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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’.

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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, […]

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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
Fly A "V"ery New Airline to Australia

Fly A "V"ery New Airline to Australia

Thanks to relaxed restrictions ushered in by the new Open Skies Agreement (see our post all about it), the Virgin group has announced a new airline to fly between the United States and Australia. “V Australia” will begin flying 10 weekly flights between Los Angeles and Sydney beginning on December 15, 2008 – just in […]

April 10, 2008 | By | Reply More
Find Your Perfect Beach Vacation – Automatically

Find Your Perfect Beach Vacation – Automatically

What’s your definition of an ideal beach? It’s a bit different for each of us. For me it’s a long stretch of fine sand that curves to a distant point (not so soft that your foot sinks in and your can’t walk well – sure I’m choosy, this is my fantasy!). The waves should be […]

April 9, 2008 | By | Reply More
Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

The boys of summer are back and it’s time to head out to the ball park to make life long memories of battles well fought and won (or lost). I can almost hear the the cheers and jeers raining down from bleacher seats and sky boxes alike. Beach balls bouncing off outstretched hands, ice cream […]

April 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
10 Ways to Save Money On Board a Cruiseship

10 Ways to Save Money On Board a Cruiseship

You’ll need these money saving tips while on board your next cruise because we all know the cruise reservation price is just the beginning! The cruise lines are hoping you’ll spend twice your initial expenditure on fine wines, pool side drinks, shore excursions, at the gift shop and in the casino. It’s all about finding […]

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Become an American Idol at Disney World

Become an American Idol at Disney World

Beginning in late 2008, all you closet American Idol wannabes can get your big break at Disney World in Florida. Ever the cutting edge purveyor of entertainment, Disney World is hard at work developing a “Disney Hollywood Studios” theme park. The main attraction will be the opportunity to strut your stuff in an American Idol […]

March 28, 2008 | By | Reply More
A Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb for Scardy Cats

A Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb for Scardy Cats

The idea of doing a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb is compelling – an adventure of a lifetime. Can’t you just picture yourself perched at the apex, arms stretched above your head waiving in triumph, with dramatic bay views extending out before you in all directions. The only elements I don’t care to think about is […]

March 27, 2008 | By | Reply More
Holland Tourism Guides

Holland Tourism Guides

I think most people in the USA are just a bit confused about what county calls Amsterdam it’s capital city. Is it Holland or The Netherlands? And why are the citizens there call the Dutch? Three different names, one wonderful region. For the record, Holland represents two of the 12 provinces of The Netherlands. The […]

March 25, 2008 | By | Reply More
Personally Picked, Welcoming Accommodations

Personally Picked, Welcoming Accommodations

Nothing against mainstream hotel chains, but the more I travel, the more I seek out memorable accommodations that have distinctive personalities and offer the opportunity to interact with the local community and/or other travelers. Alastair Sawday, one of Britain’s prominent travel writers has a wonderful website that is perfect for finding hotels, bed and breakfasts, […]

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