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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.
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15 MOST AMAZING Things to Do in Charleston, SC

Not only is Charleston, South Carolina consistently named the “Best City in the United States,” but it frequently appears on “Top 10 Cities in the World” lists, and for good reason. About halfway between two other popular South Carolina cities, Myrtle Beach and Beaufort, here are a plethora of things to do in Charleston, from […]

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Wadi Mujib, Jordan: Scariest. Hike. Ever. | Boomer Travel

Jordan is a country full of adventures to be had! One of the absolute highlights of my trip there was a hike through the Wadi Mujib Siq Trail. This thrilling 2-4 hour hike takes you through a rushing river in the middle of a gorgeous slot canyon, rock climbing, swimming, several waterfalls, waterslides, and culminating […]

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What to Wear in Jordan (and Still Look Cute!)

When deciding what to wear in Jordan it’s important to understand the culture and customs of the country along with the time of year and practicalities of the clothing, as well as what you will be doing, such as exploring Petra, riding a camel in Wadi Rum, hiking Wadi Mujib, or other activities. As a […]

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Inside Petra Jordan: What to See and Do

Petra has been on my bucket list…well, since the 1980s when I saw that glimpse of the iconic façade of the Treasury in the Indiana Jones film The Last Crusade. From that day on, I made a pact with myself to get inside Petra Jordan, one of the best places to see in Jordan, to […]

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10 Spectacular Jordan Places You Must See Once in Your Life!

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, better known simply as Jordan, is the friendliest country in the Middle East. Sometimes called “the jewel of the Middle East, “ and “Middle East Lite,” Jordan places are free from the surrounding chaos and unrest and offer fascinating archaeological sites, ethereal desert landscapes, and chic seaside resorts which attract […]

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Antigua Excursions, Culture, History

Antigua is one of the most fascinating islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is awash with gorgeous beaches, outdoor pursuits such as snorkeling, hiking, and mud buggy adventures. But that’s not all it has to offer. Antigua excursions into culture and history are a must-do when visiting the island. Devil’s Bridge Devil’s Bridge is a […]

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10 Most Charming Old Towns in Europe

There are 44 countries in Europe with lots of beautiful cities, and nearly all have cities with an “old town” section; in fact, many countries have several such cities. Exploring and staying in the old towns in Europe is usually my preferred agenda item. They offer a quintessential peek into centuries gone by, complete with […]

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Antigua Mud Buggy Adventure: As Down and Dirty as It Gets!

Antigua is one fabulous Caribbean Island! With nearly endless sunshine, shimmering beaches, lush rainforests, towering volcanoes, rich culture and history, and the options for outdoor adventure are almost infinite. And I did them all! My favorite? I got very down and dirty in my Antigua mud buggy trek through the island! About Antigua With almost […]

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Can Americans Travel to Cuba? Cuba Travel Guide

Disclaimer: This guide to “Can Americans travel to Cuba” was first published in Vacation Rental Travels Magazine Winter 2018 Issue reflecting regulations of 2017.  Click here for updates on legal travel to Cuba. It’s been one of the most controversial destinations for Americans since the 1960s.  But love it or hate it, no one can deny […]

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Machu Picchu

14 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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