The Lowdown on Where to Eat in Little Rock

Who would have thought that cheese dip would be the reason I’d finally get to spend some time in Arkansas? Definitely not me. You see, I had no idea that Little Rock was the birth place of cheese dip. Nor did I know they had a whole festival to celebrate it. But when the the…

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Great Reasons to Visit or Live in Bentonville, Arkansas

As a self proclaimed Southern Ambassador, I’m embarrassed to admit I knew very little about the state of Arkansas. Any first hand knowledge, was from driving across I-40 on a road trip to California, with unfortunately, no real stops in the actual state. Arkansas is considered a Southern state but for us Deep South Southerners,…

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Unique St. Louis Experiences

No doubt you think about the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River when someone mentions St. Louis. And while these two things definitely make St. Louis, well St. Louis and should be included on your list of must see’s, there is so much more to do in this friendly city. I spent a couple of…

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My Maine Squeeze: A NE Road Trip

Foggy, moody and mysterious. Wild and tame. Maine is simply incredible. I had imagined it in my mind, but nothing prepared me for the sheer beauty of it. Road tripping north, up the coast from Boston, I had just a few days to discover pieces of it. I can’t wait to go back. Here’s a…

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Visiting Mexico’s Islas Marietas National Park

Just five miles off the coast of the Mexican State of Nayarit in the beautiful Bay of Banderas, lies a group of uninhabited islands called the Marieta Islands or las Islas Marietas in Spanish. Even if you aren’t familiar with the islands themselves, you probably have seen photos of the beautiful Hidden Beach or Playa…

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5 Reasons to Visit Chicago in the Spring

Chicago is like a second home to me. I’ve been fortunate enough to visit almost every month of year. While I don’t think there’s a bad time to visit, there are some months that are just better than others. May and early June, are a couple of my favorite times to visit the Windy City….

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