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Great Ways To Keep Romance Alive On A Family Vacation

Great Ways To Keep Romance Alive On A Family Vacation

Wondering how to keep romance alive while traveling with your kids in tow?  We’ve got some great strategies to help you out. When you ask people what they imagine when envisioning a romantic vacation, the results can be varied – camping underneath the stars, strolling through the streets of Paris, cuddling in a Vermont bed-and-breakfast, […]

April 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
5 Best Beach Towns For Your Florida Spring Break Road Trip

5 Best Beach Towns For Your Florida Spring Break Road Trip

Spring break is my favorite time to visit Florida.  The weather is perfect for spending days on the sandy beaches without getting burned by the scorching rays during the summer!  Whether you enjoy surfing, sunbathing or building sand castles, Florida’s pristine beaches won’t let you down. Here’s a list of the top 5 beaches in […]

April 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Go Caddy – Product Review – A Great New Travel Tote

The Go Caddy – Product Review – A Great New Travel Tote

Have Water… Will Travel… Go Caddy to the rescue! Earlier this month Linda and I were off to a conference in Miami where we needed to conveniently carry a bottle of water, business cards, a notebook, cell phone, and still have room left over to stash some primo swag items.  The Go Caddy came to […]

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
How To Save Your Camera From Common Travel Disasters

How To Save Your Camera From Common Travel Disasters

Oh NO! “What can I do when my camera gets wet?” is one of the most asked questions by travelers.  Here’s an absolutely essential video to watch  from our good friend, world traveler and videographer, Mike Corey, of KickTheGrind.tv. Mike’s very entertaining video walks  you through everything you need to know to save your camera […]

March 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Top Things To Do When Your Cruise Ship Stops In Mykonos

Top Things To Do When Your Cruise Ship Stops In Mykonos

Mykonos stands out as one of the most desired stops on a cruise among the islands of Greece.  With so much to choose from, here are top things to do while your on the island of Mykonos.  Windswept, remote and simply beautiful, the Greek island of Mykonos is a little over 40 square miles of […]

March 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Tips For Staying Safe While Traveling in Amsterdam

Tips For Staying Safe While Traveling in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a popular destination with visitors   bustling, vibrant and packed with things to see and do. Known for its legalization of prostitution and relaxed attitude to cannabis, this laid-back city is pretty safe, with little in the way of violent crime. However, it’s always wise to be cautious when on holiday so follow these […]

March 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Warm Up Your Weekend with Jazz-On-The-Vine at the Long Island Winterfest 2013

Warm Up Your Weekend with Jazz-On-The-Vine at the Long Island Winterfest 2013

Winter snowstorms getting you down?   Why warm up with a little hot jazz and wine at Long Island’s 6th Annual Winterfest. For 6 consecutive weekends from February 16 to March 24, 2013, the East End of Long Island comes alive with the sound of exceptional Jazz performances enjoyed in the tasting rooms of area […]

March 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Costa Rica: The Complete Guide by James Kaiser is a Must For Anyone Seeking Pura Vida

Costa Rica: The Complete Guide by James Kaiser is a Must For Anyone Seeking Pura Vida

Costa Rica: The Complete Guide – Book Review Whether you are currently planning a trip to Costa Rica or it’s on your someday list, you will love reading the latest travel guide written by James Kaiser.  James is a writer and photographer of exceptional talent and his new guide book brings Pura Vida (the pure […]

March 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Most Popular US Cities For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Most Popular US Cities For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Can you guess the most popular cities in the United States for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations? Well without question, nowhere on earth could possibly compare with Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day for authenticity.  This year will be particularly vibrant with “The Gathering“, Ireland’s year-long heritage celebration that will stage events and festivities throughout the  2013.  […]

February 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
A Visitor’s Guide to the Striking Art of Kuala Lumpur

A Visitor’s Guide to the Striking Art of Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, part Chinatown and part Bollywood, is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in Malaysia and a popular hub for culture and art. When you visit this federal capital, you will want to have a little background in Malaysian art to see why Kuala Lumpur could be a great choice for your next trip […]

February 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
How To Avoid Theft and Outsmart Pickpockets and Soundrels in Europe

How To Avoid Theft and Outsmart Pickpockets and Soundrels in Europe

Practical advice to avoid theft and outsmart pickpockets and scoundrels while traveling in Europe. So you’re on your romantic weekend break to Paris with your partner and everything’s going so well you can’t believe your luck. You go to an ice cream parlor to treat yourself, but as you reach into your back pocket, you […]

February 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Stepping Out in Sydney – Calendar of Cultural Events for 2013

Stepping Out in Sydney – Calendar of Cultural Events for 2013

Sydney 2013 Cultural Calendar credit: Linh_rOm In the past decade, Australia has emerged as one of the most important cultural hubs and economic powerhouses on the globe. It now plays host to some of the largest and most highly esteemed social events of the year, and has become a popular destination for travelers eager to […]

January 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide To Visiting Las Vegas With Kids

Guide To Visiting Las Vegas With Kids

Travel Tips for parents planning to travel to Las Vegas with their children So you’re traveling to Las Vegas… and with kids! I have some amazing tips on traveling to Las Vegas for parents. First of all, select where you are staying carefully. Las Vegas has some of the world’s best hotels. I always suggest […]

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Prevent A Break-In, Ten Essential Tips When Leaving Home

Prevent A Break-In, Ten Essential Tips When Leaving Home

Ten Essential Tips For Preventing Break-ins When Leaving Your House Everything is packed; the luggage is in the trunk; everyone is in the taxi en route to the airport and all tickets and passports are with you – the holiday you were waiting for has finally come. Half way through to the airport the usual […]

January 23, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Where To Shop in Singapore – Top Spots For Amazing Bargains

Where To Shop in Singapore – Top Spots For Amazing Bargains

Wondering where to shop in Singapore?  Asian countries as shoppers heavens – offering extreme deals and a shopping experience like no other. But in my opinion, nowhere screams retail therapy like Singapore.  It’s a mecca of consumerism, complete with boutique lined streets, futuristic entertainment malls, vintage markets, and easy to get lost in shopping centers. […]

January 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
5 Brilliant Family Days-Out in Cheshire England

5 Brilliant Family Days-Out in Cheshire England

Looking for family-friendly days out that suit everyone isn’t always easy. Leaving kids to sit around the house all day at the weekend or during school holidays isn’t great either. If you are looking for days out the whole family can enjoy, the north west of England has a good number of places they will […]

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
New York Hotels That Excelled During Sandy’s Aftermath

New York Hotels That Excelled During Sandy’s Aftermath

Choice Hotels Ascends to New Heights When Hurricane Sandy struck, no one believed there would be such devastation. True heroes rose during that time and the travel industry was put to the test.  Fleeing residents were welcomed to local hotels and exceptions were made everywhere, from accepting pets to making school lunches.  I found myself […]

January 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Romance, Hong Kong Style

Romance, Hong Kong Style

Most people don’t think of Hong Kong as an especially romantic destination. Many travelers are more likely to book flights to Hong Kong for business, where they will spend several days sequestered in an office without much time to explore the city’s attractions. Even those who have visited Hong Kong might be surprised to learn […]

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Los Angeles Nightlife Safety Guide for Tourists

Los Angeles Nightlife Safety Guide for Tourists

One of the best things about Los Angeles is the night life. People from around the world flock to Tinsel town to visit the bars, clubs and restaurants that have been made famous on Hollywood films. However, whenever you’re out in a new city – particularly if you are drinking – it is important to […]

January 3, 2013 | By | Reply 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. And while for some, catching the festivities on TV at home is plenty, for thousands more, there is nothing quite like being there. Getting there, though, is not […]

December 28, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More