From the monthly archives:

April 2010

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Deal Alert! Seaworld Offering $5 Kid Admission

April 27, 2010 – Awesome deal for US residents from SeaWorld, good until Dec 31 at all three U.S. locations! Now through December 31, 2010, when U.S. residents purchase a full-price adult admission, children ages 3-12 receive a ticket to…

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River Town, Music Town, Fun Town – That’s Memphis! Part 2

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
We sit gazing at the opulent lobby of the Peabody, “the city’s living room,” waiting to grab a cab for the airport. Back in 1935, David Cohn in God Shakes Creation described the space:…

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If You Go – Memphis, Tennessee

How2GetAround
Public transportation in Memphis includes buses and trolleys. To get out to Graceland, Sun Studios offers a free shuttle from the studio or from the Rock’n’Soul Museum. Taxis are also available.
www.matatransit.com
Where2Stay
The Peabody Hotel
149 Union Avenue…

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River Town, Music Town, Fun Town – That’s Memphis! Part 1

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
Big fans of the historic hotels of America, we’d long wanted to see the storied Hotel Peabody, and a winning bid for two nights there, in the annual (May) National Trust online auction fundraiser,…

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Free Admission During National Park Week!

April 16, 2010 – Earth Day is April 22 and the National Parks Service is taking a whole week to celebrate. Starting tomorrow through April 25, 2010 admission to all the U.S. National Parks is FREE. Access any of the…

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Travel Trends – A Stonger Dollar May Make Europe Affordable Again

By Bobby Hickman
April 16, 2010 – With the U.S. dollar strengthening against both the euro and the British pound, experts say 2010 could become the best time to travel “across the pond” in recent years.
Both the euro and…

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Observations From a Short Southern Road Trip

By Stacey Dougherty
April 6, 2010 – This past weekend I drove my 14-year old to join a friend for spring break at the beach in South Carolina. Normally, a 12-hour drive over two days wouldn’t be something I’d normally…

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Well Traveled – Indulge on Vacation and Still Come Home Fit & Fabulous!

By Pamela Irving
Most of us come home from vacation packing a few extra pounds, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We think we need to restrict ourselves to maintain health but this mentality sets us up for…

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