Recent Articles in Travel

September 1, 2020

Poems to Help Your Public Speaking: Robinson Jeffers

Poems to Read Aloud , Resources , Public Speaking , Travel

Reading poems out loud can help you explore and expand your public speaking delivery style. This month, try "The Stars Go Over a Lonely Ocean" by Robinson Jeffers.

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March 18, 2019

March Madness: Some Public Speaking Slam Dunks

Just For Fun , Public Speaking , Resources , Public Speaking Fear , Travel , Presentation Tips

March Madness fans are arriving in our neighborhood, hoping to see Zion Williamson, perhaps unaware they could improve their presentation skills while watching the big games...

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September 8, 2018

Asheville: An Arts Adventure

Travel , Faculty , Just For Fun

Visiting with artists, touring studios, and seeing raku pottery pulled from a flaming trashcan fired up our imaginations during a tour of Asheville's River Arts District...

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March 26, 2018

A Woman and History: Camden’s Mary Boykin Chesnut

Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Seen|Read|Heard , Travel

Her first person account of the Civil War was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Here's where you can retrace the steps of this woman who both made and wrote history in Camden...

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February 23, 2018

Camden's African American History: The Campbell Corridor Tour

Welcome to Camden , Travel

A nationally-known school, businesses, churches and historic homes--here's a self-guided tour for discovering Camden's African American history.

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February 12, 2018

A Few Hours for Fun in Columbia, S.C.

Travel , Just For Fun , The Buckley Experience

Traveling to our Executive Seminar in Camden often brings our students through South Carolina's capital city. Some ideas for what to do when you're passing through...

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December 1, 2017

Mountains, City: Enjoying Salt Lake

Travel , Faculty , Just For Fun

If work takes you to Salt Lake City, how can you use your spare hours to see the sights and find some fun? From local beers to "Brigham Young was here," our coaches report...

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October 10, 2017

Astronaut's POV: Images, Stories from Space

Alumni , Public Speaking , Travel , Storytelling

When you have dozens of out of this world stories to tell, how do you choose? That's the challenge for Astronaut Terry Virts...

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September 5, 2017

A Golden State for Bookstores

Favorite Bookstores , Travel , Just For Fun , Faculty

Buckley faculty member Caroline Lord has been posting photos from L.A. on Instagram. It got us thinking about our favorite bookstores in California...

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September 2, 2017

Time to Dine in Minneapolis

Travel , Just For Fun

Even a busy week of work leaves a little time for finding a good restaurant..or two. Last month, Buckley coach Jenny Maxwell searched out a couple of gems.

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July 28, 2017

Camden's Revolutionary War History

Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Travel

For many visitors, a Hollywood blockbuster is their primary source of Camden's Revolutionary War history. The town's 107-acre museum tells the rest of the story...

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June 26, 2017

Boykin: Gators, Grits & World Famous Dogs

Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun , Travel

This little community on a large mill pond east of Camden has a big time reputation for good food, wildlife, history, quirkiness--and a special breed of dog.

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June 1, 2017

Favorite Bookstores: Quirky, Beautiful, Charming

Travel , Seen|Read|Heard , Just For Fun , Favorite Bookstores

Buckley staff have been trading lists of favorite bookstores. Here are a few from the mixed-up files of our kid lit loving Jenny Maxwell...

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May 26, 2017

Where to find Camden's best burgers

Welcome to Camden , Just For Fun , Travel

In honor of National Burger Day, we're giving you our insider tips on where to find Camden's best "hamburger on bread" and more....

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May 8, 2017

Favorite Bookstores: London Calling

Faculty , Seen|Read|Heard , Just For Fun , Travel , Favorite Bookstores

When book lovers around the country celebrated Independent Bookstore Day, it got us thinking: What are our favorite bookstores? The answer takes us to London...

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May 1, 2017

See & Do in Dallas

Travel , Just For Fun

Dallas has more to offer than we can possibly see in one visit--which is one more reason we're happy when clients bring us to town. Here are a few things we've discovered in our after-work hours that you might enjoy...

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March 13, 2017

Greetings from Concord, Mass.


Just outside of Boston, we discovered we could walk through American history, pay tribute to beloved writers, and wade in a famous pond. Oh, and find real, live Concord grapes.

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