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Hoowee, It's Rodeo Time In Colorado – Bring The Kids

Hoowee, It's Rodeo Time In Colorado – Bring The Kids

Nothing says summer like an arena full of rip roaring cowboys hoop’n and holler’n and bustin’ a bronco or two.  Colorado has been prime rodeo country for 200 years – since the world’s first rodeo was held in 1869.  This summer you’ll find lots of opportunities to turn your family vacation into a Rodeo Adventure […]

July 6, 2009 | By | Reply More
Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

If you’ve already done the typical tourist sightseeing in New York City, add some zip to your next visit by touring along with the fun loving folks at On Location Tours. Their 3 1/2 hour bus sightseeing tours visit famous television and movie locals around New York City with stops at nostalgic settings from Sex […]

June 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

We recently learned about Unique Inns.com, an amazing site for finding impressive and off-the-beaten-path lodgings in the Pacific Northwest and California. Browsing through the list of inns, boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts will tantalize your senses.  These lodgings offer exquisite settings, inspired dining and relaxed elegance.  Click through to the homepage and watch the […]

May 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Join The Mile High Dating Club

Join The Mile High Dating Club

How far are you willing to go to find a perfect mate? Air New Zealand is betting that several hundred travelers will be on board for its first ever Matching Making Flight that departs Los Angeles on October 13, 2009.  Adventurous singles who purchase roundtrip tickets on The Match Making Flight will be treated to […]

May 21, 2009 | By | Reply More
See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

The Columbus Foundation has lovingly constructed replica sailing ships of Columbus’ famed vessels the Nina and the Pinta (also known as the Santa Clara).  The caravel ship Nina has been acclaimed as the most historically accurate recreation in modern times. This summer the two ships will sailing in tandem as a ‘sailing museum’, visiting ports […]

May 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Picasso's 17th Century Chateau Opens To The Public

Picasso's 17th Century Chateau Opens To The Public

There are few spots outside of Paris that attract more visitors than the Monet gardens at Giverny.  Now an equally famous painter’s home is opening to the public – Picasso’s storied Chateau de Vauvenargues just outside of Aix-en-Provence in the South of France.  The home has been closed for the 35 years since Picasso’s death, […]

May 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
The Beautiful Azores, A Trip Report – You Should Go – Really!

The Beautiful Azores, A Trip Report – You Should Go – Really!

The Azores – The Most Beautiful Eco-Friendly Islands That You´ve Never Heard Of I should have brought along a Thesaurus to even attempt to describe to you how incredibly beautiful the islands of the Azores are. Clint and I just hopped a short 4 1/2 hour nonstop flight from Boston to the Azores (on Azores […]

May 3, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Calling All Campers, Hikers and Sportsman – Learn to Cook In The Wild

Do you love the smell of a crackling camp fire, and the camaraderie of folks gathered around to watch the flames dance as food slowly roasts on a spit?  Do you love to barbecue, add your special sauces, and feed the whole neighborhood?  Do the fragrant aromas of freshly baked sourdough bread send you into […]

April 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
World's Oldest Running Play Returns Again in 2010

World's Oldest Running Play Returns Again in 2010

Once every 10 years the sleepy valley of Oberammergau in the heart of Bavaria welcomes the world for it’s performance of The Passion Play.  Don’t be intimidated by the name, just say Ober-Am-A-Gow (like cow).  The play was first performed in 1633 as an offering to God with a plea to be spared from further deaths […]

April 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Lots of folks find themselves with more time than money this year – and are still hoping for an inspiring summer vacation. It may be the perfect time to volunteer for a restoration project in one of the country’s national parks.  Coordinated by the Department of Agriculture, there are plenty of restoration and conservation projects […]

April 8, 2009 | By | Reply More
Be A Master Winemaker For A Day in Napa California

Be A Master Winemaker For A Day in Napa California

Learn the tricks of the wine trade by crafting your own signature blend and creating an exclusive  private label at Folio Enoteca’s ‘Winemaker For A Day’ program in the Napa Valley, California. Brought to you by the Michael Mondavi family, the ‘Winemaker For a Day’ program is designed to introduce wine enthusiasts to all levels […]

March 6, 2009 | By | Reply More
Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Cruise Aboard The Restored Luxury Yacht, Grace

Just the word “Grace” conjures elegance, distinction and beauty as exemplified by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Today you can relive some of the royal majesty of those by-gone days aboard the newly restored 145-foot motor yacht Grace.   Originally gifted to Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly as a wedding gift by billionaire Aristotle Onassis, […]

January 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
World’s Best Chocolate Vacations!

World’s Best Chocolate Vacations!

For everyone who loves chocolate as much as I do, it’s time to plan a vacation swirling with chocolate tours and adventures. Nothing matches the euphoric lift after munching on a creamy chocolate delight. Here are eight destinations for immersing yourself in chocolate ecstasy on your next vacation.

January 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Tour Italy Like A Rich Movie Star

Tour Italy Like A Rich Movie Star

Can’t you just hear the deep purrrring roar of your vintage italian sports car as you burst into a medieval hillside hamlet, sun glasses on, hair blowing in the breeze, and don’t forget the long flowing silk scarf!  This vision of sophisticated abandon can be yours when you travel with the Italy By Vintage Car […]

January 6, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

We’ve found a terrific and unique Costa Rican adventure designed especially for women that combines the peacefulness of yoga with the exhilaration of surfing in a gorgeous beachfront setting.  Dive into the waves, dive into the rainforest, dive into luxurious villas , dive into your inner rhythms, and emerge with a new outlook on life. […]

December 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

The daydream of surviving on a gorgeous desert island looms large in most of our imaginations.  Let’s face it, that’s why Survivor, Robinson Crusoe and the current CDW Computer TV commercials are such an enormous success.  But while the TV networks tempt us with scripted tropical adventures, the possibility of participating in such a complete […]

November 5, 2008 | By | Reply More
Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

If you are a devoted reader of historical novels, where heroins reside in charming stone cottages with thick thatched roofs looking out on valleys of wildflowers…. you’re going to smile from ear to ear when you take a look at this wonderful website. UnderTheThatch.com is an online resource offering unusual self-catering holiday accommodations in Wales.  […]

October 26, 2008 | By | Reply More
Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Travel well while doing good! We all know about Priceline, Hotwire and Luxury Link, where you bid for travel arrangements, but here’s a different angle on these traditional travel auctions.  Several online  auction sites offer top notch travel experiences for the benefit of charity. It sort of reminds me of attending a local charity auction […]

September 21, 2008 | By | Reply More
Ultimate Vacation Weekend For You and Your Gorgeous Dog

Ultimate Vacation Weekend For You and Your Gorgeous Dog

Just be sure to bring along your sense of humor!! If you’d rather spend time with your dog than most of the people you know…  have we got a vacation destination for you! The canine friendly folks at luxury Paws Up Wilderness Resort in Greenough Montana are hosting their annual “Wine and Bitch”Weekend from November […]

September 15, 2008 | By | 2 Replies More
Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Ever since you were a kid clambering up to your private tree house (whether attached to a swing set, or hand crafted by your Dad), the appeal of living among the rustling tree tops has been compelling.  (Or was it the visions of imaginative carefree living we all saw in Swiss Family Robinson?)  As the […]

September 4, 2008 | By | Reply More