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How To Plan A Perfect One Day Visit To Central Park

How To Plan A Perfect One Day Visit To Central Park

More than 800 acres large, Central Park is a massive outdoor public location that has become known globally as a pinnacle of New York tradition. Being so large and full of people, you can imagine how many attractions are located within the park itself. From leisurely walks to special events, if you are in the Big Apple it would be a mistake not to spend day there. But what should you try and catch if you only have a single morning, afternoon or evening to enjoy the many festivities?

April 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 Reasons San Diego is a Summer Family Vacation Mecca

5 Reasons San Diego is a Summer Family Vacation Mecca

If you are seeking a family vacation retreat this year, then there are lots of tourist locations in the US that are ideal for children. San Diego is one such city, with a huge number of attractions that will entertain both you and the kids. There is a diverse range of accommodations available, including the Hotel del Coronado, which is one of the oldest and most luxurious resorts in the area. If you need other good reasons to visit this wonderful city, here are five top attractions to amaze and thrill your family.

April 10, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Make The Most of Your Visit To Prague – Top Sites To See This Spring

Make The Most of Your Visit To Prague – Top Sites To See This Spring

Make the Most of Your Visit to Prague This Spring Time Prague or Praha, the gateway to Eastern Europe, is without any doubt one of Europe’s most charming and intriguing cities. With its rich Bohemian history, glorious architecture and beautiful and diverse nature, the Czech capital is the perfect destination for an unforgettable city trip. […]

March 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Many will travel to the UK for the London 2012 Olympic Games only to find that they have been swindled by bogus booking sites – don’t let this happen to you! You know what they say: “One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel”. And with the Olympics 2012 just around the corner, it seems a lot […]

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide to Useful Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Guide to Useful Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Are you putting together plans for your next vacation? Wondering how you can make the process smoother? Like a lot of other things in life, the answer to this seems to be in apps. Just as there are apps that can help you cook or learn trivia, there are a lot of apps that can […]

February 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

2012 looks set to be an exciting year in London, with the buzz building up to the Olympics in July. The theatre world is no exception, with a number of exciting productions being announced for the West End. If you’re planning a trip to London, seeing a musical or play in the West End is […]

February 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

Good news for anyone traveling in Europe. The European Union has prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in all European airports. These are the same scanners that the TSA has installed in hundreds of US airports as a way of checking airline passengers for hidden explosives under their clothing. The European Commission, which regularly […]

February 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Holidays to Tenerife in the Canary Islands have the potential to be a relaxing beach holiday all year round, as the temperature rarely dips below 18C (65F) even in winter months. With excellent nightlife, an action packed activity holiday with every sport and water sport that you could wish for, Tenerife is the ideal winter […]

February 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

After wandering around the La Ramblas and familiarising yourself with the Gaudi masterpieces, there is a danger of taking Barcelona for granted.
With its lavish architecture, nightlife and peerless attractions, the boredom factor might seem impossible but how many times can you scale the Sagrada Família without wondering what lies beyond the city’s borders?

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best of the West – Best Ski Resorts For Your Winter Vacation

Best of the West – Best Ski Resorts For Your Winter Vacation

Sure, east coast skiing gets you sliding over snow, but when you get tired of the ice and slop, follow the words of Horatio Alger and go west! Western mountains and ski areas have a variety of snow conditions, terrain and apres-ski activities. When you are ready to get some snow and slope-side action this […]

January 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Hawaii Vacation Rental Tips – How To Find Your Paradise

Hawaii Vacation Rental Tips – How To Find Your Paradise

For many people, nothing embodies a tropical vacation more than a trip to the golden sands and crystal blue waters of sun-drenched Hawaii.  It’s as beautiful as its reputation claims with perfect weather, friendly people and sights that are almost too incredible to believe. Where else can you safely watch a surfer ride the tube […]

January 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Chip and Pin Credit Cards Available In The USA – Where to Find Them

Chip and Pin Credit Cards Available In The USA – Where to Find Them

Chip and Pin credit cards issued in the United States have been on the wish list of international travelers for quite some time now, and I, for one, am ready to sing hallelujah at the announcement that Chip and Pin cards are being introduced by several US banks.

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5 Must-Do Sightseeing Activities in Edinburgh Scotland

5 Must-Do Sightseeing Activities in Edinburgh Scotland

Anyone who thinks of Edinburgh is likely to first associate it with the regular and fantastic festivals, which the city does a great job of organizing and hosting each year. For many people this is the only reason to visit the city, but there is a lot more to Edinburgh and many reasons to seek […]

December 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
Know Your Airline Passenger Rights

Know Your Airline Passenger Rights

With American Airlines filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy this week, travelers are wondering just what it means to them when their airline goes broke. As you can plan your trip to the last detail but there’s no guarantee that nothing will go wrong. You could get involuntarily bumped, your luggage could get lost, and there could be a natural disaster at the airport – that’s why it’s important to know your rights as a passenger.

November 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Dazzling London Theatre Performances At Christmas Time

Dazzling London Theatre Performances At Christmas Time

Winter is the perfect time to visit the ‘big smoke’ with the numerous shopping streets selling everything from sweaters to mulled wine, and for its historic and infamous Theatreland. The options of shows are boundless, with classic musicals such as Wicked, Billy Elliot and The Phantom of the Opera being permanent fixtures in the city, as well as long-lasting plays like Mousetrap and The Woman In Black. If you are looking to see a show that is directly geared towards Christmas, however, then here are some to check out.

November 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Thanksgiving Dinner is Served at B&B Thanksgiving Getaways

Thanksgiving Dinner is Served at B&B Thanksgiving Getaways

Thanksgiving brings to mind days of planning a feast filled with turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pecan pie and other goodies followed by hours prepping and cooking (not to mention the cleanup) once the holiday arrives. This year, you can leave all that to the birds. Why not combine the Thanksgiving holiday with some much needed R&R at a bed and breakfast?

October 20, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Lost It? Found It?  There’s A Great New Solution For Lost and Found

Lost It? Found It? There’s A Great New Solution For Lost and Found

One of the life’s worst feelings is realizing that you have lost your very pricey cell phone or laptop while traveling or simply while at home doing errands.  An innovative company has introduced a brilliant system for protecting your valuables from loss.  ImHONEST.com is a terrific (free) Lost and Found Service that simplifies the process […]

October 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
New Fall Foliage App For Leaf Peeping In New England

New Fall Foliage App For Leaf Peeping In New England

It’s nearly prime-time for fall foliage leaf peeping in New England, and this year’s display promises to be a stunner.  All the rainy days we’ve had to end the summer season will pay-off with brighter than usual leaf colors in October.  And if you are a New Englander, you know that there is no more […]

October 3, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Dining In Paris Gets Even More Exciting During National Food Festival WeekThis Week

Dining In Paris Gets Even More Exciting During National Food Festival WeekThis Week

France is about to launch its very first national food festival. In celebration of the abundance of exquisite local ingredients available throughout France in the fall, restaurants in Paris and all across the country will introduce Restaurant Week menus beginning on September 19th.

September 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
How To Get Tour Tickets For The September 11 Memorial In New York

How To Get Tour Tickets For The September 11 Memorial In New York

As the National 9/11 Memorial opens to the public at ground zero in New York City, I like you,  feel compelled to make a pilgrimage – to gaze into the reflecting pools, finger the names of so many lost, and try to bring some sense of closure to the dark terror attack that has scarred our […]

September 12, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More