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Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks

Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks

Luxury hotel group Real Resorts in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico have shared one of their prized culture inspired recipes with us: Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks (aka Tkinxic).  In recognition of the importance of the Mayan Calendar in 2012, Real Resorts are presenting a Mayan Culinary Festival in each of their four all-inclusive […]

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Put A Dash of Salt in Your Trip to South America

Put A Dash of Salt in Your Trip to South America

When planning a trip to South-America, no one should miss the chance to see the world’s largest salt-flat, “Salar de Uyuni” – the stunning salt-desert located in Boliva’s Potosi region. Most offered trips take three to four days, as this area is packed with other spectacular sites, as well as the 10 meters thick salt […]

June 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 of the World’s Best Train Trips

5 of the World’s Best Train Trips

Its official: the train is still the most romantic and glamorous way to travel. Whatever the destination, going by train makes your holiday all about the journey – below, we list 5 of the world’s best train trips with the most spectacular rail lines in the world. Want to take an epic train journey? Win […]

May 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Journey to the End of the World – The Patagonia Andes

Journey to the End of the World – The Patagonia Andes

Some of us are fine with knowing that we will never explore our planet’s many beautiful landscapes. We look to television and the Internet for environmental perspective on the places we share interest in, but seemingly would never venture to. It’s understandable. Unless you’re an experienced trekker, the idea of traveling to some distant destinations […]

May 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Machu Picchu and Galapagos Islands – Make One Fabulous Vacation

Machu Picchu and Galapagos Islands – Make One Fabulous Vacation

Two Adventure Vacations in One – Trip Report of a Fabulous Family Vacation to South America and the Galapagos. Many times, when you travel a long distance, you want to grab every adventure you can while you are that far away. That’s what happened when we planned our family vacation this summer.

October 18, 2011 | By | 1 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
A Newcomers Guide To River Cruising

A Newcomers Guide To River Cruising

A river cruise offers a very unique way of travelling. The Ships are much smaller than their ocean-bound counterparts, with an average sized river ship carrying around 150 passengers, giving you the opportunity to soak up scenery that cruise liners simply cannot access.

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Book A Cancun Vacation on Valentine's Day & Save 50%!

Book A Cancun Vacation on Valentine's Day & Save 50%!

Okay , so you really intended to find the perfect gift for your lover on Valentine’s Day, but it looks like it’s going to be supermarket flowers and chocolates….again. Take heart, two luxury Marriott resorts in Cancun have the perfect rescue plan.  Book a reservation at either the CasaMagna Marriott Resort or JW Marriott Cancun […]

February 11, 2011 | By | Reply More
Exuberant Spring Festivals

Exuberant Spring Festivals

It feels like only yesterday when we were celebrating Christmas and yet Pottsitauny Phil has promised that Spring is already fast approaching. Now is the time to plan your escape to another part of the world this Spring.   Why not take this opportunity to plan a journey to one of the world’s best spring […]

February 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
The Older You Are – The Less You Pay in Costa Rica

The Older You Are – The Less You Pay in Costa Rica

Calling all age conscious vacationers – Costa Rica invites you to pay less the older you are!  Now this is a Costa Rica vacation deal I could grow to love.. This amazing travel deal which is available until November 20th, is called “Your Age Is Your Discount” promotion.  It offers travelers a percentage discount off […]

October 4, 2010 | By | Reply More
Machu Picchu Closed To Tourists

Machu Picchu Closed To Tourists

In recent weeks there are been major damage to the roads, railbeds and trails leading to Machu Picchu in Peru.  Heavy rains have caused mudslides and erosion to roads betweeen Cusco and Agus Calientes.  You may remember recent stories of 2,000 tourists being stranded at Machu Picchu after mudslides closed access roads.  After days of […]

February 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
Have Beds, Will Travel – A Group Tour Was Never Like This Before!

Have Beds, Will Travel – A Group Tour Was Never Like This Before!

Meet Exploranter, a whole new concept in overland coach travel for those with a free spirit and the ability to sleep with bunk mates.  Move aside Greyhound, Exploranter brings the cushy leather seats, the kitchen, the beds and the shower along for the journey.  Think Winnebego meets tour bus. Based in Sao Paulo Brazil, the […]

November 3, 2009 | By | Reply More
Club Med Jumps On The Discount Bandwagon – $799 pp for 7 Nights!

Club Med Jumps On The Discount Bandwagon – $799 pp for 7 Nights!

Club Med, long known for providing it’s guests with 24 hours of fun, and the first resorts to offer all inclusive vacation pricing, is making a big splash this fall with its “7 day Weekend” promotion.  Stay 7 nights for the price of 3 – that’s $799 per person all-inclusive, whether you’re traveling as a […]

September 22, 2009 | By | Reply More
Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Lodge-To-Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize

Picture yourself gliding through aquamarine waters, hovering over dramatic coral heads; pausing to watch a giant manta ray swoop by.  Island Expeditions of Belize will have you experiencing Sea Kayaking (Paddling & Sailing), Snorkeling, Fishing, Birding, Photography, and Natural History Interpretation as you paddle from one idyllic cay to the next. Hundreds of picturesque cays […]

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World's Most Luscious Food Markets

World's Most Luscious Food Markets

Local food markets give a glimpse into the soul of a destination.  The crops that local farmers grow and the culinary creations that food artisans produce speak to the history of the location and the traditions of its citizens.  Nothing is more pleasing and engrossing than roaming among the stalls of a neighborhood farmer’s market […]

August 5, 2009 | By | Reply More
Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Just the word “Grace” conjures elegance, distinction and beauty as exemplified by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Today you can relive some of the royal majesty of those by-gone days aboard the newly restored 145-foot motor yacht Grace.   Originally gifted to Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly as a wedding gift by billionaire Aristotle Onassis, […]

January 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Safety Card for Travelers to Costa Rica

Safety Card for Travelers to Costa Rica

If you’ll be vacationing in Costa Rica soon, look for a Costa Rica Safety Card distributed at  Juan Santamaria (San Jose) International Airport.  The card, produced by the Costa Rica Tourism Institute, lists a 24 hour hotline to report problems and receive travel tips.  There’s a phone number answered in English and another in Spanish.  […]

January 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

We’ve found a terrific and unique Costa Rican adventure designed especially for women that combines the peacefulness of yoga with the exhilaration of surfing in a gorgeous beachfront setting.  Dive into the waves, dive into the rainforest, dive into luxurious villas , dive into your inner rhythms, and emerge with a new outlook on life. […]

December 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Find Vacation Spots That Are HOT All Winter Long

Find Vacation Spots That Are HOT All Winter Long

“I want to vacation someplace where it’s HOT this winter, where should I go?”  How many times have I been asked this question? – more than I can count!  Well, there’s finally a great website that answers – Where’s Hot When – or even warm or rainy, all in a brightly colored topo map.  (Oh […]

November 13, 2008 | By More
A Bullring Becomes One of World's Most Beautiful Hotels!

A Bullring Becomes One of World's Most Beautiful Hotels!

Download Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ onto your ipod and head off to Zacatecas Mexico to experience the hauntingly beautiful Quinta Real Zacatecas Hotel – a once in a lifetime architectural experience. Located in central Mexico between Durango to the North and Guadalajara to the South, Zacatecas is ringed by magnificent mountains and has charming narrow streets undulating […]

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