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Red Phone Booth: The Speakeasy that Should be on Your Atlanta Bucketlist

Red Phone Booth: The Speakeasy that Should be on Your Atlanta Bucketlist

Ask me my favorite era and, without hesitation, I'll tell you the Roaring 20s; followed by the 70s at a close second - because who doesn't love 'fros and discos *breaks out into my infamous, painfully bad, robot dance; as I boogie down my one-woman Sooooul Train line*. Ok, I'm getting side tracked. Roaring 20s - ahhh yes, the age of flappers and jazz, the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, the boom of black art and culture, and let's not forget, Prohibition - the ban on the sale of alcohol. Now, that part of the era...

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Skyroam Solis: The Best WiFi Hotspot Device

Skyroam Solis: The Best WiFi Hotspot Device www.worldofawanderer.com

A couple of weeks ago, a co-worker asked me the one thing I absolutely could not travel without. My immediate response, a mobile WiFi hotspot. A while back, I told you guys about Skyroam, and how it was virtually a life saver as I, literally, wandered the streets of Madrid looking for an apartment. Well, they've released a newer version of their hotspot device, the Skyroam Solis, and it is bees knees! I'd already affirmed that it's the one thing I couldn't travel without, but that sentiment was re-validated on my recent trip to Amsterdam...

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Flying with Air France: An Airline Review

Air France: An Airline Review www.worldofawanderer.com

I've flown many airlines, but my recent trip with Air France, is the first time I've felt compelled to actually write about my flight experience. Often times, these sort of reviews are as a result of some sort of catastrophic experience, but this is quite on the contraire. Recently, I booked a last minute flight from Amsterdam to Madrid. Said flight was at an abhorrent hour, of 6:45 a.m. which meant I had to be at the airport at 4:45 a.m. My journey to the airport in and of itself, was a cluster; but that's...

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Where to Eat in Atlanta: Nikolai’s Roof

Where to Eat in Atlanta: Nikolai's Roof

As the crown sitting atop the magnificent 3o-story tower of Hilton Atlanta, Nikolai's Roof offers unprecedented views of Atlanta, delectable dishes of palatable perfection, and an ambiance so cozy that losing track of time is inevitable. I recently discovered all of this amazingness when I was invited to a dinner hosted by the AAA, Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant. With credentials like that, who could say no? Plus, I've heard incredible things about this fine-dining establishment that has delighted guests since 1976, so it has been on my list of places to try for a while.I...

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The Best Weekend Guide to Myrtle Beach

Road Tripping to Myrtle Beach in the Mazda3

I've been to Myrtle Beach a few times, but we typically stayed in a condo and cooked all our meals, and never went too far beyond the boardwalk. Recently, my brother and I hit the road for a long weekend beach getaway and did all sorts of fun things. I've created this awesome weekend guide to help you get the most out of your Myrtle Beach vacay. I've outlined where to stay, things to do (and believe me, there's plenty), and where to eat. Where to Stay I've only stayed on the North end of Myrtle Beach;...

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That One Time I Went to Abu Dhabi and Dubai: Ramblings & Randomness

This is an oldie that I just stumbled upon in my notes on my phone, recounting my arrival on a trip to Abu Dhabi/Dubai in 2015 (yep, the trip I booked on an error fare for $187). Excuse the typos. This was copied and pasted directly from the notes in my phone aka where all my random rants and ramblings tumble from my head to the keyboard with no regard to grammar and perfect punctuation.Coming off the terminal feeling those newbie flutters was a feeling all too familiar. No matter how much, how far and wide...

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Best Festivals & Events in Atlanta: Spring & Summer 2018

Best Festivals & Events in Atlanta: Spring & Summer 2018

It's my absolute favorite time of year in Atlanta - FESTIVAL SEASON! The weather is nice. The city is buzzing. The energy is high. I love it and am here for every bit of it. So, mark your calendars wanderers; I've compiled a list of some of the best festivals and events Atlanta has to offer this Spring and Summer.  April   April 14- June 3- Georgia Renaissance Festival Take a step back in time to the 16th century and be entertained with jousting shows, falcon shows, performances, and the like. Oh, and did I mention the turkey legs?...

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15 Reasons Why Biltmore Should be Your Next Girlfriend Getaway

15 Reasons Why Biltmore Should be Your Next Girlfriend's Getaway

Planning a girlfriends' getaway and need some ideas? Look no further wanderers, I've got you covered. A couple of weekends ago I was invited for a stay at Biltmore, and fellow travel blogger Loren, from Dating with Passports, and I packed our bags and hit the road for a fun weekend getaway. Just a short 3.5 hour drive from Atlanta, Biltmore is steeped in history and imbued in luxury. Whether you're looking to satiate the outdoor adventurist in you, be a glutton for local gastronomy, or simply be pampered like the princesses you are, Biltmore...

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7 Unique & Glamorous Glamping Destinations in the South, U.S.A.

7 Unique & Glamorous Glamping Destinations in the South, U.S.A.

This post was originally published on huffingtonpost.com Glamping has become all the rage in the travel world. What is this exactly? It's "glamorous camping". In other words, it's like camping 2.0, the bigger, better, more luxurious version of camping. Glamping gives you that great outdoor, oneness with nature experience, but with a few added luxuries and modern amenities; think comfy beds, stylish furnishings, controlled heating and air, things of the like.There are tons of glamping sites popping up around the U.S. but no one does it quite like the south, where "southern hospitality" is the way...

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Travel Gift Ideas (That Travelers Actually Want & Need)

Travel Gift Ideas (That Travelers Actually Want & Need)

Can't think of what to gift the travel-obsessed person in your life? Don't worry, I've got you covered. Here's my list of travel gifts that travelers actually want and need (none of those scratch off maps here, although they are kinda cool).  [spacer height="20px"] eBags Packing CubesGet them for yourself. Gift them to a friend. Any and everyone should have at least one set of packing cubes. It makes packing so much easier and organized. Because honestly, how many times have you had to dig, hunt, search, and re-search through your bag to find something, and when...

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