Category: Travel

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Making the Best of a Travel Fiasco

We’ve all been there — you spend weeks, months, or even years planning a dream vacation, expectations are high… and then, from the moment you leave your house, things start going wrong. You get a flat tire on the way to the airport. Your flight gets delayed six hours. The hotel has lost your reservation. It...

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Is it Time for a New Set of Wheels?

So, you’ve been driving your vehicle, Bessie, for many years and she is starting to look, and feel, every bit her age. You are hearing noises you’ve never heard before. Things are starting to fall off that use to be otherwise secure. You take her in for a routine service and find out that just about everything is needing...

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Is an All-Inclusive Resort Right for You?

Most people stick to one kind of vacation. Chances are, you either think of yourself as a person who likes beach vacations, or city vacations, or maybe skiing vacations, and you’ve gotten in the habit of doing the same basic thing every time. Likewise, you probably have a preference about hotels — five-star luxury, bed and...

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Iceland: The Land that Changed Me

When my friend Karen invited me to visit her at her new home in Iceland, I thought she was just being polite. But the more she kept encouraging me to do it, the more I realized it was a serious invitation, and that’s when the ball started rolling. The resulting trip not only changed every idea...

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Helpful Tips When Traveling as a Family

There are a lot of things to consider when traveling with the family. You need to decide which place you want to go to, how to get there, etc. There will be several questions running through your mind. We are here to help you out. We will share with you some good tips on how you...

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Honeymooning in the Upper Peninsula

“I hate Michigan! Hate it!” I thought fiercely. “I don’t even want to see this state again! This stinks!” It was the second night of my honeymoon and I was a most unhappy bride. OK, maybe unhappy isn’t the right word here. Infuriated would be more apt of a word. And it was all my new...

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Fun Family Activities in San Diego

Visiting San Diego with your family? Check out some of the best family-friendly attractions the city has to offer. No matter what type of budget you’re working with, you can have a great time with the kids and still go home with money to spare. Belmont Park San Diego’s only beachfront amusement park, Belmont Park offers...

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Escaping Your Holiday Weather

I grew up in south Texas, and for me, December was always a time when I looked at all the snow on television specials and wondered what it would be like to see it in real life. These days, I still live in an excessively warm climate, and snow, even in the depths of winter, is...