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Running the Walt Disney World Marathon
26.2 miles. Four parks. Countless ibuprofen. One perky mouse. Three not-so-perky runners. Such was our experience last weekend when Sam, my brother Daniel, and I ran the Walt Disney World Marathon in Orlando, Florida. After a disastrous half marathon in Nashville last year that landed me in the medical tent [...]
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What to do in in Los Angeles (besides Disneyland)
Los Angeles is a city people love to hate. Brimming with traffic, smog, and children clamoring to meet Mickey, many travelers choose to skip it altogether. But Los Angeles has plenty of attractions to make a visit worthwhile, even if you’d rather have each of your toenails removed than spend [...]
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Where to Eat in Savannah, GA
Spanish moss-covered trees, historic B&Bs, and beautiful public squares—it’s not surprising Savannah is my favorite Southern city for a weekend escape. Living in Atlanta, Sam and I have been lucky to visit Savannah numerous times. And though the scenery is beautiful and the history is fascinating, there is one main reason we [...]
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A Weekend on Jekyll Island, Georgia (On the Cheap)
Desperate to scratch our travel itch on the cheap, we chose Jekyll Island, one of Georgia’s four Golden Isles, for a budget-friendly getaway. Located only a 4.5-hour drive from Atlanta (and only 1.5 hours from Savannah), Jekyll Island is an ideal destination for a laid-back weekend escape on the Georgia [...]
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