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Honeymooning In Tahiti – Traveling Tips And Ideas

I am going on my honeymoon next spring, and my fiancé and I are considering Tahiti. Do you know if May is a good month to travel there? You’re in luck — spring is considered off-season in Tahiti, which means you’ll find prices more affordable than in the busier months of June through October. The […]

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Best Toys For Traveling On An Airplane With Kids

My daughter (27 months old) and I will be traveling to Mexico. I need suggestions on what kind of toys I can take for her to play with in the airplane that won’t disturb other passengers. Why haven’t I ever had the good fortune of sitting beside you and your daughter on an airplane? Although […]

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Hawaii Vacation Ideas For Couples

Finally, after 11 years of marriage, my hubby and I are financially set for a little vacation (seven days) away from our three small children. Can you suggest an economical, safe place to take our first vacation? Yikes! Eleven long years without wiggling your toes in the sand? Get thee both to Hawaii! Head straight […]

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Best Time For Off-Season Travel

My husband and I like to vacation during the off-season. How can I determine when a region has the fewest tourists? The quick way: Call any airline that flies to your selected destination. When the agent quotes astronomical fares, you’ll know that’s not the season for you. Ok. Seriously, now. Once upon a time, school […]

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The Spa At Willows Lodge Review – Woodinville Washington

I wanted a weekend of bliss and pampering. I wanted fun stuff to do. I wanted a gorgeous north woods setting, trails to walk, streams to cross, but I also wanted to come in out of the crisp, cold to a comfortable, well appointed room. Add to this, what I really, really wanted was to […]

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Nice Places To Stay In Seattle

Inexpensive: Salisbury House Tucked into a quiet, residential street just south of bustling High up on stately Capitol Hill — which boasts some of the city’s livelier shopping and dining areas — sits Salisbury House, a bed-and-breakfast in the finest tradition. This elegant old home with a wraparound porch has four guest rooms and a […]

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How To Choose Cruise Line For A Single Traveler

Cruising while single is often not the most cost-effective way to travel, because some ships charge as much as 200 percent of the per-person rate to allow a single traveler to occupy a double-occupancy cabin. But the good news is that many ships are now accommodating solo travelers with discounts and “singles’ activities.” Carnival Cruise […]

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Solo Travel To Costa Rica

How safe and doable is it to travel to Costa Rica by myself? I do not have a lot of money and can go for up to three weeks. Great choice! You’ve selected one of the safest countries in Latin America for solo women travelers. As for the political picture, Costa Rica’s a peaceful and […]

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How To Fly With A Puppy In Cabin

I have a six-month-old puppy whom I’d like to take with me on vacation, but I’ve heard bad things about pet air travel. Are the conditions safe? Good for you for taking your puppy on vacation with you. He or she will surely find a romp on the beach lots more fun than a kennel, […]

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Kohala Spa Review – Waikolo Hawaii

Upon arriving at the Kohala Spa at Hilton Waikoloa Village on Hawaii’s Big Island, you’re greeted by the sounds of exotic birdsong and the sights of playful dolphins and graceful pink flamingos. Red, orange and yellow Japanese goldfish dart through meandering lagoons. The rush of cascading waterfalls complements the visual splendor of banyan, bamboo and […]

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Las Vegas Hotels – Where To Stay

Inexpensive: Stratosphere You can’t miss this hotel, it’s the huge tower with the space needle rising from its roof. Rooms are some of the most reasonable in town, but the loud decor leaves something to be desired. View the expanse of Las Vegas from the rooftop pool or dare to go on the Big Shot […]

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Things To Consider When Buying Luggage

Globe-trotters are what we are, we travel-savvy of the new millennium. By car, by bus, by train, by plane, we go: Never have we been more mobile. And those of us not globe-trotting are, at the very least, town-trotting, so on the whole, the lot of us need luggage. Not just any luggage, mind you, […]

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How To Stay Safe When Traveling To Russia

I have heard conflicting information so I would like to know, once and for all, how safe is Russia compared to other destinations? Is St. Petersburg safer than Moscow? Here’s the scoop and don’t get discouraged: Civil unrest makes most of Russia’s Caucasus region dangerous for travel, so steer clear of Chechnya and all its […]

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Packing Tips For Traveling Abroad

I am planning to go to Greece but I’m already afraid that my list of things to take is too long. What do I absolutely need for a six-week trip? And what can I do without? Before you start stuffing your bags, remember that you can buy everything from seasickness remedies to another bathing suit […]