Sunsets & Sunrises Southern Style!

IMG_9999 1-634Sunrise over Little Washington, along North Carolina’s Pamlico River

From North Carolina to Florida and back, we traveled more than 1500 miles across the South over these past 10 days, catching some amazing sunrises and sunsets.

The first shot above is sunrise in Washington, North Carolina taken from the US Highway 17 Business drawbridge that separates the Pamlico River flowing east to the Pamlico Sound, from the Tar River stretching from Greenville and farther inland. [Read more…]

Southern Travel Links…Food & Wine Style!

IMG_9899-634The Singapore Marketplace at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Today marks the beginning of Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We have tons of friends and clients visiting Disney World over the next six weeks and our family is headed south in just  few days, too.

Along with our friend, Kim Hannum, we published Sipping and Snacking Around the World! Southern Girl Travel’s Quick Guide to Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival  just last week. Kim gave us all some great advice on getting the most from Food & Wine. [Read more…]

Sipping and Snacking Around the World! Southern Girl Travel’s Quick Guide to Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

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Strolling around Epcot’s World Showcase, sampling a drink and a snack from the various international pavilions, has become one of our family’s favorite Walt Disney World experiences.

Right now, we’re now just 5 days away from day 1 of the Epcot International Wine & Food Festival – the ultimate Sipping and Snacking Around the World experience.

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More of our friends and clients than ever are visiting Epcot for Food & Wine this year, and this guide is meant to give you a tool to plan for stops around the festival. We’ve included photos of nearly all the Marketplaces and menus as they appeared during the 2014 Festival (menus and prices may change for 2015). [Read more…]