Essential tips for visiting Houston during Super Bowl LI
The city is well prepared for the return of the Super Bowl with 84,000 hotel rooms, 62,000 parking spaces, 22 miles of rail lines, and 10,000 bars and restaurants. So let’s dig in and help you plan one spectacular visit to the Space City – Houston, Texas!
Set the Stage for Romance! Romantic B&B Getaways Perfect for Valentine’s Day
A stay at a cozy bed and breakfast, the opportunity to explore wintry landscapes, curling up in front of a fire, or even harboring up in a charming suite indulging in breakfast in bed have enough lure on their own, no matter the day. And with Valentine’s Day around the corner, surprising your sweetheart with a B&B getaway makes the experience that much more romantic. We’ve rounded up our top picks for the best B&B Valentine’s Day specials that will make your romantic escape with the one you love memorable.
Why Italy is in love with their Vespa mopeds.
One of the most iconic modes of transport in Italy is the Vespa moped. Meaning ‘wasp’ in Italian, the Vespa has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in Pontedera, Italy in 1946 to a full line of scooters. After World War II, Italy had its aircraft industry seriously restricted in both capability and capacity, and with the disastrous state of the roads, meaning a lack of development of automobiles, the country was looking for a modern transport option which they were in urgent need of. This is where the Vespa came in.
Give a gift of multi-general travel this year for the holidays ahead. It’s a gift your family will remember for generations!
Conventional gifts can be overrated, and rather than offer gadgets, flowers or toys to the kids, why not take them on a trip? If you’re not in the mood to spend Christmas at home, pack your bags and head out on an adventure. Or put together a package of maps and information on a vacation spot where you can all spend time together. The world is your oyster! Pick a destination that best matches with your family’s preferences, and have the time of your life enjoying time together in a new destination. Make plans in advance so that you don’t spend a fortune on accommodation and flights, and check out the following destinations.
9 Places To Retire Where $250,000 Will Last 3o Years!
Retiring abroad has a lot of benefits, and quite frankly, one of the best benefits is, by far, the cost of living. While $250,000 may not seem like a large nest egg in the United States, did you know there are other countries in the world where you could live for more than 30 years comfortably?
If you don’t believe me, then you may want to read on. Moving out of the country won’t affect your social security if you’re receiving it or planning on receive it, and some countries offer a suburb healthcare system and amazing scenery.
Traveling With Pets in Great Britain
More of us are choosing to travel with our dogs than ever before, with one survey findings that 77% of us let our pets affect our travel plans. But while the UK may be as dog-mad as many other nations, finding pet-friendly accommodation isn’t always the easiest task. Many hotels shun dogs, making travelling a complicated and expensive affair.
If you’re looking for somewhere to stay with your pooch the good news is that we’ve done the hard work for you. Read on for a detailed list of pet-friendly hotels you might like to consider in the British Isles…
It’s time to break through procrastination and book your 2017 vacation this weekend using some amazing Cyber-Monday travel sales.
Cyber-Monday has become THE one day to book travel at discounted prices. Yes, we all plan to run away to the ski mountains or blissful sunny beaches this winter, but perhaps we’ll think about that later after the holidays are behind us. Well, be aware if you wait that long, the great deals that come along once a year on Black-Friday/Cyber-Monday will be off the table.
Top 5 locations for gaming enthusiasts to vacation.
If you are a gamer of any kind, chances are that you will be interested in visiting locations that are known as the best places to play their game of choice. Travelling to these locations is great to be able to tick off your bucket list, and it will also allow you to meet other like-minded gamers to share your love for gaming! Here are our top 5 locations for gaming enthusiasts of all kinds!
For the 9th consecutive year, patriotic Bed and Breakfast owners across the United States and Canada are saluting our active and retired Veterans by offering free or discounted stays over Veteran’s Day weekend.
For 2016, BnBs in the United States and Canada participating in the program can be found on the dedicated websites BandBsForVets.org and BBCanada. On these sites you will find a list of BnBs by state who are offering complimentary rooms for November 10 or 11, 2016, Veterans Day Weekend.
Enjoy a Spirited Stay at One of These Haunted BnBs and Learn All About Their Resident Ghost
It’s that time of year again! Halloween is almost here. Instead of exchanging ghost stories in the night, why not give yourself, your family and/or your friends a chance to tell of your own spooky stories after a visit to one of these haunted, yet hospitable, bed and breakfasts? Enjoy these stories of some of our favorite BnBs that play host to guests and ghosts alike:
Best Fall Getaways Where Off Season Prices Are A Bargain
Falls is a wonderful time to go traveling. Days are still warm, evenings are cool and comfortable, and nature puts on a show for all of us to marvel at. What makes fall travel even more enticing is off-season bargain prices in much of the world. From New England to California, north and south, everyone has their red marker out, crossing out the high season prices and lowering them for savvy off-season travelers.
Here Comes the Luxury! Beautiful BnB Wedding Sites For Your Special Day.
Many bed and breakfasts are often celebrated for their romantic surroundings – and as the ideal spots for couples to reconnect. Did you know there are plenty of properties that also offer luxurious packages and amenities designed with weddings in mind? Not only can brides and grooms enjoy nuptials onsite, they’ll have access to accommodations for the Big Day and beyond for both themselves and their guests too. Here are a handful consider for those waiting to walk down the aisle.
Surely nowhere else on earth are there as many celebratory festivals as there are in Europe each year. For centuries local cultures have gathered to honor and celebrate everything from gaming competitions to religious holidays, to cultural traditions and even an abundance of beloved food items. The result is a kaleidoscope of festivals worthy of your participation.
Here’s a look at some of Europe’s most popular festival gatherings month by month:
Spoil Mom this Season! Celebrate Mother’s Day the BnB Way!
Mom’s big day is on its way, so there’s no time like the present to start thinking of a gift that you know she would want to get. At inns across the country, mothers can indulge in weekend escapes and enticing events with family and friends that really show her just how much she’s loved.
From Taboo to What’s New – Cannabis Themed Tours Are Sprouting Up in America
As the old song says: Times they are a changing… What was considered a taboo some years ago is now becoming a tourist trend. Long gone are the times when Cannabis was an issue that had to be hidden. Now the winds of change have brought legal reforms and are remaking the once evil branded plant into an advantageous factor for economic growth. Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska have already legalized the “drug” for recreational use among adults and more States are changing their legal frameworks making Cannabis use acceptable for medical purposes.
What’s New in Camping Equipment? New equipment and gadgets are making camping easier than ever.
The right camping equipment can go a long way in improving your experience when you’re out there roughing it in the wild. From core camping gear that will improve your ability to tackle challenging conditions to gadgets and tech that caters to the modern camper – the range of camping equipment available nowadays is nothing less than amazing.
Now that the New Year’s festivities have finished, it’s time to get ready for the next big holiday to warm our hearts this winter – Valentine’s Day! This is an easy one to fall for since it involves several things we adore including romance, chocolate, flowers, and champagne. Because many BnB’s across the country are known for romantic getaways, this is the time of year they shine even brighter.
Take a look at our pick of romantic inns offering special pricing and packages for Valentine’s Day.
Although winter can be a daunting season, it is also filled with gala celebrations including Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ day. It seems there is no shortage of reasons to celebrate and have a party during winter months, so we’ve gathered together a guide to America’s Best Winter Festivals to temp you off the couch. Grab your mittens and slip into you Ughs and head on out to a gala WinterFest, Ice Fest or Brew Fest from New England to California!
Guide To America’s Very Best Winter Festivals
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