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How To Plan A Smashing Bachelor Party in a Few Easy Steps

How To Plan A Smashing Bachelor Party in a Few Easy Steps

The best bachelor parties are fueled by friendship and charged with a heavy dose of the unexpected. With that said, there are a few logistics to consider. The best bachelor party weekend getaways — what some refer to as stag weekends — should be held in a place where the guest of honor feels completely free to relax. That means somewhere that has plenty of amenities and no transportation hassles.

December 2, 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
Three Major Airlines Put Europe On Sale

Three Major Airlines Put Europe On Sale

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of their joint transatlantic partnership, British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia Airlines have launched a terrific winter sale. British Airways is quoting fares as low as $86* round-trip from New York (and major east coast airports) to London.

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3 New Fun Florida Attractions Will Thrill The Whole Family

3 New Fun Florida Attractions Will Thrill The Whole Family

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, here come more great reasons to vacation in central Florida this year. Florida has more fun attractions per square mile than any other place on earth, but there’s still room for more! This fall finds exciting new Florida attractions that will tempt you to pack your bags and be the first family on your block to brag about these exciting experience!

October 11, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Three Cheers for the Boston Tea Party Martini

Three Cheers for the Boston Tea Party Martini

To kick-off the celebration of their new Boston restaurant (and with a nod to their neighbors The Tea Party Ship), Smith & Wollensky created the perfect signature cocktail for their new restaurant – The Boston Tea Party Martini.

September 30, 2011 | By | Reply 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
A Look At Broadway’s Family Friendly Shows for Fall 2011

A Look At Broadway’s Family Friendly Shows for Fall 2011

New York, New York.  One of the first things that people think of when they think of New York (other than the Statue Of Liberty and Times Square) is Broadway, and your name in lights. There have been long running plays like Les Miserables and Cats, Phantom of the Opera and so many more.  But […]

September 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Garlic Soup a New Orleans Classic

Garlic Soup a New Orleans Classic

We were staying at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel on Dauphine St. just across the street from the famous Bayona Restaurant. A leafy courtyard first attracted us as we strolled past; the adjacent old stone house had been converted into a restaurant. Only later did I realize that this was THE Bayona, one of the relative newcomers on a short list of five star places, tucked snugly and alphabetically after Antoine’s and Anraud’s and followed by the redoubtable Brennan’s.

July 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Boston’s Best Family Hotel Announces Great Deals For Summer 2011

Boston’s Best Family Hotel Announces Great Deals For Summer 2011

One of Boston’s most family friendly hotels sits just a bit upriver along the banks of the Charles River, offering dramatic views of Boston’s skyline and lots of ammenities to delight visitors of all ages . I can’t think of a better location to introduce your family to the history and culture of Boston than at the AAA 4-diamond Royal Sonesta Hotel.

June 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Paris By Pastry – Exquisite Madeleines

Paris By Pastry – Exquisite Madeleines

There are so many iconic French foodie experiences, it’s hard to know where to begin.  Surprisingly it’s often the simplest ingredients executed to perfection that produce the tastes we crave long after returning from a trip to France.  While many famous French confections ooze with butter and sugar, the simple Madeleine is two bites of […]

May 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
How To Find Budget Airlines in Europe and Beyond

How To Find Budget Airlines in Europe and Beyond

Where do you turn to find low cost airlines that fly between London and Rome? How about Madrid to Munich? Soaring fuel costs promise that this summer will see air fare prices higher than ever before. It’s time to pull out all the stops to locate a reasonable ticket price for your summer sojourn to […]

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Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

We’ve selected our favorite inexpensive accommodations in three of our favorite European destinations, London, Paris and Budapest to help you stretch your vacation budget. When you think about the term ‘cheap accommodation’, what comes to mind? Visions of dingy shared hostel dorms with iron bunk beds and thirty people to each bathroom? Subsistence meals from […]

January 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
6 of London’s Best Hidden Attractions

6 of London’s Best Hidden Attractions

The dilemma for visitors to London is that by the time they’ve enjoyed the ‘must see’ attractions, they’re left with little time to experience the hidden gems that the city has to offer. Beyond the historical buildings, markets and West End theatre, there is a vast number of lesser known sites of interest that can […]

October 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Step Inside The Circle – Stonehenge Special Access Tours

Step Inside The Circle – Stonehenge Special Access Tours

It has been many decades since visitors have been allowed to approach the famous standing stones at Stonehenge, let alone enter their midst and feel the power of past civilizations.  We all make the pilgrimage west from London to experience the moment when Stonehenge emerges before us on the Salisbury Plain.   Although the A344 will […]

October 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Best Articles About Fall Foliage, Autumn Festivals, Foliage Maps & Guides

Best Articles About Fall Foliage, Autumn Festivals, Foliage Maps & Guides

It’s late September and the leaves in northern Maine are already turning dazzling shades of red and orange.  Now’s the time to plan your annual leaf peeping excursion.  Here’s a roundup of the best of our best Fall Foliage articles to help you make your plans: Best Fall Foliage Maps & Guides Fantastic Fall Festivals […]

September 26, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cupcake Camps – For The Love of a Luscious Little Treat

Cupcake Camps – For The Love of a Luscious Little Treat

The cupcake craze has swept the world faster than tales of Lyndsay Lohan’s latest rehab relapse.  Who could predict when Carrie and Miranda first visited Magnolia Bakery to indulge in cupcakes and gossip, it would start a petite cake renaissance that would reverberate to distant shores and neighborhood stores.  Even the Food Network is pushing […]

August 10, 2010 | By | Reply More
Hotel du Louvre – An Iconic & Affordable Paris Opera Hotel

Hotel du Louvre – An Iconic & Affordable Paris Opera Hotel

When you dream of a trip to Paris, does your hotel have a iconic Haussmann facade, a bustling lobby with sweeping views down broad boulevards, comfortable rooms with plush linens and cream colored marbled baths?  If this sounds like your Parisian fantasy, look no further than the Hotel du Louvre to fulfill your heart’s desire. […]

July 18, 2010 | By | Reply More
Paris Walks Brings Famous Sinners and Saints Alive

Paris Walks Brings Famous Sinners and Saints Alive

There are tours.. and then there are experiences that introduce you to the soul of a city so that it lives with you always. We experienced such a tour experience with Paris Walks during a walking tour of the Marais. Personally, I usually hate tours; I always feel like cattle be herded along, never quite […]

July 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
Paris On Our Mind – Tried and True Paris Tips

Paris On Our Mind – Tried and True Paris Tips

Here are some Paris travel tips that will make  your journey safe, comfortable and fabulous. I’m always spouting, “When you see a super great deal – make yourself drop everything and go!”  That’s exactly what happened to us last month when Linda and I had the opportunity to fly off to Paris at a fabulous […]

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