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5 Cities to Add to Your Travels in 2018

If you’re up for spending your holidays exploring some new destinations, plan a visit to a city you haven’t been to yet! We’ve rounded up a few great cities across the globe to add to your list with splendid landscapes, breathtaking views, epic sites of historical and cultural significance and …

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4 Best Spots for Stargazing with Kids in New York City

Stargazing NYC – Yes! It is possible! We’ve gathered up a list of 4 of the best spots to see stars with your kids in New York City.  Whether your kid is an aspiring astronaut or they are simply fascinated with what happens in the celestial realm, stargazing opportunities in …


Here’s to a 2018 filled with happiness and amazing travels!

“One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted.” – Paulo Coelho This may be my biggest fear. Waking up one day with little time left, agonizing over the things I didn’t do, see or say. So I do …

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The Best Places to Make Camp – Right in New York City!

Perhaps you are looking to explore everything New York has to offer on the cheap. Or maybe the idea of camping in the middle of a belching, seething and busy metropolis is an item on your bucket list. Whatever drives you to exploring your cowboy fantasies; the good news is …

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Hotel Xcaret: True 5 Star Luxury All-Fun Inclusive Resort that Really Means ALL Inclusive

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is sure to be THE place to stay in Riviera Maya for those that require lux digs, scrumptious eats, ultimate relaxation with a plethora of choose your own adventure. Carved between the Caribbean Sea and the lush jungles of Riviera Maya I found Mexico’s newest gem, Hotel Xcaret. …

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Literary Vacation Destinations: Travel for Book Lovers

Many authors are inspiration by real people and places so why not meld your love of literature with your vacation? We have some great travel for book lovers inspiration to get you started. Whether you are a student studying for their online masters in liberal studies degree, or a voracious …

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Can Your Outdoor Gear Take a Beating…From a Bear?

Durability is key when it comes to our outdoor necessities and OtterBox outdoor gear will stand up to the elements and anything my family can put it through. While some people might be preoccupied with the approaching holidays and gearing up for all night shop-a-thons, I am still in full …

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The Ideal Itinerary for a Weekend Getaway in Santa Fe New Mexico

Before touching down I can tell you I knew all of two things about Santa Fe: it was in New Mexico and I would definitely be eating Tamales at some point during my 3 day Santa Fe weekend itinerary. I slowly opened the shade and blinked blindly into the full New …

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Why You Should Make Mykonos Greece Your Next Vacation Destination

Why visit Mykonos Greece? The perfect romantic getaway, Mykonos is a destination meant for those that truly want a quiet beach vacation to get lost in multiple novels in the sand and sip wine with your sweetie all day. An island which lies on the west coast of the country …

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How to Balance Motherhood with an Adventure Loving Soul

How I realized that motherhood didn’t mean abandoning myself. I can be an adventure loving mom, embracing the best parts of me, and also sharing them with my family.  Sponsored by Zappos What compromises did you make when you became a mother? Were you prepared for how much life would …

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Where You Need to Stay in Santa Fe

Amidst the red and brown dessert of New Mexico, we find sanctuary at these Santa Fe hotels – immersed in lush green serenity at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort and then surrounded by art, culture, and history at La Fonda on the Plaza.  I touched down in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a …

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What Happens When a Lake Tahoe Resort Embraces Sustainable Agriculture?

Looking for a Lake Tahoe eco friendly hotel? So many places nowadays take small measures to be green, but the Resort at Squaw Creek absolutely nails it in so many ways, and even helps feed the community too! Many estimates project our global population will reach over 9 billion by …

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Must Haves for Surviving a Long Family Road Trip

From food to entertainment and everything in between, those long car trips can be hard on the entire family. Make sure you have what you need to keep everyone fed, entertained, dry and most importantly, happy with these family road trip packing tips. Some families are made of true road trip …

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99 Things to Do in Oslo, Norway

If you are looking for a vacation with a whole lot of variety and never a dull moment, Oslo, Norway is the place for you. Rich in culture and history, Oslo prides itself on its ancestry and strong traditions. No matter the season, it’s easy to fill your days with …


How to Get a Copy of Your Birth Certificate When You Need it FAST

A recent experience – renewing my son’s passport last minute – ended up being WAY more than I bargained for, but I’ve learned there’s an easier way for next time. Read on to learn how to get a copy of your birth certificate fast! I stood in the middle of …


12 of the Most Stunning Sunsets Worth Taking an End of Summer Road Trip For

t is better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times ~ Asian Proverb The sun is getting close to setting on summer, and it is the perfect time for one more quick road trip. All over North America, there are breathtaking landscapes that make for …