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Matching Travel with Passion: Newport Flower Show

A great way to travel is to match it with your passions. Friends have traveled to attend signature sports events, training sessions, and educational events.

Recently a family member shared her travel plans which included sharing her beautiful flower arrangement at the Newport Flower Show.  This family member spends a lot of wonderful time honing her gardening, artistic design, and horticultural knowledge and skill.

Travel like this allows you to explore beautiful places and meet interesting people who share your passions. It's one good way to think about travel and exploration.

An exquisite floral arrangement by Kim Brytz


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