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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
Grab A Taste of Mardi Gras Near You

Grab A Taste of Mardi Gras Near You

Just because you couldn’t jet down to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this year doesn’t mean you should miss all the fun.  Why not head out this weekend for some great NOLA cuisine close to home?  We’ve found a great article written by the folks at The Daily Meal that reveals restaurants across the […]

March 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Grand Canyon Mule Trains To Be Dramatically Reduced

Grand Canyon Mule Trains To Be Dramatically Reduced

If the iconic descent by mule train from the lip of the Grand Canyon to Phantom Ranch at the base of canyon’s floor has always been on your ‘someday’ list, you’d best start making your reservations now.  The National Park Service has announced a dramatic reduction in the number of mules allowed to traverse the […]

March 8, 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
One Week Left To Book Your Free Flights To The Bahamas

One Week Left To Book Your Free Flights To The Bahamas

For just about a year now, the Bahamas have been offering a triple whammy airfare deal that you really shouldn’t miss out on – free flights from Nassau to the Out Island of the Bahamas, free companion airfares, or $300 instant air credit depending on your island destination. This outrageously great promotion is due to […]

February 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Alaska Fishing Adventure by Luxury Cruise Line

Alaska Fishing Adventure by Luxury Cruise Line

When you think about visiting Alaska one of the first images that comes to mind is the annual salmon run and the spectacular fishing opportunities.  Most travelers however enter the state by cruise ship and never experience Alaska’s premier fishing grounds and lodges.  Princess Cruise Line is changing that for 2011 with a cruise itinerary […]

February 18, 2011 | By | Reply 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
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
Get Steeply Discounted Ski Lift Tickets Online

Get Steeply Discounted Ski Lift Tickets Online

Okay, which one of you asked Santa for snow this winter?  Whoever you are, you certainly got your wish!  With so much snow on the ground, there’s nothing to do but head to the mountains for some record breaking runs. We’ve found a terrific website to help you “ski more and pay less” at Liftopia.com. […]

February 4, 2011 | By | 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
Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

We’ve selected our favorite inexpensive accommodations in three of our favorite European destinations, London, Paris and Budapest to help you stretch your vacation budget. When you think about the term ‘cheap accommodation’, what comes to mind? Visions of dingy shared hostel dorms with iron bunk beds and thirty people to each bathroom? Subsistence meals from […]

January 24, 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
Milan Shopping Musts

Milan Shopping Musts

Shopping in Italy is absolute heaven for all fashion lovers! When you think about Italy the first things that may come to mind are: Pizza, legendary football, delicious wine and of course fashion. Italy is the residence for legendary designers such as: Armani, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and many more. If you are a fashion […]

January 17, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Vacationing in Amsterdam is always exciting, and in fact, they often  set new trends for social venues.  Such is the case with a new tradition…. Friday night parties at the Van Gogh Museum.   Just after dark the museum dims their lights, sets up the bar and brings in the DJs.  From 6 to 10 pm […]

January 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
Historic Paradores of Spain – Cultural Hotel Gems

Historic Paradores of Spain – Cultural Hotel Gems

Being such a popular destination, it can sometimes feel impossible to get away from the well beaten tourist trails in Spain. The amazing Paradores change all this for returning visitors, and along with a few insiders tips make for a truly unique and surprising vacation. The Paradores are historic buildings including convents, castles and monasteries […]

January 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Let It Snow! – Ski Free in Vermont

Let It Snow! – Ski Free in Vermont

As a giant snow storm is blasting the  east coast, it’s time to embrace winter and plan a visit to the slopes!   The ski resorts of Vermont are offering a ski free promotion that will give you the perfect reason to strap on those new skis Santa brought you and bring along the kids […]

December 27, 2010 | By | Reply More
Discovering Victorian Splendor & Decadent Cuisine in New Orleans

Discovering Victorian Splendor & Decadent Cuisine in New Orleans

We’re excited to introduce you to our friend, Isabel, a well-traveled food writer. Isabel recently visited some wonderful Victorian mansions and plantations in New Orleans and has shared her trip report with us.  Don’t miss the recipe at the end – Enjoy! Ah, New Orleans, NOLA, the Big Easy, the Crescent City. Even though it […]

December 26, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Death Valley Is A Suprisingly Great Sightseeing Tour from Las Vegas

Death Valley Is A Suprisingly Great Sightseeing Tour from Las Vegas

I’m just back from Las Vegas where Clint and I took a one day excursion into Death Valley with Pink Jeep Tours.  We really had a great time and Death Valley turned out to be way more interesting than I had imagined. Here’s a link to my trip report just published on the Huffington Post: […]

December 23, 2010 | By | Reply More