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5 Packing Hacks Under $10 for Toiletries
The TSA 3-1-1 rule has been in place since 2006. By now you should be familiar with cramming a week’s worth of liquids and lotions...

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The J & E Riggin: A Culinary Adventure at Sea
Sailing on a Maine Windjammer Cruise is something I look forward to every summer. I have been lucky to have the opportunity to sail on...

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Expert Packing Tips for Your Next Cruise
Packing for a cruise requires thought and proper planning. You will need dressy clothes, casual options, bathing suits, shoes for multiple occasions and more. Your...

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My 3 Favorite Unplugged Vacations
While there are certainly times you need to be online and accessible, it shouldn’t be while you are on vacation. Everyone needs, and deserves, to unplug from...

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Barge Cruising: A Guide for First-Timers
Barge cruising is one of the most relaxed and luxurious ways to see the European countryside. Barge cruises are vastly different than other types of...

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Where to Eat Local in Vermont
No matter where you choose to eat in Vermont you will find most restaurants have a food philosophy that incorporates a myriad of local products...

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5 Things I Always Keep Packed in My Suitcase
I travel a lot and am often asked what to pack or the best ways to pack. Hands down the best way to pack and...

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Best Vacation Rental Homes Around the World
I know a thing or two about vacation rentals because I have been renting them for several years. Right around the time our kids were...

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Affordable Luxury on the Gulf Shores of Alabama
Do you love to hear the sound of waves crashing on the beach while you are on vacation? I know I do. I can see...

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9 Unusual Things to Do on Maui
The best things to do on vacation aren’t always the most well-known things to do. For me, the more uncommon and off the beaten path...

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Beach House Dreams on Alabama’s Gulf Shores
Can you picture yourself relaxing on the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico? I sure can. This winter I will be heading to...

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Why You Must Ski Out West This Year
“Have you ever been skiing out West?” — I have been asked this question a hundred times. My answer is always the same. I grew...

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Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Travelers
The best holiday gifts are the ones that actually get used. Frequent fliers are always searching for things that make their travels easier. This could...

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Discovering Torrance: A Southern California Gem
Located just down the road from the popular Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo Beaches, you will find the best beach in Southern California. Torrance Beach is just...

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Where to Stay and What to Do in Conejo Valley, California
With Southern California’s seemingly endless days of sunshine, it is a great place to visit any time of year. If you are looking to escape...

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Viking River Cruise Longship Overview
toiletriesI am not much for crowds, especially while on vacation. That means when I cruise, I tend to favor small luxury cruise ship lines that carry...

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Staying Connected on a Cruise
Cruise ship Wifi is notoriously poor, leaving passengers to wonder how they can get reliable internet at sea. These are some of your best options...

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48 Hours In Berlin
Berlin is an underrated city and less expensive than many of the other larger European capitals. If you are interested in history, particularly World War...

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Top 10 Things to Do in the Outer Banks Now
The Outer Banks is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. Commonly referred to as the OBX, this National Seashore...

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5 Reasons to Love the Suites at the Inn by the Sea
With impeccable service and a commitment to being environmentally conscientious, the Inn by the Sea has been honored with many awards and accolades for being one...

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5 Things to Do In Montreal This Weekend
There are so many things to do in Montreal it is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Although Montreal is a big city, it has...

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Guide to Vacation Home Rentals in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is roughly the size of West Virginia. It is easy to get aroun plus public transportation is relatively inexpensive. Despite being small in...

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Winter Driving Safety Tips in Vermont
These days you can never be sure when the next nor’easter will blow into Vermont. Weather can be unpredictable, and winter can catch even the...

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Windstar Cruises Review: A Small Luxury Cruise Line
Windstar Cruises maintains that they are 180 Degrees from Ordinary. After sailing on their luxury cruises numerous times, I completely agree. In fact, they are extraordinary. Recently...

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Top 5 Things to Do In Porto
It is hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto for the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon...

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5 Reasons to Stay at the Conrad New York
The Conrad New York is located in lower Manhattan’s Battery Park City. This all-suite hotel is in an ideal spot for those who don’t love...

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How to Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
He probably thought he wasn’t being disrespectful, or maybe he didn’t think about it at all. But when he answered his cell phone in the...

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6 Reasons to Stay at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
This year my family went on an epic adventure. We took our first ever RV Trip. Knowing that we’d be spending a week in tight quarters, the...

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The Perfect Provincetown Vacation Rental
Living in New England, Cape Cod is our ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. From Vermont, we can make it to the Cape in...

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An Unplugged Vacation on the Windjammer Angelique
Do you remember when going on vacation really meant you were taking a vacation? In today’s totally connected world it is almost hard to imagine...

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9 Things to Love About the Woodstock Inn & Resort
Embarking on an extensive refurbishment, the Woodstock Inn & Resort is now more magnificent than ever. The lobby, first-floor public spaces and the entryway are all...

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Electric Bikes Tours In Vermont
Have you ever ridden an e-bike? Me niether and I had no idea what riding electric bikes might be like. After I recent outing with...

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7 Things You Absolutely Must Do In Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is a unique vacation spot. As I found out on a recent trip to the area, there is something for everyone to do no...

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Your First RV Trip
Taking an RV trip has been on my family’s travel bucket list for years. The idea of exploring several places in a short amount of...

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How to Choose the Perfect Vacation Rental
Hotels can be expensive family vacation options. Often times a vacation rental can be a more cost-effective way for families to travel.  If you are...

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Where to Eat on Eleuthera
Just a short flight from Nassau, Eleuthera is a small outer island in the archipelago of the Bahamas. With miles of pink sand beaches and...

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5 Reasons to Stay at Archer Hotel New York
It is the little things that make a difference at the Archer Hotel New York. Modern travelers have come to expect standard hotel amenities such...

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Why You Should Visit St. Simons Island, GA
St. Simons Island is the largest of the four barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles. Located on the southern tip of Georgia’s coast,...

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The Truth about Sailing on a Windjammer Cruise
I enjoy cruising on small luxury ships. They are intimate, have unique itineraries and often go where bigger boats cannot dock. While a Maine windjammer cruise...

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Off-Road Segway Tours In Vermont
My family has had the opportunity go on several segway tours during our travels. We have done both on and off-road tours. Riding on a segway is a great way to see a...

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What to Expect on an Airboat Ride
If you have never been on an Airboat Ride before you are in for an aquatic adventure. I recently went out for the first time in Vero...

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Where to Eat in Vero Beach, Florida
Located on Central Florida’s Treasure Coast, Vero Beach is an unpretentious coastal town with lots to offer its visitors and residents year round. There are miles of pristine...

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5 Vacation Rentals You Wish You Had Booked
Did you know that a weekly vacation rental is likely to be less expensive than staying in a single hotel room for 7 nights? Don’t get me...

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Where to Eat in Nashville
When someone mentions Nashville, the first thing that usually comes to mind is Country Music. While it is true that Nashville is known as Music City,...

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Escape to the Inn by the Sea
Just 15 minutes south of Portland, Maine you will find the Inn by the Sea. This elegant coastal property offers it’s guests exceptional service and amenities. From...

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4 Things To Do In the Riviera Nayarit
With 192 miles of pristine Pacific coastline vacationers are flocking to the Riviera Nayarit. Known primarily as a beach destination, there are plenty of places to spend a...

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Why You Need to Learn to Surf in Sayulita
The Riviera Nayarit boasts plenty of surfer-friendly beaches. However if you are just learning to surf some are better than others. Sayulita is small beach town...

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All-Inclusive Resorts: Are They Right for You?
When I picture an all-inclusive resort, I visualize what you might find on a large cruise ship. There are plenty of similarities between the two....

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Women’s Ski Clinic at Stratton Mountain
You are never too old for a ski lesson, right? Wanting to learn to ski without fear I enrolled in the Women on snoW Camp...

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A Walking Tour of London with Context Travel
My favorite way to see a city is to walk it. On a typical day, I’ll wander the streets, logging anywhere from 7-10 miles. When...

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