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Photo Friday: Adairsville, Georgia

Tweet When I was in elementary school my grandparents moved from a short drive from our house in suburban Atlanta to the “country,” a farm in Adairsville. The bought a plot where a barn had once been and built a house. They’ve lived there ever since and I always looked forward to exploring the woods […]

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Caroline in the City Guide to New York City

Tweet New York City is one with dozens of nicknames, whether you prefer the “city that never sleeps” or the “Big Apple.” But one thing is for certain: the five boroughs have more than their fair share of personality squeezed into each neighborhood. Sometimes you forget you’re in a thriving metropolis and feel more like […]

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Photo Friday: New York, NY

Tweet Another day, another post about New York City, this one well overdue from my trip in August. It’s become almost routine, hopping on a plane every six months, mostly with difficulty because of weather, scheduling meetings with friends and working like crazy. This time around I was coming off of working and traveling since […]

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Snapchatting the Magic Kingdom

Tweet How did I find myself walking around Walt Disney World this past week? It’s kind of a funny story. A few months back I volunteered to speak at a conference in Orlando on behalf of the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, where I am the secretary. I agreed to it and then didn’t give it […]

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Packing for a Blue Cruise in Turkey

Tweet One of the quintessential experiences of traveling in Turkey’s Mediterranean region is going on what’s known as a “blue cruise.” Named for the Turkish boats called gulets that sail the crystal blue waters, it’s a way to see the region’s ruins and history while soaking up the sun and eating the best food the country […]

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Traveling the Real USA

TweetI’ve come to look for America. – Simon and Garfunkel, “America” Standing in Times Square a few weeks back, surrounded by throngs of people posing for pictures with costumed characters and ladies with painted on tops, I couldn’t help but think that this is not the real America. Visitors who get sucked into the neon […]

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How to Have an Atlanta Staycation

TweetLiving in the suburbs can sometimes make me feel like I don’t live in Atlanta (and some would argue that I don’t). But as much as I loathe the term “staycation,” it’s nice to spend time away from home but within the city. I’ve done it a few times before when staying at hotels to […]

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The Best Travel Memoirs

Tweet In between your adventures, or even while you’re on them, it’s exciting to dive into a place through its words. A good book can transport you to a different time and place and make you better understand the author’s experiences. If I had to pick a favorite genre of book, it would almost always […]

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Behind the Curtain: September 2015

Tweet I received some nice feedback from the Behind the Curtain series, so I’m excited to continue! As with last month, I’m sharing the things I’m obsessed with at the moment. I’ve added a section to include random objects I’m loving, in this case, jewelry, and didn’t have anything new for “listening” or “social media.” […]

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Caroline in the City Guide to London

TweetThis is a feature to Caroline in the City, the city guides to my favorite destinations in the world, featuring the best places to eat, stay and hang out.  London, England is one of the oldest cities with the most history. It’s where Shakespeare performed his plays, where Henry VIII executed his wives and where […]

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