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Top Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Destinations

Top Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Destinations

Travel afar or stay close to home this season with these top family-friendly travel destinations.  Instead of a hosting a traditional family dinner at home this year, our BookIt.com travel expert shares the top 5 fun, family-friendly places to go this season. The Top 5 Destinations Unveiled include: 1. New York City Kickoff the holiday […]

November 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
How Americans Can Travel To Cuba

How Americans Can Travel To Cuba

The recent lifting of travel restrictions to Cuba has released a pent-up curiosity for Cuba holidays. Travelers are fascinated to see what life is actually like on this island nation that has been living under embargo for 50 years. Will travelers be charmed by colonial architecture and classic muscle cars, or will they be troubled by the affects of food shortages, limited freedoms and crumbling infrastructure?

November 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Book Your Caribbean Vacation and Get A Free Ski Pass Tossed In

Book Your Caribbean Vacation and Get A Free Ski Pass Tossed In

Book your winter vacation at a participating Rock Resorts property by November 20th, you’ll receive the coveted Epic Ski Pass for free!

October 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Big Cruise Bargains During National Cruise Week Oct. 17-23

Big Cruise Bargains During National Cruise Week Oct. 17-23

Calling all vacationers who love getting a great deal on their winter cruise. From now until October 23rd virtually every major cruise line is offering special promotions in what the Cruise Line International Association describes as The World’s Largest Cruise Sale in celebration of National Cruise Vacation Week.

October 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Club Med Super Sale – Pay For A Weekend, Stay For A Whole Week!

Club Med Super Sale – Pay For A Weekend, Stay For A Whole Week!

Club Med has just announced a 7-Day Weekend sale which must be booked by 10/31/11 and is valid for travel all winter long through to April 13, 2012. Guests pay the usual price for a three-night stay, but stay and play for seven nights. The sale package starts at $870 per person for lodging, all meals, all beverages (beer, wine and cocktails), most resort activities and classes. Day camps for kids including the very popular Circus Camp are also included. Properties participating in the sale include Club Med properties in Cancun, Ixtapa, Punta Cana, Florida, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Martinique, and Guadeloupe.

September 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
PGA Grand Slam Golf-Getaway To Bermuda – A Golfer’s Fantasy Trip

PGA Grand Slam Golf-Getaway To Bermuda – A Golfer’s Fantasy Trip

Here’s a fabulous fall golf getaway package to Bermuda that will give lucky golfers a chance to play some of the islands premier golf courses and attend the PGA Grand Slam of Golf Championship in October.

August 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
We Have Secrets To Share – A Trip Report

We Have Secrets To Share – A Trip Report

Jamaica has a new all-inclusive luxury resort that’s just opened in Montego Bay promising “Unlimited-Luxury” for their guests.  Secrets Wild Orchid and Secrets St. James sit side by side on a lovely stretch of beach just a short journey from the airport.   It’s time to let the Secrets out – these are beautiful properties! […]

August 9, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Dunns River Falls Jamaica – A Must-Do Adventure

Dunns River Falls Jamaica – A Must-Do Adventure

Our enthusiastic group of two dozen Travel Bloggers joined hands and slipped and dipped our way upward. We were fortunate to have arrived late in the afternoon and had the climb all to ourselves. Before long we were squealing and laughing as currents twirled us around and dunked us into free form pools.

August 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Roasted Plantain Wrapped Snapper from Nisbet Plantation

Roasted Plantain Wrapped Snapper from Nisbet Plantation

Winner of the Best Hotel in the Caribbean for the second year in a row by the readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine, Nisbet Plantation on the Island of Nevis is a welcoming haven for relaxation and fine cuisine.  Fortunate guests enjoy fresh local ingredients prepared with skill and imagination at three charismatic dining settings.  […]

July 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Get Off The Beaten Path In Jamaica

Get Off The Beaten Path In Jamaica

Tired of the all-inclusive experience?.. Perhaps its time to embrace the real Jamaica. Many tourists catch flights to Jamaica only to spend their time on the island cocooned inside the confines of their all-inclusive complex. For those prepared to be a little braver and venture beyond the boundaries of their hotel, though, Jamaica, its people and its rich culture hold a host of hidden treasures for visitors.

July 13, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Conch Crepes – A Delicious Taste of Turks & Caicos

Conch Crepes – A Delicious Taste of Turks & Caicos

Bay Bristo is one of my favorite spots on Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos. Clint and I discovered it many years ago when it was a sleepy little cafe´ just two steps above the sand. We stopped by again a few months ago and it’s charm has only increased over the years. Their unpretentious ambiance and spectacular view is always mesmerizing.

July 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Caribbean Pineapple Fried Rice – A Taste of Spring

Caribbean Pineapple Fried Rice – A Taste of Spring

Last year Clint and I had a fabulous vacation stay at The Fernandez Bay Resort on Cat Island in the Bahamas.  Not only did they have a spectacular oceanfront setting, but the food there was wonderful.  Each evening we enjoyed a delicious buffet filled with interesting Caribbean dishes.  Every night of the week had a […]

April 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Old Bahama Bay Resort Review – Discover A Tropical Treasure

Old Bahama Bay Resort Review – Discover A Tropical Treasure

Not far off the coast of Florida where pirates once roamed, there lies a secluded tropical resort that you will definitely consider a treasure!  Yachtsmen who sail from the southeast coast of Florida have obviously been keeping this pristine location a secret from the rest of us! Clint and I have just spent a fabulous […]

March 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Affordable Turks and Caicos – We've Found A Hidden Gem

Affordable Turks and Caicos – We've Found A Hidden Gem

As Turks and Caicos continues to welcome an amazing array of new upscale hotels and restaurants that attract a loyal following of celebrities and a-list vacationers, it has also become a financially challenging destination for many. It seems like yesterday when mentioning Turks and Caicos would draw quizzical looks from vacationers – where???  But word […]

March 22, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Nisbet Plantation, Nevis – One of the Friendliest Places on Earth

Nisbet Plantation, Nevis – One of the Friendliest Places on Earth

The island of Nevis is  perched off St. Kitts’ southern shore like an emerald punctuation point.  And although this region of the Caribbean is always referred to as St. Kitts and Nevis (with Nevis taking second billing), for me Nevis is the star.  While St. Kitts has embraced cruise ships, large resorts and casinos, Nevis […]

March 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
St. Kitts A Good Time Island – Trip Report

St. Kitts A Good Time Island – Trip Report

America Airlines flew us to the intriguing island of St. Kitts from Miami on a 3 hour fully booked flight – lots of vacationers had chosen the sleepy islands of St. Kitts and Nevis for their prized winter vacation.  Grabbing a cab, we followed a serpentine route down to the sea from the hilltop airport; […]

March 7, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
6 Weeks In The Dominican Republic – A Trip Report

6 Weeks In The Dominican Republic – A Trip Report

We’ve just left the Dominican Republic after renting a condo in Punta Cana for 6 weeks to escape the miserable New England winter weather, and we’re happy to report is was a great success.  Here’s what you need to know about vacationing in the DR. Overall Impressions of the DR: As I walked along a […]

February 17, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Princess Resorts Punta Cana – Take A Tour

Princess Resorts Punta Cana – Take A Tour

Here’s our latest video tour of the four Princess Resorts in Punta Cana Dominican Republic. Tour All 4 Princess Resorts in Punta Cana Slideshow: Wicked’s trip from Boston, Massachusetts, United States to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic was created by TripAdvisor. See another Punta Cana slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow […]

January 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
I'm Hiding From Winter In The Dominican Republic!

I'm Hiding From Winter In The Dominican Republic!

And you know what…. it’s better than we imagined!  As the cold winds of winter blew in, I knew we had to get out of Boston and spend January in a warm place.  So we took a big gamble and rented a condo in Punta Cana (never been here before) and left home hoping for […]

January 17, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Free Nights All Winter Long in Turks & Caicos

Free Nights All Winter Long in Turks & Caicos

It’s not often that a luxury Caribbean resort offers a discount promotion that runs during the peak winter season, but that’s exactly what’s happening in Turks & Caicos where The West Bay Club is offering a free nights promotion from January right through to summer.  The West Bay Club is a stunning all-suites property located […]

December 10, 2010 | By | Reply More