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Why Is There No Friday At Monaco?

Why don’t they have Friday at Monaco? Of course, they have Fridays....

The Loch Ness Monster

Couple saw Nessie ambling across the road. The Loch Ness Monster was a thing...

Why is Fort Lauderdale called Fort Liquordale?

Why is Fort Lauderdale nicknamed Fort Liquordale? When I first came to live...

Oakwell Hall, Yorkshire

Oakwell Hall, Yorkshire If you’re familiar with Charlotte...

Why Airbnb is Good for Local Businesses

Does Airbnb (or similar) help the local community? We all know that the...

New York City – Food Capital of America

New York City has always fascinated me. As a small kid living on a small...

Five Faves : The Florida Keys

Key West lies 150 miles from Miami, but the drive along the route is an...

Fort Lauderdale: For the Business Traveller

Travelling to Fort Lauderdale on business? Every year studies show that...

Florida Birds : An Osprey’s Catch

The beach here in Florida that I walk daily tends to be pretty quiet,...

Yellowstone Named the First National Park on This Day in 1872

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Frank Stranahan

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Who’s Flying Your Plane?

Meet Kate McWilliams and Luke Elsworth I remember many years ago hearing a...

Great Gifts for Travelers: My Favorite Things

Great Gifts for Travelers: My Favorite Things. Travel Halo Mask Product...

Gifts for the Traveler

Easier Travel is The Goal Today’s traveler is looking for ways to...

The Digital Luggage Scale, Essential for Travel

Weigh your Luggage Before You Leave Home Every airline traveler needs one of...