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in Home, North America, Triathlon

WASHINGTON’S SAN JUAN ISLAND: AN IDEAL SETTING FOR A TRIATHLON OR GETAWAY

Just when you think San Juan Island in Washington is amazing, you find out it has a triathlon and it like changes everything! I mean really; the perfect resort hosting the perfect race. Could it get any better for a triathlon family? I think not. We learned about the triathlon on a recent trip to Lakedale Resort. Although we were not on San Juan Island…

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THE ULTIMATE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO FOOD & FUN ON HAWAII
in Food & fun, Home, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America

THE ULTIMATE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO FOOD & FUN ON HAWAII

Between Dana and I, we have been to the Big Island of Hawaii at least 15 times and probably more. We have been both for vacations, including one wedding – mine – and the Ironman World Championships. The only conclusions to be reached are that WE LOVE HAWAII and that we really know it inside out and all the great places to have food and…

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Girlfriends Getaway: Have A Blast & Stay Friends
in International, North America, Travel Tips

Girlfriends Getaway: Have A Blast & Stay Friends

Recently, I traveled with my BFFs and it was a blast; challenging at times, mind you, but a lot of fun. Traveling with my girlfriends is great way for me to get some much needed time away for my routine; talking about things you can only talk about with “the girls”. If you’ve never traveled this way before or it’s been a long time, maybe…

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When Your Travel Expectations and Reality Collide
in International, North America, Travel Tips

When Your Travel Expectations and Reality Collide

You book your trip because a friend said it was their “best trip ever”. You don’t do your own research or check out other reviews, because you figure your friend wouldn’t steer you wrong and if they like it, you’ll like it. After all, it does seem like the place is just your style. Then this happens…your luxury travel expectations and reality collide. Believe me,…

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KNOWING WHEN TO BE BOLD & EXPAND YOUR TRAVEL WORLD
in International, Lessons Learned, North America

KNOWING WHEN TO BE BOLD & EXPAND YOUR TRAVEL WORLD

I travel a lot, but more often than not, it’s based on my husband’s triathlete training and race schedule or the kids’ activities and not my dream vacation.  But, every once in awhile, I take the opportunity to travel just for me and go where I want.   See, I’m quite happy and comfortable to travel solo – which I realize makes me something of…

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in North America, Other, Restaurants

NAPLES, FLORIDA UPDATE

If you’re looking for a winter escape or planning to do the HITS tricamp, 12/19-21/14, or one of their races, 1/10-11/15, you will love Naples, Florida.  We have been several times and are going back in early 2015.  I did an article from one of our trips about what a great vacation AND triathlon training ground it is, plus gave you things to do and our…

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK & TENAYA LODGE -  A LOVE AFFAIR
in Home, North America

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK & TENAYA LODGE – A LOVE AFFAIR

Sometimes the most magical places are those you haven’t traveled… Many times we are quick to judge or make assumptions based on what we read, see, or hear about.  Well, that was certainly the case with me and Yosemite National Park.  My assumptions: It would be overcrowded. There would not be hotels we were comfortable staying at. I wouldn’t really get to see the magic I…

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BEYOND IRONMAN KONA - TIP 4 THINGS TO DO
in Food & fun, Home, Kona Bound, North America

BEYOND IRONMAN KONA – TIP 4 THINGS TO DO

While Ironman Kona is a HUGE deal for the triathletes and they will be quite preoccupied leading up to the race, this means that you, trisupporter, need to find activities to do to occupy your time.  You can easily find the most popular tourist things to do and in fact, you can find them right here on the TriWivesClub.  We have done multiple articles on…

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what to do during ironman 70.3 hawaii
in Food & fun, Kona Bound, North America

BEYOND IRONMAN KONA – TIP 3 THINGS TO DO

While Ironman Kona is a HUGE deal for the triathletes and they will be quite preoccupied leading up to the race, this means that you, trisupporter, need to find activities to do to occupy your time.  You can easily find the most popular tourist things to do and in fact, you can find them right here on the TriWivesClub.  We have done multiple articles on…

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