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5 Tips to Keep Your Cool While Traveling with Kids

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, now is the time when many parents are planning a much-needed break away with their family to decompress from a busy year. While the thought of traveling for hours on end with restless children, or of hearing the phrase “I’m bored” a hundred times, …

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13 Incredible Castles You Can Stay In for a Royal Vacation

Who doesn’t want to spend a vacation living like true royalty? All over the world guests can spend the night in Castles that have stood through centuries of war, invasions, and a lineage of heirs. Built to house former Kings and Queens, these beautiful Castles can be toured and stayed …

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Explore the Wild Side of The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

When was the last time you saw baby Jaguar cubs in person? Or peered up at a family of giraffes? How about enjoyed a safari trip in the desert? Not recently? Well, California’s Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert offers up close, guided tours and much more than …

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Knott’s Scary Farm Is Back to Haunt For More

As September rounds to a close, nothing welcomes the fall season quite like the start of Halloween festivities. Bobbing for apples and carving pumpkins are plenty fun in their own right, but those looking for more frightful fare can be sure Southern California is already scaring up its collection of …


The Wyndham at Anaheim Garden Grove

I’ve spent many a conference week in and around the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County California, so I when I had the opportunity to stay a night at the Wyndham at Anaheim Garden Grove, I expected more of the same: vanilla and boring, catering to either the convention center …

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Ghoulish Lessons at Knott’s Scary Farm Scare School

School is back in session and while most students are groaning over the excessively long reading list, those partaking in Knott’s Berry Farm Halloween Haunt are groaning and shrieking and shouting for an entirely different reason. Did you know that the actors working in the mazes and scare zones at …

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Knott’s Labor Day Weekend Celebration

Regardless if you are visiting for the first time or are a regular guest, Knott’s Berry Farm always offers something new to keep visitors excited and pleased throughout the year. Whether adding new attractions, shows, or offering specialty snacks and meals, Knott’s always provides a reason to visit and this …


A Scent That Carries A Memory of An Incredible Vacation

I’ve been to the ocean numerous times in my life. I’ve visited both the Atlantic and the Pacific states like Maryland, Florida, California and even Canada. As often as I have visited the ocean still failed to hold the significance to me that it does for so many other people. …

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5 Reasons to Have Your Destination Wedding in Jamaica

A warm salty breeze gently washes over your shoulders as you look your loved one in the eyes, toes wiggling nervously in the sand. You can almost smell the sunshine, as you hold hands and smile at one another as if sharing a secret. The turquoise blue ocean kisses the …

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Knott’s Berry Farm To Host Labor Day Weekend Event

If you live in Southern California, look no further than Knott’s Berry Farm to get you in the holiday spirit and enjoy some fun thrills this weekend! The family theme park known just as well for their fun holiday spirit as thrilling rides, will be hosting a Labor Day special …