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8 things you’ll love about traveling alone

July 26, 2012 @ 9:00 am
There was a time I couldn't have imagined taking a vacation by myself. However, one summer when I was single I decided to do just that. I wasn't angry, I wasn't lonely – I simply wanted to spread my wings and be independent. This opened my eyes and ever since I try to take at least one short trip alone each year. Sure it's fun to travel with friends and family. Family trips are an important part of life. I'm not advocating traveling alone all the time, nor should one forsake safety in order to be alone. I'm saying if [...]

Glamping in the North Carolina Mountains

April 20, 2012 @ 6:42 pm
  The beauty and majesty of the North Carolina Mountains lures travelers seeking adventure from all over the state, country and the world. If you'd love spending time in the mountains communing with nature but want a unique experience, 'glam-ping' could be your answer. 'Glamping' is a term used to describe upscale camping. In Western North Carolina Falling Waters Adventure Resort in Bryson City elevates camping to 'glam-ping.' Falling Waters is situated at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains near the Nantahala River. Campers can choose from a variety of activities including a zip-line, rafting, hiking, fishing, tubing, biking, water [...]