Hershey V. Cadbury- A Chocolate Coated Rant

  Disclaimer, if you couldn’t tell by the title, this is going to be a rage fueled rant.  Proceed accordingly. For those of you that haven’t heard, American garbage-chocolate producer Hershey recently won a lawsuit due to some licensing issues I don’t totally understand that has inhibited the import of British-made Cadbury chocolates.  Hershey can...
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Orlando Speakeasies

Speakeasies have become a relatively recent trend in cities all over the country.  Well, I guess you could call it an old trend.  Necessity turned trend maybe?  While I tend to avoid the overly trendy, my love of fringe, feathers, and fine cocktails wins out over my distaste with the tragically hip every time. As...
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Cigar City Brewing- Tampa, FL

I had to share this because Cigar City Brewing is one of my new favorite places in Central Florida.  It’s only an hour drive from Orlando, which for me is both a blessing and a curse.  I’ve actually been twice in the past week or so.  The first time I went in the afternoon and...
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Vacation Shaming? Knock It Off!

If you google vacation shaming, you’ll find many pieces on why it’s unfair to vacation shame the president. I know because I just googled “vacation shaming” in hopes that I made it up.  While it may not be as original a concept as I had hoped, vacation shaming is certainly real and it needs to...
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2015 Resolutions

It’s that time of year and naturally I’m a week late getting to it, but last year brought some pretty great travel experiences and this year I’d like to try to top it!  I’m not the biggest fan of resolutions, planning an action for an entire year stresses me out just a little. I can’t...
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2014; Thanks For A Great Year!

New Years Eve is a time of reflection for most people.  A look back at the previous year and an optimistic planning of all the wonderful things you’ll probably forget to accomplish in the upcoming one. 2014 was pretty great for me.  Here are some stats.  Mainly, I just need them written down in public...
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My First and Last Carnival Cruise.

Ok, I get it now.  Lots of avid travelers I’ve talked to have been distinctly anti-cruise.  I assumed it was mostly because it’s not the most authentic cultural experience.  I’ve been on mostly Disney cruises (and one kinda gross, but not un-enjoyable Royal Caribbean cruise), so up until now I didn’t get it.  That’s why...
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