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what are some favorite places to eat when visiting williamsburg
in Food & fun, North America, Restaurants

Favorite Places to Eat in Williamsburg, Virginia

Most people visiting Williamsburg, Virginia are undoubtedly going to see all the sites that reflect the area’s history. That’s what the area is known for. But, they’d be remiss not to sample some of the amazing restaurants. They feature local cuisine utilizing the areas fresh produce and seafood. At some of the nicer restaurants, we would suggest making reservations. PLACES TO EAT IN WILLIAMSBURG Café Provencal…

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photography as one of the ways to learn a new skill on vacation
in International, North America, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Trending: Ways to Learn a New Skill on Vacation

If you’re a seasoned traveler, you may be feeling like it’s the “same old same old” when it comes to your vacations. After all, there really are only so many cathedrals and European capital cities you can see before you wonder what else is out there. If this describes you, you’re not alone and it may be time to think of cool ways to learn…

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visiting the gallery of art on an art-themed weekend in washington, dc
in North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

How to Spend an Art-Themed Weekend in Washington DC

Washington, DC happens to be one of my favorite cities in the world. I love that there is something new to explore in town every time I visit, like cherry blossoms. With many people probably visiting to see the trees in full bloom, I though I’d share an idea I had on a recent trip. Since I spent most of my time exploring art galleries,…

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are beaver tails one of the favorite foodie finds in quebec city
in Good Eats, International, North America, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Favorite Foodie Finds in Québec City

Québec City, situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America’s most beautiful and historic cities. It’s also a fully established culinary mecca, with amazing local food, a burgeoning wine + craft brewery culture, and tons of hidden gems. After spending a delightful week there for Wanderful’s Women in Travel Summit, here are my top five foodie spots in Québec….

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is the St. Julien Hotel and Spa a luxury hotel
in North America, Travel Done Well

Hotel Review: St. Julien Hotel and Spa Boulder Colorado

If you are headed to Boulder Colorado and looking for a luxury hotel, there really aren’t a lot of options especially if you want to stay downtown. The two choices are Hotel Boulderado and St. Julien Hotel and Spa. We chose the St. Julien Hotel and Spa for a recent stay based on friend’s recommendation and overall, we were quite pleased. Hotel Boulderado is victorian-inspired…

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in Home, North America

Family Favorite Triathlon Training Camps With Local Flavor

  We’ve actually come to love triathlon training camps over the years. They can be great for a family vacation as long as everyone realizes your triathlete will be gone most of the day. And mind you, they are not all created equal. While some are high end and great for the family, others are more like boot camp and geared strictly toward the athlete….

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what are fabulous finds in boulder colorado
in Fabulous Finds, North America, Travel Done Well

Fabulous Finds in Boulder Colorado

I’ve always wanted to go to Boulder Colorado, but it took my husband doing an Ironman race for me to get there. We stayed right downtown just a block from the famous Pearl Street Mall. That meant it was easy walking to shops and restaurants and there are many. That said, it’s also an easy town to get around in driving wise. We happened upon…

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in Food & fun, International, North America

Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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what are some not to miss restaurants in raleigh
in North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

7 Not to Miss Restaurants in Raleigh NC

It was my first visit to Raleigh, but it was immediately obvious what a young, vibrant city it is. So many neighborhoods have or are currently undoing gentrification. As a result, there are restaurants everywhere. One street, Glenwood Avenue, was literally blocks of one restaurant after another. That said, we do have a few favorites worth sharing. If you are visiting from out of town,…

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