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The Pursuit Of Happiness

The pursuit of happiness is an inalienable right.  But, what if it’s actually the quest, not the end result, that makes us happy? Chris Guillebeau poses this question in his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit, an inspirational collection of examples from people who have set out on a quest.  You know I can’t resist […]

Rachelle In Hawaii

3 Important Life Lessons Travel Has Taught Me

1.  Try to look at everything as if it’s the first time. Imagine waking up in a new city.  The sun is shining through the  sheer curtains in your room.  You’re tucked under the covers in a total state of relaxation and your eyes are slowly opening to greet the day.  You feel rested.  You […]

Travel Tips

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German Food Porn: 15 Photos That Prove It’s Not All Sausage And Beer

I have waited entirely too long to post this. As I read my notes for German travel tips and edit photos this week from my trip to Germany … [Read More...]

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5 Ways To Keep Your Stuff Safe While Traveling

Previously, I wrote some tips about keeping your home safe while traveling. But, what about your stuff that you take with you on the road? … [Read More...]

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7 Insider Tips For Visiting Prague

I love Twitter.  Last week, I tweeted that I'd be visiting Europe this fall and wanted to know if anyone had any tips and must-visit places … [Read More...]

Food Tours

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German Food Porn: 15 Photos That Prove It’s Not All Sausage And Beer

I have waited entirely too long to post this. As I read my notes for German travel tips and edit photos this week from my trip to Germany … [Read More...]

Harvesting the rice fields in Chiang Mai.  Credit:  Rachelle Lucas

Exploring Thailand’s Rice Terraces

I’ve had my fair share of rice while traveling. From arroz con pollo in the Caribbean to sweet mango sticky rice in Thailand. Curious about … [Read More...]

Rachelle Food Tour Orlando

A Guided Food Tour Of Orlando

Orlando might be synonymous with theme parks and franchises, but you might be surprised to find there's actually a ton of culture to be … [Read More...]

Giveaways And Freebies

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Take An Online Wine Course This Season

If you enjoy wine, but the thought of navigating the aisles in a wine shop or asking a restaurant Sommelier a question seems to intimidate … [Read More...]

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Sworl – It’s Better Than A Postcard

What do you do with your travel photos when you get home from a trip?  Do you organize them in folders?  Create albums online?  Do you print … [Read More...]

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Giveaway: Summer Reading With Next Issue (Ended)

How's your summer reading going?  I confess, I'm not much of a beach read kind of girl.  Instead, I'm enjoying these daily afternoon … [Read More...]