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Iberostar Delivers 5+++ Star Luxury In The Dominican Republic

Iberostar Delivers 5+++ Star Luxury In The Dominican Republic

The next time you’re craving a luxury Caribbean vacation where you’ll  be shamelessly pampered and treated like a celebrity (all for a reasonable price of course), look no further than the all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Bávaro in Punta Cana, DR. Just when we all thought the development of ultra luxury properties was on the wane, Iberostar […]

May 31, 2010 | By | Reply More
Caution: Dengue Fever Reaches Florida Keys

Caution: Dengue Fever Reaches Florida Keys

28 cases of Dengue Fever have recently been diagnosed in Key West Florida bringing a rapid response from the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District to bring the outbreak under control.  In case you don’t quite recall the details of Dengue, it’s called Bone Break Fever because your bones ache with such intensity that you feel […]

May 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
A Great Father's Day Gift – BBQ Kings Of The South Tell Their Secrets!

A Great Father's Day Gift – BBQ Kings Of The South Tell Their Secrets!

Just in time for  Father’s Day we’ve found the perfect gift! Does the backyard Grill Master at your house challenge all within hearing to a “throw down” like Bobby Flay?  Does he mix rubs like a chemist and consider the recipe more precious than Colonel Sanders’?   Is his grill almost as precious to him […]

May 26, 2010 | By | Reply More
Get To Know Europe's Family Friendly Vacation Villages

Get To Know Europe's Family Friendly Vacation Villages

There’s a hidden treasure in Europe that everyone with kids needs to know about – family friendly holiday vacation villages built to entertain families in high style. Think grand resort comes to the countryside – and the prices are outstanding! For most of us the thought of visiting Europe with the kids in tow conjures […]

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Volunteer In Paradise! – Hawaii Invites You To Make A Difference

Volunteer In Paradise! – Hawaii Invites You To Make A Difference

Take advantage of new opportunities to volunteer in Hawaii to enrich your soul as well as dazzle your eyes during your next vacation to the Hawaiian islands.  While most visitors to Hawaii focus on experiencing the islands’ dramatically beautiful landscapes and the pleasures of premier luxury resorts, there is a growing number of travelers who […]

May 17, 2010 | By | Reply More
Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Finding the perfect summer camp experience for your ever changing child is an ongoing challenge. For many the vision of spending a week embraced by nature, frolicking in spring fed ponds, roasting marshmallows by a fire and singing kitschy camp songs is utopia, for others it conjures visions of torturous boredom.  Fear not… we’ve got […]

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Get Crazy Down By The River At The FREE "Riverrock" Festival in Richmond

Get Crazy Down By The River At The FREE "Riverrock" Festival in Richmond

What do you get when you mix slippery mud, a field of joggers, mountain bikes, air dogs and rock music?  An adrenaline filled riverside festival, and the best part….. it’s FREE!  Everyone’s invited to Richmond Virginia’s ‘riverlife’ celebration on May 14-15, when the city busts loose and celebrates it’s 2nd annual Dominion Riverrock Festival. This […]

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India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

This week, India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has called for a total ban on ‘tiger tourism’ and plans to phase out all 37 tiger reserves in India in hopes of stemming the decline of the endangered tiger populations.  For centuries global explorers and nature enthusiasts have roamed the jungles of India in hopes of spotting […]

May 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Our Favorite City Walking Tours

Our Favorite City Walking Tours

Our favorite walking cities can all be explored in a day, tracing history through varying ethnic neighborhoods, offering top notch museums, inviting parks, exciting cuisine and of course local artisan shops. Leave all the stress of public transportation and driving in busy cities behind, visit pedestrian friendly cities around the world and take off on […]

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Wentworth By The Sea – A Stunning Historic Hotel, One Hour North Of Boston

Wentworth By The Sea – A Stunning Historic Hotel, One Hour North Of Boston

A bodacious seaside escape awaits you just a short drive north of Boston at the stunning Wentworth By The Sea Resort, one of America’s most inviting historic grand hotels. For 20 years or more the imposing Wentworth Hotel lay shuttered and crumbling on it’s rocky outcrop just over the New Hampshire boarder in New Castle, […]

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Big Discounts Make St. Lucia A Must Go Destination!

Big Discounts Make St. Lucia A Must Go Destination!

I love it when this happens! Over the past few days we’ve received two amazing sales notifications for St. Lucia; one from a luxury hotel, and one from an airline – presto… a really great vacation opportunity! The five-star luxury adult’s-only boutique hotel, Rendezvous Resort on St. Lucia, is inviting travelers from the USA and […]

April 27, 2010 | By | Reply More
Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

If you’ll be taking the kids to on Disney vacation this year, here’s a fabulous App you won’t want to do without.  UndercoverTourist.com (a theme park ticket broker) has introduced an iPhone App that gives users up-to-the-minute ride wait times, park and event info, interactive maps, ‘find me’ feature for locating family and friends, parade […]

April 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

I have to thank my foodie friend Linda M. for finding this wonderful Paris site and passing the link on to us.   The Paris Kitchen.com is a treasure of French culinary information, edited by Paris Food Writer, Wendy Lyn.  Wendy (an expat from the deep south) shares her most loved food-centric Paris sites including […]

April 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Virginia Invites You To America's Biggest Open House Celebration

Virginia Invites You To America's Biggest Open House Celebration

Virginia invites you to come see the splendor of their homes and gardens during the State’s Historic Garden Week from April 17-25, 2010 when scenic gardens and historic homes across Virginia open their gates for public tours. Virginia’s Historic Garden Week is considered to be the largest and grandest ‘Open House’ in America. The state […]

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Spend Thanksgiving In A Tuscan Castle At An Unbelievable Price

Spend Thanksgiving In A Tuscan Castle At An Unbelievable Price

We just came across this fabulous Tuscany Vacation Deal that will have you dreaming of sharing a bowl of perfectly prepared artisan pasta while gathered around a rustic farm table with your family – a smile on every face. Ahhhh the memories you will create!  Instead of fighting the highway congestion at Thanksgiving time this […]

April 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
Tuscany Trip Of A Lifetime – See Andrea Bocelli In Concert In His Hometown

Tuscany Trip Of A Lifetime – See Andrea Bocelli In Concert In His Hometown

Take a trip-of-a-lifetime to the majestic hill towns of Tuscany and see Andrea Bocelli in concert in his hometown of Lajatico. You’ve no doubt seen the concert video (shown on PBS during pledge season) of Andrea Bocelli singing for friends in the courtyard of an ancient Tuscan village and imagined yourself there.  Well your chance […]

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Dust Off Your School-Girl Kilty Skirt And Head To New York's Tartan Day Scots Celebration

Dust Off Your School-Girl Kilty Skirt And Head To New York's Tartan Day Scots Celebration

As the sound of fiddles and flutes fade away from St. Patrick’s Day, another group of Celts are tuning up their pipes for a grand Tartan Day celebration. Beginning on April 2nd, New Yorkers and visitors will gather on Ellis Island to kick off the 9th Annual Tartan Week celebration in recognition of Scottish heritage […]

March 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Do you remember the 60’s initiative of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to plant wildflowers along the nation’s highways?  It seemed everyone back then was enamored of daisies in their hair and wild things growing in the fields (and some of them got us in trouble!)  Flash forward 50 years and the quest to […]

March 29, 2010 | By | Reply More
Crystal Cove Beach Bungalows Transport You Back To The Golden Days of Early Hollywood

Crystal Cove Beach Bungalows Transport You Back To The Golden Days of Early Hollywood

Tucked between the tony enclaves of Newport Beach and Laguna Beach, on California’s sunny southern coast, lies a charming seaside sanctuary dotted with cozy beach bungalows preserved from a bygone era.  More than a dozen Crystal Cove Beach Cottages (located within the Crystal Cove State Park ) have been lovingly restored and are available for […]

March 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Yippie – Turks & Caicos Is On Sale!

Yippie – Turks & Caicos Is On Sale!

Those of you who know me well, know that although I’ve traveled all across the globe, Turks and Caicos is the only destination I’ve ever seriously considered moving to.  Yes, it’s that wonderful!  Spectacular beaches, aquamarine and electric blue ocean, friendly locals, world renowned bone fishing, an eclectic array of restaurants, and gorgeous upscale resorts […]

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