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Keukenhof opens 68th year of tulip display

PHeymont ·
Keukenhof, in the Netherlands has over 100 varieties of tulips in massive displays. It's open until May 21.
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Gold Country California: Malakoff Diggins, Ranger Connie in Charge

PortMoresby ·
 Hydraulic mining in action.  Note the size of the miner, lower left.       It’s hard to believe one could find a place that’s 45 minutes drive up a mountain on a very bad road by accident, but that’s how it...
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Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

Samantha ·
Samantha wraps up her series on how to have the money to travel by saving it up ahead.
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7 Simple Ways to Get Your Car Ready For a Summer Road Trip

Mark Hilton (Guest) ·
Mark Hilton offers suggestions on how to get your car ready for that all important summer road-trip (sponsored content)
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Camera Heritage Museum, Staunton

George G. ·
George G visits the largest display of cameras in the United States and explores the museum's neighborhood in Staunton.
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Church of St. John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj (Where Gumbo was #324)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the Church of St. John the Baptist in Lake Bohinj. The medieval church is beautifully situated in a lovely natural setting and features some interesting murals of its patron saint.
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A Day in Cape May

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie enjoys the beautiful architectural and gustatory treats during a day at lovely Cape May.
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Re: Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

GarryRF ·
We've been replacing CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lighting) with new LED (Light Emitting Diode) type bulbs for over a year. They have multiple shapes to suit your needs. They use less than half the electricity of a CFL and last longer too. They have the added advantage of achieving full light in <0.5 seconds. Prices are dropping for all economy bulbs.
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Re: Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

DrFumblefinger ·
A nice conclusion to an interesting and helpful series, Samantha. Thanks! Some people fund their travels by living very simply on the road -- keeping expenses to a few bucks a day. That might work for them, but I travel to experience a place. And that means admissions to attractions, eating good quality meals, staying at a decent hotel etc. I'm old enough that an element of comfort and civilization are important to me. I'd rather live simply at home than on the road, and these tips provide...
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Re: Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

Travel Rob ·
Some more great tips Samantha! For people with jobs that offer overtime, I've always found that is a great way to save up money quickly. It's easier to stay motivated working extra when you know the extra amount on your check funds your travel.
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Re: Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

Samantha ·
Glad to see that you guys enjoyed the series. It was an interesting and eye opening post. Since I wrote this, we even cut cable and are using OTA and Netflix. Saving us about $100 a month. Not much, but it's a $100 closer to living my freedom lifestyle I am working toward. Thanks again for the comments. Have a great weekend.
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Re: Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

PHeymont ·
Haven't gotten to cord cutter status yet, but you did inspire me to caLloyd them up and hack away at the bill...vut about 60 a month with very little pain. Thanks!
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Growers: Don't tip-toe through the tulips!

PHeymont ·
The flowers are in bloom, but growers worry about possible hordes of visitors trampling the displays
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What are the 4 Main Things to Know About Property Management?

Denis (Guest) ·
Denis shares some practical advice on how to manage investment properties (sponsored content)
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Indoors at Keukenhof

PHeymont ·
The indoor displays of arranged flowers at the Netherlands' great flower show are just as impressive as the acres of tulips
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