BP Oil Spill: Alabama’s Gulf Shores One Year Later

A year after Alabama’s Gulf Shores was visited by the worst accidental oil spill in U.S. history, locals… [more]

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The Charms of Hilton Head Are All Outdoors

Story and photos by Cindy Murphy-Tofig Is it possible to go to Hilton Head and not play one of the… [more]

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NOLA, Revisited

Story by Hope S. Philbrick With new destinations awaiting exploration, some places get tossed into… [more]

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Some of My Favorite Things in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva Region

By Hope S. Philbrick “The hills are alive with the sound of music” sounded silly to me. While… [more]

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Through Social Media, New York City’s Biggest Fan Meets One of His Own

By Stacey Dougherty Photos by Sammy Boykin Back in December 2004, as he ascended to street level… [more]

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Winter Wunderlands: Northern Germany’s Christmas Markets

By Hope S. Philbrick
The best antidote for fighting off feelings of “bah-humbug” would have to be a trip to Hamburg, Germany for an infusion of genuine Christmas cheer. The festive atmosphere there, emanating from numerous Christmas Markets, is sure…

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Family Fun in the OC Without the Mouse

Story and photos by Clint Williams
Orange County in Southern California is a place you don’t know much about and that’s too bad. Los Angeles County to the north has, well, Los Angeles and all the cultural icons associated with…

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Well Traveled – Canada’s Wine Country is in Native Territory

By Pamela Irving
I swirl the NK’MIP Reisling ice wine around my teeth, nibble on local artisan Carmelli’s goat cheese, my feet up on the balcony at Spirit Ridge Resort with a white fleecy robe wrapped against the evening chill.…

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On Carnival, Affordable Way to Refresh and Rejuvenate

By Hope S. Philbrick
When I recently stepped aboard the Carnival Fantasy for a six-day cruise sailing from Charleston, South Carolina to the Bahamas and Key West, Florida, I was exhausted. I’d been traveling for 12 weeks, returning home only…

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Splendour Shouldn’t Make You Hesitate About Cruising

Last week, along with the rest of the world, we watched as the situation unfolded aboard the Carnival Splendor with great interest, sending best wishes for the crew and passengers. Thankfully, the damaged cruise ship made landfall in San Diego…

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Well Traveled – Holiday Options North-of-the-Border

By Pamela Irving
The holidays fill most of us with a mixture of joy and dread—all those relatives, feasts, gifts and parties are not everyone’s cup of fa-la-la. If you prefer to slip away to somewhere fresh, exciting or…

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Macon’s Big House Is All About Rock ‘n Roll

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman

“My father was a gambler down in Georgia
He ended up on the wrong end of a gun
And I was born in the back seat of a Greyhound bus
Rolling down Highway…

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Well Traveled – Man Meets Nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies

Story and photos by Ken Irving
Two thousand feet above the valley floor, my right foot grips a quarter-inch ledge above nine pitches of exposed vertical rock. My left foot searches the hard grey wall for a blemish, anything to…

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Mad As Hell Day Website Submits Signatures

By Stacey Dougherty
Did you hear about the new website Mad As Hell Day?  It was set up to gather digital signatures from air passengers who are fed up with all the added fees airlines hit us with that substantially…

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Visit California Because…You Can!

By Stacey Dougherty
Friends of mine are getting together this weekend and flying to California to do Sonoma. I’m so jealous I could spit! California is one of my favorite states! I can’t get away right now but I’m hoping…

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