Anthony Manzanares

Top 10 Things to do on San Juan Island

by Anthony Manzanares on July 9, 2018

Driftwood beach on san juan island

San Juan Island is the most populated of the 172 islands that make up Washington State’s , and second in size, right behind Orcas Island. You’ll need to get to San Juan Island by air, by ferry, or, if you’re lucky enough, by private boat. Most residents and visitors get to San Juan Island on […]

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South Beach is Hot, Hot, Hot

by Anthony Manzanares on February 5, 2018

South Beach, SoBe to many, is a well-known neighborhood of Miami Beach, has a reputation for being a hot place to go – hot weather, hot music, and hot people. It often competes with Santa Barbara, California, for the bragging rights of the American Riviera, but there’s no confusing its distinctive art deco architecture and design […]

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10 Western Australia Experiences for the Curious & Bold

by Anthony Manzanares on November 24, 2017

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia by geography and is often what travelers think of when they think of the Australian outback. The capital city of Perth is located in the southwest and is also home to some fine wineries. (You can learn more about Perth in this podcast). But beyond Perth and […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Barbados for Your Next Beach Vacation

by Anthony Manzanares on October 4, 2017

choose barbados for you next beach vacation

Deep in the , the island of makes a wonderful spot for your next beach vacation. Barbados is an independent nation, but since it functions as a constitutional monarchy recognizing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, it’s a quirky blend of casual island atmosphere tempered with a bit of good old British formality. Here […]

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Seven Unmissable Sights In Bilbao

by Anthony Manzanares on July 3, 2017

Bilbao has finally made it onto the map for UK tourists – primarily due to ever-improving transport connections. Along with low-cost flights, Brittany Ferries run up to three times a week from Portsmouth to Bilbao – ideal for those looking to take their car along for the ride. With such a wealth of sights and […]

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Visit these National Park Service Sites in Georgia

by Anthony Manzanares on June 27, 2017

Last year’s centennial celebration of the brought about a resurgence in visiting the national treasures. If you’re visiting , you most likely know about the unspoiled beauty of Cumberland Island National Seashore and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. But there are several lesser-known NPS locations that are worth the visit. Do you know about […]

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Your Guide to Anaheim’s Breweries

by Anthony Manzanares on June 23, 2017

Since the first brewery opened there in 1870, Anaheim’s craft beer community has evolved into a rich mix of quality microbreweries and beer festivals. So, whether you’re in Anaheim for Disneyland, family fun, you can find a brewery well suited to your mood and palate. While not a list of all the breweries in Orange […]

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How to Experience Prince’s Paisley Park

by Anthony Manzanares on June 19, 2017

Atrium at Prince's Paisley Park

Paisley Park, Prince’s ten million dollar, 65,000 square-foot recording studio and home, is officially open for public for tours and group experiences. Prince’s mythical creative sanctuary was built with state of the art technology and became the backdrop for music recordings, clothing production, artwork and graphic design, music videos, and even full-length films – all […]

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What do you get when you combine beer, craft bourbon and whiskey, and wine? You get the Masters & Makers Trail in Franklin, Tennessee. The 70-mile trail traverses the scenic landscape throughout Williamson County, Tennessee, connecting craft distilleries, local breweries and an award winning vineyard to highlight an exceptional tasting experience found just south of […]

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Explore Britain’s King Arthur Filming Locations

by Anthony Manzanares on May 31, 2017

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has not been the box office hit that had been hoped for, but this epic fantasy film (directed and written by Guy Ritchie with a  cast including Charlie Hunman, , and ) retells the classic story of the legendary British leader made famous by medieval mythology. Why not take […]

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