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AdventureColoradoFamily TravelSnow and SkiTravel

You don’t have to go to Alaska to try dog sledding!

It’s warmer out than I prepare myself for. The sun is shining and the air is a crisp 35 degrees. Perhaps, I think to myself, the 7 layers of mismatched clothing hidden under a fashionable Betty Rides snow bib will keep this Southern California girl just warm enough. Just. As I …

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AdventureCultureFamily TravelFloridaTravel

It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate Mardi Gras with Your Family

If you have ever been to New Orleans, you know that life is more interesting in the place often called the “most unique” city in the United States. Steeped in culture and history, New Orleans is home to one of the most well known celebrations – Mardi Gras. While many …

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CultureFamily TravelInternationalNorwayTravel

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 …

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Tips For Planning Your First Cruise

Planning your first cruise can be an exciting but nerve wracking time. There are so many cruise lines, ships, ports and destinations to choose from. Then you have to determine a length of stay and of course fill your time on and off the ship. With the help of MSC …

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MexicoRomanceTravelValentine's Day

Unforgettable Ways To Spend Valentines Day

There are only two holidays that encourage us to tell the people around us we love and appreciate them: Thanksgiving and Valentines Day. It isn’t November, so we’re obviously talking about Valentines Day. I’m of the opinion that couples should take any excuse and opportunity they can get to spend …

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4 of the Best Places To Eat In Kauai For A Truly Diverse Experience

One of the strongest reflections of any culture, any place, is it’s cuisine. With it’s distinct asian influences, Polynesian staples and penchant for fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the island of Kauai is a haven for foodies and casual travelers alike. Take a tour with me along the island’s coast as …

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Earn free nights with the new Hard Rock Hotel Rewards Program

Two years ago my husband and I had the vacation of a lifetime. We had spent weekends away in local cities and covered Orlando a week at a time each year, but this was different. This was an escape. As we stepped off the plane in Punta Cana, we had …

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A Luxurious Lush Escape in the Heart of Malacca, Malaysia

There is a place in Malacca where a babbling brook cuts through leafy trees who offer shade to two story log cabins. This little piece of paradise is home to the 5-star Philea Resort. Pulling up on it’s brick drive, my travel group was deposited at the open air lobby for …

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16 Things to Do in Beautiful Oslo Norway

  If you are looking for a vacation full of adventure, history, and maybe some skiing, look to the capital of Norway, the city of Oslo. Through the ages Oslo, Norway has been a major trading center, and it has seen centuries of growth and change that have made it one …

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9 Ways to Treat Your Tastebuds in San Juan, Puerto Rico

With a diverse history of original Taino Indian inhabitants to Spanish colonization with african slaves and the ultimate acquisition by the United States, Puerto Rico is a veritable melting pot of cultures. Being a “stopping point” for many travelers on the way to or from somewhere, some have stayed, providing …