A Day at Disneyland

Growing up, my grandparents had a condo in Fort Myers, Florida, that we would visit nearly every year. I always looked forward to those vacations--deciding between the big and little pools; watching Grandpa get in trouble for rattling the pipes when he turned on the faucet in the morning; endless games of euchre; having my …

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2010 Travel Recap

Growing up, my family would take a vacation each summer. Thanks to all of those trips, I've been to every state east of the Mississippi, including a couple of others just west of there. However, because we usually drove and because my parents only ever had so much time off, we never really made it …

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Literary Travels: Little Bee

Every time I think I'm going to make some headway on my book pile, which I've started compiling electronically thanks to GoodReads.com, someone at work leaves a new book on my desk. I'm not really complaining-- I've read some pretty incredible novels thanks to input from fellow bookies at work, the latest being Chris Cleave's …

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Gone West, Young Man Part I: California

Top three reasons I just returned from one of the best domestic vacations I’ve experienced: Traveled with the boyfriend for nine days, which is a record-setting number of consecutive days for us to be together. Experienced some of the natural wonders I’ve only ever heard of, like the giant redwoods and the coastline of the …

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I’m Gonna Mess with Texas

I've been feeling like I'm in a travel lull lately, but plans are now underway, and I'm starting to get excited for 2010 in terms of travel. The trips are actually spread out pretty nicely so I always have something to look forward to (much needed to reduce the daily stress levels). Work travel might pick …

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Following Travel Destinations on Twitter

Despite my stubborn delay, I finally gave in and joined Twitter to begin following different media outlets and industries on behalf of my clients. Of course, it wasn't long before I realized I couldn't just follow other conversations; I had to take part in them myself. The reason I put up such a fight about joining Twitter was …

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