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8 Tips for Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring cleaning for travelers means something different in the age of the Coronavirus! Cleaning your luggage and travel accessories becomes mandatory! This year, even the idea of traveling has many generally calm people feeling anxious, worried and downright scared. FYI:  The virus can live on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. This varies under different conditions (e.g. type of surface, temperature or humidity…

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Sarasota County Florida: Vacation Haven For The Sports Loving Family

Florida is one of our favorite places to visit, race, and train, especially the Gulf Coast. We have found that the beaches are amazing, the food clean and delicious, and that there’s plenty to do for the active sports’ family. Yes, there are the beaches and amazing cultural activities, but beyond that, Dana ZuckerI am a home cook that does things my way. In my…

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6 Affordable City Getaways To Recover From Race Season

Vacationing with a triathlete may sound like a cruel joke. Why? Well, there are two main issues that get in the way – training/race season and budgets. But, these issues make it even more imperative that you get affordable city getaways to recover from race season. If your triathlete is anything like ours, the off-season is very short so working in a trip can be…

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TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELING TO TRIATHLONS WITH KIDS IN TOW

Okay, I’ll be the first to admit it. It can be difficult traveling to triathlons. Throw kids in tow into the mix and it makes it even tougher when you’re traveling to the races. Picking the location, making sure you’ve packed everything EVERYONE needs, traveling with a bike, packing up the car or flying, getting that right-sized rental car, unpacking at the hotel, being left…

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RECIPE FOR DISASTER OR FUN? 2 TRIATHLETES, 2 TRIWIVES, 1 SAILBOAT, 9 DAYS

We recently spent 9 days with another couple, 7 of which were on a sailboat. We had no idea what to expect going in. While we’ve known each other for quite a few years, we’ve never spent any serious time together. And, what made this trip even more interesting and a huge question mark was that both husbands are triathletes who would be trapped on…

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HOW TO HANDLE ALL THE TOGETHERNESS IN NON-TRIATHLON GETAWAYS

In the space of a month, David and I have had two non-triathlon getaways. Since it had been years when absolutely no training would be involved and all gear would be left at home, I wasn’t quite sure how we would handle this new found time together. But, we did and survived totally unscathed and argument free. Want to know our secret? The unspoken expectation…

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