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Lavender By the Bay, Long Island NY

by Jenni Ingersoll on June 21, 2017

Lavender By the Bay is New York’s premier lavender farm. The family run site has been in operation since 2002 expanding over the past 15 years and is now one of the largest in the United States. The farm is located in East Marion, on the easternmost tip of Long Island, often referred to as the North Fork. Sitting at the edge of Gardiner […]

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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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Jungle Jim’s International Market is a self-proclaimed “International Food Lovers’ Paradise”. Not bad for an international grocery store outside of . But to call Jungle Jim’s a grocery store is a disservice. Jungle Jim’s is a grocery experience! Like all experiences, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to Jungle Jim’s. First of […]

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Grapevine’s Urban Wine Trail Celebrates Texas Wine

by Mary Jo Manzanares on June 2, 2017

Texas is the fifth-largest wine-producing state in the U.S., and Grapevine has served as a trendsetter and leader with award-winning wineries and winemakers. Grapevine is home to the premier Urban Wine Trail in , as well as the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association and GrapeFest, the largest wine festival in the Southwest, held annually […]

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Where to Find Arts & Culture in Sacramento

by Anthony Manzanares on May 17, 2017

From show-stopping musical acts to Broadway productions, to world-class museums – the arts are thriving in every corner of , California’s capital city. The city offers an ideal mix of large-scale exhibits and performances, along with intimate theaters and galleries to explore. Here are a few suggestions to whet your cultural appetite. For Fine Arts Sacramento’s […]

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Tampa Bay: A Taste of Cuba in the U.S.

by Anthony Manzanares on May 8, 2017

With all the emphasis on travel to – and yes, we really do want to go there – don’t overlook the Cuban food, history, and culture that you can find right here in the United States. Most travelers typically think of when it comes to Cuban culture in the U.S., but Tampa Bay’s relationship …

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4 Georgia Beaches to Discover

by Mary Jo Manzanares on May 3, 2017

Travelers weary of overdeveloped and crowded beaches will find the perfect remedy on Georgia’s Atlantic coast. Whether the destination is one of Georgia’s famous Golden Isles, a windswept national seashore like Cumberland Island, or the diverse experience that is Tybee Island, there’s a place where the shore is calm and uncrowded. 1 – Cumberland Island National […]

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Philadelphia in the Movies

by Anthony Manzanares on May 1, 2017

The City of Brotherly Love has starred in numerous blockbuster movies, showcasing the city’s iconic sights. For film buffs, it’s the perfect guide for exploring Philadelphia’s historic, culturally rich and ever-growing neighborhoods which are the fabric of the city. Here’s how you can discover Philadelphia’s innovative spirit through the movies. and : “Rocky,” “,” “,” […]

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Exploring History and Politics in Washington, D.C.

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 26, 2017

Washington D.C. offers an array of memorials, museums, and attractions to explore for those wanting to learn more about the history and workings of the United States. Many government offices are open to the public and available for tours, free of charge. Prior to visiting, I strongly recommended that you contact your local congressman or senator to secure tour tickets […]

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