Category Archives: Destinations

This is How to Rock an Adventure in Ohio

Although I have a well-traveled passport with numerous trips to all continents but Antartica, I'm going to be the first to admit that I haven't visited all fifty states. That's why I asked a peer travel writer, lover of rock music, and self-proclaimed coffee addict, Erik Davidson, to share with us his insider travel tips…
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Explore the Riches of Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

When you think of Colombia, the first few items that come to mind are Juan Valdez and coffee, Pablo Escobar and Narcos on Netflix, and your vague memory of high school history and the Spanish quest for gold in the Americas. However, the true richness and jewels of Colombia are on its Northern Caribbean Coast.…
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Something Scary that Forces You to Look Up

Have you done something that scared you lately? I did. Recently, I traveled to Sedona, Arizona for a girl’s trip. Years previously, I had driven through Sedona and its Red Rock region on a marathon visit from Tucson to the Grand Canyon and Phoenix with hopes of spending more time there. On this Spring Break…
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Falling in Love with Cuba AND Why You Should Travel to Cuba NOW

The Beginning of a Romance with Cuba From beneath a large Banyan tree on the patio of a paladar (private restaurant) in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, I rang in the New Year and made a big resolution. Instead of champagne, I toasted this life change with a refreshing mojito, which washed down the traditional…
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Get a Taste of Cuba with Me – Let’s Cruise to Cuba

Get a Taste of Cuba - Let's Cruise to Cuba After six years traveling to Cuba, I’m finally sailing to Cuba from Tampa this year. For all nine sailings of the Carnival's Paradise, I will be the Cuba guest lecturer. In this role, I will showcase through daily, interactive presentations Cuban culture, flavors, rhythms, travel…
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3 Hidden Gems in Ecuador

Are you looking for the off-the-beaten-path, lesser known places to explore in Ecuador? Perhaps you have already done the Galapagos Islands, but want to see what else Ecuador has to offer. That's a perfect reason to dive into this post that my peer travel writer, Sara Dobak, has created for us. Let's travel to Ecuador…
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