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Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Many people dream of traveling to Africa to experience a world far different from what we know in our day to day lives. But the continent is a huge place, and thinking of where to start on your journey can be a daunting task. If seeing big game on safari is a lifelong dream of […]

June 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

If you’ve already done the typical tourist sightseeing in New York City, add some zip to your next visit by touring along with the fun loving folks at On Location Tours. Their 3 1/2 hour bus sightseeing tours visit famous television and movie locals around New York City with stops at nostalgic settings from Sex […]

June 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Super Low Prices For Luxury South Pacific Vacations

Super Low Prices For Luxury South Pacific Vacations

Lately the prices for South Pacific vacations have been dropping like stones.  In years past, the price of a trip to the exotic islands of Tahiti and Fiji would take your breath away (and not in a good way).  But this spring we’re seeing tremendous sales – you can now take a week’s vacation on […]

June 12, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

One of the great pleasures of traveling is meeting wonderful people along the way.  Recently while traveling in the Azores, Clint struck up a conversation with an engaging couple.  Turns out they are heads of a hotel association in Europe called Petit Hotels which consists of wonderful independently owned countryside Inns in Sweden, Finland, Great […]

June 11, 2009 | By | Reply More
Florence Restaurant Scene – Must Read Article

Florence Restaurant Scene – Must Read Article

If you’ll be heading to Florence Italy sometime soon (lucky you), be sure to take a few minutes to read this terrific article “Modern Florence, Beyond David And The Duomo” posted on Chow.com (Food/Drink/Fun site).  The article takes an entertaining look at what’s changed about Florence in the past few years, and gives a thorough […]

June 9, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Next time you’re vacationing on Nantucket Island, don’t miss the opportunity to learn a traditional Early American Craft at the 1800 House, presented by the Nantucket Historical Association.   A wide variety of half day classes are offered ranging from Miniature Sailor Valentines (shell art), Shorebird Woodcarving, Scrimshaw, Tin Metalcraft, Shaker Box Making and much, […]

June 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

We recently learned about Unique Inns.com, an amazing site for finding impressive and off-the-beaten-path lodgings in the Pacific Northwest and California. Browsing through the list of inns, boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts will tantalize your senses.  These lodgings offer exquisite settings, inspired dining and relaxed elegance.  Click through to the homepage and watch the […]

May 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Don't Drive in Austria or Switzerland Without Your Road Tax Stamp Sticker

Don't Drive in Austria or Switzerland Without Your Road Tax Stamp Sticker

There are big fines for drivers in Austria and Switzerland who don’t have a Vignette Sticker (road tax stamp for driving on motorways and expressways) – so vacationers with rental cars beware!  Thanks go to Luda Kirk for sharing a painful tale of being fined in Austria for not having the proper sticker.  And you […]

May 24, 2009 | By | 5 Replies More
Join The Mile High Dating Club

Join The Mile High Dating Club

How far are you willing to go to find a perfect mate? Air New Zealand is betting that several hundred travelers will be on board for its first ever Matching Making Flight that departs Los Angeles on October 13, 2009.  Adventurous singles who purchase roundtrip tickets on The Match Making Flight will be treated to […]

May 21, 2009 | By | Reply More
Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Time to start planning a family trip to Ireland!  How does 6 nights in a 5-Star 19th Century Manor Resort, roundtrip airfare, plus a full-size rental car with unlimited mileage for $499 sound? – Incredible, am I right? The folks at Sceptre Tours have put together this family friendly package for travelers to Ireland from […]

May 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
Stay In A Billion Dollar Resort For A C-Note!

Stay In A Billion Dollar Resort For A C-Note!

I’m sure this economy was not what the developers had in mind when the M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas was designed (by the group that built Wynn, The Mirage, Caesars Palace and others).   After investing a cool BILLION dollars (hard to even imagine) the sprawling resort opened to the public in early […]

May 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

The Columbus Foundation has lovingly constructed replica sailing ships of Columbus’ famed vessels the Nina and the Pinta (also known as the Santa Clara).  The caravel ship Nina has been acclaimed as the most historically accurate recreation in modern times. This summer the two ships will sailing in tandem as a ‘sailing museum’, visiting ports […]

May 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Picasso's 17th Century Chateau Opens To The Public

Picasso's 17th Century Chateau Opens To The Public

There are few spots outside of Paris that attract more visitors than the Monet gardens at Giverny.  Now an equally famous painter’s home is opening to the public – Picasso’s storied Chateau de Vauvenargues just outside of Aix-en-Provence in the South of France.  The home has been closed for the 35 years since Picasso’s death, […]

May 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
Hawaii Vacations 55% Off Last Year!

Hawaii Vacations 55% Off Last Year!

If you’ve been hoping for some super Hawaii travel deals, I have a travel tip for you – NOW is the time to start planning. 2009 will be a fabulous year for discounted Hawaii vacations. We recently received  an announcement from Pleasant Holidays, saying their Hawaii Vacations are up to 55% off last year’s rates […]

May 6, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
The Beautiful Azores, A Trip Report – You Should Go – Really!

The Beautiful Azores, A Trip Report – You Should Go – Really!

The Azores – The Most Beautiful Eco-Friendly Islands That You´ve Never Heard Of I should have brought along a Thesaurus to even attempt to describe to you how incredibly beautiful the islands of the Azores are. Clint and I just hopped a short 4 1/2 hour nonstop flight from Boston to the Azores (on Azores […]

May 3, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Virgin America Keeps Getting Better and Better

Virgin America Keeps Getting Better and Better

Virgin America is expanding its territory with a new flight route between Orange County California and San Francisco.  With every new route comes a great introductory fare right?  How’s $49 each way?! (Subject to availability of course.)   And Virgin America will deliver the pampering we’ve all come to love them for.  All seats have […]

May 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Do you love the smell of a crackling camp fire, and the camaraderie of folks gathered around to watch the flames dance as food slowly roasts on a spit?  Do you love to barbecue, add your special sauces, and feed the whole neighborhood?  Do the fragrant aromas of freshly baked sourdough bread send you into […]

April 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
Choose Fiji Over of Tahiti To Save a Bundle

Choose Fiji Over of Tahiti To Save a Bundle

An exotic South Pacific vacation is at the top of most of our dream vacation lists. Having spent time in both Tahiti and Fiji, I can tell you without hesitation,”Go – these destinations will knock your socks off”.   The islands are every bit as enchanting and sensual as the pictures would have you believe! Two concerns typically […]

April 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Free Family Travel Guides From Trip Advisor

Free Family Travel Guides From Trip Advisor

Great new (free) Family Travel Guides are available for download from the good folks at Trip Advisor.  I just got an email (about a dream trip promotion) and added on the bottom of the email were links to their new Family Travel Guides for the USA.  I took a quick look, and they are really […]

April 23, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More