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Great Barrier Reef

Three Ways to Experience the Great Barrier Reef

It’s on nearly everyone’s Bucket List, and since I’m a certified scuba diver, it was definitely on mine.  So when it came time to celebrate one of those milestone midlife baby boomer birthdays, I could think of no better place than the Great Barrier Reef.  In addition to exploring one of the world’s top scuba […]

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Panama City Beach Helicopter: 3 Girls, 1 Bird

I can say hands-down that the very best thing I did on my Panama City Beach girlfriend getaway was fly with the girls. And by girls, I don’t mean just me and the other female passenger, Donna. Our “bird” was a Robinson R44 Clipper II, a very popular 4-seater helicopter used by many smaller helicopter tour […]

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Girls Get “High” in Hawaii (Skydiving!)

The small round light turned green, the plane decreased speed to the point of hover (or so it seemed), and the bottom of the garage-like metal door began to creak its slow, ominous rise.  Strapped into my tandem jumpmaster as snuggly as I would allow without dinner and a movie, there was no turning back […]

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Up, Up and Away! Hang Gliding at Kitty Hawk, NC

Having already experienced and loved sky diving, I was interested to try hang gliding to see how they compare. And what better place to try out this unique flying experience than at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, especially in August! There are two ways a novice can hang glide. One is to take a lesson and […]

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Ready, Set, Jump! Literally.

  While in Hawaii in June on a photojournalist gig covering a 50th Aikido celebration, I made the arrangements. If I was going to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, you can bet it was going to be in a place where the view was spectacular! Read about skydiving in Oahu, Hawaii in the August 2013 […]

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