West Coast BnB’s for an Unforgettable Fall Foliage Getaway
People often praise New England as a prized spot for catching the best of fall foliage, but least we forget, the West Coast offers some spectacular Autumn vistas too. From Washington to Oregon to California, the trees aim to please with breathtaking colors that are surrounded by equally stunning landscapes. Here’s a look at striking BnB inns that are perfect for fall getaways.
Famous TV and Movie Coffee Shop Hangouts
All of our favorite TV sitcom shows seem to have a comfy neighborhood coffee shop where all the popular characters gather to exchange their inner-most feelings and to share a laugh or two, even if it is supplied by a phony laugh-track…. Even so, travelers love to search out the real diners and coffee shops that were used as TV settings. Probably Tom’s Restaurant in Manhattan is the most famous, as the gathering spot for the Seinfeld gang.
7 Savvy Tricks To Get The Best Deals On London Hotels.
Visiting London at any time can bring you the challenge of finding the best deals in the area—after all, it’s highly likely that you’re not the only one wanting to experience what the city has to offer when the weather is at its best. Not to worry: you can get an edge over other travellers and save money on your London accommodation if you have these seven tricks up your sleeve.
Great tips for visiting Paris on a budget. How To Make More Memories While Spending Less Money.
Like many new travelers, I had a perturbed feeling about my maiden trip to Paris. The sole reason that evoked this feeling was the impression of the city being too costly for most travelers. But, one of my friends who visited the city before me, put my fears to rest. So now, allow me to share some important tips that will surely come handy when you travel to Paris:
The 7 Best and Most Spectacular Hikes in America’s West.
Yes the West is huge. It can be hard to figure out where, exactly, one should strike out for a mind-blowing hike. Other than tropical jungle, there’s every type of terrain imaginable. There are rainforests, high deserts, mountains, canyons, plains, and even an entire landscape of nothing but lava rock called Craters of the Moon.
Dining Out in Paris – What You Need to Know Before You Get to the City of Light, is a terrific guide to own whether it’s your first visit or your 10th.
Paris is always on my mind. It’s a destination that captures the imagination and hearts of visitors. No matter how many times I return, I know there are endless fascinating nooks and crannies waiting to be savored. Author, Tom Reeves, apparently experienced this magnetic draw as he pulled up stakes in California in 1992 and moved to France permanently. A devote of the Paris restaurant scene, Tom’s dining guide shares all the little customs and quirks of dining in the city of light. Every traveler to Paris (first-time or not) should have this handy little guidebook in their pack.
Cool Mountain and Lakeside B&B’s Invite You to Escape the Summer Heat
As the heat index rises so too does travelers’ intolerance for uncomfortable getaways. The search for cooler destinations in magnificent locations becomes top priority during summer, and there are plenty of B&B’s situated in mountainous and lakeside regions that definitely fit the bill. Here are a few to check out and check into when planning your next great escape.
Our family was recently hosted by Sugartooth Tours, who specializes in sweat walking dessert tours in NYC.
What could be more inviting than walking the streets of New York City, stopping to sample delicious ice cream along the way. Come with us as we take a walking tour along the sweet streets of NYC.
Best Urban Beaches From Paris to Philadelphia – Summer City Beaches Are Popping Up In Land-Locked Cities Around The World
July is almost here when all thoughts turn to lazing at the beach with friends. In major land-locked cities across the globe, temporary beaches are popping along river banks to give city-dwellers and visitors a bit of sun and sand fun. City beaches are not a new idea but, when Paris brought in sand and palm trees to line the banks of the Seine River in summer, the world took notice. Paris Plages become an immediate passion for Parisians who couldn’t escape to the Med for a beach vacation. You just can’t keep a good idea from spreading and soon pop-up urban beaches were being created in major cities across the world. So grab you flip flops and beach chair and head to one of the world’s most popular pop-up city beaches!
Whether you are an overseas visitor to Australia or an Aussie who wants to get out of the city and explore, you have a lot on offer in the land down under. Australia is one of the few places in the world where you can still find some unspoiled nature. It has mountains, the bush, the ocean and rivers, as well as bustling cities and urban settings.
We bring you some of our favourite places to stay when you want to get away for a little while – or for a long while when visiting the Sydney area.
Getting to know Ireland’s intriguing off-shore islands.
Many of us have visited Ireland more than once, as the hospitality of the Irish is unsurpassed and the scenery is stunning. But just when you think you know the island-nation well, there is more scenic beauty waiting just offshore on one of Ireland’s 80 off-shire islands. Here’s an introduction to Ireland’s beautiful off-shore islands just waiting for you to explore.
6 Amazing Buildings You Probably Didn’t Know Were Built for British Royalty
With Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday being celebrated this weekend, everyone’s attention will be focused on a number of iconic royal destinations in the UK like Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. But these great palaces are not the only impressive buildings that are linked to the British royal family.
Yes, all babies and children need a passport in order to go on a cruise with you. No matter how old your children are, 16 months or 16 years old, all children (and adults for that matter) must have a passport before departing on a cruise. Here are the requirements and documents you will need in order to obtain a passport for your child if you live in the United States.
Here are the basic things you need to know.
As I pack for a fun international trip, there’s always a twitching worry at the back of my mind…”what if I loose my passport?” Its a worry that we’ve all had at one time or another and I know I should be prepared in advance, but I need someone to go over the basics and make it simple for me. Fortunately now that we’re in the digital age, there are advancements that make it easier than ever to replace a missing passport.
So here, my friends, is our guide for:
What To Do If Your Passport is Lost or Stolen. Easy Steps To Recovery.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.