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A summertime girl’s getaway to Mackinac Island proved to be the perfect quiet retreat to slow down and disconnect while enjoying a more simple nineteenth-century way of living without cars. After the first automobile drove the roads of Mackinac Island, it didn’t take long for automobiles (or, “horseless carriages” as the locals called them) to be banned completely on the island in 1898. Make the most of...

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Travel can be quite ugly at times. It’s not always sunshine and roses. It can be frustrating, exhausting, and even messy… like when I threw up on the boat in Italy. I never was the greatest with being on water. It messed up my equilibrium in ways that did not end pretty. But this was a special occasion. I was on vacation in Italy with my...

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