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Europe's Best Hotel Search Engine

Europe's Best Hotel Search Engine

Meet Venere.com. As I see it, Venere.com has the most comprehensive listing and ratings of hotels throughout Europe. Based in Rome, with offices in London and Paris, Venere.com has developed a directory of over 20,000 hotels, bed and breakfasts, guest houses, country homes and vacation rentals. All properties are mapped, have large photo displays, as […]

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Stay in New York City for Less – Rent an Apartment

Stay in New York City for Less – Rent an Apartment

New York City is back on top as the destination of choice for both foreign visitors and travelers from across the United States. Hotel occupancy rates rose 5% in 2007, as over 46 million visitors traveled to New York City. Today it’s often difficult to find a hotel room for less than $300 per night. […]

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Flight Canceled? – Find An Airport Hotel Fast

Flight Canceled? – Find An Airport Hotel Fast

It’s 4:00 pm and the last homebound flight of the day has just been canceled. There’s a line half way around the airport terminal and everyone is scrambling to find a hotel room for the night. Where do you turn to beat out the competition and grab a vacant room? Pull this website up on […]

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Calling All Brides – Castle Hop Like Royalty in Ireland

Calling All Brides – Castle Hop Like Royalty in Ireland

You’re planning a wedding and dressing like a princess, so why not honeymoon like royalty as well! The folks at Sceptre Tours are offering customizable honeymoon itineraries throughout Ireland that include stays in one or more glorious countryside castles. Dubbed the “Emerald Castle Package”, the 7 day vacations can be tailored to a variety of […]

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Find A Hotel in Italy – Best Online Sites

Find A Hotel in Italy – Best Online Sites

It seems we all have the collective daydream to head off to Italy and set up housekeeping in a rustic villa set on a bucolic rolling hillside. So just where should you turn to find a unique countryside accommodation, a dynamic city hotel or happening hostel? Here’s a list of some of the best online […]

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Find Hotels in Britain – Best Online Hotel Sites

Find Hotels in Britain – Best Online Hotel Sites

Find a great hotel in London, Edinburgh, or throughout the UK. Here are some of the best internet sites for finding hotels, inns and bed and breakfast and vacation rental accommodations. Apartments Barclay Web London Guest Suites Regent Suites Vacation Rentals By Owner CraigsList – London

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Six Unique Undersea Hotels

Six Unique Undersea Hotels

If you’ve ever dreamed of residing under the sea among the brilliantly colored sea life, your opportunity is at hand. We’ve found wonderful underwater hotels that offer the exhilarating experience of sleeping among the fish. In the best of circumstances a lodging is a destination in and of itself. This is absolutely true of these […]

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Save Big Bucks – Rent a Timeshare!

Save Big Bucks – Rent a Timeshare!

Thanks go to Gary for telling me about RedWeek.com a terrific website for finding Timeshares to rent directly from their owners. We’ve all heard about timeshare owners trading space, but now it’s just as easy to find a timeshare offered for rent. So why rent a timeshare? Easy, they are condo-style accommodations complete with fully […]

December 14, 2007 | By | Reply More
Trouble in Paradise? Thousands of Hawaii Vacation Rentals Could Be Shut Down

Trouble in Paradise? Thousands of Hawaii Vacation Rentals Could Be Shut Down

One of the great delights of traveling to Hawaii has always been the abundance of vacation rental properties in non-touristy areas. Just scan any vacation rental site (VRBO.com for instance) and you will see hundreds of listings on every island. Well, not everyone is delighted with the proliferation of rental properties throughout the islands. Increasing […]

November 4, 2007 | By | Reply More
OMG, I ended up in jail on my birthday!

OMG, I ended up in jail on my birthday!

Growing up just outside of Boston, my Mother would caution my older brothers, “You’d better behave yourself or you’ll end up in the Charles Street Jail”. This brought to mind the worst horrors of being incarcerated in a dungeonous jail cell in a dilapidated penal facility – think Alcatraz style cat walks over crumbling cell […]

November 3, 2007 | By | Reply More
How To Rent A Villa For Less Than a Hotel Room

How To Rent A Villa For Less Than a Hotel Room

Or, how we hit the villa rental jackpot in Hawaii! If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a vacation villa in a faraway paradise, now’s the time to realize your dreams (temporarily at least) by renting a villa instead of staying in a hotel room. The internet has thrown the doors wide open for finding wonderful […]

February 15, 2007 | By | Reply More
Trip Report – Searsport, Maine

Trip Report – Searsport, Maine

Tales of a merry yuletide weekend at Inn Britannia in Searsport Maine. This year we decided to head north to Maine in search of a snowy Christmas instead of flying out to Denver to be with the boys. GOOD CHOICE OR WHAT? You may remember that the Denver airport was closed for days, stranding thousands […]

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