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by Phil Angelo

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 2

Water is everywhere. With 105 pools, including 7 Main Pools, you can find YOUR spot. The Ochi Beach Club is the main place to...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 1

As any of you that have seen my great looking car wrap around Mint Hill, I am passionate about Sandals. This next resort review...

We Have Been There – Part 3

Restaurants We had access to 18 restaurants during our stay. As a very frequent traveler, and bit of a foodie, I was more than impressed...

We Have Been There – Part 2

Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...

We Have Been There – Part 1

This next series is by requests from several readers. You asked if we could review some of the resorts and tours we have personally...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 7

This is the final part of this series on cruise ships and styles. Puerto Rico is a US territory. Located near the Virgin Islands in...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 6

Destinations and Experiences Caribbean Islands are at the top of the list of most popular destinations. They range from Jamaica down to Aruba. Jamaica has...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 5

This week we'll look at more of the WOW factor on cruise ships. Central Park. OK, so non believers, this is where you just have...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 4

Most Cruise Lines have a one word or one sentence theme they boast as a mantra. Here are some: Fun Ships- Of course these are...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 3

Last week we started to discuss midsize cruise ships. Advantages More intimate on board experience, lower ratio of employees to passengers, more unique dining experience. The romance...

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Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 2

Water is everywhere. With 105 pools, including 7 Main Pools, you can find YOUR spot. The Ochi Beach Club is the main place to...

Woman’s night out

Greetings!! Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is about to celebrate its first year anniversary, and we want to invite our ladies to join...

Is timing really important?

Does it really matter when a post goes out on social media? Yes. However it does matter less than it used to, with the algorithm deciding...

Do essential oils live up to their claims?

Essential oils may have their benefits, but proceed with caution Most of us have a friend or two who swear by essential oils. You may...

Five North Carolina Fairs and Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

The weather may still be in the 90s, but fall festival season is almost here. The summer beach scene is in the rearview mirror...

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Woman’s night out

Greetings!! Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is about to celebrate its first year anniversary, and we want to invite our ladies to join...

Five North Carolina Fairs and Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

The weather may still be in the 90s, but fall festival season is almost here. The summer beach scene is in the rearview mirror...

Team of Volunteers Bring The Moving Wall to Mint Hill

The Moving Wall will be in Mint Hill at Veterans Park Oct. 10 to 14, thanks to a committed group of Veteran volunteers along...

Have a seat at the table

Charlotte, North Carolina can rightfully be called a food and drink destination.  Boasting many locally owned restaurants, some of which are now national chains,...

ECU dental student from Charlotte will spend a year at the National Institutes of...

Omar Glover, a fourth-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected to attend the National Institutes of...