Shreveport, LA- The Coolest City Ever?

I just returned home from a Thanksgiving trip to visit my family in Shreveport, LA, reportedly the “coolest city ever.”  What’s that?  You haven’t heard that? or even really heard of Shreveport?  Let me assure you that it is in fact a thing… it says so on this sign. Bonus points for anyone that can…

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St. Augustine After Dark

I’ve been to St. Augustine a handful of times, most recently being this past Saturday Nov. 23rd.  It was a fortunate coincidence that it happened to be St. Augustine’s Night of Lights, an annual festival and tree lighting.  The entire town turned out.  Some dressed up for the event.  The mayor even made a speech. …

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The Surprisingly Unabandoned Brighton Pier

Continuing my cheap U.K. theme, I wanted to talk about the one weird side trip I made while in London.  I went to Brighton for a visit to the beach.  Apparently I picked an inopportune time to go, because a quick google search for information yields gorgeous pictures of clear skies over a sun soaked…

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London in the Summer “Sort of”

If you’ve read my last post, you’re probably pretty impressed with what a travel genius I am for being able to cheaply and directly infiltrate the British people and exploit their travel opportunities. If not, you should go ahead and read that before I admit to all the stupid things I did after making the…

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Travel Contest- November Edition

It’s November Contest time!  I’ve yet to hear back about all the great travel I probably won during October, but in the meantime, here are some excellent free travel opportunities going on through November! International- Bookmark and enter every day Win a trip for 2 to Venice from Travel Channel– 21+ ends 11/30 Win a…

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The Potential Haunting of the Carnton Plantation

In honor of Halloween I’m going to revisit one of my favorite spooky locations, The Carnton Plantation in my hometown of Franklin, TN.  Now, I’m a sucker for a ghost story and I grew up in Franklin, TN, a small town that’s still milking the Civil War because that’s the last interesting thing that happened…

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