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Must Have Backpacking Essentials for Your Adventures

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There’s nothing more liberating that kissing goodbye to the daily grind and embarking on a backpacking adventure. However, if you’re to enjoy your experiences overseas, it’s important that you plan your trip carefully. For example, before you set off on your travels, it’s a good idea to create a packing checklist so that you don’t […]

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Why You Should Visit New York City

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Do you have a significant anniversary on the Horizon?  Maybe you have a major life event coming up?  Lots of people choose to celebrate these with a holiday of a lifetime, and what better place to visit than New York City? We have seen it on television many times – the hero cops do battle […]

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A Stay at Embassy Suites Napa Valley Hotel

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Normally, when I travel, I let the spirits be my guide. By that, I mean that I have very few set plans, and just sort of let whatever may be, happen. I mean, when we take a road trip, there’s normally not even a plan of where we’re headed. We make that decision when we […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Beach Vacation

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Everybody loves taking a vacation by the seaside, and what’s not to love? Sporty types can have a game of volleyball on the beach. Water-babies can spend their day swimming in the sea, and those looking to relax can lie in the sun with their favorite book and a drink in their hand. That’s why […]

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Eating and Drinking Our Way Through Napa Valley

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I seriously debated what to call this post.  Eating My Way Through Napa Valley?  Gluttony in the Napa Valley?  How to Have a Really Great Time?  I think I selected the right choice. Recently, Hilton invited me out to experience Napa Valley and San Francisco. Who could turn that down? While we were only in […]

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A Whirlwind Trip to San Francisco

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I love love love to travel. It’s one of the great joys of my life. I love road trips, where we just get in the car and go. I like to fly off to faraway lands on trips that take more planning. I even like to see the sights that are around me, and explore […]

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Must Have Travel Essentials

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Thanks to Kotex for sponsoring this travel essentials post. When you travel, there’s so many things that you have to take with you. Phone, extra memory cards, chargers for everything you’ve ever owned, money, cash in all kinds of denominations, a sweater, the list goes on and on. These are some of my necessary Travel […]

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Why You Should Take a Trip to Canada

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You might not have visited Canada before. For many people, it’s not the first place that springs to mind while discussing vacation plans.  That’s a shame. Anyone who overlooks Canada is missing out on all kinds of possible adventures. As a hive for tourism, Canada has several great cities and a whole host of spectacular […]

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Essential African Travel Tips

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Africa is a beautiful, and wild, continent.  If you’re traveling to Africa, you must be very excited. This country is full of exciting culture and opportunities to explore; you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time! However, you do need to do your research before you travel. Africa is very different to Western civilization. Here are […]

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7 Places Everyone Should Visit

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Traveling the world is not just a hobby, it is a lifestyle. If you are considering traveling then, you might need a little inspiration. Going to foreign lands and exploring new places will give you a whole new outlook on life. Many people say that when they travel they find their true selves. If you […]

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Romantic Things to Do in Venice Italy

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Venice, Italy is notorious for being a great place for couples to go. Now, I’m not going to tell you that it’s a great place for families or friendship groups too, although it probably is. I’m simply going to reiterate what you already knew: that Venice is the most romantic place for couples to visit, […]

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Things to Do in Manchester England

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Manchester, England has become synonymous with musical culture and amazing food. If you want to spend some time in a quality city, with a plethora of things to do and see, then you need to visit Manchester.   Manchester is most commonly known for its thriving music scene. During its heyday in the 1980s the […]

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How to Sleep Better when Camping

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If there’s ever an activity that has been a hate-it-or-love-it proposition, it is camping. You have your one camp (pun intended) that loves the outdoors, and all the dirt, grit, and earthiness that comes with it. On the other side, there’s the group of people who can’t stand anything besides room service and plush, king-sized […]

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How to Pack for a Business Trip

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Packing for a business trip can be stressful. After all, it is hard to anticipate everything you should bring for the trip. The only things you can count on needing for sure are briefcases with your laptop. This will allow you to work remotely wherever you are going. Since you do not want to over […]

See the Secret Side of Switzerland

This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. When you think of Switzerland, what immediately comes to mind?  Snow?  Skiing? Hot Chocolate?  What about cheese and dairy and fondue?  A neutral country during times of war and bank accounts?  That last part may just be the historian in me coming out… Switzerland has so much more than […]

Whale Watching in Southern California

San Diego Whale Watching in America’s Finest City – An infographic by the team at Marriott San Diego Hotels When I was a wee child, I was slightly obsessed with ocean life.  I’m not really sure what started this obsession, but it was intense.  I have a feeling that it started because we always lived […]

AirBNB Can Be Home When Traveling

This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. Are you familiar with AirBNB?  Basically, it’s like a network that allows people to rent out their homes to travelers.  Some of these are vacation homes, some are like house-sitting, and other times, you’re renting a spare room in someone’s house or their guest house. AirBNB has released their […]

Las Vegas Vacations for Adults

This post brought to you by Southwest Airlines Vacations. All opinions are 100% mine. Las Vegas is a fantabulous place to visit.  There was a time that it was full of questionable people and shady dealings.  No longer.  It’s not somewhere you can feel safe to bring your family, whether it’s your kids or your […]

Have You Ever Wanted to go to Aruba?

This post brought to you by Aruba Tourism Authority. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was in like 4th grade, the movie Cocktail came out.  And if you know anything about that movie, you know that the song Kokomo was popular too.  SUPER popular.  It was about then that I first became semi-aware of […]

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VISIT FLORIDA this Year

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This post brought to you by VISIT FLORIDA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been lucky enough to have travelled extensively in my life.  However, one of the places that I haven’t spent much time is Florida.  I mean, sure.  I’ve spent a weekend or two in Miami, enjoying the unique culture and the amazing […]