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Disney’s Magical Dining Month Is More than Magical, It’s Enchanting Epicurean Cuisine!

Disney’s Magical Dining Month Is More than Magical It’s Enchanting Epicurean Cuisine! #magicaldining Celebrate Orlando's amazing culinary scene during Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month. Magical Dining Month special preview week began August 24 and continues throughout September, select Orlando restaurants are offering prix fixe dinners for just $33. Indulge in imaginative appetizers, entrees and desserts ...

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I LOVE Philly and You will Too!

By Urban Traveler Lynn Jones - I LOVE Philly! Did I say I love Philly?  Let me say it again!  “I Love Philly”.  Philadelphia is a city that’s not too big and not too small.  When I arrived in Philly I had the boldness to utter, “Philly feels a lot like a smaller version of New York,” well every Philadelphian I met whispered, “Do not compare us to NYC, we can hold our own,” and that they did! The hustle and ...

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Food Network and Cooking Channel Bring the Victuals to Miami Beach!

Food Network and Cooking Channel Brings the Victuals to Miami Beach (February 2015)   By Urban Traveler Lynn Jones   The Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine is a national, star-studded, four-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Hosted by So ...

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Tampa, Florida: Great Food, Festivals and Urban Style Living!

Tampa, Florida: Great Food, Festivals and Urban Style Living! (January 2015)   By Urban Traveler Lynn Jones   My Urban Traveler reporting synopsis is based upon the visiting city’s representation of culture, restaurants, history, night life, downtown revitalization structure and more!  Visiting Tampa, Florida I came across a barrage of information on a city that is a hidden jewel tucked away near ...

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Experience Rich Culture and History 4.5 Hours Away in Augusta, Georgia

Augusta is a Musta! (January 2015) By Urban Traveler Lynn Jones Were you aware that just a mere 4.5 hours away lies a weekend vacation rich in history, culture and adventure? Augusta, Ga., home of the legendary James Brown shares many characteristics of our very own Jacksonville.  Like Jacksonville’s historic fire of 1901, Augusta had a historic fire in 1916 that destroyed most of the city. A river also run ...

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Savannah, Georgia

  Savannah, Ga, By Lynn Jones (March 2012) Just a short and sweet drive away (a mere 160 miles) is a historical landscape rich with history and loaded with interesting things to do! Savannah, Georgia – made world famous by the hit book and movie, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” offers the weekend traveler a real experience. On my weekends agenda was restaurant b. Matthews, a trolley tour, Paula D ...

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  TallahaSEE! By Lynn Jones  (December 1 – 7,  2011) It’s late and I’m on the road to Tallahassee for a weekend media tour of Tallahassee, Florida. As a transplant I understand that every family member, friend or foe in Florida and across the nation has ties to FAMU, that’s the historic FAMU (an HBCU) or its massive counterpart FSU. I never really had a reason to visit the state capitol, little did I know t ...

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Cabin Bluff

Cabin Bluff (July 14 – 20, 2011) I’m on location at Cabin Bluff, a Cumberland Island retreat located in Monroe, Georgia, just a short mile from Jacksonville, approximately 45 minutes from JIA. The only information I have is a media itinerary listing activities and the words “historic cabin” in the woods. As I drive through the gate, there’s a long road that takes you to the river, I am amazed at the serenit ...

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