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Best Places To Celebrate New Year’s Eve For A Great Fresh Start

Best Places To Celebrate New Year’s Eve For A Great Fresh Start

Start Fresh With The Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the USA.

It’s that time of year again – time to make some New Year’s resolutions, with the hopes of keeping them! We’re sharing some of our favorite New Year’s Eve celebrations and traditions that will have you looking forward to 2015.

December 17, 2014 | By More
Solo Ski Trips – Can You Go It Alone?

Solo Ski Trips – Can You Go It Alone?

Solo Ski Trip – Should You Go It Alone?

As the ski season sets in, many snow-sport lovers are faced with a dilemma – love of the slopes inspires them to book a holiday to the mountains, but perhaps friends or family don’t share the same passion. Maybe this is a problem you’ve faced yourself; should you miss another year on the snow or should you brave the slopes by yourself?

Any kind of holiday can be intimidating when you’re alone, but a ski or snowboarding trip can be particularly intense. Here are our thoughts on what makes a solo ski trip great.

December 8, 2014 | By More
8 Secret Getaway Spots For Travelers in Busy Barcelona

8 Secret Getaway Spots For Travelers in Busy Barcelona

8 Secret Getaway Spaces for Visiting Barcelona

Don’t be afraid to call yourself a tourist, it is not a bad word. There is nothing wrong with indulging yourself in the chaotically long queues to see the world’s most famous sights, in fact, you’ll regret it if you don’t. However, there will come a time when you will want to escape to find peace and quiet and more out of the way sites. Here I will share with you my 8 secret getaway spaces that kept me going during my time in Barcelona.

December 1, 2014 | By More
Just-The-Best Black Friday, Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 – Get Ready to Save A Bundle!

Just-The-Best Black Friday, Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 – Get Ready to Save A Bundle!

We’ve found some sensational Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. BUT, it’s important to keep your eye on Facebook and Twitter this weekend as all the major travel brands will be popping up great discount promotions and giveaways to win your devotion and dollars. So give some thought to where you want to go and then zero in on the social media pages of hotels, airlines and tour companies that service that destination.

Here’s a look at some of the best travel promotions you’ll find for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

November 26, 2014 | By More
3 Caribbean Islands You Should Get To Know Better

3 Caribbean Islands You Should Get To Know Better

Get to Know These 3 Caribbean Gems For A Fascinating Island Vacation

Beaches, crashing waves, and beautiful people in bikinis are just a few of the things that pop in people’s minds when thinking of islands in the Caribbean. While these islands can certainly serve up some of the best island relaxation and tropical attractions, how about getting to know some these islands a bit more than what’s on the surface? What are islands known for? Do they have something unique about them? What’s a random fact about the idyllic dot of land in the middle of the Caribbean? Well, you can find out first hand with a Luxury Travel with Elegant Resorts. Book yourself a place on one of these islands and take your new found knowledge with you. Here are a few tantalizing bits of information to get to know the islands of Granada, Bermuda, and Barbados a little more.

November 24, 2014 | By More
Guide To Understanding Hotel Meal Plans – Which One Is Best For You?

Guide To Understanding Hotel Meal Plans – Which One Is Best For You?

Every time I book a hotel stay in Europe, I have to stop and try to figure out just what those meal plan initials mean…. EP, MAP? While All-Inclusive and BnB are pretty self explanatory, who can figure out the meal plan difference between European Plan and American Plan? I know one of them includes lunch, but for the life of me, I can never remember which one it is. Here’s a great Infographic prepared by itravel2000.com that walks you through the differences in meal plans and how to determine which plan is the best for your next vacation.

November 20, 2014 | By More
5 Ways To Be A Kid Again In Orlando

5 Ways To Be A Kid Again In Orlando

Let’s face it, adults have it hard these days. Don’t you regret wishing you were older when you were younger? Missing all those naps, the recess periods were stolen from you long ago, and the satisfaction of getting your fingers in paint. Those were the days. Don’t say goodbye to them yet though, if you’re around the Orlando area, and are fed up with being an adult, just check any of these five spots out where you can become a kid again.

November 13, 2014 | By More
How To Choose The Best Camera For Your Travels

How To Choose The Best Camera For Your Travels

Camera technology changes so quickly these days it may leave you wondering if you have an old clunker in your pocket and if it’s time to update to the latest capabilities. Features like anti-shake, night friendly settings, easy video, water resistance and extended battery life may convince you that it’s time to update your camera before your next vacation. Here’s a really terrific infographic that compares the best cameras and helps you answer the question, “What Kind Of Camera Should You Take Traveling”?

November 12, 2014 | By More
Mucha Marcha Madrid – Where To Find The Best Nightlife in Madrid Spain

Mucha Marcha Madrid – Where To Find The Best Nightlife in Madrid Spain

The nightlife in Madrid is never dull, it’s one of the world’s favorite cities for a great night on the town. Here’s a look at the top spots for memorable Madrid night life!

Madrid, the grand city of luxurious architecture, fine hotels and fancy restaurants has a lot to offer for tourists who want to play at night as well as during the day. There are places that literally never close and others that keep the party going until 2:30 a.m. Nightlife in Madrid can be characterized by a single phrase – “Mucha Marcha” which translates as “a lot of action”. Madrillenos explain it as there is too much see and to much to do, so sleeping is not an option.

November 5, 2014 | By More
25 Year Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall – a Worldwide Commemoration

25 Year Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall – a Worldwide Commemoration

From November 7 to 9, 2014, Berlin and the world-at-large will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution in Berlin, Germany that witnessed the fall of the oppressive Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Anyone who was alive during that era certainly feels an affinity with the people of Berlin so long tyrannized by a brutal government, and their jubilation at being finally free to engage with the rest of Germany and the world.

Citizens of Berlin will celebrate the fall of the Berlin wall with a LICHTGRENZE that will feature 8,000 helium-filled balloons placed along the route of wall that separated East and West Berlin.

November 3, 2014 | By More