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New Orleans: Taking It Easy in The Big Easy

With its fabulous food, colorful architecture and joie de vivre attitude, New Orleans is one of America’s best cities to visit. While the population did not fully return after the devastating Hurricane Katrina and some of Downtown’s office buildings remain unoccupied, The Crescent City’s culinary and cultural scene is as rich as ever. When you […]

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Getting High in Florida: Myakka Canopy Walkway

Florida is a very flat state. There aren’t a lot of scenic overlooks in Florida, but then The Sunshine State isn’t known for its dramatic scenery either. That’s OK — it’s got fantastic beaches, the world’s best theme parks and often the country’s best weather. Myakka River State Park bills itself as “Where the River […]

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Photographing the Firefall at Yosemite

For a certain type of traveler, it’s all about the chase. And seeing – and successfully photographing – a natural phenomenon that requires ideal weather conditions is about as tough as it gets. James Kaiser has spent the past 10 days in Yosemite National Park blogging about his experience trying to photograph the Firefall, which occurs […]

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Ringling in Bloom: Floral Arrangements Inspired by Masterpieces

I love flowers. I love museums. So when I heard that Sarasota’s Ringling Museum of Art having a special four-day exhibit (“Ringling in Bloom”, Feb. 3—6) showcasing 24 floral arrangements inspired by the masterpieces, I was instantly intrigued. The results blew me away — the effect was amazing, as it felt like the art had […]

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