July 31, 2014

General Budget Travel Advice

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; If you love traveling, but have a limited budget to work with, then here are a few top tips for how you can still make the most of your time away from home. One option which appeals to many of those who are planning to travel on a long-term basis is [...]

Planning a Vacation? Best Travel Apps for Family Road Trips

Travel Apps for Family Road Trips

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Planning a vacation is a lot of work. Family road trips tend to be even more complicated. One long stretch of limited restrooms and lagging entertainment can turn the inside of your automobile from heaven to hellish. That’s where travel apps can be exceptionally handy.

4 Great Reasons to Visit the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, FL

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tampa Bay zoo fans have lots to be proud of. Repeatedly voted the number one zoo in the country by Parents magazine, the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, FL provides numerous hands-on experiences and cage-free interaction opportunities for visitors.

Five Awesome Exhibits at the Field Museum

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′;   The Field Museum of Natural History is home to countless artifacts, interesting programs and educational exhibits. From anthropology to zoology, the Field Museum Chicago has something for everyone, plus, it’s a great place to bring the entire family!  Here are just five of the amazing exhibitions you can explore during [...]

Paddling Pinellas: Kayaks Provide Affordable Entertainment, Fitness

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If rising gas prices and the still-tired economy have you feeling stir crazy with no cash, consider the affordable, nature-based eco excursions a simple kayak can give you right here in Pinellas County.

Book a Penthouse and Other Cheap Things to Do in Daytona Beach

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Looking for things to do in Daytona Beach while you’re there on vacation? Between bike week, spring break and auto racing, it’s easy to forget that at its core, Daytona is a home town to a fair number of people. That means there are numerous affordable activities available to the people [...]

Review: Orlando Science Center

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you live in the greater Orlando area and are suffering from theme park overload, you might consider taking the kids to the Orlando Science Center as an alternative family outing.

Trek Hound’s Myscha Theriault on Fox News 13

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My feature interview with Cynthia Smoot, news anchor for Fox News here in Tampa. We talked how to save money for travel, and why it’s not as tough as you might think.  Take a look and sound off in our comment section below! Editor’s note: For [...]

Photo from the Road: Frozen Scene from Saint Froid Lake

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Winter sunsets always seem so ethereal to me, and this one is no exception. The snow-frosted birch trees on the edge of a frozen body of water are highlighted here by a colorful sky at the end of the day.

Photo from the Road: Browsing Llamas

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taken in the Andes at the end of a day excursion in Peru’s Sacred Valley, these llamas gave us quite a chuckle.

Photo from the Road: Camel up Close

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I admit it. I’m a sucker for camels. Up close and personal, or with a great zoom lense, I’m always up to try to capture their animated faces for posterity.

5 Insider Sights to See in Munich

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What does everyone see when they visit Munich? The Hofbräuhaus, and Hard Rock across the street. The domes of the Frauenkirche cathedral. Olympiaturm, the big tower at the 1972 Summer Olympics grounds. The Residenz museum where the Bavarian Kings lived, when they weren’t over at Castle [...]

Product Review: Eagle Creek’s Double-Sided Packing Cube

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On a recent trip to South America, we needed something that would allow my husband and I to implement cross-packing with ease.