Category: Travel

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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...

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Driving Cars in Other Countries

If you are planning on traveling to another country, or even another state, you may have thought that renting a car and driving around to see things would be the best way to handle sightseeing. This is usually the first choice that Americans consider when weighing their transportation options, because in many areas of the United...

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Dos and Don’ts for Your First Trip Abroad

Traveling is exciting, and especially so if this is your first time to head overseas. The thrill of the unknown and the promise of a great experience are fantastic, but to maximize your enjoyment on this significant maiden voyage abroad (you never forget your first!), it’s important to remember certain things that can either make your...

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Choosing a Starter Trip

If you’ve never really traveled anywhere but want to start now, it is important to make the right choices. A first trip is very much like a first impression — if you get it right, it sets the tone for future travel, but if you get it wrong, it can put you off traveling for a...