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Hotel Relais de Charme Antica Dimora alla Rocca

DATE : August 19, 2013

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When traveling through Italy, forget the large corporate chains with their generic, sanitary designs and go with a local pensione to experience la dolce vita at its sweetest. Located in the southeastern side of Umbria in the hilltop town of Trevi, the 4 star Hotel Relais de Charme Antica Dimora alla Rocca is located in […]

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Halloween on the High Seas Cruises & MerryTime

DATE : August 12, 2013

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Halloween and Christmas are fast approaching, and there’s still time to book passage aboard one of Diney Cruise Line’s ships. Rolling out new events for both holidays, these ships will cater to the whole family, including parties, parades, decorations, and seasonal treats. Halloween on the High Seas Cruises, Sept. 22 – Oct. 31 Aboard the […]

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Review of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel

DATE : August 5, 2013

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A recent four day stint in San Francisco had me staying at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Located on Union Square, this boutique hotel is a part of the Kimpton line, and offers a unique experience among the many possible accommodations in the Bay Area. The Hotel can be seen behind Saks Fifth Avenue Here […]

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TSA Pre Program

DATE : July 29, 2013

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Whether you’re a frequent flyer or not, traveling through  airport security screenings is a hassle.   But TSA (the Travel Security Administration) has released the TSA Pre program that  will allow individuals to voluntarily be pre-screened thus allowing them to  speed through the lines and get to their flights more quickly. Eligible for this program are […]

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Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa Weddings

DATE : July 22, 2013

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We are happy to announce the latest addition to our Destination Weddings site’s packages page: Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa. Located not far from the Disney parks in Florida, the hotel offers an excellent array of amenities, accessibility to the theme parks and golf courses, as well as a number of affordable wedding packages. […]

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Interesting Dessert Spots

DATE : July 8, 2013

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We love visiting interesting and landmark food destinations. Let’s face it, when we’re on vacation the diets take a backseat, and we let ourselves live a little. While we’ve traveled to several great places, and tried several great desserts that have made it possible to truly experience a destination. These are three of the interesting […]

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Cruising Infographic

DATE : July 1, 2013

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Cruising is a massive industry with dozens of cruiselines and hundreds of options available. We’ve created an infographic to show the highlights of the sizes of each category of cruise ships. Click the image to see a larger version. Cruising Infographic

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Viking Oceans

DATE : June 24, 2013

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Viking has set the standard for European River Cruising,  having succeeded in taking its passengers to places that have been overlooked  in mainstream tourism and providing a look into parts of Europe  that have yet to be ruined by endless crowds, cheap food, and inauthentic  tourist traps.  But, though Viking River  Cruises has continued to […]

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Our Review of Allure of the Seas: Part 2

DATE : June 3, 2013

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While the multitude of things to do aboard the Allure could fill any vacation, the ship does visit several ports of call along its Caribbean route where various shore excursions are offered. Here’s what my experience was: Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale Cruise Port Restaurant Jamaica Best of Jamaica tour —We were picked up at the harbor […]

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Activities Aboard the Allure of the Seas

DATE : May 28, 2013

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As I mentioned in my previous posts about the Allure of the Seas, this ship has everything. Among the many amenities available aboard it includes a jogging track on Deck 5. 1 lap around is approximately 1 1/2 miles. There is also a state-of-art fitness center, 2 Flow Rider surf simulators, 2 rock-climbing walls, a […]

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