Relax and Refresh in the Cook Islands

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Located in the South Pacific sits The Cook Islands. This stunning set of 15 islands are scattered across the area, and the largest island of the Cooks is . The Cook Islands are a fabulous place to consider escaping to in order to relax and refresh your body, mind and spirit. If you’re planning a […]

Spend The Holidays in New York City

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If you’re looking for something fun to do for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve this year, I’d like to suggest a weekend getaway to New York City. You won’t believe all of the exciting events the city has lined up for the end of year holidays! Check them out below: The Macy’s Day Parade […]

Tips for Planning a Getaway With Your Girlfriends

Going on a vacation with your girlfriends is about so much more than just having fun. It’s about escaping daily responsibilities. It’s about the uninterrupted conversations and just doing what makes you happy. It’s about bonding in a place away from home to create memories that will last you all a lifetime. It’s about sisterhood! […]

Top Things to See & Do While Visiting Barcelona

If you are planning your first trip to beautiful Barcelona, Spain and still wondering with what you are going to fill your days with while there, consider the following fantastic options that you absolutely must not miss out on… Explore Gaudi’s Many Marvels No trip to Barcelona would ever be complete without exploring and discovering […]

River Cruising Through Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Each year, various countries throughout Europe put away the fall colors of orange, yellow and red and bring out the twinkling lights, beautifully decorated Christmas trees and endless holiday treats to put on some of the world’s best Christmas Markets. If you have only heard about such markets and have yet to actually experience one […]

Befriending Rainy Days While on Vacation

Good weather is not always guaranteed when you are on vacation. Even if you are traveling in the right season, there is no telling what nature has in store for you when you get to your destination. If you do wake up to a rainy day, don’t spend the hours sulking in your hotel room. […]

Enjoying Shopping in Milan

Milan may not be the perfect place to experience the best of Italian culture, architecture and history but it certainly is a great destination for fashionable tourists who love to shop and enjoy a fabulous nightlife. Milan houses some of the most famous and in-demand fashion houses in the world, and it is not impossible […]

Avoid These 5 Common Travel Mistakes

Let’s face it, travel mistakes happen. Unfortunately, some of these can be very frustrating and/or expensive. Here are 5 common travel mistakes you don’t want to make. Not Leaving Enough Time Between Connecting Flights If you have to take a connecting flight to reach your destination, remember to allow a 1-2 hour window between the […]

A Few Hours in Salem

Salem, Massachusetts, home of witchcraft hysteria. I was lucky enough to spend a few hours visiting Salem while in Boston for a conference this time last year.  Along with the beautiful fall leaves and crisp air, the Halloween season was in full swing! There is plenty to do and see while visiting Salem, especially in […]

Seattle Sightseeing — Day 3

Today we decided to start with the Grey Line Seattle Sightseeing Hop-On-Hop-Off City Tour. These tours are a great way to become familiar with a city by taking a guided tour that supplies you with history and allows flexibility for exploring the sights. While on the tour, our guide pointed out several notable locations between […]