Ever been tripped by an elephant?

Sjoe, is what we say in Afrikaans when we are shocked, amazed, impressed. Sjoe did my 5 year old just stumble over an elephant. How did that happen. 183 more words

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Introducing the Newly ‘Re-Imagined’ Omni Amelia Island Plantation

{Article Featured in G Magazine for the Modern Golfer 11.10.13}

When talk turns to vacationing in Florida, destinations like Miami Beach, Orlando, the Florida Keys and Naples come to mind.  918 more words


5 Favorite Japanese Innovations

Our two weeks in Japan was amazing – cherry blossom festival in Takayama, cultural sights and experiences in Kyoto, the bright lights of Tokyo. But as someone who has spent his career in product development I’m always impressed by innovation. 21 more words

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Spring Break in Rockford IL

*We were recently hosted by the Rockford CVB and this is a post regarding our visit. Below is just a brief description of our visit.  I will be doing a complete review of each place we visited including several pictures of our visit! 1,443 more words

Burpee Museum

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon
CJ Travel Editor

Jamaica’s first year-round all-inclusive resort, now known as Couples Tower Isle, opened nearly four decades ago. Today, Jamaica continues to raise the bar with a slew of extraordinary all-inclusives that offer everything from catamaran cruises to caviar bars for one up-front price. 481 more words


Keep things simple and other reminders for travel (and life)

Long haul travel is not for sissies. Especially if you’re South African. Along with the cost of flights and regular travel expenses, which break the bank when you’re spending rands, there’s the particularly unpleasant and costly admin of obtaining visas and now thanks to a new South African law – your children’s unabridged birth certificates. 605 more words

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dripthat: Digital Storytelling One Drip At A Time

I’m sure you know of a friend who has recently been on vacation and they seem to have invaded your Facebook feed with dozens of photos and videos. 20 more words