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Last updated: November 20, 2020 • Traveling Around the World

The City of Ft. Lauderdale

Imagine a place where you can be on vacation 365 days a year. A place where you can clock out from work and be on the beach drinking a cocktail and watching the sunset to the west within the hour. Somewhere where the sun is almost always shining, and the weather is never frosty or …

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Last updated: November 10, 2020 • Traveling Around the World

The Wide, Wonderful World of Couchsurfing

In today’s world, traveling is more difficult than ever. Flights cost more than they have in years, but are less comfortable. And, to add insult to injury, charge you for anything and everything they can, after you’ve already paid for your ticket. Trains are no better, and take longer to arrive. Hotels are expensive, and …

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Last updated: November 4, 2020 • Traveling Around the World

Knoxville: the First Capital of Tennessee

When you think of Tennessee, there are a few things that are first to spring to mind. The country music capital of the world, Nashville, might be a strong contender. Or, you might think of moonshiners and bootleggers, figures that gained fame and romantic appeal during the prohibition period.  Whatever you thought of, there’s one …

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Last updated: October 27, 2020 • Traveling Around the World

The Hilton Head Island of South Carolina

If you would live anywhere in the world, what would this perfect place look like? Would you see yourself living in a laid-back community located on the coastline? How much would you appreciate the mild subtropical climate of such a place, that would allow you to explore the outdoors and soak up the sunshine on …

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Last updated: November 20, 2020 • Traveling Around the World

A Modern Day Alexandria: Ashburn VA, the Internet Nexus

In the second century B.C., the city of Alexandria was considered by most to be the intellectual center of the world. As the capital of Egypt and home of the widely renowned Museion, ancient Alexandria is remembered today for one thing above all else: the Great Library. This vast collection of papyrus scrolls was the …

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