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Reading Time: 2 minutes In this post we share photos from Gilgal Sculpture Garden, an oddball garden in Salt Lake City that offers traditional gardens juxtaposed with 12 original sculptures and over 70 stones engraved with scriptures, poems, and literary texts.

The only identified “visionary art environment” in Utah, this space was imagined by its creator Thomas Battersby Child, Jr. to give physical form to his deep-felt beliefs and develop “a sanctuary or atmosphere in my yard that will shut out fear and keep one’s mind young and alert to the last.”

More curious sculptures include “The Sphinx”, featuring LDS Church founder Joseph Smith’s face and “The Monument to the Trade”, a self-portrait of Child, sporting checkered pants fashioned with brick.

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Reading Time: 4 minutes In this post we share photos from downtown Park City, Utah, the mountainous area just 30 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City most known for skiing, snowboarding and the Sundance Film Festival.

The historic downtown area pays tribute to its heritage as a miner town with placards noting historical moments and buildings while also offering luxury shops, art galleries and boutique restaurants and breweries, many of which are owned and operated by locals.

Situated between Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain, downtown Park City is the place to kickstart a summer or winter weekend getaway.

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post we share photos from downtown Nashville, where country music shines and bachelor & bachelorette party goers flock.

Broadway Street, the main artery in downtown, offers the honky-tonk highway, a row of establishments featuring country music tunes of new and old, historical buildings, and a newly constructed sports arena, Tennessee Performing Arts Center & the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Assembly Hall anchors the food and shopping scene as is rooftop dining offers 20+ restaurants featuring Nashville’s best chef-curated menus, live music soars and views offer sights of the skyline.

*Note that while downtown Nashville’s honky tonk area is referred to as “Music Row” by tourists, Music Row is in actuality situated southwest of downtown (16th and 17th Avenues South). It is home to several businesses and attractions related to the city’s musical heritage.

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Reading Time: 2 minutes In this post we share photos from The Gulch, a once-abandoned industrial area in Nashville, that has now been transformed into a sought-after area. Stop through this area for boutique hotels, high-rise condos, murals that serve as backdrops for a future Instagram posts, specialty shops, live music venues, breweries, and diverse culinary offerings.

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When in Zihuatanejo or Ixtapa, Mexico, spend a half day participating in the conservation of sea turtles, who have seen their population decline in the past decades due to natural predators and poachers.

Guerrero state’s coastline is a preferred place for turtles to lay their eggs, due to its largely undeveloped beaches. Locals conservationists monitor the shore for eggs and bring them to nest corrals where the eggs can safely develop. When the eggs hatch, visitors can assist in releasing the seas turtles into the ocean.

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this post we explore lessons learned having taken ten flights with our baby before she turned one years old.

Note that we the reflections listed below are based upon travel as a couple that sat in economy with a lap-seat ticket for our infant.

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Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post we share photos from Jones Street, “The Prettiest Street in Savannah”. This 12-block, 1-mile stretch of homes earns its unofficial title due to its brick street, high-stooped, Greek Revival houses, front planter flora and arching live oaks.

Located near Savannah’s historic district between West Boundary Street in the west to East Broad Street in the east, plan to meander through this stretch the next time you are in the city.

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Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post we share photos from our time on the Old Savannah Historic Overview Trolley Tour. This locally owned-and-operated tour company has been voted Best Trolley Tour every year since 2003.

Savannah’s heat and humidity makes it difficult to walk all day, so this ride offers a 90-minute snapshot of the city’s best sights and historical markers. The trolley brings you to 16 stops through the heart of downtown Savannah, with a lively driver and period actors providing historical details set against beautiful squares, architecture and streets.

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this post we share photos from Whitehaven Beach located on the Whitsunday Islands, an archipelago of 74 tropical islands located just 34 miles (54 kilometers) off the Queensland coast in Northeast Australia.

Adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach is Australia’s most photographed and its swoon-worthy white silica sand is an idyllic setting for Instagram shots and relaxation alike.

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