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Can You Guess The Top 10 National Parks in America?

Can You Guess The Top 10 National Parks in America?

America’s National Park Service is celebrating 100 Years of protecting the country’s most precious and awe-inspiring scenery while welcoming visitors to experience their grandeur. In 2015, more than 300 million visitors enjoyed the beauty and history of our National Parks and this year promises to be even more popular. On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service will commemorate its official anniversary as they celebrate across the country with free admission and special events from 8/25-28.

How many of our National Parks have you visited, and can you guess what the top 10 most visited parks are? Here they are in order of popularity:

April 26, 2016 | By More
DIY Walking Tour of Sherlock Holmes’ London Neighborhoods

DIY Walking Tour of Sherlock Holmes’ London Neighborhoods

The first Sherlock Holmes story (A Study in Scarlet) was published in 1887 and it took London by storm. It combined cold logic, meticulous observation, forensic science and the now-familiar format of the detective story. Did you know that although Holmes uses fingerprint analysis in his first case, Scotland Yard didn’t introduce the technique until 1901?

Join the team from the London Pass on a Sherlock Holmes self guided walking tour across central London.

April 20, 2016 | By More
Traveler’s Guide to Dubai – Local Customs and Expectations

Traveler’s Guide to Dubai – Local Customs and Expectations

The United Arab Emirates values hospitality and welcomes visitors with luxurious beaches, awe-inspiring architecture, flavorsome dishes, and rewarding historical sites. Dubai, the most sophisticated and progressive state of the UAE, is a wonderful place to experience the magic of a mysterious culture, but travelers must be aware of local customs and traditions. While all may appear to be glitz and glitter, travelers must be aware of local conservative customs of the area.

With this guide of practical advise about the lifestyles in Dubai, you will have a wonderful journey without offending any local moralities.

April 18, 2016 | By More
Better than a Hole in One! Great B&B Golf Getaways

Better than a Hole in One! Great B&B Golf Getaways

Since spring has officially arrived (according the calendar, anyway), that means the season for golf is getting underway as well. In addition to the best in beds and breakfasts, many B&B’s across the country also offer great golfing packages that are on par with some of the bigger resort experiences. Here are a few to consider scheduling some tee time with.

April 6, 2016 | By More
Charles Hotel Summer Jazz Series Welcomes Grammy Winner Michel Camilo

Charles Hotel Summer Jazz Series Welcomes Grammy Winner Michel Camilo

The Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA Welcome’s Grammy Award Winning Artist- Michal Camilo

The newly renovated Charles Hotel, , located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, kicks off their Summer Jazz Series on April 1st. Michael Camilo is returning to the stage after taking time off to work on his new compositions, including an Off-Broadway play.

March 31, 2016 | By More
Downy Wrinkle Releaser – Say Goodbye to Travel Wrinkles Forever

Downy Wrinkle Releaser – Say Goodbye to Travel Wrinkles Forever

Does Downy’s new wrinkle release product really work like they say it will? It was our challenge to find out. After putting Downy Wrinkle Releaser Plus through our rigorous wrinkle challenge, I’m amazed to say, it passed our test with flying colors. This product will be in my travel bag from now on! This could be the end of travel irons, wrestling ironing boards out of hotel room closets, and square creases in all my travel outfits! See for yourself just how Downy Wrinkle Resleaser Plus performed on our very wrinkled test subject.

March 28, 2016 | By More
Top Rules For a No Regrets Visit to Vegas

Top Rules For a No Regrets Visit to Vegas

Top rules for visiting Las Vegas and increasing your chance of coming home a winner. Since 1931 when the state of Nevada legalized gambling, Las Vegas has been known as the entertainment capital of the world. If you are among the many travelers looking to try your luck in the City of Neon Lights, super-sized gambling halls and world class entertainment, then here are our top five rules to follow when visiting Las Vegas. By following our helpful hints you will be able to enjoy an exciting holiday, experience all of the sights that this impressive city has to offer, and keep some of your winnings!

March 9, 2016 | By More
Add Some Southern Comfort To Your Spring Break Getaway

Add Some Southern Comfort To Your Spring Break Getaway

Nothing is as soothing as a bit of Southern Comfort, especially in the springtime. Here’s a look at charming BnB’s that are ideal for an indulgent spring break.

Spring Break is the ideal time to plan your escape, especially if you’re craving some warmer weather. Going below the Mason-Dixon line offers more sun and plenty of fun, and you won’t have to pay a fortune to enjoy a wealth of benefits and some true southern comfort.

March 6, 2016 | By More
New DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides Still Your Best Travel Companion

New DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides Still Your Best Travel Companion

In this age where most everything is turning digital, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Books are still your best travel companion for quick, well researched, destination information. DK Eyewitness Travel has just released their newly redesigned Top 10 Guides in a streamlined size that’s perfect for throwing in your backpack or travel bag. Any avid travelers knows that DK Eyewitness Travel guidebooks have always been well known for their succinct information coupled with lots of maps, photos and illustrations.

February 29, 2016 | By More
Norwegian Airlines Is Making Travel To Europe Affordable Again

Norwegian Airlines Is Making Travel To Europe Affordable Again

Norwegian Airlines is grabbing lots of attention as the newest major low-cost carrier flying between the United States and Europe. Their growth has been rapid and they are now the 3rd largest low-cost airline in the popular transatlantic marketplace. Also known as Norwegian Air Shuttle, the airline has just announced new direct flights between Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and New York, Los Angeles, and Fort Lauderdale all beginning this spring.

February 22, 2016 | By More
Your Ultimate Packing Checklist For Traveling Solo to the Beach

Your Ultimate Packing Checklist For Traveling Solo to the Beach

Your Ultimate Packing Checklist When Traveling Solo in the Beach

“All my bags are packed; I’m ready to go…”

Oh wait, no. Those who are traveling solo for the first time will have all sorts of emotions all at once: excited, anxious, and terrified. I know I have. It’s impossible to not feel all these emotions when you are to embark on an unfamiliar territory.

February 19, 2016 | By More
How To Pack Your Bags Like A Pro

How To Pack Your Bags Like A Pro

Don’t let your travel bag become a jumbled mess – pack your bag like a pro with our tried and true packing tips.

February 5, 2016 | By More
8 Wildly Romantic Wedding Destinations in Great Britain

8 Wildly Romantic Wedding Destinations in Great Britain

The Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Great Britain

Whether you’re a native to Great Britain or you’ve got your sights set on a destination wedding, you couldn’t possibly ask for a better place to get married. Great Britain’s charm isn’t comparable to anything, with beautiful landscapes and classical architecture. If you’ve been dreaming of the perfect fairytale wedding, you’d be surprised at how many options you have available in Great Britain. The hardest part will be narrowing down the list to just one final location.

January 26, 2016 | By More
Understanding Travel Insurance and When You Need It

Understanding Travel Insurance and When You Need It

Even the best-planned trips can be thrown off schedule by unexpected problems. Consider this. You’ve sorted out scheduling issues, made sure to pack away all your necessities, and settled down to enjoy your flight. So when you land, you’re all set to get started on your relaxing holiday. Except for the small problem of your […]

January 20, 2016 | By More
Stay and Ski Bed and Breakfast Getaways

Stay and Ski Bed and Breakfast Getaways

Home is Where the Slopes Are This Winter: Top Inns For a Stay & Ski Getaways

Now that winter is coming, it’s time to indulge in some of our favorite seasonal activities. Among the top contenders for family, friends, and fun is of course hitting the slopes. Whether its downhill or cross-country, on beginner trails or Black Diamonds, there are plenty of options for guests headed to BnB’s who want to ski.

January 4, 2016 | By More
Creative Ways To Spend Time At Busy Airports

Creative Ways To Spend Time At Busy Airports

6 Creative Ways to Spend Time at Airports

Spending time in airports is a fact of life for the modern traveler especially during busy holiday seasons. Thanks to the time it takes to pass through increased security measures and the natural inefficiency of airline travel, most people wisely arrive at airports a minimum of two yours before the scheduled departure time of their flight.

But now you don’t have to consider these to be wasted hours. You actually can put the time you spend at airports to work for you by using these six easy ways to make the most of your airport downtime.

December 24, 2015 | By More
Tips For Navigating New Year’s Eve in New York

Tips For Navigating New Year’s Eve in New York

For millions of people, New Year’s Eve means hanging out at home, watching the ball drop in New York’s Times Square to ring in the New Year. But for a once in a lifetime experience, there’s nowhere else in the world to be than Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Here are great tips for navigating Times Square on New Year’s Eve so you don’t get lost in the crowd.

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6 Rental Car Myths Busted – Save A Bundle On Your Next Rental!

6 Rental Car Myths Busted – Save A Bundle On Your Next Rental!

Car Rental Myths That Can Cost You a Bundle – Don’t Believe These Common Myths!

Many people find renting a car to be an intimidating experience. Because they don’t do it every day – only when they are on vacation, planning a business trip, or replacing a car that is in the shop for repairs – they are unsure about what to expect or how much to pay. That’s why there tends to be a lot of rumor, gossip, and outright mis-truths about the car rental industry. Here are six car rental myths that you may have heard about that are simply untrue:

December 9, 2015 | By More
Stress Free Ways to Navigate London

Stress Free Ways to Navigate London

London Transport Advice: We all know London is famous for congestion. Which Mode of Transport will be Best For You?

When it comes to modes of transportation around the capital city of London, there is definitely no shortage of different options to choose from. With buses, the underground, DLR trains, regular trains, bikes, taxis, and even the Thames river cruises, it can be a bit of a task for anyone looking to work out the best transport options. Thankfully, we’ve weighed up the most popular transportation modes in London and have some advice for you.

December 2, 2015 | By More
Top Things To Do in Seville For Lovers of History, Culture and Fun

Top Things To Do in Seville For Lovers of History, Culture and Fun

5 Top things to do on your Travels to Sevilla, Spain

Seville, or Sevilla as the locals know it, is the fourth largest city in Spain, located in Andalusia, the southernmost tip of Spain. Founded as the Roman city of Hispalis before being renamed to Ishbiliya during the Muslim conquest of the early 700’s, it’s safe to say that Seville is steeped in history. The Old Town is the third largest in Europe, containing no less than three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and its harbour is the only river port still in existence in Spain. If you’re a lover of history and culture, Seville has an enormous wealth of attractions it can offer you.

November 23, 2015 | By More