September 2014

10 Fun Facts About Tampa, Florida

September 30, 2014

Tampa, Florida is home to the Rays, the Buccaneers, and Busch Gardens. But do you know these 10 fun facts about the Tampa Bay area? 1.  Tampa is the only city that gets invaded by pirates every year. Every year in late January-early February, Tampa gets invaded by pirates on their yearly Gasparilla festival.  See the invasion, the […]

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5 Fun Facts About Decorah, Iowa

September 29, 2014

Decorah, Iowa is a small town of about 8,500 people located in Northeast Iowa. Upon hearing this, many people may think that Decorah is just another boring, little town.  The local residents, however, will tell you that this small, Iowa town is far from boring with its colorful history and boatload of modern day activities. Here are 5 Fun Facts […]

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6 “Can’t Miss” Beaches in Florida

September 27, 2014

In Florida, a state that’s nearly completely surrounded by beaches, it is sometimes hard to choose which beach to visit. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or partying, there’s a beach in Florida for everyone. Take this from a Florida native, these are the beaches you don’t want to miss out on if you want […]

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“As a child, my parents didn’t buy me ‘things,’ but spent on experiences, such as travel, that allowed me to grow as a person.” A Travel Chat with an International Business Student

September 25, 2014

Traveler Interview:  Lauren Youngerman   A student at the University of South Florida, Lauren Youngerman is a studying international business with a focus on Spanish and marketing.  She is a member of her school’s sailing team, and also works as a sailing coach at a nearby club. Lauren is an adventure seeker who has had […]

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