June 2017 City of the Month: Charleston, West Virgina July 01 2017
Here's a personal message from the Mayor, we suggest checking out the site
for more facts and interesting information on this little gem, in Appalachia.
"Welcome to the City of Charleston, West Virginia, where our people are known for genuine hospitality and follow their passions to make our city a great place to live, visit and invest in the future. Charleston is the capital city of West Virginia, and our elected leaders and citizens work every day to develop our city as the cultural, recreational and business capital of the Appalachian Mountain region."
Mayor Danny Jones
April 2017 City of the Month Charleston South Carolina April 01 2017
September 2016 City of the Month Durham, North Carolina September 01 2016
Durham is a creative, innovative community that is always doing something new. It occupies a prime location in the heart of North Carolina and is a nexus for learning, creativity, research, and industry. In addition to Duke and NCCU, Durham is home to North Carolina School of Science & Math, Durham Technical Community College, and many other private schools. Whether you're a resident, visitor, group planner, newcomer, journalist, or consultant, you will find something to love about the Bull City. To the U.S. Durham is known as the City of Medicine. Having healthcare as a major industry for the city they boasts one of the largest payroll brackets with a combined payroll that exceeds $1.2 billion annually, including more than 300 medical and health-related companies and medical practices . In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of September 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.
August 2016 City of the Month Orlando, Florida August 01 2016
From the Magic Kingdom to magical spa treatments, Orlando sparkles with the promise of adventure.Orlando is know for their copious amounts of theme parks and tourist attractions. You can spend a day exploring the world-famous Disney theme parks, giggling with the dolphins at Sea World, or screaming your head off on a Universal Studios roller coaster. Or for a less adrenaline-pumping afternoon, enjoy the quiet natural beauty of the Harry P. Leu Gardens, or enjoy a seaweed scrub at a luxury day spa. Savor fresh and local ingredients at one of Orlando’s James Beard-nominated restaurants. Orlando has always hosted a variety of things to do in its city center and shows the culture of that! The City of is nicknamed "The City Beautiful" and its symbol is the fountain at lake Eola. There are 115 neighborhoods within the city limits of Orlando. The city limits resemble a checkerboard, with pockets of unincorporated Orange County surrounded by city limits. The Metro Orlando has a total of 19 completed skyscrapers with a majority that are located in the downtown area the rest are located in the tourist district southwest of downtown. In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of August 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.
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Helpful Hints: Traveling Tips August 06 2015
Everyone dreams of traveling the world. Whether it be a trek to England or a spiritual journey to Dubai, traveling is something that everyone can benefit from. It helps us grow, experience different cultures, and provides us with memories to last a lifetime. Now that’s not to say that traveling is always easy, it is a learning process and you will constantly find yourself taking note on what to do to improve your experience. Here are some traveling tips to best prepare you for your next adventure:
- Plan a budget ahead of time
Always keep extra cash stashed away for emergency situations. This provides you with a cushion in possible conflict and is a comforting thing to have on yourself.
- Study the places you plan to go ahead of time
This way you can find things that interest you and be able to visit them when you reach your destination. This will help you plan your time wisely and be able to take in as much culture as possible while you are at your destination. Also learn some basic of the language of the place you are visiting to be able to at least slightly communicate with locals
- Wake up early
Don’t waste time sleeping away your days! Wake up early and soak in the culture as you wander around this foreign territory
- Keep an open mind
Being in a foreign area can be stressful and confusing, but don’t let yourself get caught up the negative aspect and instead embrace this new experience as a one in a lifetime chance to immerse yourself in a different culture. Try new foods, take new roads and keep a positive mindset
- Take a lot of photos
Document your trip so that you can look back at the photos and have warm memories to flood your mind with sweet nostalgia
- Meet some locals
Talk to locals of the land- find out places to go from them so that you can live like a local and not be limited to typical tourist traps
- Prepare for all types of weather
Weather can be unpredictable so pack things that you may not think you necessarily need but that you will be desperate for if you don’t have
- Immerse yourself in the culture
Avoid eating at chains or visiting places that are familiar to you. Try new things and experience instances that are out of the ordinary for you
- Make sure your passport is up to date
This is obviously very important. At least six months before you leave make sure everything having to do with your passport is lined up and ready to go. Also make a photocopy of your passport to have a backup in case anything happens to your first one
- Enjoy every moment!
Traveling is one of the most amazing experiences you can give yourself. Be sure to soak in each moment and create wonderful memories for youself