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    Explore Churchill

    This year I had the opportunity to visit an area that not many get a chance to.  Way up north in Canada, just off the Hudson Bay, is a small town called Churchill.  We went up there specifically to see…

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    Access Airport Lounges

    When you’re traveling with long layovers in airports (especially if it’s internationally), you may become very envious of those first-class passengers that get the keys to the holy grail, so to say.  Those airport lounges you only ever get to…

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    15 Places to Visit in Chicago

    Chicago has always been a part of my family. My grandparents and parents lived there. My brother lives there. I thought about living there once, but I decided to stay in Iowa and just visit. That doesn’t mean I don’t…

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    Packing for a Weekend Getaway

    Sometimes you just need to getaway! Most of us don’t have endless amounts of days off from work, so these weekend getaways can be very important to help you not feel like you’re drowning in life. The purpose of these…

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    Southern California Getaway

    This past winter was a rather tough one here in the midwest! Don’t get me wrong, I live here, I chose to live here, so I know I can’t complain about the weather. Honestly, I prefer our winters over our…

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    Visiting Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    Apparently, when I was MUCH younger, my family went up to Banff, Alberta for some camping. During that trip, we stopped over to Lake Louise and my mother fell in love with the area. I honestly do not remember it…

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    5 Reasons You Should Visit Isla Mujeres

    Isla Mujeres is this adorable island just off the coast of Cancun, Mexico.  In my opinion, there are many more than 5, but here are some reasons why I think you should visit Isla Mujeres! After landing in the airport,…

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    Face Your Fears! Swim With The Sharks!

    Most everyone that has spent any time with me knows that I say the beach is my happy place.  For about the past 24 years my family has gone to the beaches of North Carolina for a couple of weeks…