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Kitty Hawk Kites: Hang Gliding Adventure in NC

Having already experienced and loved skydiving, I was interested to try to hang glide to see how they compare. And what better place to try out this unique flying experience than at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, during our road trip to the gorgeous Outer Banks. Car Rentals from $8.98 A Day: 7 Major Car Vendors, […]

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Dive Curacao: Mother and Son Dive Adventure

These days, it’s nearly impossible for a mother to find ways to bond with her teenage son that don’t include X-Box, dirt bikes, or soccer. Family vacations are a great time to reconnect, but in planning a family trip to Curacao, I had an epiphany. Why not ask my teenage son to join me on […]

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Skydiving Hawaii: The Glicken

The small round light turned from red to green, the plane decreased speed to the point of hover (or so it seemed), and the bottom of the large side door began its slow, creaky, ominous rise.  Strapped into handsome jumpmaster as snuggly as I would allow without a marriage proposal, there was no turning back […]

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Places to Visit in Egypt | Luggage & Lipstick

It was one of those milestone birthdays, over ten years ago. One of those times when you want to do something unique that will provide a lifetime of memories. Some call such places a “bucket list.” For a long time, places to visit in Egypt were at the top of my bucket list. And so […]

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Baja Expats: They Came to Visit Mexico and Stayed

Married, single, young, old, with kids in tow, retired or entrepreneurs — Baja Mexico is enticing expats with its promise of a better lifestyle. The choices are unlimited. The colorful culture of colonial and fishing towns, low home prices, world-class surfing on the crashing waves of the Pacific, snorkeling in the crystalline fish-rich waters of […]

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Things to Do in La Paz Mexico: My Wild Birthday Bash!

When you get to a certain age, the idea of blowing out candles jammed into a cake laden with thick, sickeningly-sweet wallpaper paste-like frosting is no longer appealing. So when I was offered the opportunity to spend my birthday in a beautiful part of Mexico, I didn’t have to think twice because I knew there […]

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