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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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The Jamaica Destination Guide

Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.

10/31/2013

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

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Dolphins Found Dead On NC Beaches Have Disease

Marine biologists say tissue samples from two dolphins that washed ashore in southeastern North Carolina tested positive for a disease that has killed almost 600 dolphins along the East Coast.

10/04/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Charlotte

Get away from city life and horseback ride at these places around Charlotte.

06/01/2013

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Coastal County Officials Fight To Outlaw Predictions Of Rising Sea Levels

When a panel of scientists appointed by the state of North Carolina warned the government of rising sea levels – a side effect of global warming – critics rallied against their claims and urged local lawmakers to ignore the reports, for fear of its negative effects on local commerce. And governments up and down the coast may take heed – to the protesters.

06/01/2012