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Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post encouraged travelers to visit Mexico City over Cancun's opalescent beaches. After all, Mexico City has so much more to offer by way of history, arts, food, and a bustling metropolis that plays home to one of the most prominent financial hubs in not only Latin America, but the world.  I had… Continue reading Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

Finding Fulfillment · Fitness · Travel

How to Make ‘Fit’ Feel Fabulous On Vacation

As you work on your bikini bods in preparation for summer vacation, you’re probably daydreaming of yourself on the beach, sippin' mai tais and filling up on the delicious local fare of your dream destination. After all, you would have pushed yourself all spring at the gym to get in shape and put in your… Continue reading How to Make ‘Fit’ Feel Fabulous On Vacation

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Charleston: Top Picks for a Weekend Getaway to the Walled City

Planning a trip to Charleston and wondering what it has to offer? Our trip was focused on downtown Charleston, so here's what we picked as the most interesting. Caveat: Our recommendations are based on our experiences, so keep in mind that I'm a vegetarian and my husband doesn't care for steak or seafood. If you… Continue reading Charleston: Top Picks for a Weekend Getaway to the Walled City

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Charleston: Full of surprises

(Photos by Jis K. Joseph) It was a crisp 58 degrees with sunny skies as I drove East from Atlanta on I-20 for a weekend getaway with my husband to Charleston, South Carolina. We had been looking for a short, driveable vacation to a place neither of us had been to for the Thanksgiving break,… Continue reading Charleston: Full of surprises

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What I Learned About Gratitude Searching For Dolphins in Key West

Bellies full of breakfast, my family stepped out into a 57-degree wind on an overcast Thanksgiving morning to load up the car for our drive down to Key West from Islamorada. Here in the Florida Keys, I was wearing a fleece sweatshirt and shorts, trying to fend off the wind. "It's got to get warmer… Continue reading What I Learned About Gratitude Searching For Dolphins in Key West

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A trip to Florida’s “little islands”

There we were this morning, ten of us packed into two cars driving the Florida turnpike.: my mom, dad, sister (8 months pregnant), brother-in-law, his parents and grandma, my grandma, and my two-and-a-half-year-old niece. With us were not just beachwear and travel gear, but the necessities for our family in particular-- Indian spices, a frying pan,… Continue reading A trip to Florida’s “little islands”

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Excursion to Captain Cook’s Point

I woke up the next day having researched some tours and having revived the impulse to take a dip in Hawaiian waters. Since my family doesn't care for swimming at the beach, I first joined them by lounging under one of the cabanas as they swam in the pool after a breakfast of guava juice and… Continue reading Excursion to Captain Cook’s Point