November 1, 2014

11 Things to Do in Beautiful Bolzano, Italy

Of all the places my husband and I visited when we lived in Europe, one that has always remained foremost… [more]

11 Things to Do in Beautiful Bolzano, Italy 11 Things to Do in Beautiful Bolzano, Italy

Israel Offers History, Waterfront Fun, Nature Experiences and Pilgrimage Opportunities

It’s no secret to those who know me that I’m a huge fan of Middle East travel. While it’s true I’ve spent… [more]

Israel Offers History, Waterfront Fun, Nature Experiences and Pilgrimage Opportunities Israel Offers History, Waterfront Fun, Nature Experiences and Pilgrimage Opportunities

The Nazca Lines, Juanita the Ice Maiden and Other Cool Things to See in Peru

Touring Peru is a life’s dream for many travelers, and no small feat for those who actually manage to… [more]

The Nazca Lines, Juanita the Ice Maiden and Other Cool Things to See in Peru The Nazca Lines, Juanita the Ice Maiden and Other Cool Things to See in Peru

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Dome of the Rock: Up Close and Personal

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This photo of the Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock was photographed deliberately from a close angle to provide a more modern perspective of this ancient pilgrimage site. Touring the site of this mosque is one of many unique things to do in Jerusalem.

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Asheville Offers Art Scene, Microbrew Circuit

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Adorning the mountains of North Carolina with a hip urban vibe, noteworthy art scene and a growing circuit of artisan microbreweries is the city of Asheville. Phenomenal food and well-preserved historical buildings are also part of the travel itinerary for this particular tourist destination. Here’s how to make the most of [...]

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Great Spa Getaways for Guys

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Women aren’t the only travelers trying to find the best penny-pinching options for a little pampering. Men have been demanding their own service preferences for some time now, and the industry has stepped up and taken notice. If you’re interested in a more masculine getaway with your best buds, check out [...]


Shopping Strategies for a Successful Vegan Getaway

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Traveling while maintaining personal convictions regarding the consumption of animal products can make for tough times, particularly when you’re tackling unfamiliar destinations. While my personal success rate falls significantly short of 100 percent for longer trips, I’m becoming more adept at long weekends and getaways of up to a couple of [...]


Penny-Pinching Tips for Visiting Florida’s Palm Beaches

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; The Palm Beaches represent one of the largest residential concentrations of wealth in the world. A popular destination for shopping celebrities, political fundraisers and bejeweled billionaires, Palm Beach and West Palm Beach make a vacation pairing most penny pinchers wouldn’t dream of adding to their itinerary. Believe it or not, bargains [...]


Blue Moroccan Doors

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These matching blue doors were photographed in the African wildlife exhibit area of Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, which offers a number of fun photo ops for travel photography enthusiasts honing their craft.


Medical Tourist Makes Suggestions for Long-Term Travel

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; When it comes to leaving the United States for medical treatment, Amy Scher knows a thing or two. “This Is How I Save My Life,” Scher’s autobiographical account of her trip to India to receive stem cell therapy, describes her experience in detail. However, several of her insights can be helpful [...]

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Paducah Perfect for Art Lovers

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Deep-rooted folk craft heritage, a National Register of Historic Places district dotted with galleries and a UNESCO-acknowledged art scene place Paducah, Kentucky firmly on the tourist map. Factor in affordable entertainment, convenient parking and direct access to international artisans, and you’ve got a formula that’s perfect for frugal travel. Architecture enthusiasts [...]

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Florida’s Charlotte Harbor Charms on the Cheap

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; On the western coast of the Sunshine State lies a stretch of coastline which has successfully sidestepped the theme park overload and skyscraper congestion that have plagued other parts of the peninsula. Charlotte Harbor’s preserved oceanfront parks, community concerts, secret seafood hangouts and century-old working ranches offer a taste of vintage [...]

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Explore RV Travel for Less

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; While many dream of hitting the open road with their family in a bus-sized recreational vehicle, the thought of the gas bill and loan payments as high as a traditional mortgage can dampen the enthusiasm of actually giving it a go. If you’re willing to think outside the box with regards [...]

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Great Getaways for Couples

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; If you and your boo are due for some time away together, you have a number of vacation experiences to choose from. Active itineraries, vineyard exploration and remote stargazing venues are just a few of the options available. From Sonoma to South Carolina, here are some of my favorites. Sports: If [...]

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