Melinda Gale

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Weekly Roundup 2.23.2018

It's been 100 years since I've done a weekly roundup but I thought I would share a few of my favorite articles from this week to help get you through your Friday/weekend!

Read any amazing articles this week? Let me know in the comments!

Into The Wild

Preface: If you ask me where my favorite place in the world is, I will either tell you the Dean Dome at UNC or the Grand Canyon. 

In an effort to get back in the practice of updating this little ol thing more often, I went through my drafts and realized I never blogged about mine and Shelby's epic Grand Canyon hike last 4th of July. While I have lots of #feels seeing all these awesome photos again, I am going to keep my commentary brief and let the pictures speak for themselves. Also see: lazy. 

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5 Tips for Busy Travelers during National Staying Healthy Month

According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans take 2.1 billion trips for business or leisure annually. Unfortunately, your health takes a toll when you are in constant motion, introduced to new places and environments, and in contact with others. (Personally, I find myself under the weather on every other trip that I take.) During January’s National Staying Healthy Month, Savvy Travelers suggests 5 tips for busy travelers to stay healthy while on the move.

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Wild, Wild West: Hoover Dam

It's kind of the rule in my family that no matter what trip we go on, be it for work or pleasure, we have to do something educational. After countless family trips, I have finally adopted this ideology as my own. When Liz and I were leaving Las Vegas after our awesome stay at Green Valley Ranch Resort, we decided to take a detour and check out Hoover Dam. I have been with my family before (surprise) but thought it would be nice to let, *ahem* force, Liz experience it. 

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Viva Las Vegas

Thanks to my obsessive tweeting in an Expedia Twitter chat late last year, I won a two night stay at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Casino in Henderson, NV. The free stay had been in the back of my mind for a while so I decided to bite the bullet and finally use it on the extra days I had off due to Thanksgiving. Las Vegas is only a 3-4 hour drive from Los Angeles and about an hour flight. My friend Liz and I opted for the former and made a road trip out of it. 

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