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Concierge Desk: The Maritime Conference Center

In 1974, a sweet little mutt wandered onto the lush 80 acres of the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies, (MITAGS) campus in Linthicum Heights, Maryland and never left. She quickly endeared herself to the residents of the school staying at the Maritime Conference Center, (MCC)…

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Romantic Staycations for Valentine's Day

Let’s face it—sometimes you and your number one just need to get away from it all. There’s no better reason than Valentine’s Day, the one holiday where social distancing is a plus. These hotels around Anne Arundel county offer an easy escape from home life, with enhanced cleaning protocols for…

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The Craft Beer Trail: Breweries of BWI

Maryland is no stranger to the beer brewing scene. From large scale breweries such as Heavy Seas and Flying Dog to smaller microbreweries around the state, craft brewing is a booming industry and the taprooms make for a fun place to gather within our community. Recently, the BWI area has become a…

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BWI Marshall Celebrates 70 Years

BWI Marshall Airport: Your Gateway to the Baltimore-Washington Region. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Although there has been significantly less travel this year, we want to send a special belated birthday greeting to our go-to airport, Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, or as we…

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Guinness Brewery Tour

A visit to the Guinness Brewery, mere minutes away from BWI Airport, is the perfect way to enjoy a summer day, or really any day of the year. Plan to take a tour, learn about the history of the famous company, see the brewing process in action, and try a delicious array of beers. While the iconic…

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48 Hours in Toronto

My Toronto trip was created in collaboration with Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. As part of a city swap, I visited Toronto and Krystin Lee visited Annapolis. Read her trip to Annapolis, here. Did you know that Toronto is only a quick 1-hour flight on Air Canada from BWI! I had never been…

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A Merry Time in Annapolis

Sweeping harbor views, brick streets, charming locals and scrumptious food - not the kind of expressions I expected to share about my recent visit to Annapolis. A short one hour flight from Toronto Pearson to BWI Airport was ideal for our weekend jaunt to the city. After a long day of work and…

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