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  • WinterLights at The Elizabethan Gardens runs through Jan. 3, 2015
    WinterLights and more part of OBXmas Weekends on NC coast
    Having lived on the Outer Banks, we know when the summer season ends, a special shoulder season begins - fewer people, more sand to yourselves, crisp days and mesmerizing blue skies. And when the calendar flips to the holiday season, well it's...
  • Highway 72 construction
    Highway 72 construction affects Madison and Limestone counties
    One of the main routes into Huntsville from the east and the west is getting a major face lift. U.S. Highway 72 construction continues on both sides of the city of Huntsville at the present time.There are two paving projects taking place on the...
  • Numazu, Japan - Izu Peninsula
    Numazu, Japan: seafood and great Mt. Fuji views
    Numazu, just 100 kilometers from Tokyo, is a favored escape from the city for lovers of the ocean, seafood, hiking, bicycling, golf, and superb views of Mount Fuji.The city is an easy stop on the JR Tokaido Main line between Atami and Shizuoka....
  • Visiting Henricus Historical Park Chester, Va.
    Visiting Henricus Historical Park Chester, Va.
    All Saints Day, November 1, 2014 was a cold (52 degrees) rainy day in Virginia. Not the ideal time to be touring an outdoor historic attraction. As it turned out, it was quite ideal. The only people touring get to have the docents all to...
  • RNC Delegate Mike Bergsma from Corpus Christi, Texas whooped it up at the convention in New York in 2004
    Globetrotting A to Z: South Texas
    Search for shells along Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi. Remember the Alamo in San Antonio. Become mesmerized by mile after mile of cotton fields, endless open spaces, the charm of a 1920's fillin' station or the lilt in...
  • Things to Do in Winter in Boston
    Things to Do in Winter in Boston
    New England’s old-world charm help make Boston a natural choice for the holidays. To really experience the old-world ambience stroll through Beacon Hill’s cobblestoned streets dusted with snow creating a great back-drop from which to...
  • El Pinto salsas and more
    Holiday specials on salsas and green chile sauce at El Pinto
    When I first moved to New Mexico a couple years ago, I quickly learned about El Pinto Restaurant as a place to go for local color and character, dependable service and for great food. After one visit I was hooked and since then make it a point to...
  • Seattle's Hotel Max celebrates SAM's Pop Departures exhibit with Go Pop package
    Seattle's Hotel Max celebrates SAM's Pop Departures exhibit with Go Pop package
    Pop Departures at the Seattle Art Museum is reason enough to spend a day in the city -- or overnight. The exhibition, which runs through January 11, 2015 explores consumer cultures, celebrity and media from the 1960s to the present. American pop...
  • Annual film festival adds to the winter wonderland magic of Whistler B.C.
    Annual film festival adds to the winter wonderland magic of Whistler B.C.
    Every December, Whistler one of the most magical parts of the Canada, stages a five day film festival that attracts industry moguls, celebrities and movie buffs from all over the world. This year marks the 14th edition of theWhistler Film Festival...
  • Fresh unisex haircare for travelers: Lavett & Chin
    Fresh unisex haircare for travelers: Lavett & Chin
    I know there are some of you out there that don't -- or won't -- stare at a shelf, trying to decide what shampoo and conditioner to take when traveling. You want high quality products that address a number of needs and if you can share the...
  • Gingerbread Competition Savannah Georgia
    3 Gingerbread House displays and competitions to visit this holiday season
    Love gingerbread? There are several exhibits in our area through the holidays that are worth a look. Gingerbread actually has quite a bit of history to it. The first documented trade of gingerbread biscuits dates all the way back to the 17th...
  • Christmas 2014 at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    Celebrate the 2014 Christmas Season at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    While the other three Walt Disney World theme parks always do quite a bit for the holidays, things are much more subtle at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The annual Mickey's Jingle Jungle Parade is not being held this year because of...
  • Gridlock Lacquer
    Shop Small: Make a difference
    Shop Small is more than a catchy slogan, it's the backbone of America. Of course, the shop small movement helps stimulate the local economy. But when people shop small they connect with an individual and a community in a special way. Lisa...
  • Little Big Horn Battlefield
    Unlocking the Mystery of Custer's Last Stand
    On the afternoon of June 26, 1876, on high bluffs above the Little Big Horn River, Col. George Armstrong Custer halted the 7th Cavalry and dictated an order. “Benteen. Come On. Big Village. Be Quick. Bring Packs. P.S. Bring Packs.” The...
  • Christmas Nights of Lights
    1.5 Miles of Festive Lights on Display at Camp Jordan
    The holiday season is officially upon us, and most families have some kind of tradition that helps keep the memories alive from year to year. A new venture, Christmas Nights of Lights, recently opened in the Chattanooga. Tennessee area. This fun...