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Patti Morrow I am a travel influencer based in South Carolina with: • Over 150 bylines in 35+ print and online publications • Founder of the award-winning travel blog Luggage and Lipstick • Author of the book “Girls Go Solo: Tips for Women Traveling Alone.” • Named one of the Top 5 Mexico Travel Blogs; • Luggage & Lipstick was recently awarded one of “35 Best Travel Blogs for 2021 • She is also starring in the premiere of the new TV series “Destination Takeover” which is scheduled to begin airing in 2022.
Machu Picchu

15 Jaw-Dropping Places to Visit Once in a Lifetime

Are you dreaming of where you’d like to travel? Why not make it someplace spectacular? The world is brimming with amazing destinations, but here are thirteen particularly jaw-dropping places to visit once in a lifetime. Note: They are not in any particular order… I recommend that you see them ALL. Machu Picchu Peru Often (mistakenly) […]

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The Most Beautiful Places in Vietnam for 1st Time Visitors

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country squeezed in between the South China Sea and the Laos and Cambodia borders. It’s a land known for its blissful beaches, lush rice terraces, fertile delta and rivers, endless cave systems, Buddhist pagodas, mouth-watering cuisine, and a combination of ancient and dizzying cities. Add to that the friendly people, […]

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things to do in phuket for couples

20 Things to Do in Phuket for Couples

Thailand is a wealth of intriguing culture and rich history. But after you’ve had your fill of the gorgeous temples, stately palaces, and Golden Buddhas of Bangkok, head south to take in these 20 things to do in Phuket for couples! Nicknamed “the Pearl of the Andaman,” Phuket is the largest and most well-known of […]

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things to do in santa fe

Things to Do in Santa Fe – Oldest Capital in the U.S.

A fusion of Native American, Spanish, Mexican and American influences, Santa Fe is one of the country’s most culturally and historically significant destinations. Nicknamed “the City Different,” it is the oldest capital in the United States, originally founded as a Spanish colony in 1610. It enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine a year and […]

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hidden mexico gems

10 Hidden Mexico Gems You Must Visit

Mexico is a very large country with diverse landscapes so it only stands to reason that there are a multitude of unique places to visit, some well-known and others less discovered. Mystical cenotes, shimmering turquoise beaches, steamy jungles, ancient ruins, authentic pueblo magicos (magic towns), cliff-hanging hot springs, and petrified waterfalls are just a few […]

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day trips from madrid

5 Best Day Trips from Madrid

Madrid, a dynamic city overflowing with history and gastronomy, is one of the most popular cities in all of Europe and a year-round destination with each season offering something new to explore. The Spanish capital has a lot to offer, but once you have visited the top tenMadrid attractions, you’ll want to escape the city […]

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outdoor activities in columbia sc

10 Really FUN Outdoor Activities in Columbia SC!

The capital and second-largest city in South Carolina, Columbia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about fun things to do. But it should. The vibrant city is known not only for its southern charm, important history, a community of artists, collegiate excellence, and superb gastronomy but there are […]

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things to do in lisbon

Things to Do in Lisbon You Can’t Miss!

Sunny Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Strategically standing on the estuary of the Tagus River, the city has a long and rich history dating back to the Romans. It’s a safe city with old-world charm, a temperate climate, delicious traditional cuisine, and many things to do in Lisbon to attract […]

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best time to visit french polynesia

Best Time to Visit French Polynesia…7 Islands You Must See

French Polynesia might be the closest thing to paradise on earth and a bucket list destination for millions of tourists. An overseas collectivity of France, it encompasses 118 islands and atolls (76 inhabited) in the South Pacific. French Polynesia is divided into five archipelagos known as the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society, and Tuamotu archipelagos. The […]

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Scuba Diving Cancun at the Underwater Museum

It’s nothing short of surreal… A man “on fire” with fire coral flaring out of his eyes, nose and ears… A small smiling girl looks up to the surface… A group of businessmen with their heads in the sand, oblivious to the world around them… No, these are not real people, but just a few […]

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