Good News for Big Sur: Iconic Inn Reopens

PHOTO: View of the Pacific from Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California. (Flickr/Greg Balzer)  Big Sur is on its way to making a comeback after a difficult winter — to say the least. The Post Ranch Inn has just announced that it will reopen on April 20, less than one week away. This is a big step for Big Sur.  Heavy winter rains and storms washed out More...

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By admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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5 Reasons Sailing the Mekong Is Perfect for Families

PHOTO: Oudong Temple, Cambodia. (photo by Janeen Christoff)   On a recent AmaWaterways river cruise on the Mekong River, I brought my two daughters, ages 8 and 9, on the trip along with me. I wasn’t 100 percent More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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The Rising Cost of the Great American Road Trip

PHOTO: AAA is reporting that gas prices have increased by 27 cents over the same period last year. (Photo via Flickr/DieselDemon) Thinking about taking the great American road trip this summer? Be prepared to pay More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Atlantis Paradise Island’s Aquaventure Waterpark Is A Trip Unto Itself

PHOTO: Finish off this ride at Atlantis Paradise Island but hurtling through shark-infested waters. (photo via Flickr/MountainAsh) The Atlantis Paradise Island Resort is no doubt a bucket list item on the travel More...

By admin On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Deal Alert: Spring Break in the Azores for $599

PHOTO: Azores are an undiscovered paradise. (photo via Flickr/ABSpires40)  Portugal is one of 2017’s hottest destinations and, those looking to travel there in the spring can save big with this deal on Travelzoo. DEAL: More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Hyatt Ziva Achieves Green Globe Status

PHOTO: An aerial view of Hyatt Ziva Cancun. (photo courtesy of Hyatt) The all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Cancun, part of the Playa Hotels & Resorts family, was recently certified for its sustainable operations and More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Flight Review: Delta Air Lines From Atlanta to Frankfurt

Delta Air Lines touch screen displaying the Atlanta to Frankfurt route. (photo by Jason Leppert) After last flying business class internationally, one might think an economy class flight from Atlanta, Georgia to More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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California's 5 Most Spectacular Landscapes

PHOTO: .Tunnel View, Yosemite (Photo via Flickr/Micelle Rae Holland) California seems to have the best of everything: warm and sunny year-round weather, excellent gastronomy, world-class cities, beautiful beaches, More...

By admin On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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What Are March's Travel Hotspots?

PHOTO: It’s smooth sailing in the Galapagos in March. (photo by Janeen Christoff)  March is a good time to take a vacation, writes Ann Vanderhoof for Islands.com. And for those looking to get away, she has More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Virgin Hotels: Stylish, Classy, Comfortable and Fun

PHOTO: The Grand Chamber King accommodation at Virgin Hotel, Chicago. (Photo by Scott Laird) Virgin Hotels is shaking up the hospitality business. With only one relatively small property open in Chicago’s Loop, More...