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Tuscany Farm Accommodations: Consider an Agriturismo

Tuscany Farm Accommodations: Consider an Agriturismo

When I was living in Italy as an expat, Tuscany became our escape from the hectic and hurried life of Milan. After a few visits, we considered ourselves “locals”, so staying in a tourist hotel was beneath us. That’s when I discovered the Tuscany agriturismo culture.  […]

7 Apps One Travel Writer Can’t Live Without

7 Apps One Travel Writer Can’t Live Without

What did we ever do to mange travel before our mobile devices? I guess we relied on our walkmans, stacks of papers and maps, and sleeping pills to get us through the chaos of travel today. Thanks to some innovative thinkers behind some of the […]

How to Have the Perfect Staycation

How to Have the Perfect Staycation

You don’t have to get out of town to unwind and unplug. The perfect staycation is all about pretending that you’re on a relaxing, exotic vacation. Imagine all the things you would do on a luxury vacation and simply do them in your own town. […]

North Florida Luxury Oceanfront Resort: One Ocean Resort & Spa

North Florida Luxury Oceanfront Resort: One Ocean Resort & Spa

I’ve always thought that North Florida has the most beautiful beaches in all of the state. Perhaps in all of the U.S.  I’m talking wide, powdery, white sand beaches. And Atlantic Beach, just north of Jacksonville, has one of the best Florida hotels offering a […]

Blogging Tips: How to Better Organize Your Time as a Blogger

Blogging Tips: How to Better Organize Your Time as a Blogger

1. Use a timer – I bet I’m not alone in saying managing social media is the biggest time suck in being a blogger. I have my list of tasks – liking, following, commenting, responding – and I sit down with my coffee each morning […]

Amelia Island Hotels: The Luxury Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Amelia Island Hotels: The Luxury Omni Amelia Island Plantation

North Florida’s Amelia Island is one of the most overlooked beach destinations for families headed to Florida. This tropical paradise has 13 miles of pristine white sand beaches and one of the region’s best beachfront Amelia Island hotels, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 3.5 miles of private […]


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