Debbie Martinez

Debbie Martinez
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Debbie Martinez is a Miami Dade resident and Travel Editor for The Florida Villager. She can be reached at
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A Quick Stop Could End Up Being Your Destination in Morganton, NC (Part 1)

I love the saying “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” So many times we are in such a rush to get to our destination that we miss special places along the way. Such is the case with...

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Summer Bucket List

The other day someone asked me what places would be on my bucket list for the summer and I thought “What a great article!” I sat down tried to come up with a list of places that people wouldn’t normally...

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Traveling With Special Needs

School is coming to a quick close. My kids are off in college but even for an empty nester, this school year has flown by. Graduations and summer vacations seem to be the topic at Starbucks’ across the country. While...


Stop Playing the Blame Game 2018

It is a new year so let’s start by throwing out what did not work for you in 2017. Hands down, playing the Blame Game is something that does not work for anyone. Playing this game affects your children, coworkers,...

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My Viking Adventure Part III

Part 1  |  Part 2 And so my journey continues. The last two months I have written about my Viking Cruise experience that took me to seven countries in 13 days. This is my last installment chronicling a fabulous adventure....

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My Viking Adventure Part II

Read Part I In my last article, I took you onboard the Viking Ocean Cruise ship, Viking Sea, and shared with you all the benefits of cruising on a smaller ship… then promptly left you hanging as to the cruise...

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Home For The Holidays

Being home for the holidays is so important to us as we look forward to spending time with our family and friends; but getting there is beyond stressful. Here are a few tips to make this holiday season more joyful....

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