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Easy Recipe for Luscious Low Country Shrimp & Grits!

Okay all you afraidie-cats (a.k.a Northerners) it's time to break out of your mashed potato doldrums and add some smooth, decadent, Low Country Shrimp and Grits to the menu.  Break away from the stodgy mashed potato routine, move past polenta and learn to savor the...

Is It Crazy To Love An Island? Meet St. Simons Island Georgia

  I've fallen in love with an island destination, [caption id="attachment_19859" align="alignnone" width="370"] King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort[/caption] and it might surprise you to know that it's not in the Caribbean.  In fact, you can drive there!  But be forewarned, after visiting you may want...

5 Best Beach Towns For Your Florida Spring Break Road Trip

Spring break is my favorite time to visit Florida.  The weather is perfect for spending days on the sandy beaches without getting burned by the scorching rays during the summer!  Whether you enjoy surfing, sunbathing or building sand castles, Florida’s pristine beaches won’t let you...

Most Popular US Cities For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Can you guess the most popular cities in the United States for St. Patrick's Day celebrations? Well without question, nowhere on earth could possibly compare with Dublin on St. Patrick's Day for authenticity.  This year will be particularly vibrant with "The Gathering", Ireland's year-long heritage celebration...

Why Savannah Continues To Charm as a Top Tourist Destination

Why Savannah Ranks Amongst The Top Tourist Destinations There are many reasons why Savannah, Georgia is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States.  It is a charming city that is rich with history and packed with fun activities. No matter what types of attractions pique your interest, you...

Spooky Road Trip Destinations for Halloween Lovers

My family and I make an annual family vacation revolving around Halloween. My love for the holiday rubbed off on my husband and, in turn, our children. Packing up the car and heading out on the open road has quickly become a favorite family tradition....

Ocean View Bed and Breakfast Getaways For Hot August Days

Here Are Some Wonderful B&B Getaways with mesmerizing ocean views. Looking for the quintessential summer getaway? You could take off for the picturesque mountains or brave the urban jungle. But, there’s nothing that says “summer” quite like relaxing on the beach while soaking in the ocean...

Flashpacking,The Newest Trend In Budget Travel

Are You A Flashpacker? Flashpacking is the latest travel trend for young (or young-at-heart) savvy travelers. In fact there’s actually a good chance you could be a flashpacker without even realizing it. If you travel with your iPod, digital camera, laptop, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry or any...

Surf and Turf Vacations – Championship Golf Plus Luxury Beach Club

The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine Florida has a great promotion offering wonderfully affordable rates with access to several championship golf courses plus an exclusive luxury oceanfront resort.  As of February 1st, the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort has partnered with the...

Proven Strategies For Visiting Orlando on a Budget

Another money-saving list? I wouldn’t say so.  The truth is that those money-saving lists do very little to help a vacationer achieve the goal of visiting Orlando on a budget. You might end up saving a few bucks at one place only to spend more...

Bocage Plantation Inn
Stately Historic Inns for Warm Weather Getaways

If you do decide a warm weather escape is in order, you may want to think about staying at a historical inn. You’ll not only get a chance to bask in the soothing rays of sunshine but also under the shadow of stunning Victorian,...

Christmas Scene
Affordable Family Friendly Christmas Vacation Rentals

Good news: there are ways to hang on to your hard-earned dough when planning a Christmas vacation for the whole family. Spacious vacation rentals offer up an affordable alternative to hotels, and kid-friendly cities are easy enough to enjoy on a shoestring. You just have...

Arnold Black Bear Inn
Thanksgiving Dinner is Served at B&B Thanksgiving Getaways

Thanksgiving brings to mind days of planning a feast filled with turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pecan pie and other goodies followed by hours prepping and cooking (not to mention the cleanup) once the holiday arrives. This year, you can leave all that to the birds....

Art Deco South Beach Hotel
Art Deco Gems of South Beach Miami

Miami Beach is notorious for its wild Spring Break parties but this was not the allure for me. It was, in fact, the Art Deco architecture hemming the Miami coastline that was behind my visit. Consequently, whilst my fellow dorm-mates were sleeping off the night before...