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10 Things to Explore at Jekyll Island

10 Things to Explore at Jekyll Island

Just an hour north of Jacksonville, escape to one of South Georgia’s most interesting barrier islands for a day of outdoor fun. Jekyll Island features 10 miles of beautiful white sandy shoreline and a host of activities to explore nature, cool down and learn about […]

A Visit to the Baracchi Winery in Umbria

A Visit to the Baracchi Winery in Umbria

As a former Italian expat, I was excited to go back “home” and tour some of the luxury wineries and resorts in Tuscany and Umbria. When people think Italian wine, their first thought might be the robust Chiantis of Tuscany. Having lived in Italy, I […]

Harney & Sons Teas

Harney & Sons Teas

True confession: I’m a tea hoarder. If you look in my pantry, you’ll find boxes upon boxes of flavored teas. Whenever I see an interesting flavor or a new brand, I just have to give it a try. And like wine, I’m a sucker for […]

6 Things to Do in Sonoma County Wine Country that Don’t Involve Wine

6 Things to Do in Sonoma County Wine Country that Don’t Involve Wine

Sonoma County is on the radar of every eonphiles, but let’s be honest, sometimes it’s great to experience the region without so much of a focus on wine. I recently spent a few days in Sonoma’s charming town of Healdsburg and discovered there are some […]

Five Great Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

Five Great Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

Guest post by Deborah Wall All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent […]

How Mardi Gras Floats Come to Life

How Mardi Gras Floats Come to Life

You might be surprised to know that Mardi Gras lasts much longer than the 5-day New Orleans grand event. For some, Mardi Gras lasts all year long, especially those responsible for building the vibrant, iconic floats for the parades. The magic happens at Mardi Gras […]


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