From the monthly archives:

May 2010

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Travel Trends – Special Report on Gulf Beaches

By Bobby L. Hickman
May 31, 2010 – Can you keep the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill from wrecking your summer beach vacation?
While you can’t plug the underground leak that has spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into…

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Camping Connection – From Natural Disasters to Natural Beauties

By Bill Steiden
A vast, open field at a mile’s elevation in North Carolina, bisected by a tumbling river and surrounded by green peaks.
A languid lake filled with the drowned corpses of a great cypress forest in a lonely…

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Don’t Let BP Cover It Up!

May 19, 2010 – This Saturday will mark one month since the oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico sank after a massive explosion that killed 11 oil rig workers. I’ve watched and read news reports in horror as BP…

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If You Go – Brenham & Washington County, Texas

Where2Stay
Ant Street Inn
107 West Commerce Street
Brenham, TX 77833
Phone: 800.481.1951
www.antstreetinn.com
Brazos Bed & Breakfast
20251 Pickens Road
Washington, TX 77880
Phone: 936.878.2230
www.brazosbedandbreakfast.com
Brenham House
705 Clinton Street
Brenham, TX 77833
Phone: 979.251.9947
www.thebrenhamhouse.com
Country Place…

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The Birthplace of Texas

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
If you’ve ever wanted to get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl, there’s no better place than Washington County, Texas. Picture yourself sitting around a blazing campfire under a full moon,…

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Travel Trends – Are Travel Agents the Dinosaurs of the Industry?

By Bobby L. Hickman
Are travel agents obsolete in the digital age?
That’s a question many are asking these days. Consumers have 24/7 access to travel information online and even on their cell phones. Travelers can research a destination, find…

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Tennessee is Open for Business!

May 8, 2010 – Despite the torrential rains last weekend and the resulting floods in Nashville and surrounding areas, the folks in Tennessee want you to know that they ARE open for business! According to the state’s tourism website, the…

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Well Traveled – Need a Pick-Me-Up? Adventure Options Sure to Thrill in British Columbia

Story and photos by Pamela Irving
If your daily grind is getting you down or you live far enough north where winter never seems to end, it’s time to rev up your adventure meter in warmer albeit wetter climes like…

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