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Read about travel destinations, travel tips, how to save money for travel. As well as tips for marketing your blog or small business. From A Southern Traveler.

  • hop-on-hop-off-bus-tour
  In all my years of traveling, I have never taken a Hop On Hop Off bus tour. I always thought they were cheesy. You see them meandering around New York and other major cities. You know them – those...
  • Ostia Antica Rome Italy A Southern Traveler
Ostia Antica, you have probably never heard of it, but if you are in Rome, this ancient Roman city is one you don’t want to miss. Ostia Antica is similar to Pompeii, but without the long trip and the crowds!...
  • La Fortuna Waterfall Costa Rica
(La Catarata de La Fortuna) The charming town of La Fortuna, near Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, is teaming with wildlife, and the scenery is breathtaking. There are many things to do in this area including a visit to the national...
  • liebster-award-a_southern_traveler
A Southern Traveler Got a Liebster Award! I feel like I should be giving a speech in front of a huge auditorium, wearing some sort of sparkly designer gown, and start a long winded speech about thanking my husband, my...
  • emails_vacation
  The bliss of your vacation suddenly comes to a screeching halt when you come home to a full inbox. If you’re anything like me, you probably have loads of laundry and other household chores to do as well. Nothing...
  • how-to-use-hashtags-to-increase-your-social-media-presence1
Hashtags are used in mainstream marketing on a constant basis. The ongoing joke with my friends is saying things like, “Hashtag want it” or “Hashtag awesome.” All joking aside, the use of hashtags in your social media presence can dramatically...
  • The Palace of Versailles how to skip the lines
The Palace Versailles, it’s hard to image the grandiose of the French kings residence. Pictures do not do justice to the vastness, opulence, and acres of manicured gardens. If you have a few days in Paris and want to visit...
  • pecans_Organic_for_flight
When I travel, I gain weight. That is the truth. Every time I travel I come back to the scale shouting at me that I just put on the 5 pounds, I worked hard weeks before losing. Why does this...
  • Google_cracks_down_ads
Google takes aim at mobile sites with pop-up ads. Who doesn’t love those pop-up ads on websites? We have all had it happen to us. You go to a site; a pop-up comes up, and you can’t unclick it on...