Rent or Buy

When you think of an island getaway, you might picture resorts lined up along the shoreline with crowds of tourists fighting for their own small sandy patch of paradise, but island getaways don’t have to be a shared experience…In fact, … Read more

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Best kept secret beach destinations

With over 220,000 miles of coastline in the world, there are thousands of beaches to choose from to get your fill of surf and sunshine (eh, see what I did there?). Everyone knows the ones that make every top 10 list … Read more

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Girlfriends, Getaways and Atlantis

As teenagers, girlfriend getaways are a bonding experience. A way to really get to know your friends’ personalities and create tent poles to build your relationship on. By the time you’re an adult with a job, significant other and children, … Read more

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2015 Reflection: Taking chances on yourself

I’m still in disbelief that in 2015 alone, I’ve had the opportunity to explore 9 US cities and 21 foreign countries (12 unique + 9 repeats). I’m also so proud of the team of incredible writers that have become an integral … Read more

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What to Pack for a Tropical Vacation

Whether you find yourself jetting off to the Dominican Republic, Aruba, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos or some other tropical destination, there are a few items that should be on every tropical destination packing list. Easy sundresses, bikinis and Kaftans … Read more

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What do Grizzly Bears have to do with Disney?

Living in California, I take pride living in the “Bear State,” having the California grizzly bear as our official state animal and appearing on our state flag. I always found grizzly bears to be admirable for their beauty, size, and … Read more

Tips for Destination Weddings

Tips for Planning a Picture Perfect Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding Planning Tips Planning to take the plunge miles away from home? Here are some destination wedding tips for planning your big event! Consider a Lifeline: Yes, destination weddings can be fun and fabulous but they can also be disastrous. … Read more

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