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Travel Highlights

Johnny and I generally try to go on trips a few times a year.  For us, travel is more than just relaxing and enjoying a new scenery.  Visiting new destinations, whether near or far, allows us to broaden our horizon and continuously gain knowledge on local cultures and history. Here you will find highlights of the travels that we have … Continue reading

Best of: Southern Nevada

Southern Nevada 04.06.2012 – 04.11.2012 Delta Airlines Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa & The Signature at MGM Grand The deserts of Nevada are anything but dull.  While the bright lights of Las Vegas casinos draw millions of visitors each year, lesser known are the colorful Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire State Park.  For … Continue reading

Nevada’s Precious Blue Diamond

Just 15 miles west of Las Vegas lies the small town of Blue Diamond.  It is so idyllic that standing there makes you feel as if you have been photo-shopped into a picture.  Burros roam around freely in open fields, while the surrounding mountain range forms a natural frame.  This is where we spent the first half … Continue reading

Hotel Review: Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa

After our plane landed at McCarran International Aiport, we didn’t make a beeline for the Las Vegas Strip.  Instead, we headed northwest towards the canyons, as I had made us a reservation for a 2-night stay at the Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa.  While this was Johnny’s first trip to Nevada, I found myself … Continue reading

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•Video link on bio• If you love to watch the movie A Christmas Story, you will thoroughly enjoy this short video I’ve put together. This video documents our tour through the house recreating our favorite scenes from the movie and follows us through the museum where actual costumes and props are housed. It was definitely the highlight of my trip to Cleveland!
Last Sunday was the perfect fall day to roam around the forests deep in the heart of South Carolina.
How much have we lost in the name of “progress?” Large portions of the southeastern region of the United States used to be covered with floodplain forests. Overtime trees were cut to build ships, railroads, and various other structures. The floodplains were drained to make way for farms and cities. What little still remains is nowadays protected within entities such as the Congaree National Park.
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
I was hoping to find some peace and quiet at Berry College’s vast campus. Instead, so many people took advantage of Saturday’s beautiful weather. We saw three quinceanera celebrations, a wedding, and various people doing random photo shoots.
Forever rooting for the #ClemsonTigers
Swan Lake at Berry College

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