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Washington DC’s Christmas Activities

Washington DC’s Christmas activities will make anyone feel festive, regardless of whether you are a shopper, theatergoer, walker, or ice skater. Here is my list of the Top 10 Things to Do in the nation’s capital. Holiday magic abounds…

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history
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BayFront Sanctuary at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is an adventure to traipse during any season as well as a bayfront sanctuary in Sarasota, Florida. But autumn does provide a break from Florida’s hothouse summer temperatures. I visited the Selby Gardens: The Living…

Washington DC

Exploring Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington DC

Nestled by the Anacostia River in the northeast corner of DC lies a jewel that many Washingtonians (and visitors) don’t know exists. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens’ exotic waterborne flowers shine like gems—amethyst, morganite (fuchsia), and topaz—in the small ponds. In…

Adventure International

Dubrovnik Wall Walk

A Dubrovnik wall walk (pre-pandemic) exploring its historic core allowed me to drift down medieval streets, like a curious cat. When I managed to avoid the crowds of tourists who flock to this prominent tourist destination in the Mediterranean…

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Bike Art in Sarasota

Any city can feature street art and murals but what about bike art? Well, ride into town to see Sarasota’s must-see cycle art. I discovered this quirky bike art in Sarasota en route to Starbucks at 7 am for…

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Ringling’s Creation: Sarasota On the Gulf

Ringling’s creation is the best way to describe Sarasota on the Gulf, an artsy city located in West Florida. Known as the “Circus Capital of the World,” it was home to circus impresario John Ringling. But he had more…

Lido Key Sunrise
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Solitary Lido Key, Florida

I came in search of sea, sand, and sunshine. These three items are manufactured on Lido Key, a 15-acre island located 4.4 miles from Sarasota, Florida. There’s really nothing else to do here but be a shell seeker. “I…

Mountaintop view of the city of Prague.
Adventure International

Cosmopolitan Prague: Proud Peacock

Cosmopolitan Prague is a proud peacock. There are those who want to dub her a replica. You will hear the term “Paris of the East” brandished about. Don’t listen to this talk. Prague is the real thing – no…