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Have a Shark Encounter While Shrimping in Georgia

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., Georgia, North America | 12 comments

After my failed attempt to swim with sharks in Olowalu, I put the whole shark encounter idea on the back burner. And it was the furthest...

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Eat the Old Dirty Bastard at Portland’s Voodoo Doughnuts

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., North America, Oregon, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 10 comments

Prior to hiking Multnomah Falls in Oregon, I needed some instant energy. And since me and caffeinated coffee are not friends, there would...

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Visit the 611 Foot Multnomah Waterfall in Oregon

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., FREE., North America, Oregon, UNDER $50. | 16 comments

Though it was hard to break away from downtown Portland’s foodie haven, I needed something else to do besides stuffing my face all...

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Eat Meaty Chocolate Salami in Portland

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., North America, Oregon | 17 comments

The same foodie guy who strongly suggested we go to Dean’s Scene in Portland, the ultimate man cave bar, also recommended visiting...

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Attend a Colorful Native American Pow Wow

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., North America, Oregon | 20 comments

Though many believe that my husband is a 'nice Italian boy', he is actually a sweet Native American man. And each year the...

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A Savannah Swag Bag Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., Georgia, North America | 11 comments

I walked away from my recent Savannah Media Trip with a crap load of swag. That makes it sound like it is a bunch of poopy stuff…and...

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Tell a Love Story Through an International Rose Garden

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., North America, Oregon | 10 comments

In lieu of Peter ever giving me flowers again, I made him take me to Portland’s International Rose Test Garden, a place where...

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Have an Adventurous Meal of Pigeon, Heart & Cheeks

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., North America, Oregon, UNUSUAL. | 16 comments

Truth be told, I really wanted to dine at Oregon’s Le Pigeon because they were known to have pigeon on their menu. And my extreme...

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Drink in the Ultimate Oregon Man Cave

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., North America, Oregon, UNUSUAL. | 10 comments

UDATED 11/25/14: Unfortunately, Dean’s Scene has closed. We were sitting at the bar at Tasty n Sons eating our fried...

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Heed the Warning at the Nakalele Blowhole in Maui

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in BY DESTINATION., Hawaii, North America | 8 comments

While staying at the Ritz Carlton in West Maui, we temporarily needed to escape the wind and rain of Kapalua. My hair just couldn’t...

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