Category Archives: Travel Tips

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“One Happy Island” Makes Multiple Happy Families This Holiday Season

By Jen Lewallen The holidays will be here before you know it, and it’s never too early to start planning your family getaway. Aruba has termed the slogan “One Happy…


You Need to See Great Britain Now!

Now’s the time to book your dream trip to the UK. While England’s rich history, breathtaking countryside, and eclectic locals charm every traveler, its dramatically low prices means the U.S….

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The Air Up There – Why Air Turbulence Is a Convenience Issue, Not a Safety Issue

By Jed Hauck I’m a skittish passenger — not just in airliners, but also in cars, boats, motorcycles, etc. I’d simply rather have my own hands on the steering wheel,…


Save the Date – Upcoming Events for 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend or next weekend or maybe in the month of February? We’ve gathered the upcoming festivals, celebrations, conventions and more, from now until the…


Top 10 Ways to Not Go Broke in Vegas

Let’s get one thing out of the way – you’re extraordinarily unlikely to beat the house in Vegas and come home richer than you left. But with a little help,…


Costa Rica: Pull Back the Green Curtain to This Eco-Paradise

With Jed Hauck  Costa Rica lives up to its nickname — the “Rich Coast.” Its tropical beaches stretch along the Caribbean Sea in the east and the Pacific Ocean in…

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Three Awesome Bro-cation Destinations

Girls have their getaways to the spas and all-inclusive resorts, and guys have their bro-cations filled with adventure, excitement, beer, and bonding. Not sure where to get your bromance on…

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Destination Wedding Bride Confidential

Every getaway has surprises, but when you’re enjoying a destination wedding, surprises can be unwanted. Travel Blogger Lesley Carter shares with us some of the lessons she learned as a…

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From Las Vegas to Newark in 13 Hours—What to Expect When Your Flight Is Diverted

By Susie Reese You picked your seat perfectly — by the window, just after the extra legroom seats for savings and easy exit — for a five-hour flight from Las Vegas…

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16 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2016

You’ve been waiting all year, and now it’s here! Welcome to 2016! (Rumor has it—whatever you do on the first day of the year, you’ll do the other 364 days—here’s…