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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...

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...

TSA Screening Changes May Ease Your Airport Angst

TSA screenings continue to be a hot topic as it seems hardly a day goes by without a fresh video appearing featuring a traumatized traveler getting a very personal pat down and inspection by airport security.  Most disturbing are the pictures of toddlers being reduced...

Celebrity Vacation Homes To-Die-For

But to-die is the last thing you'll want to do in these ultra-swanky celebrity vacation homes. Here's a fun infographic from the vacation rental site FlipKey with fascinating facts and descriptions of celebrities' eye-popping getaway homes. Read it and swoon!...

What I Learned While Volunteering Abroad

When I graduated school, like many of my generation, I had no idea where I wanted to go. No aspirations on what I wanted to be. A friend suggested that volunteering abroad teaching English as a foreign language could help me get away from my...

Food Lover's Guide To The World
New Books To Thrill The Travel Lovers On Your Christmas List

Without a doubt, Lonely Planet has become one of my favorite go-to publishers for entertaining travel books.  We all know they publish terrific travel guides, but now they also have a series of really wonderful 'coffee table' travel books.  Recently they released a number of...

The World’s Most Beautiful Vineyards

The World’s Five Most Beautiful Vineyards   A holiday to a wine resort is one sure-fire way of guaranteeing a good time. Wine inexplicably tastes better when you’re drinking it whilst admiring the vines that created it. Of course, with good wine, comes good food and luxurious...

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...

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...

Top Ways To Stay In Touch While Travelling

What's New In Top Communication Devices and Apps for Travellers Keeping in touch is never more important than when travelling far from home, and thankfully, it has never been easier or cheaper to do. The latest travel communication apps and devices not only help you talk,...

Photographer
Photo Etiquette – 12 Practical Tips For Travelers

A great picture is the best souvenir you can bring back from your travels to someone at home. No other souvenir can spell the culture of your travel destination as eloquently as a photo can. However, you cannot just go around snapping pictures of everything...

Free Vacation Stays for Vets on Veteran’s Day

Now in its 4th year, this is a promotion I look forward to spreading the news about each  year.  On November 11th (Veteran's Day) more than 1,000 Bed and Breakfasts across the United States and Canada are offering Vets a free night's stay. The 4th Annual...

5 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid in Amsterdam

Amsterdam for Amateurs: How to Stay Safe When you think about cities where “anything goes,” chances are Amsterdam is among the first that comes to mind. Amsterdam tends to be far more lax when it comes to drug use, prostitution and other activities compared to other...

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very 'best of ' are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers...

Gran Caribe Real Cancun
Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks

Luxury hotel group Real Resorts in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico have shared one of their prized culture inspired recipes with us: Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks (aka Tkinxic).  In recognition of the importance of the Mayan Calendar in 2012, Real Resorts are presenting...