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blog giveaway Just because I’m feeling fancy on my up-coming birthday I will be giving away (1) Smokey Eye Shadow Palette from Forever 21’s cosmetics line  (Love and Beauty) and (1) Water Bottle BPA-Free from Nalgene.  

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#TAB Fernweh Friday – Living in Paradise

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By Colleen Chesebro of

Living among the different peoples of the world gives you a different outlook on life.  You learn to appreciate being an American and the freedoms we take for granted.

I have the privilege of living in one of the most beautiful beach locations found along the Gulf Coast of the United States; Pensacola, Florida.  Pristine white sand beaches are caressed by turquoise waves lapping at the shores.  Saw grass grows in abundance on the dunes and sways in the salty sea breezes not far from the water’s edge.  Hotels and condominiums are present.   However, they do not detract from the natural beauty of the beach.

There are many accommodations to choose from in all price ranges.  Hotels, condominiums, beach cottages, and motels are all found along Highway 98 at Pensacola Beach so you can experience beach living at its finest.  is a great place to start if you are interested in planning a trip to our area.

The waters of the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach are crystal clear in the autumn months.  I believe October is the best time to visit the area.  The humidity is not as intense, and the summer tourist crowds are no longer present.  This is the time to relax on the beach, sip a few cold beverages and enjoy the view.

The water is still quite warm with temperatures in the low to high 80’s F.  Life guards are on duty.  Swimming in the area is an experience you will not want to miss.  Marine life is always present from the pelicans flying overhead to the dolphins swimming in the sea.

Packing for a trip to Pensacola Beach is a pleasure.  Grab your swim suits, shorts, flip-flops, and tank tops to enjoy the warmth of the sun.  Always remember to pack the necessary sun screen essentials to protect from the intense sunshine.  I always suggest some aloe Vera gel to help with any sun burn that inevitably happens from a trip to the beach. 20141009_104033

Coolers are allowed on Pensacola Beach.  Water is necessary to stay hydrated.  A beach umbrella or a portable beach cabana is always a welcome treat.  Grab a couple chairs, a book, and you are ready to enjoy a fantastic day at Pensacola Beach.  Bathroom and trash facilities are available throughout the area.

My husband and I moved to Pensacola, our dream destination, two years ago after living in Great Falls, Montana for many years.  We lived in Prescott Valley, Arizona for two years before we felt the call of the ocean pulling us back to Florida.  We met and fell in love in Fort Walton Beach, Florida close to Destin Beach many years ago.  We prefer Pensacola to Fort Walton Beach simply because building along the beach has been kept to a minimum here.  The views at Pensacola Beach are simply stunning!

We are a traveling family.  Both my husband and I served in the U. S. Air Force so, travel became a way of life for us.  My husband traveled extensively with the military throughout South East Asia: Thailand, Korea, The Philippians, Japan, and Okinawa.  You never truly know a country until you live within its borders.

I was stationed for three years at RAF Lakenheath, East Anglia, in the United Kingdom which I adored.  The English people were warm and welcoming to me.  I embraced their culture, history, and way of life.  To this day, I still enjoy a cup of tea served the British way each evening as a pleasant reminder of a country I came to love.

As a couple, we have lived in many different states and locations throughout the years.  We are well seasoned travelers who now choose to stay put in our paradise for a bit before the itch to move strikes us again.  Living among the different peoples of the world gives you a different outlook on life.  You learn to appreciate being an American and the freedoms we take for granted.  Suddenly you look with wonder upon this beautiful world we live in and recognize the value of your travels through your growth as a person.  Happy travels to you all.

I am a freelance writer and blogger living the good life in Pensacola, Florida, as I silver thread my way into my retirement years.  I share my poetry, writings, and short stories on .

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#TAB – Travel Bug Tuesday : Genevieve


 Genevieve of,  a twenty one year old travel junkie with a nose for finding the locals brewing, growing, baking, distilling and making the best bounty a region has to offer.

If she’s not in search of food, She’s hunting down killer views in a constant battle between her adventurous eyeballs and her lifelong fear of heights firmly rooted in the rest of her body.

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Sky Garden at Ace Hotel & Suites: An Exquisite Taste of Fine Dining in the Metro


Sky Garden Fine Dining‘s ambiance reminds me of victorian era dining experience which reflects in every corner of the restaurant. It is strategically located in the heart of Metro at Brixton Street, near Pioneer, United St, Pasig and is settled at the 8th floor of ACE Hotel and Suites which will allow every diner to have a panoramic view of the city lights. Friendly and accommodating receptionists greet you with a warm welcome and smile. The atmosphere is very sophisticated with rhythm and blues relaxing soft lounge music. The elegant decor and warm tones of the wood panelled complements to every dish being served, perfectly suited for romantic dates, family gatherings, and even for business meetings. Continue reading

#TAB Fernweh Friday – Tips for Blogging on the Road


Author: Gloria Truong – I’m very excited to have been invited to guest blog on I have wanted to write about blogging on the road for a while since I often blog to keep family and friends updated on where and what I’m doing but it’s not always so easy.

Sometimes, it’s hard to just hunker down for an hour or two to put together a post when I’m on constantly on the move or want to make the best of seeing all the sights in one day. I often found myself writing late at night, after a long day of adventures. If you’re absolutely certain about blogging on the road, here are five tips to help you keep up:

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#TAB – Travel Bug Tuesday : MANI ( ) is a girl in her twenties with a name from India but born and raised in Mexico City. In 2008 she met her soul-mate (an American) while traveling in India. She blogs about travel, food and photography as well as her personal unpredictable experiences, attempting to seek a simpler life, wandering around the world, and surrendering to God.

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Meeting You Before Sunset

TalkAboutbBeauty: Sunset Rendezvous

Before Sunset

I have known you for less than 24 hours. How love can be so quick and so easy to go? 

I have met you while I’m busy catching the waves, feeling the sand in my toes, and the air swirling in my skin.  You were there, the “hot-surfer-guy” who is absolutely stunning and no questions about your amazing smile that instantly drew me to you. It was one mid-afternoon; sun is still up, shining through my eyes, waves kissing the shore and yes, you were there.  Continue reading

Wanderlust: Bali, Indonesia (Day 1 – Seminyak)


The thought of traveling alone scared me at first, I know it’s normal to be frightened, anxious, feeling you want to give up and just forget your flight. But, going for an escape to one of the most beautiful place to watch both sunset and sunrise in the world is so fulfilling. I had a bucket list on what to do and where to go in Bali but guess what it exceeded my expectations!

A magical place where you can be completely yourself, party like there will be no sunrise the next day. The sense of being lost in a foreign place, the taste of each and every delicacies, the smile of a complete stranger, answering questions from “what’s your name?” and “where you from?”, sun-kissed skin, untold stories, drunken moments, drunk driving; I will call it memories in Bali. Continue reading