Destination Discoveries

Riding the Sommerroldelbahn Through Germany’s Black Forest

February 17, 2014

Interested in a less-conventional way of sightseeing?  How about by Sommerroldenbahn? I interviewed engineering student Lauren Foxwell about her study abroad trip to Mannheim, Germany. During her time in Germany, she took a weekend trip to Lake Constance, known as the Boden See in German.  She also was able to experience some of the Black […]

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Eating Local at the Southport Raw Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

January 2, 2014

When we arrived at the Renaissance Cruise Port Hotel in Fort Lauderdale the night before our cruise departure, we were hungry for some good seafood. Tried from traveling, we weren’t up for fine dining.  Plus, we wanted somewhere within walking distance. As usual, we fired up Yelp on our smartphones, and the great reviews led us […]

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Discovering Fort Funston for a Beach Walk in San Francisco

December 24, 2013

We lived in San Francisco for more than five years, and it remains one of our favorite cities. No matter how many times we return, we always discover something that makes us wish that we could move back to the city by the bay tomorrow. When we visited San Francisco in mid-December, our friends Michael […]

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11 Fun Facts to Know About the Cook Islands

October 21, 2013

The Cook Islands, comprised of 15 small islands located in the South Pacific, are an ideal vacation spot for travelers who like remote, exotic destinations. More than 100,000 tourists visit annually — most frequently via the island of Rarotonga–the most populated of the islands, as well as home to the international airport and cruise port. […]

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