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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 […]

August 13, 2008 | By | Reply More
End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

It’s not too late for an exciting, adventurous, family friendly end of summer vacation. Just over 2 hours north of Boston lies the Waterville Valley Resort. If you’ve only thought of Waterville when the snow flies, it’s time for a second look. Waterville comes alive with family friendly outdoor summer activities right up to Columbus […]

August 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Edgy Chic Night Clubs – The Latest Trend in Cruising

Edgy Chic Night Clubs – The Latest Trend in Cruising

Move over Vegas, Miami and Ibiza, Norwegian Cruise Lines’ new F3 ships are planning the worlds swankiest, edgiest nightclubs on land or sea. Due to debut in 2010, two F3 series ships now in construction will break the cruising mold. No more lethargic midnight buffets, their unconventional adults only nightclubs will rock the boat all […]

August 7, 2008 | By | Reply More
Skipping Hut to Hut in the White Mountains National Forest

Skipping Hut to Hut in the White Mountains National Forest

Don’t I wish! Clint and I just returned from an adventurous 3 day hike in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, superbly guided by folks at the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). If you’ve ever thought of going on a scenic hike in the mountains, read on…. this is a tale of ‘girl challenges mountain and […]

July 28, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Fly Free to the Caribbean with Sandals – But Book Fast!

Fly Free to the Caribbean with Sandals – But Book Fast!

It’s not often that a offer as good as this one comes along – Sandals Resorts are offering to fly you for free to one their Caribbean Resorts and give you up 30% off their standard room rates as well. Wow, forget the staycation and all the airline bad news, Sandals will fly you away […]

July 23, 2008 | By | Reply More
The Mt. Washington Hotel – A Beautiful Place With A Bad Attitude

The Mt. Washington Hotel – A Beautiful Place With A Bad Attitude

For many years I have delighted in the view of the Mount Washington Hotel tucked between dramatic notches in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It’s a sight that quite literally takes your breath away. I had been following news of the redevelopment of this grand historic hotel and have had it on my “someday” […]

July 21, 2008 | By | 3 Replies More
Amelia Island Promotion Refunds Your Luggage Fees

Amelia Island Promotion Refunds Your Luggage Fees

High gas prices and draconian fees levied by the airlines have travelers in the doldrums. Luckily resort destinations are getting imaginative to attract vacationers to their shores. We’ve found an offer by hotels on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida which will refund your airline luggage fees up to $80 through the end of September. If you’ve […]

July 3, 2008 | By | Reply More
A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

I’m just back from touring the 4th annual Arts in the Inns in Kennebunkport, Maine. For the unbelievable ticket price of $5 you get to visit 16 historic inns and meet some of Maine’s premier artists as they display their works. The two day festival is called a “pairing of palettes and palates” as culinary […]

June 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Theme Park Reviews Around The Globe

Theme Park Reviews Around The Globe

Nothing says summer like a trip to a theme park. In fact, visions of giggling children and smiling parents, mingled with sheiks of delight, cotton candy and dare we eat it, fried dough, are the essence of childhood summer memories. Millions of children replay this daydream every spring as they sit at their school desk […]

June 2, 2008 | By | Reply More
How To Travel and Work Overseas

How To Travel and Work Overseas

Who hasn’t dreamed of leaving their ho-hum existence behind to go adventuring in another country, working, playing and sightseeing for months at a time, immersed in another culture. Student exchange employment programs have sprouted up all across the globe, offering anyone over 18 (and enrolled in a college or university program) the opportunity to work […]

May 30, 2008 | By | Reply More
Scenic Wine Trails Across the USA

Scenic Wine Trails Across the USA

Summer grasses are sprouting a vibrant green carpet across the countryside, making it a perfect time to head out with your picnic basket filled with spicy sausage, aged cheese and a good crusty bread in search of a meandering scenic wine trail. What could be better than sipping the day away as you follow a […]

May 23, 2008 | By | Reply More
The Ultimate Chinese Restaurant!

The Ultimate Chinese Restaurant!

You’ve got to see this to believe it. First take the tram to the start of the trail. Now follow the path. Be sure to hold on to the ‘railing’.

May 20, 2008 | By | 3 Replies More
Ten Simple French Travel Phrases

Ten Simple French Travel Phrases

If you’re headed off to France this year and are a bit nervous about communicating, fear not. Just watch this terrific video clip we found on GeoBeats.com entitled “Top Local Phrases”. The adorable host, Sabine Cormy, will introduce you to all the important phrases in a non-threatening David Letterman style countdown. Sabine annunciates each phrase […]

May 19, 2008 | By | Reply More
Gifts of Affordable, Unusual One Day Travel Experiences

Gifts of Affordable, Unusual One Day Travel Experiences

The spring gifting season looms before us, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduations, Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, and on and on. What will you give this year, another pre-wrapped gift box from the mall? Step out of the ordinary and give the gift of a one day travel experience that promises memories to last a lifetime. We’ve […]

April 30, 2008 | By | Reply More
Drink Beer, Tour Castles and Munch Chocolates – OK,Where?

Drink Beer, Tour Castles and Munch Chocolates – OK,Where?

What country has more castles per square mile than any other in the world? Here’s a hint…It has been famed since the middle ages for brewing wonderful beer. (Today they proudly produce over 450 varieties.) They are also world renown for producing sublime chocolate. A country about the size of Maryland, they have over 2,000 […]

April 24, 2008 | By | Reply More
Don't Miss Getting A National Parks Senior Pass

Don't Miss Getting A National Parks Senior Pass

Sometimes age does have its privileges, and one of the best examples is the America The Beautiful Senior Pass sold at US National Parks. When we first heard about this pass we thought it couldn’t possibly be true – but this is one of the rare instances when a great deal proves to be exceptional […]

April 22, 2008 | By | Reply More
So Do You Know Where Iraq Is?

So Do You Know Where Iraq Is?

How closely do you pay attention to the world news? Sure you’re pretty up to date on current events and since you love to travel, you have a good understanding of world geography. But could you put a pin in Saudi Arabia if you had to? When I came across this geography challenge I was […]

April 18, 2008 | By | Reply More
Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

One of the reasons I love Spring so much, is that all of a sudden there are dozens of house and garden tours, artist open studios and antiques festivals to temp me away from my ho hum winter routine. This year I’ve found a new offering (well new to me anyway) in beautiful Kennebunkport Maine. […]

April 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Rent Top of the Line Golf Clubs on Vacation

Rent Top of the Line Golf Clubs on Vacation

Let’s admit it, lugging golf clubs along on vacation is a royal pain in the neck. Not only are they heavy and cumbersome, but as soon as I see them lumber out of sight on the baggage conveyor belt, I get the sinking feeling that I’ll never see them again. To add insult to injury, […]

April 14, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
See the Real New York With Big Onion Walking Tours

See the Real New York With Big Onion Walking Tours

Considered by many to be the best walking tours in New York City, Big Onion Walking Tours are experts at peeling back the surface layers to reveal the true essence of New York City neighborhoods. For an astonishing low price of $15 per adult, (and less for seniors and students) you’ll find passionate guides (who […]

April 11, 2008 | By | Reply More