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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 from the underground depths of Penn Station and was greeted by Seventh Avenue and New York City for the very first time, Sammy…

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Bedbugs: These Days a Traveler’s Biggest Risk

By Bobbly L. Hickman
It seems 2010 has been the “Year of Bedbugs”. Frequent media reports about infestations in upscale New York City hotels and clothing boutiques have put the pesky little critters at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Travelers…

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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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iPad or Kindle? Maybe Neither

February 2, 2010 – Several friends of mine received Kindles as gifts this past Christmas. All of them love their new toy and can’t imagine how they read without one, what with all those inconvenient pages you have to turn…

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The New Rules & Flying With Children

December 29, 2009 – Today on the New York Times’ Motherlode blog, Lisa Belkin brings up the subject of flying with children after the implementation of the latest rules in response to the failed terror attempt on Christmas Day. The…

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Traveling With . . .

East Cobb couple Wally and Christine Beard will be celebrating their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary this month. The only question facing these two former high school chemistry lab partners is where to pop the champagne cork when that special day…

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St. John, USVI

Paradise With Its Own National Park
Story and photos by Stacey Dougherty
It was mid-afternoon and we were sitting on the open upper deck of the Red Hook ferry on St. Thomas. As we waited to get under way…

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Gear, Guides & Technology

I must confess, I am a full-blown techno geek, always looking for the next gadget or gizmo to make my life run more smoothly. The aim of this column is to help provide you with ideas to make your travel…

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The Sea Islands of Beaufort County, S.C.

The Hunting Island Lighthouse, South Carolina’s only lighthouse open to the public.

History, Wildlife, Beaches and More
Story and photos by Stacey Dougherty
When standing on the observation platform of the Hunting Island State Park Lighthouse it’s obvious why…

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What2Read

Never in the history of civilization has there existed the wide-range of options available today to satisfy our hunger for the written word. Books, magazines, newspapers, the internet, not to mention junk mail, all vie for the limited amount…

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