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are there gorgeous flowers at the new york botanical gardens
in North America, Travel Done Well

Perfect Combination: New York Botanical Gardens, Georgia O’Keefe, and Hawaii

The New York Botanical Gardens is a must visit for anyone who either lives in or finds themselves visiting the New York area. It’s one of those places that you can visit multiple times because the character of the gardens changes with the season and the exhibits. Which begs the question for me…Why did it take me 20 years of living here to get there?…

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what to do on the big island for ironman 70.3 hawaii
in Food & fun, Ironman 70.3, The Sport of Spectating

IRONMAN 70.3 HAWAII FOOD, FUN, AND SPECTATING

Dana and I have been to the Big Island of Hawaii many times for vacation and the Ironman World Championships. It is such a magical place that just never gets old. While we haven’t gone for Ironman 70.3 race, known as Honu (green sea turtle), we know the island well enough to give you information to have a fantastic time. Plus, I was married at…

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in Food & fun, Home, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America

THE ULTIMATE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO FOOD & FUN ON HAWAII

Between Dana and I, we have been to the Big Island of Hawaii at least 15 times and probably more. We have been both for vacations, including one wedding – mine – and the Ironman World Championships. The only conclusions to be reached are that WE LOVE HAWAII and that we really know it inside out and all the great places to have food and…

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in Home, Triathlon

Win A Diamond Resorts Vacation To Hawaii, Florida, Vegas, Or Cabo

We know the triathlon lifestyle can be expensive.  Between race fees, travel expenses, and gear, it really adds up fast.  We also know that many of our vacations end up being at the triathlon races themselves, as vacation time is limited and again, there’s the expense.  So, wouldn’t it be nice to win a vacation?  We have just the contest for you! TravelingMom is giving…

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Ends June 9! Win A Diamond Resorts Vacation To Hawaii, Florida, Vegas, Or Cabo

We know the triathlon lifestyle can be expensive.  Between race fees, travel expenses, and gear, it really adds up fast.  We also know that many of our vacations end up being at the triathlon races themselves, as vacation time is limited and again, there’s the expense.  So, wouldn’t it be nice to win a vacation?  We have just the contest for you! TravelingMom is giving…

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in That's Life, Travel Done Well

Favorite Ocean-Friendly Mineral Sunscreens

With May being National Skin Cancer Awareness month, we felt it only appropriate to share with you our favorite ocean-friendly mineral sunscreens. Anything I use for sunscreen these days must be cruelty free, non-chemical, and reef safe, while of course, effective. I’ve researched both chemical and mineral ingredients and made the decision to go strictly mineral. Here’s a bit of what I learned… In particular,…

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is solvang one of the favorite triathlon training camps
in Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete, North America, Triathlon

Family Favorite Triathlon Training Camps With Local Flavor

  We’ve actually come to love triathlon training camps over the years. They can be great for a family vacation as long as everyone realizes your triathlete will be gone most of the day. And mind you, they are not all created equal. While some are high end and great for the family, others are more like boot camp and geared strictly toward the athlete….

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what are some vacation spots for triathlon training like new zealand
in Food & fun, International, North America, Triathlon

Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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is get out omaha escape room a fun time
in Omaha

Get Out Omaha: An Escape Room Experience Worth Escaping To

Looking for a fun place in Omaha to escape to for an hour where NO cell phones are allowed? Well, several months ago such a place arrived in the Omaha Old Market District. It is fast becoming a favorite spot to enjoy time with family, friends, and even co-workers. Get Out Omaha escape room is a totally immersive, puzzle solving experience where everything you need to…

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