Are Transformative Adventures the Key To Unlock More Intimate Connections?
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by Ed Coleman
1w ago
Americans will spend almost $26 billion for this year’s holiday, including one billion greeting cards, 58 million pounds of chocolate, and 250 million roses. But if you’re searching for the true meaning of Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone. Despite the pomp and circumstance, there’s still widespread “Valentine’s Day blues” — a form of situational depression, according to modern scientific research. Perhaps the answer isn’t more candy and commercialism but connecting with something deeper and more primal. Romance Is an Adventure Expert traveler and noted adventurer Jenn Coleman p ..read more
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Paradise Doesn’t Have To Come at a Price: How an Island-First Approach to Tourism Supports Caribbean Communities
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by Ed Coleman
3w ago
Nestled in a valley among lush mountains and the cobalt-blue Caribbean Sea, Sandals Saint Vincent and The Grenadines unlocks a new island destination for Sandals Resorts guests. It is scheduled to open on March 27, 2024. At first glance, the resort looks like a picture postcard from a dream vacation. Is bringing an international, all-inclusive resort to a tropical paradise good for the island’s people and ecology? Sandals’ recent launch in Curacao may provide insight into this critical question. Photo Credit: Sandals Resorts.Future Goals In anticipation of the Sandals Royal Curacao o ..read more
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Discover the Town That Embodies the Dream of Martin Luther King Sr.
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by Ed Coleman
3w ago
Atlanta became the first major southern city to elect an African-American mayor in 1974 and has selected one in every election since. Black citizens in the Atlanta metro earn college degrees at a rate almost 50% higher than the national black average. When Ebony magazine named Atlanta, Georgia as the “Black Mecca of the South” in 1971, it was less than a decade after the passage of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In Atlanta, according to writer Phyllis “Phyl” T. Garland, “black folks have more, live better, accomplish more and deal with white ..read more
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Cyclists Pedal Towards the Vision of Completing Illinois Cross State Trail
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by Ed and Jenn
1M ago
Illinois is tantalizingly close to closing its gaps on the Great American Rail-Trail, an ambitious project spearheaded by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to create a 3,700-mile contiguous trail between Washington, D.C., and Washington State.  When the Illinois section is completed, it will be a nearly 200-mile continuous ride from the Indiana State Line to the Mississippi River. It’s the type of trail that tests the mettle of your pedal and will transform the rider as much as the towns it passes through. Completing the trail could be the perfect New Year’s resolution. Photo Credit: Flickr.Ach ..read more
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Will Swimming With Manatees Continue After They Return to the Endangered List
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by Ed Coleman
1M ago
More than 1,000 Florida manatees died in 2021, threatening to return the friendly sea cows to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species list. Manatees are a beloved marine animal that people have been enthused with for a long time. They are 1,000 lb sea cows that spend their days grazing on underwater pastures. On a good day, they can eat 10% of their weight in seagrass. They’re slow and sluggish, like a koala bear, even though their closest relative is an elephant. Manatees migrate as far away as New York and Texas to overwinter in Florida’s freshwater springs, making conse ..read more
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Surviving the Family This Holiday Season
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by Ed Coleman
2M ago
Eight in ten Americans say that expectations and events around the holidays cause them to feel increased stress, with 31.1% admitting their physical and mental health definitely worsens in the last quarter of the year.  Many people dread going home for the holidays. It can be a stressful time of tiptoeing around fractious family members, trying to keep the peace, and maintaining some personal space. The American Institute of Stress claims that a score of 150 to 300 points on their Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory equals a 50% chance of a health breakdown in the next two ye ..read more
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Do’s and Don’ts for Swimming With Manatees in Florida
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by Ed and Jenn
2M ago
By now you’ve heard about the unbelievably cute and docile Florida Manatees. You’re itching to experience swimming with manatees for yourself. Your mind is exploding with a million questions about how to see manatees in the wild. As former Florida locals, we have made many manatee trips, so we put together this list to encourage everyone to have positive and rewarding manatee experiences. We think there is no better eco-experience in Florida than swimming with manatees. Do Take Manatee Tours During the Winter Photo Credit: Discover Crystal River Florida. Florida Manatees roam from Texas to Mas ..read more
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Create Masterpieces: A Simple Guide to Realistic Cell Phone Photo Editing
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by Ed and Jenn
2M ago
Crafting this cell photo editing course involved multiple revisions due to its deeply personal and creative nature. There are two main approaches: photorealism aims for flawless reality, while photo artists view images as limitless canvases for creative augmentation. Neither approach is inherently right or wrong, but they employ different intents and tools. Software plays a crucial role; programs like Photoshop or Lightroom, at over $240 yearly, are considered top-tier but might exceed the needs of this guide. Therefore, this guide focuses on phone-based editing, particularly Samsung Gallery e ..read more
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19 Fun and Romantic Things To Do In Orlando
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by Ed and Jenn
2M ago
Looking for romantic things to do in Orlando? While living there, we discovered many romantic things to do for adults that we want to share with you. This beautiful city is filled with romantic places where you can spend some quality time together and gather memories to cherish for a lifetime. We’ve split this list of Orlando activities into exploring I-Drive, discovering Disney, things to do in downtown Orlando, and day trips from Orlando to help you plan your romantic escapades. We will give you the best of the lot, with, of course, a touch of adventure. Stay at a Romantic Hotel in Orlando P ..read more
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Travel Professionals Share Secrets To Avoid Crowds In Riviera Maya
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by Ed and Jenn
3M ago
Riviera Maya tours often feel mass-produced, missing the mark for travelers seeking unique experiences. This guide dives into the hidden gems, offering tips to avoid crowds and suggesting offbeat alternatives to the typical tourist hotspots we have learned from our 7+ years of traveling professionally. Despite heavy tourism, authentic Yucatan experiences exist; it’s just about knowing where to look. In an era prioritizing impactful travel, Riviera Maya falls short, epitomized by crowded Cancun day trips and resorts that isolate guests and drain local economies. This article aims to disrupt tha ..read more
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