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What I Read in 2013

TweetI will admit that I came nowhere close to my reading goals for the year. If you follow me on Goodreads, you’ll notice that my progress has been slow. I’m chalking this up to a few things, namely the fact that when I was traveling, I was often driving. My grand total was 17, down […]

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What I Read in 2012

TweetThis time last year I was summarizing what I read in 2011, which appeared to be a fairly impressive list at 34 books. I can’t say I was accomplished this year as I wasn’t traveling full time and I was launching a new website. Most of the books I did read were on my trip […]

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Women on the Road: The Essential Guide for Baby-Boomer Travel

Tweet I’m going to let you in on a little secret: solo travel is not just for the young. If someone told me that I had to get all of my solo travels out of the way now and wouldn’t be able to do so when I reached the age of 40 or 50, I […]

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Review: Go! Girl Guides Thailand

Tweet I’m always searching for a new guidebook and I really have no brand loyalty. Peruse my bookshelf and you will find travel titles from every publisher, from Lonely Planet to Fodor’s to Frommer’s to Let’s Go, which is why I approach each travel guide with a critical eye. When the ladies of Go! Girl […]

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What I Read in 2011

Tweet I can’t believe how many books I read while traveling and Kristin of Camels and Chocolate’s post “Out At Sea: What I Read” inspired me to talk about all the books I could recommend from this year, all 35 of them (and counting). Anyone who traveled with me for more than a day can […]

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Read On: Decatur Book Festival

Tweet Ponce and Church in Decatur I swear. This festival must have been made for me. I wrote a little blurb in the Sunday Paper about the Decatur Book Festival and Mom decided we had to go for the day, since the whole family was in town and not working for Labor Day. If you didn’t know […]

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REVIEW: The Lost Girls

Tweet I treated myself to the much anticipated book by the bloggers that first inspired me for my 22nd birthday. I had high hopes, but had been disappointed before by travel-blogger-hyped novels (see my review of Imagine: A Vagabond Story). Thankfully, The Lost Girls was everything I hoped for and more. The authors were able to seamlessly […]

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REVIEW: Imagine, A Vagabond Story

Tweet I should start out by saying that I did not get this book for free. A lot of bloggers got it in the mail so they could review it early, but I bought it on Amazon and read it so I could give my readers an accurate interpretation of the book. Grant Lingel was a super senior from Buffalo, New […]

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Start Reading

Tweet So it’s official. I finally finished it. Get your copy on Lulu through my Travel Resources link! I hope at least one person will buy it. If you’re visiting Charleston, it’s good to have on your iPhone when you’re wandering around town. And if you’re a reader of the Charleston City Paper, I hope you […]

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Photo of the Day: Cork, Ireland

Tweet Ruins of a house atop Richmond Hill in Cork, Ireland A couple of things to discuss. 1. I realized that when I changed my domain name, I lost all my previous comments. This gives me major sads. So please comment it up! 2. My LinkWithin widget is showing posts that you can’t find because they are from […]

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