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Travel Stories

Southern Swank – Memphis

Blues, brews and style all come together in the swankiest southern town this side of the Mississippi.  While the hordes of tourists might flock to Nashville, its sister city of Memphis has been quietly undergoing a renaissance, cooking up the real taste of Americana that few remaining towns can offer. By Jeff Sobel I arrived […]

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A Road Trip (and a half) South Carolina

On the road to South Carolina we tuned into quite a few podcasts, sang Darius Rucker (Hootie) songs and leaned all the way into Wagon Wheel, although the lyrics were as upside down to our experience as could possibly be: Headin’ down south to the land of the pines I’m thumbin’ my way into North […]

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Escape To The Cape

Pulling up through Main Street in the small town of Brewster, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, guests who enter the gates of the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club are greeted with the grandeur of a long driveway, lush front lawn, and two incredible mansion-like buildings that represent the true spirit of a luxurious Cape Cod […]

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the Original, the One, the Only – THE PALM BEACHES

The toney setting of this destination is renowned the world over . . . yet the expanse of America’s first Resort Destination – The Palm Beaches -is not as widely talked about.  It comprises 39 towns and cities from Boca Raton and Delray, to Palm Beach and Jupiter! That’s a lot to discover. We charted […]

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Take Our Hand – Hometown Staycation

A few days in Fort Lauderdale is all it took for a full refresh and a nice reentry into travel. Staying away from the usual suspects and indulging in a boutique hotel that is directly on the sand was my goal. Pelican Grand Beach Resort – one of the only true beachfront, boutique resorts on Fort Lauderdale […]

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New Travel Trends

Retreat to a Teton Tiny House With sustainably built, LEED-certified “tiny house” cabins, Fireside Resort is Jackson Hole, Wyoming’s most innovative take on resort town lodging with the Teton Tiny House cabin. The resort embraces modern, yet rustic design and presents a fresh approach to luxury lodging. Nestled in a wooded setting at the foot […]

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Adrenaline Rush Cycling the Oregon Coast

Adrenaline Rush Cycling the Oregon Coast Getting outside and connecting with nature does wonders for the soul. Nowadays, it’s one of the best travel options on the planet, and what a way to see the world. From the saddle of a bike, it becomes apparent that you would be hard-pressed to find a more moving […]

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The Cape Los Cabos

THE CAPE LOS CABOS The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, reopening today, welcomes guests back with enhanced safety procedures and creative offerings designed to meet the needs of today’s traveler. From the option to bring signature experiences in room (cooking classes, wellness, spa, and more) to bespoke private Villa stays ideal for traveling families, friends, and remote workers, […]

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Bungalows Key Largo

…Just like Bogie and Bacall It would be cliche to say, “When your head says one thing and your whole life says another, your head always loses.” I knew that, as I made my way through the teal gates of this spectacular resort, I would be hard-pressed not to fall deeply in love with the romantic setting […]

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