Travel to France: Walking in the Paths of Romans and Artists in Arles
Feb02

Travel to France: Walking in the Paths of Romans and Artists in Arles

Walking through the dark cryptoporticus of Arles, France, I couldn’t help think how cool this was, both literally and figuratively.

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Travel to France: Family Continues Tradition at the Marius Fabre Soap Factory
Sep23

Travel to France: Family Continues Tradition at the Marius Fabre Soap Factory

Ms. Julie Bousquet Fabre stood before me explaining how her great-grandfather started La Savonnerie Marius Fabre (Marius Fabre Soap Factory) in 1900. Today, her parents, sister and she carry on the tradition of manufacturing Marseille soap.

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Travel to France: A Walk through the Marseille Fish Market
Sep15

Travel to France: A Walk through the Marseille Fish Market

A short distance from my Marseille hotel, Hôtel la Résidence du Vieux-Port, I took a walk through the Marseille Fish Market. Boat after boat docked at Quai des Belges on Marseille’s Old Port just after 8 in the morning.

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Solo Travel Girl Collection: Empowerment Jewelry for Traveling Alone, Not Lonely
Jun01
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7 Photography Tips for Your Next Blogger FAM Trip
Feb18

7 Photography Tips for Your Next Blogger FAM Trip

Looking to add a little zest to your travel photos? Following are my seven photography tips for your next blogger FAM trip.

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Travel to Florida: 5 Reasons to Stay at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Nov17

Travel to Florida: 5 Reasons to Stay at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Traveling to Florida soon? Or just looking for a destination to escape the winter chill? I recently visited Northwest Florida and here are five reasons to stay at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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Hugging Trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, North Carolina
Oct19

Hugging Trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, North Carolina

I’ve heard hugging trees can improve your health and whether it’s true or not, I sure felt better when hugging some of the grand trees in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in North Carolina earlier this month.

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May 2014: An Overdue Update to the Escapades of Solo Travel Girl
May26

May 2014: An Overdue Update to the Escapades of Solo Travel Girl

I’m not quite sure if I’ve ever written a post updating you on what’s been happening in my life but I feel to do so. Since the beginning of the year, it’s been a wild and wooly ride but with June in sight, I’m beginning to breathe.

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I Dream of Summer Road Tripping in Cooler Climes with Best Western
Apr21

I Dream of Summer Road Tripping in Cooler Climes with Best Western

I dream of summer road tripping in cooler climes with Best Western. Why? Spring has sprung yet here in Southwest Florida high humidity causing frizzy-hair days and that why-did-I-shower-this-morning feeling have already kissed my unmanageable locks. The arrival of spring also means I can see the end of what’s been a very busy and intense winter season at my day job.

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Sharing Economy Offers Not-So Lonely Options for Solo Travelers
Jan26

Sharing Economy Offers Not-So Lonely Options for Solo Travelers

One of the biggest challenges about solo travel is meeting and interacting with others during a journey. Alas, thanks to technology making the world smaller, the sharing economy is offering not-so lonely options to mingle with locals and other travelers.

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Scariest Thing I Did in 2013 Was…
Dec30

Scariest Thing I Did in 2013 Was…

I wholeheartedly believe being a little scared brings out the best in a person. With the end of 2013 I’m looking back and remembering an incredible year. I traveled to three continents , met inspiring and good people, and emotionally grew by pushing personal boundaries.

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Health & Beauty: Holiday Travel Tips for Arriving Fresh in Your Final Destination
Dec20

Health & Beauty: Holiday Travel Tips for Arriving Fresh in Your Final Destination

If you’ll be flying to celebrate Christmas or New Year’s, here are a few holidays travel tips for landing fresh in your final destination. We all know flying during the holidays has its ups and downs.

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Part 1 of 3: Solo Travel Girl’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers
Dec01

Part 1 of 3: Solo Travel Girl’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Not sure what to get your favorite traveler for Christmas? Solo Travel Girl’s 2013 holiday gift guide for travelers will get the ideas flowing for you.

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Bonjour! Learning French with the Pimsleur Method on My iPad
Nov24

Bonjour! Learning French with the Pimsleur Method on My iPad

Bonjour! Inspired by my travels to Marseille, France, I’m in the process of learning French with the Pimsleur Course Manager App on my iPad using the Pimsleur Method.

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Meeting Tomorrow’s Masters While Visiting Marseille-Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture
Nov11

Meeting Tomorrow’s Masters While Visiting Marseille-Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture

This being my first visit to Marseille-Provence, I experienced a vibrant, modern city appreciating its history and artists of yesterday yet nurturing and fostering creativity of tomorrow’s masters.

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