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 II and the Cold War, then Berlin is an ideal place to visit. I...

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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 is one of the most ideal places in America for a family vacation. With...

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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 size, there are endless things to see and do. It is an ideal place...

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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 most-experienced drivers by surprise. Having many winters behind you is helpful, but having a...

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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 my husband and I set off on a repositioning cruise from Dublin, bound for...

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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 on Windsurf. Porto was one of the last stops on our itinerary. We were...

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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 middle of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, not only was it impolite, it was...

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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 under six hours. I recently used HomeAway to find us the best Cape Cod vacation rental...

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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 matter what their interests may be. Along with their burgeoning food and drink scene,...

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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 time—without having to unpack and repack—appealed to us. It seemed similar to taking a...

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