Beyond the Beaches in the Outer Banks

Article and photos by Patti Morrow While the crystal-clean beaches are the biggest draw to the Outer Banks, there are plenty of other things to do during a stay. History Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hill near the seafront town of Kitty Hawk commemorates the spot where the famous brothers experimented and then […]

Exploring the Outer Banks – America’s First Beach

Text by Patti Morrow With over 100 miles of pristine blue beaches that fringe the North Carolina coast, the Outer Banks is a popular vacation destination. Four narrow barrier islands stand between the North Carolina mainland and the Atlantic Ocean, each with its own unique vibe – from chill to action-filled. The Outer Banks lays […]

FUN AND FROLIC IN BRECKENRIDGE: JEWEL OF THE COLORADO ROCKIES

Text by Noreen KompanikPhotos by Noreen Kompanik and Courtesy of GoBreck.com When you think of Breckenridge, skiing is typically the first thing that comes to mind, right? But on a recent visit we realized just how much this spectacular destination has become an all seasons resort. No matter what time of year you come, you […]

BOGART HOUSE: Mountain Luxury in the Colorado Rockies

Text by Noreen KompanikPhotos by Noreen Kompanik and Courtesy of GoBreck.com As frequent traveler I subscribe to the notion that “location is everything.” And this couldn’t be truer that a stay at Bogart House in the quintessential ski town of Breckenridge, Colorado.  Located just 80 miles from Denver, Breckenridge is breathtaking piece of Rocky Mountain […]

Vilano Villa – Everything You Need Just Add Family

Article by Beth Carson & Photos by Marisa Dye It’s rare that adults are more excited for a vacation than the kids are. But, this might have been the case with our stay at Vilano Villa, located new the beach in St. Augustine, Florida. Our young adult kids were excited. As empty nesters with blended […]

Dreams Achieved! Touring Tanzania

Article and Photos by PJ Wheeler Three months prior to arriving in Tanzania, I left my comfort zone and American culture to become a full-time traveler. Nearing age fifty, my goals shifted; I don’t want a humdrum life. I want to live an extraordinary life. I want to witness scenes found in the pages of […]

How Vacation Rentals Help Promote Slow Travel

Article by Noreen Kompanik I‘ve heard the term “slow travel” tossed around the travel world for a while. It’s intriguing, and I had to find out what it means and how it impacts both our choices and quality of vacationing. Slow travel is just a way to slow down your vacation. It means looking for […]

Outdoor Fun Around Gainesville

Article by Patti Morrow For three of the four seasons, Gainesville has the perfect climate for outdoor activities such as exploring state parks. But don’t worry, when it gets hot, you can find relief at some of the natural springs nearby. There’s a plethora of fun to be had outdoors in Alachua County, the Gainesville […]