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Scottsdale, Arizona Bold and Beautiful

Discover our sunscreen best sellers for summer paid link Some years back, my husband and I traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona for my best friend’s wedding. The wedding was Sunday evening. Since we had never been there, we decided to make a long weekend of it . We arrived Friday afternoon and left Monday morning. In […]

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Kyoto Forest Bathing, Become One With Nature

Recently, my husband and I traveled to Kyoto, Japan to learn about forest bathing. The trip was virtual through Zoom due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Our tour guide, Lee, demonstrated forest bathing and practiced simple forms of meditation with us. Additionally, we learned about history and rituals of Shintoism as he guided us on a […]

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Cozy Farm Stay; or How to Befriend an Alpaca

While traveling through northern Florida last June, my husband and I had the opportunity to spend a cozy farm stay glamping in an alpaca paddock. We figured what better place to social distance than on a farm! paid link Cozy Farm Stay Tent We arrived at the Home Field Advantage Farmstead mid afternoon and were […]

How to Vacation Safely during Covid-19

How to vacation safely during the Covid-19 pandemic has proven difficult, as many places are banning travelers from the U.S. Even within the United States interstate travel in limited. My husband and I initially had a road trip planned that took us up through Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Georgia. We opted to postpone most of […]