Weekend Getaway to Tybee Island


What we’ll do:
Attend the Tybee Island Wine Festival and relax on the beach.

  • Drive to Tybee Island on Friday April 27, 2018
  • Return on Sunday April 29, 2018
  • Cost $455
    I will pickup those that want to go on this trip (since we all live in Johns Creek) and drive us to Tybee Island, Georgia.
  • We will depart from Johns Creek / Atlanta on Friday and then return on Sunday afternoon. The drive will take 4-5 hours and transportation will be provided. The place where we are staying has rooms and suite that will sleep 4 or 6 people.
  • Bring your own towels and flip flops for the beach. Bring additional cash because we will attend the wine festival.
  • Total per person for the trip is $455.
    • A 50% deposit is due by March 15th to secure your reservation. And to ensure we will have a room for the festival.
      Balance is due April 15th.
  • What is included:
    • Transportation to Tybee Island Georgia from Atlanta/Johns Creek Georgia and return home. (Auto, Driver and Gasoline)
      2 Nights Accommodations at the “Georgianne Inn”
  • What is not included:
    •  The Grand Wine Tasting occurs on Saturday April 28, 2018 3-6pm and the tickets for that are an additional $65.
    • Meals and Drinks
  • Where we will be staying – Georgianne Inn – 1 block from the beach.
  • Contact me to let me know you are going.  Rooms are selling out.
  • 770-687-6889 / linda@vacations-abroad.com

My Favorite Quotes About Spain

Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba also known as the Great Mosque of Córdoba
Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba also known as the Great Mosque of Córdoba
“There is no night life in Spain. They stay up late but they get up late. That is not night life. That is delaying the day.” – Ernest Hemingway
“I would sooner be a foreigner in Spain than in most countries. How easy it is to make friends in Spain!” – George Orwell
“It’s like a dream to come to Spain and stay for a couple of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.” – Lenny Kravitz
“Spain is a fascinating mix of people, languages, culture and food, but if there is one thing all Spaniards share, it’s a love of food and drink. ” Jose Andres
“In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year. ”  –Larry Elder

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Finca la Sierra in Competa Andalucia
Finca la Sierra in Competa Andalucia

F is for Failure

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” ― Suzy Kassem
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J. K. Rowling
“I have failed over and over and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

My Favorite Quotes About the Bahamas

“I have a place that I get to go to in the Bahamas.  It’s the only place that guarantees total anonymity and freedom.”  – Johnny Depp
“Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful, with turquoise water and pink sand.” – Diane von Furstenberg
“The Bahamas are gorgeous.  The deep trench in the ocean floor called the Tongue of the Ocean, which comes between the islands, is the most beautiful deep indigo colour. ” – Chris Hadfield
“My mother’s side of the family is from the Bahamas, and I spent time there on and off when I was growing up. It’s the place where I feel at peace.” – Lenny Kravitz
The Bahamas has mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, shallow sea grass beds, and deep oceanic trenches – all perfect ecosystems for sharks.  Photographing multiple shark species in exquisite water was the assignment I had dreamed about from the start. – Brian Skerry
My dad really wanted to learn how to sail and, when I was 16, he became a quarter partner in this small, 24-foot trimaran.  Three weeks a year, I’d go with him and we’d sail from Florida out around the Bahamas. – Travis Rice

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Brigantine Bay Villas / Beach Resort at Treasure Cay Abaco Bahamas
Brigantine Bay Villas / Beach Resort at Treasure Cay Abaco Bahamas

Bahamas Vacation Discount


This offer is valid for the week of March 5-11 2018 only.

  1. Find the property of your choice.
  2. Contact the owner via email through our website to verify availability.
  3. Then contact us to coordinate your discount.



My Favorite Quotes About Kenya

“Looking at Mount Kenya in the morning is a holistic experience.  I go back at least once a year.” – Jochen Zeitz  co-founder of Zeitz Foundation for Intercultural Ecosphere Safety 

“In Kenya you’ve got the great birds and monkeys leaping through the trees overhead. It’s a chance to remember what the world is really like.”  – Joanna Lumley, actress

“When the missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They taught us to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, we had the Bible in our hand, and they had the land.” – Jomo Kenyatta, fist president of Kenya

“I can’t think of any other region in the world [Kenya] which is such a vast source of fossils.” – Richard Leakey

“Africa, amongst the continents, will teach it to you: that God and the Devil are one, the majesty coeternal, not two uncreated but one uncreated, and the Natives neither confounded the persons nor divided the substance.” – Danish author Karen Blixen, who lived in Kenya for a large part of her life.

Taj Riviera House, Diani Beach Kenya (Rates 135-125 Euros per night, Sleeps 6)
Taj Riviera House, Diani Beach Kenya (Rates 135-125 Euros per night, Sleeps 6)

E is for Ecology

“We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.”  – Indira Gandhi
“The tragedy is that there is so much more incentive – money – to destroy the ecology than there is to preserve it.” – Paul Watson
“The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.” – Barry Commoner
“As our technology evolves, we will have the capacity to reach new, ever-increasing depths. The question is what kind of technology, in the end, do we want to deploy in the far reaches of the ocean? Tools of science, ecology and documentation, or the destructive tools of heavy industry?” – Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
“Ecology should be object lessons that the world sees, that explains in a visceral, physical way, the attributes of God. ” – Joel Salatin


My Favorite Quotes About New Zealand

“New Zealand is not a small country but a large village.” – Peter Jackson
“New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.” –Barry Humphries
“New Zealand was one of the most beautiful countries to drive through for the scenery and the vast scale of the place.” – Louise Nurding
“I’d move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.” – Russell Crowe
“I’ve never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.” – Madeleine Albright

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My Favorite Quotes About Costa Rica

Dramatic volcanoes, misty cloud forest, and deep river valleys make Costa Rica an ideal destination for the adventure minded. But you needn’t be too hard-core to travel here—Costa Rica’s family-friendly culture is coupled with great year-round weather. – Travel and Leisure
Costa Rica, with its tourist-based economy and lack of a national army, has focused on keeping safe its beaches, parks and other public draws. It is one if the safest countries in Central America based on the number of homicides. – Laura Chinchilla
All trails seem to lead to waterfalls, misty crater lakes or jungle-fringed, deserted beaches. Explored by horseback, foot or kayak, Costa Rica is a tropical choose-your-own-adventure land. – Lonely Planet
The taxi ride to Monteverde Costa Rica is worth the trip alone. One single lane of rocky road stretches over desolate mountain farmlands littered with cows. My favorite trips are the ones that make you feel like the only person that has ever traveled this path. – Lust For The World

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Los Altos de Eros is a small private luxury hotel in Tamarindo Costa Rica - Rates $450 - $695 a night.
Los Altos de Eros a small luxury hotel in Tamarindo Costa Rica Rates $450 – $695 a night.

D IS FOR Destination

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale
“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” – Drake 
“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson
“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” –Arthur Ashe
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
“If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” – Henry Miller
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