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Bermuda – Still Fabulous After 400 Years!

Bermuda – Still Fabulous After 400 Years!

It seems incredible to me that the gleaming island of Bermuda is celebrating it’s 400th anniversary this year.  This beautiful island was first settled in 1609 by the survivors of a shipwrecked English vessel, The Sea Venture.  Bermuda was the very first English colony and is the second oldest parliamentary democracy in the world.  All […]

June 29, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Sandeman’s New Europe offers a new concept in sightseeing – free walking tours in Europe’s major tourism cities – London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Madrid, etc.  Their philosophy is that great tours should be offered to everyone and you should pay what you can afford – voila, tip based touring.  You can bet the guides are […]

June 25, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
10 Most Scenic Rail Trips In Europe

10 Most Scenic Rail Trips In Europe

RailEurope has just published a terrific online guide of the 10 most awe inspiring train journeys throughout Europe.  The guide includes lovely pictures (of course) along with not-to-be-missed highlights along the train routes, travel times and fares.  Tickets for all the journeys can be purchased on the RailEurope site.

June 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
STOP with the fees already – It's A Study in Absurdity!

STOP with the fees already – It's A Study in Absurdity!

Sorry, I need to vent – Two events have me shaking my head this morning. #1) an appearance of Sir Richard Branson on Fox News to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s 25 years of flying – AND, (are you paying attention US airlines?), 25 years of PROFITABILITY! #2) the news that United Airlines and US Airways will […]

June 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Single Supplements Waived or Discounted for 2009 Tours

Single Supplements Waived or Discounted for 2009 Tours

Solo travelers rejoice, two well respected tour companies are waiving or greatly reducing their single supplements for selected tours in 2009.  Single supplements are the fees levied on solo travelers when only one person is occupying a hotel room instead of two. Tauck Tours is reducing or eliminating single supplements on 106 tour departures.  The […]

June 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Many people dream of traveling to Africa to experience a world far different from what we know in our day to day lives. But the continent is a huge place, and thinking of where to start on your journey can be a daunting task. If seeing big game on safari is a lifelong dream of […]

June 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

If you’ve already done the typical tourist sightseeing in New York City, add some zip to your next visit by touring along with the fun loving folks at On Location Tours. Their 3 1/2 hour bus sightseeing tours visit famous television and movie locals around New York City with stops at nostalgic settings from Sex […]

June 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
Top Summer Deals From Major Hotel Chains

Top Summer Deals From Major Hotel Chains

All the major hotel brands are shouting “Let’s Made A Deal” to get travelers in the door.  I have never seen so many promotional offers in one season – so many in fact, it’s difficult to keep track.  So here for your convenience, is a run down of discount offers by major hotel brands: Starwood […]

June 18, 2009 | By | Reply More
Engo – A New Best Friend For Your Summer Feet

Engo – A New Best Friend For Your Summer Feet

When the weather turns warm we all love to peal away our frumpy socks and slip our bare toes into shoes and sandals.  This of course leads predictably to a few irritating blisters as our feet toughen up for the season.  I’ve just been testing a new ‘blister prevention patch’ sent to me by Engo, […]

June 17, 2009 | By | Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Super Low Prices For Luxury South Pacific Vacations

Super Low Prices For Luxury South Pacific Vacations

Lately the prices for South Pacific vacations have been dropping like stones.  In years past, the price of a trip to the exotic islands of Tahiti and Fiji would take your breath away (and not in a good way).  But this spring we’re seeing tremendous sales – you can now take a week’s vacation on […]

June 12, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

One of the great pleasures of traveling is meeting wonderful people along the way.  Recently while traveling in the Azores, Clint struck up a conversation with an engaging couple.  Turns out they are heads of a hotel association in Europe called Petit Hotels which consists of wonderful independently owned countryside Inns in Sweden, Finland, Great […]

June 11, 2009 | By | Reply More
Florence Restaurant Scene – Must Read Article

Florence Restaurant Scene – Must Read Article

If you’ll be heading to Florence Italy sometime soon (lucky you), be sure to take a few minutes to read this terrific article “Modern Florence, Beyond David And The Duomo” posted on Chow.com (Food/Drink/Fun site).  The article takes an entertaining look at what’s changed about Florence in the past few years, and gives a thorough […]

June 9, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Six Must Have BlackBerry Apps For The Smart Traveler

Six Must Have BlackBerry Apps For The Smart Traveler

Move over iPhone, BlackBerry has its own jazzy apps!  Your BlackBerry is about to become your most prized travel companion with a whole range of new travel apps.  If you haven’t tuned into the new apps offered for your pda phone, heads-up, it’s time to check out new mobile travel features.  Here are some of […]

June 4, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Next time you’re vacationing on Nantucket Island, don’t miss the opportunity to learn a traditional Early American Craft at the 1800 House, presented by the Nantucket Historical Association.   A wide variety of half day classes are offered ranging from Miniature Sailor Valentines (shell art), Shorebird Woodcarving, Scrimshaw, Tin Metalcraft, Shaker Box Making and much, […]

June 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Summer Restaurant Weeks – Cheap Eats, Yummy Treats

Summer Restaurant Weeks – Cheap Eats, Yummy Treats

Indulge yourself in a delicious, relaxing, inexpensive meal this summer and you may not feel so bad about not being away on vacation.  Restaurant Weeks have traditionally been held during slow traffic weeks in the middle of winter, but this year with the slow economy,  they are springing up all across the country right in […]

May 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

We recently learned about Unique Inns.com, an amazing site for finding impressive and off-the-beaten-path lodgings in the Pacific Northwest and California. Browsing through the list of inns, boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts will tantalize your senses.  These lodgings offer exquisite settings, inspired dining and relaxed elegance.  Click through to the homepage and watch the […]

May 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Don't Drive in Austria or Switzerland Without Your Road Tax Stamp Sticker

Don't Drive in Austria or Switzerland Without Your Road Tax Stamp Sticker

There are big fines for drivers in Austria and Switzerland who don’t have a Vignette Sticker (road tax stamp for driving on motorways and expressways) – so vacationers with rental cars beware!  Thanks go to Luda Kirk for sharing a painful tale of being fined in Austria for not having the proper sticker.  And you […]

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Join The Mile High Dating Club

Join The Mile High Dating Club

How far are you willing to go to find a perfect mate? Air New Zealand is betting that several hundred travelers will be on board for its first ever Matching Making Flight that departs Los Angeles on October 13, 2009.  Adventurous singles who purchase roundtrip tickets on The Match Making Flight will be treated to […]

May 21, 2009 | By | Reply More
Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Time to start planning a family trip to Ireland!  How does 6 nights in a 5-Star 19th Century Manor Resort, roundtrip airfare, plus a full-size rental car with unlimited mileage for $499 sound? – Incredible, am I right? The folks at Sceptre Tours have put together this family friendly package for travelers to Ireland from […]

May 20, 2009 | By | Reply More