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Get Ready For Summer Vacation at Houseboating University

Get Ready For Summer Vacation at Houseboating University

One of the great iconic family vacation experiences in the United States is piloting a houseboat on Lake Powell on the Arizona, Utah boarder. Just picture drifting over the quiet blue-green waters on Lake Powell with nearly 2,000 miles of scenic shoreline to explore – sun shining, red rock canyons as a backdrop, and kids […]

March 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Alaska Fishing Adventure by Luxury Cruise Line

Alaska Fishing Adventure by Luxury Cruise Line

When you think about visiting Alaska one of the first images that comes to mind is the annual salmon run and the spectacular fishing opportunities.  Most travelers however enter the state by cruise ship and never experience Alaska’s premier fishing grounds and lodges.  Princess Cruise Line is changing that for 2011 with a cruise itinerary […]

February 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Vacationing in Amsterdam is always exciting, and in fact, they often  set new trends for social venues.  Such is the case with a new tradition…. Friday night parties at the Van Gogh Museum.   Just after dark the museum dims their lights, sets up the bar and brings in the DJs.  From 6 to 10 pm […]

January 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
Our Holiday Gift For You!

Our Holiday Gift For You!

The good folks at Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts have shared some very special recipes with us, and we’re thrilled to offer you.. Our Free Ebook – just click the cover to read! Or you can access a large print version, bookmark the book, or purchase a full color copy here. Be sure to bookmark this […]

December 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Unexpected Winter Fun – Snow Shoe Inn to Inn in Southern New Hampshire

Unexpected Winter Fun – Snow Shoe Inn to Inn in Southern New Hampshire

Two beautiful New England country inns nestled in the Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire are offering unique winter weekend adventures.  On two weekends this winter (Jan 14-16 & Mar 4-6) you’re invited to snow shoe from Inn to Inn in the company of other guests and an experienced guide. The snow shoe trek weekend […]

December 2, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Northern Lights and Steaming Geothermal Springs – Visit Iceland for $499!

Northern Lights and Steaming Geothermal Springs – Visit Iceland for $499!

Will this be the year you see the Northern Lights for the first time?  (You know it’s on your bucket list.)  And you don’t have to travel all the way to Alaska or Scandinavia either – Iceland Air will whisk you to Reykjavik on a 5 hour flight from Boston or New York for 3 […]

November 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Can You Find This $1 Million Dollar Buried Treasure?

Can You Find This $1 Million Dollar Buried Treasure?

Have you ever fantasized about unfurling a crinkly old parchment treasure map and joining an irreverent group of unconventional sleuths as they skip across the globe in pursuit of buried treasure?  If you’ve ever imagined the moment of triumph and exhilaration when you uncover a buried treasure of gold, diamonds and emeralds – heads up, […]

November 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
You Are So Annoying – Get Out Of Here and Find A Life!

You Are So Annoying – Get Out Of Here and Find A Life!

Here’s a fabulous new travel contest that turns the usual “why I deserve to go” scenario on it’s head.  The folks at OnTheGoTours.com have launched an ‘unpopularity contest’ where entrants tell the world why they deserve to be kicked out and sent packing across four continents, 18 countries, on an all-expenses paid 6 month holiday. […]

July 21, 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
Luxury Caribbean Island Adopts Restaurant Week Concept All Summer Long

Luxury Caribbean Island Adopts Restaurant Week Concept All Summer Long

We all look forward to Restaurant Weeks to temp us to experience new places at great prices.  Now the alluring Caribbean island of Anguilla is hoping you’ll be tempted to visit them and take advantage of their Prix Fixe Summer promotion.  Not only are the island restaurants offering Prix Fixe menus, but the hotels, inns […]

June 4, 2010 | By | Reply More
Iberostar Delivers 5+++ Star Luxury In The Dominican Republic

Iberostar Delivers 5+++ Star Luxury In The Dominican Republic

The next time you’re craving a luxury Caribbean vacation where you’ll  be shamelessly pampered and treated like a celebrity (all for a reasonable price of course), look no further than the all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Bávaro in Punta Cana, DR. Just when we all thought the development of ultra luxury properties was on the wane, Iberostar […]

May 31, 2010 | By | Reply More
Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Kids Summer Camps Even Cranky Teens Will Love

Finding the perfect summer camp experience for your ever changing child is an ongoing challenge. For many the vision of spending a week embraced by nature, frolicking in spring fed ponds, roasting marshmallows by a fire and singing kitschy camp songs is utopia, for others it conjures visions of torturous boredom.  Fear not… we’ve got […]

May 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
Invite A Friend To An "Amazing Race" In A City Near You

Invite A Friend To An "Amazing Race" In A City Near You

Just as another competition of The Amazing Race comes to an end, we have word that  “amazing” races are taking place in major cities  across the United States.  Heads up Boston, you’re next on Saturday, May 15th! If you watch CBS’ popular series The Amazing Race and think, “shoot I could do that”… here’s your […]

May 10, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Get Crazy Down By The River At The FREE "Riverrock" Festival in Richmond

Get Crazy Down By The River At The FREE "Riverrock" Festival in Richmond

What do you get when you mix slippery mud, a field of joggers, mountain bikes, air dogs and rock music?  An adrenaline filled riverside festival, and the best part….. it’s FREE!  Everyone’s invited to Richmond Virginia’s ‘riverlife’ celebration on May 14-15, when the city busts loose and celebrates it’s 2nd annual Dominion Riverrock Festival. This […]

May 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

This week, India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has called for a total ban on ‘tiger tourism’ and plans to phase out all 37 tiger reserves in India in hopes of stemming the decline of the endangered tiger populations.  For centuries global explorers and nature enthusiasts have roamed the jungles of India in hopes of spotting […]

May 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wentworth By The Sea – A Stunning Historic Hotel, One Hour North Of Boston

Wentworth By The Sea – A Stunning Historic Hotel, One Hour North Of Boston

A bodacious seaside escape awaits you just a short drive north of Boston at the stunning Wentworth By The Sea Resort, one of America’s most inviting historic grand hotels. For 20 years or more the imposing Wentworth Hotel lay shuttered and crumbling on it’s rocky outcrop just over the New Hampshire boarder in New Castle, […]

May 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

If you’ll be taking the kids to on Disney vacation this year, here’s a fabulous App you won’t want to do without.  UndercoverTourist.com (a theme park ticket broker) has introduced an iPhone App that gives users up-to-the-minute ride wait times, park and event info, interactive maps, ‘find me’ feature for locating family and friends, parade […]

April 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

I have to thank my foodie friend Linda M. for finding this wonderful Paris site and passing the link on to us.   The Paris Kitchen.com is a treasure of French culinary information, edited by Paris Food Writer, Wendy Lyn.  Wendy (an expat from the deep south) shares her most loved food-centric Paris sites including […]

April 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Take The Whole Family Out For A Free Day Of Golf At A Marriott Resort

Take The Whole Family Out For A Free Day Of Golf At A Marriott Resort

Marriott International has announced its 2010 schedule for free family golf  events at 30 participating resorts from May 1st through November.  Marriott’s 3rd Annual Family Golf Festival promotes a day full of golfing fun to encourage parents and children to learn and play golf together. The event offers free golf instruction, learning clinics, interactive golf […]

April 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
Important Questions To Ask Before Booking An Adventure Tour

Important Questions To Ask Before Booking An Adventure Tour

Anne (a member of our Wicked Good community) recently sent us a report of her sea kayaking misadventure in Belize, leading us to consider the important questions you should ask an Adventure Tour Operator before booking a trip. Anne had read our article “Lodge to Lodge Kayak Adventure in Stunning Belize” and thought it would […]

April 12, 2010 | By | Reply More