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Here a Villa, There a Villa – Top Villa Rentals in Tuscany

While staying in Italy most folks choose a base in an established, international hotel chain in the major urban centres. However, some of the more romantic and memorable accommodations are to be found in converted, traditional Italian villas and secular buildings that are scattered around...

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...

Guide To Airline Fees for Skis and Other Winter Gear

Vacation Guidelines: Airlines Fees for Skis and Winter Gear When considering an upcoming ski vacation, deciding on location is half the battle. There are mountains to be located, paths to be explored, and most importantly, adventures to be had. For many, this means heading to a...

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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...

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,...

Release Your Inner Child At A Make Meaning Store

Disconnect, unplug and tap into your own creativity at one of the newly opened Make Meaning stores.   Share the experience with your children or friends and create long lasting memories.  This is a great way to have a stay-cation day together and leave with a...

Great Travel Apps For Your New Tech Toys

Whether you are a frequent traveller or you are going on your annual break away, we all need something to keep us occupied as we embark on our plane, ferry or train journey. It is now standard to see people walking around the airport or...

How To Use Social Media To Find The Best Travel Deals

Secrets of Using Social Media to Land the Best Travel Deals Social media can be extremely effective when planning a trip. If you were thinking of taking a trip and had friends who had been to that particular destination before, you would probably ask them lots...

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 Top Fall Cultural Events In New York City

Something that is never missing in this beautiful unsleeping city is the variety of possibilities and magnificent events that are on display all year around. Within the romance of this fall 2012, one more time New York offers us numerous cultural activities, from music to...