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Charleston’s John Rutledge House Inn; An elegant B&B, so why did I bring a kid?

The John Rutledge House Inn, 116 Broad Street Charleston, South Carolina The John Rutledge House Inn is located in the heart of the historic district of Charleston, South Carolina. The inn offers visitors to the Palmetto City elegant, up-scale lodging, hospitality, and amenities in a historic setting. Which begs the question, Why on earth did I bring my 10-year old son? Historic Charleston Charleston is a beautiful city with a rich heritage and significance in our nation's story. In addition to its history, there’s an exciting culinary scene as well as a wealth of entertainment, shopping, museums and recreational opportunities. [...]

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum is a must-see in the heart of historic downtown Fayetteville

If your summer travels include a trip along I-95, be sure to say, Pull Over and Let Me Out, when you get to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Why stop here? Because in the heart of the historic downtown of this charming southern city awaits the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. The museum offers an incredibly well laid out history of the United States Army's Airborne and Special Operations.  Visitors to this museum are treated to an educational and interactive journey through this important story.  It's well-worth taking a couple of hours to experience this one-of-a-kind museum. About the museum The museum [...]

A photo-journal of Wings Over Wayne 2015

On Saturday May 16, 2015, I attended my first air show at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina.  It was a gorgeous day and an incredible event. If you ever have the opportunity to attend an air show, I highly recommend you do it! The following is a compilation of photographs of Wings Over Wayne 2015.

Linville Caverns; see life inside a mountain

In the Highlands Region of the North Carolina Mountains it's possible to see a mountain from a most unique perspective - from inside the mountain.  Centuries in the making, Linville Caverns in Marion, North Carolina is an "active" cavern where kids of all ages can discover and explore a natural wonder. The scene 1/2 mile below the surface.  Linville Caverns is a short distance off the Blue Ridge Parkway and is open year-round to visitors. Here's some of what to expect if you and your crew make plans to venture deep inside Humpback Mountain. History Linville Caverns was discovered in [...]

Mad Dogs, the story of “Ruff” riders Down Under

I was recently asked to read and review a children's 'travel' book. The book is called Mad Dogs, but just call these canines the "Sons of An-barky." It's the story of two sheepdogs, Red and Blue, who take a motorbike out for a ride after a long day of herding sheep in the Australian Outback. Written by author, I.B. Gumnut, the story is the third in a series of "Stories from Down Under." This delightful children's book carries forward the importance of keeping things adventurous and fun. The book is a quick read and ideal for elementary school aged readers. [...]