Catching lobsters in Maine

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This story is about our adventure catching lobsters in Maine on board the Lucky Catch with Captain Tom Martin and his crew.

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate

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From Boats to Beans to Bars the chocolate makers at Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate know how to craft a masterpiece.

A holiday in Greenville

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A holiday in Greenville impressed us with its small town charm and big city sophistication.​

Tide-to-table dayboat scallops

Playground-earth Downeast Dayboat Scallops

Discover the best tide-to-table dayboat scallops from Downeast Dayboat company proudly based in Bath, Maine. Not all Scallops come from Dayboats!

Five days in the Florida Keys

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The United States has thousands of miles of roads that are tailor made for one of our most time-honored, roll-down-the-windows pastimes…the road trip. One such epic drive is Highway 1 in the Florida Keys.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). From personal watercraft to center console fishing boats, luxury trawlers and 200 foot Superyachts there was a boat to fill everyone’s needs.

Exploring the Keys

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Finally, I decided to get out of Los Angeles to discover the highlights of Highway 1 and the Florida Keys 5 Highlights.

Kiawah Island, South Carolina

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Kiawah Island is a stunning ten-mile long island running parallel to the South Carolina coast. The island is framed by the Atlantic Ocean

Shell Ring Oyster Company

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Andrew Carmines of Shell Ring Oyster Company strives to increase awareness of the benefits of sustainably farming these hard working and beneficial bivalves.

A visit to the sweet onion capitol of the world

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A visit to the sweet onion capitol of the world reveals that under the dedicated stewardship of third generation brothers Troy and Landis, Glennville, Georgia based Bland Farms continues to build on their family’s legacy of growing the finest Vidalia® sweet onions in the country.

Exploring Idaho’s original food hall

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Known to travel long distances for a good time and a good meal, our guest author leaves one of the Food Hall capitols of the West Coast to explore Idaho’s original food hall in Twin Falls.

The spirits of the Burnt Church Distillery

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Driving by one might think that a new church has been built on the edge of this vibrant community. Although it is not a house of worship it does attract a devoted following interested in an entirely different kind of spirits.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


As one of America’s most important organizations, Rails-to-Trails encourages us all to experience the joys of walking, jogging or biking along its vast network of rail-trails and urban walk/bike trails.

A Caribbean vibe at Fish Tales

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For locals and travelers alike Fish Tales is the go to place for great food, tasty libations and live music, all tuned to a Caribbean vibe.

The Marco Polo Mega Ship

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In late May the Marco Polo, a description defying container ship, proudly entered Savannah, Georgia on her way to the Port of Savannah. Lacking the words to describe something this large it was all that we could do to stand and stare.

And stare we did!

Discovering the magic of Waterways

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With the incredibly beautiful natural surroundings, great amenities and neighborhood feel Waterways is the embodiment of a Lowcountry community.


Playground Earth | Boulder | Fall Colors

Boulder checks many of the boxes that adventurous and fun-seeking travelers enjoy. Its close proximity to great rock climbing, hiking, road and mountain biking as well as river rafting make it an outdoor lovers paradise.