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Stop and Smell The Roses on a BnB Garden Getaway

Stop and Smell The Roses on a BnB Garden Getaway

Have you taken a peak outside from under the warm covers yet? The days are getting longer and warmer and the birds have begun their early morning serenade. After a winter that seemed like it would never end (and still hasn’t for some), spring finally is upon us. Need another sign? The flower buds have […]

April 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Missing These London Sights Would Be Criminal

Missing These London Sights Would Be Criminal

London has a dark and grimy side hidden beneath the cosmopolitan city and has played home to some of the most infamous criminals throughout history. A large number of these famous crime scenes are still standing and make a great place to visit for fans of the macabre. In this article I share with you […]

April 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Discover The Beautiful Fishing Village of St. Ives in Cornwall For An Unforgetable Family Holiday

Discover The Beautiful Fishing Village of St. Ives in Cornwall For An Unforgetable Family Holiday

The small town of St. Ives is the most popular holiday destination in Cornwall and it is easy to see why.  We first travelled to St Ives for a summer break a few years ago, having been encouraged to visit the area by close friends who also have young children. Like them we fell in […]

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Cycling Through The Dramatic Landscapes of South Wales

Cycling Through The Dramatic Landscapes of South Wales

Mountain Biking in South Wales With its close proximity to the M4 and an excellent variety of terrain, South Wales is a first class destination for keen mountain bikers and cyclists. Thanks to an abundance of valleys carved hundreds of millennia ago by melting glaciers, the landscape there rivals the Scottish highlands and the Peak […]

March 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Antigua – Where Rockstars Go To Vacation

Antigua – Where Rockstars Go To Vacation

Antigua, the Rockstar’s Caribbean Retreat What is it that attracts the rockstar element to the island of Antingua? Whether you’re a guitar god, an ex-Beatle, or even the founder of the Virgin Group, chances are you’ve spent a considerable amount of time on Antigua and its neighbouring islands. Certainly, the 365 pristine beaches and consistent […]

March 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide To Activities in the Beautiful Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Guide To Activities in the Beautiful Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Guide to Wonderful Water Activities in the Whitsundays A visit to Queensland would not be complete without a journey to the spectacular Whitsunday Islands, located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.  The Whitsundays is a collection of 74 tropical islands, a true paradise with endless white sandy beaches surrounded by fresh warm waters. […]

March 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Parador Amour!  Fall in Love with Spain’s Most Enchanting Accommodations

Parador Amour! Fall in Love with Spain’s Most Enchanting Accommodations

Parador Amour! Fall in Love with Spain’s Best Kept Accommodation Secret Staying in an historic Parador of Spain is an infinitely more exciting way to see the country than staying in a hotel that is indistinguishable from any other resort.  A Parador stay will give you a much deeper inside into the past, present and […]

February 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Travel Book Review – Lonely Planet’s Cooks, Clowns, and Cowboys is a Winner!

Travel Book Review – Lonely Planet’s Cooks, Clowns, and Cowboys is a Winner!

Today it is my great pleasure to write a travel book review for Lonely Planet’s newly published, Cooks, Clowns and Cowboys – 101 Skills and Experiences to Discover on Your Travels. A travel book review can sometimes be a chore trying to put a new spin on a typical compilation of ‘must-see’ sites and reviews […]

February 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wildwoods Lodge of Maine – Snowmobile and ATV Nirvana

Wildwoods Lodge of Maine – Snowmobile and ATV Nirvana

Now that winter has arrived in earnest and snow blankets the hills and valleys of New England, it’s time to don your winter woolies and venture out to make long lasting family memories in the snow. Last fall we visited an amazing outdoor sports wonderland tucked in the woods of Brownville Maine – close to […]

February 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Snowboarding in Oz – Australia Offers Year-Round Boarding Fun

Snowboarding in Oz – Australia Offers Year-Round Boarding Fun

Start talking about ski towns and snowboard destinations and “the usual suspects” would include the Swiss Alps, the French Alps and Aspen in the United States. But… Australia? You might find this hard to believe, but this continent also has areas that allow snowboarding, particularly in the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria. […]

February 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cuddle and Bubble on a Romantic B&B Getaway

Cuddle and Bubble on a Romantic B&B Getaway

Love is in the air. But, do work schedules, kids’ appointments or the never-ending alerts sounding off from your smartphone have you and your loved one running circles around each another? Maybe it’s time to stop, take a deep breath and get back to basics this Valentine’s Day. If you’re not sure how, let Cupid […]

February 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking for a new beach destination?  Check out Kemah and Galveston Texas for Your Next Seaside Vacation Having lived in Texas all my life I have much to say about our beaches, not all of it good. However in the last few years the two large hurricanes we have had have washed away many of […]

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Other Face Of Greece – Ski Resorts!

The Other Face Of Greece – Ski Resorts!

A Quick Guide To The Best Ski Resorts Close to Athens Greece Believe it or not, skiing is a popular activity in Greece! Do not let those brochures and flyers of the deep blue Mediterranean waters fool you into thinking that this is all there is to Greece. You only need to look at the […]

January 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
B&B Getaways To Napa Valley’s Vibrant Mustard Season

B&B Getaways To Napa Valley’s Vibrant Mustard Season

B&B Getaways to Napa Valley Pass “Mustard” With its picturesque rolling hills and sprawling vineyards, Napa Valley is a postcard-perfect destination for travelers. During the Harvest Season in fall, throngs of visitors pour in from all over to revel in celebratory activities including food and wine pairings, concerts and outdoor movies. Once winter rolls in […]

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Antarctica – A Top Bucket List Destination

Antarctica – A Top Bucket List Destination

Most people dream of someday having the means and ability to travel to certain destinations;  their travel wish lists are generally centered around the desire to spend time lounging on pristine beaches of the Tropics, or taking in the sights and sounds of many great cities of the world. I can’t say that the idea […]

January 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide to Planning a Road Trip to the Best Vineyards in Australia

Guide to Planning a Road Trip to the Best Vineyards in Australia

Too often, visitors to Australia see only the main attractions, missing the amazing views of the more rural countryside. One of the best ways to truly experience the sights, sounds, and flavors Australia has to offer, is to go on a vineyard themed road trip across the outback. Over the last decade, Australian wines have […]

December 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Exploring the Hidden Jewish History of Barcelona

Exploring the Hidden Jewish History of Barcelona

Barcelona ‘Call’ing –  hidden Jewish history next to Las Ramblas The history of Barcelona is closely connected with that of European Jewry and the city’s Call (Catalan for Jewish district) is well preserved. So for anyone interested in tracing the path of their ancestors, or equally those simply interested in history, Barcelona and Catalonia have […]

December 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 Out-of-the-Box Gift Getaways For Unique B&B Experiences

5 Out-of-the-Box Gift Getaways For Unique B&B Experiences

Holiday tradition calls for gathering with family and friends and sharing scrumptious foods and sweet treats, eggnog and stories of days gone by. But, what about changing things up a bit and taking your revelry on the road? Holiday getaways to a bed and breakfast can provide a festive twist to your seasonal celebrations. If […]

December 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Prehistoric Britain – Great places to take the kids fossil hunting If you’re looking for a bit of a different family outing next summer, why not go fossil hunting? The UK is absolutely packed to the rafters with fossils and it isn’t just trained archaeologists that can go hunting for them – you too can […]

November 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

If you are looking for something unique this Christmas but really don’t fancy slogging it out on Oxford Street, why not enjoy your shopping with some of these magical festive experiences at the best Christmas Markets in the UK. London Southbank This market always offers a festive log cabin experience. Why not take a trip […]

November 26, 2012 | By | Reply More