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Category: Travel

History in the Making – Daufuskie Island

History in the Making – Daufuskie Island Daufuskie Island charts a new course for its future by JG Walker. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue “The island is fringed with the green, undulating marshes of the southern coast….Deer cut through her forests in small silent herds. The great southern oaks stand broodingly on her […]

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Grand Vacations in Central Florida

Grand Vacations in Central Florida Central Florida is home to many world-famous destinations that you and the grandchildren can experience together, including sites like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, and Busch Gardens Tampa. But as a companion to our Guide to Spring Training 2016, we’re highlighting some other grand vacation destinations in central Florida […]

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All Along the Whiskey Trail


No matter how you sip it-on the rocks, neat, with a splash of soda-whiskey is a magical potion. Sure, one finger too many and you might be seeing sparkles, but that’s not what I mean. This sultry spirit is served with a side of history, especially when we’re talking Tennessee. Dig deep into this state’s roots and you’ll find that whiskey is the quintessence of their spirited culture. […]

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Life in a College Town

If you’re preparing to retire or relocate in the coming years, consider choosing a college town as your destination. If you’ve already got your sights set on a particular location, then find out about the universities, private colleges or technical schools that are in the area. Either way, you’ll find that the proximity of a higher-education institution offers many benefits to residents of any age. […]

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Roam Alone: A Guide for Single Travel

Solo travelers make up more than 11 percent of leisure travelers in the United States, according to the U.S. Travel Association, and this number will continue to increase. After all, in 2014, the number of single American adults outnumbered those who are married. Travel tops many retirement to-do lists, and research repeatedly shows that experiences, such as travel, generate more joy than material purchases. […]

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