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Thai Cooking: How to Experience the Magic at Home

In this post we will be traveling to Thailand to enjoy the exotic tastes of Thai cooking. Going out to eat can get expensive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy exotic cuisine. Therefore we are showing you how to embark on a Thai cooking adventure at home. My husband and I absolutely love Asian […]

Kung Pao Shrimp: How to Bring the Orient Home

When you can’t travel, you can create a travel experience at home. Kung Pao Shrimp tastes delicious and is easy to make. What is Kung Pao Shrimp? Kung Pao Shrimp is a spicy Chinese dish containing vegetables, shrimp, and nuts. Additionally, you can pair it with quick sesame noodles, and you have great Chinese food […]

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Fish Tacos and Margaritas: how to create your favorite restaurant at home

I originally wrote this last year before vaccines were available, and my husband and I did not want to go out to eat. With the latest strain of this virus, my husband and I don’t feel comfortable eating in public once again. Therefore, I decided to add some recipes to this post in addition to […]

Safe Travel USA: How to Vacation Safely during Covid-19

Many people are wondering is it safe to travel right now? And if so, is it safe to fly right now? The CDC says that it is safe to travel if you are fully vaccinated, meaning it is two weeks since you completed your final dose of vaccination. However, since the Delta variant has been […]

Lemonade with Vodka: How to Make Tropical Drinks at Home

Tropical drinks traditionally conjure images of islands, beaches, tiki bars, and endless hours in the sun. But when you are stuck at home you can still bring a bit of the islands to you. Therefore we created this list of summer cocktails including several types of lemonade with vodka that guarantee to make you feel […]

Romantic Rentals Panama City Beach, Share the Love

When looking for a beach getaway, look for rentals Panama City Beach. The Florida Panhandle has approximately 200 miles of white powdery sand beaches. Panama City Beach is located 112 miles west of Tallahassee, FL and about 130 miles east of Pensacola, FL. During the spring each year, Panama City Beach is a haven for […]

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Visit Kenya Virtually, Fall in Love with the Resilience

Presently, Covid-19 makes international travel difficult. However, my husband and I recently got to visit Kenya virtually through Airbnb. Our host Samson met us through Zoom. Sam took us on a cultural tour of several regions. Then he discussed the Umoja Women’s Village. After that, Sam talked about the cultural center, Bomas of Kenya. In […]

Virtual Travel: How to Explore the World on line

Want to explore the world but don’t have the time or the money? Here is the answer: virtual travel. This is how we have been traveling during Covid-19. We have used Airbnb before for glamping, beach condos and visiting our son at college, but now we are traveling on a whole new level. Many people […]

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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 […]