Mandy Seymour

Life Is A Journey

  Life is a journey. The best moments in life are the inspired ones, the moments when beauty and magnificence captivate us.  When we travel, we see the world with new eyes. And when we do so, we enrich our souls with an inspired journey. The greatest joy of any traveler is to experience new lands, […]

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Cuba | travel

Hotel Nacional

Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba is an iconic place to stay.  The carpet hasn’t been changed in 50 years.  And your room most assuredly will be bugged.  But once you get over those two details, staying there will transport you back in time and give you a quintessential experience of Cuba’s former glory. When we […]

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Cuban Boat People

In November, took a group of 13 travelers to Cuba with the World Affairs Council of Houston.  We traveled there legally on a people-to-people humanitarian program. On Wednesday night, we had dinner at our hotel with Dr. Andy Gomez before flying to Havana, Cuba the next day.  He said, “Did you know people still come […]

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Cuba | travel

Cuba

Visiting Cuba is a surreal experience.  It is a land of juxtaposed realities.  One minute, you feel like you are in the 1950s.  Another moment, it’s 50 years later. The inner city speedlimit is 30 mph.  ’59 Chevys, horse and buggy, and bicycles share the roads.  And in most places, time stands still. However, in […]

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Mandy Seymour

Keeping the Joy in Christmas

This photo was taken in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in December.  Cities and towns across Mexico celebrate Christmas with great reverence and awe.  If you want to have a frenzy-free Christmas, Mexico is a great place to go. In so many ways, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.  But it can also be […]

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Mandy Seymour on Facebook

  Mandy Seymour recently launched an official Facebook page. Mandy Seymour’s official Facebook page can be found here at www.facebook.com/mandyseymourinsight. Follow Mandy for daily insight into travel, love, and life!

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love | parenting

Mommy Magnet

As a mom, do you ever get tired of cleaning up after your kids?  I recently heard this story: During a science lesson, my sister-in-law picked up a magnet and said to her second-grade class, “My name begins with the letter M, and I pick things up.  What am I?”  A little boy answered, “You’re […]

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Mandy Seymour

Mandy Seymour

I love to travel. I believe every country is an adventure waiting to happen. I enjoy meeting the world’s amazing people along the way.  When we travel, we see the world with new eyes.  We sharpen our senses.  We become more fully alive and aware of people, places, and cultures that surround us. Travel invites […]

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