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Headed To The Big Apple For The Holiday?

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November 22, 2013

Traveling to the Big Apple this holiday season? Every year around this time, the traffic jams turn the apple into applesauce. Here are New York City’s gridlock alert days but don’t be fooled. Once the big tree is lit in Rockefeller Center on December 4th, mayhem will ensue until it is removed 😉 : Official Gridlock Alert Days: Friday,… Read More ›

The Saxon Hotel : South Africa’s Best

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of having dinner at The Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.  I was also taken on a tour of the grounds, suites, spa and the opulent Nelson Mandela Presidential Suite.  One word: breathtaking.  I seriously considered hiding in the suite and stowing away for a few weeks.  No,… Read More ›

I’m Intrigued By Nicaragua

On my travel bucket list is the Central American country, Nicaragua. I really have no idea why but I am intrigued by this place.  Is it the fact that the country is still in a “travel discovery” phase of tourism?  The road less traveled? Who knows.. Check out Nomadic Matt’s travel tips for Nicaragua..  http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-guides/nicaragua-travel-tips/… Read More ›

Paris in Springtime

Much has been said about travel to Paris in the Spring time. Does it suit your fancy? Where do you like to stay?  Eats?  Share with us..

Deal of the Day: Blackbird Caye Resort, Belize via Groupon

$899 + for a 4- or 7-Night Stay for Two in a Cabana with Meals and Snorkeling or Dive Trips.  Interested? Any interest in Belize?    

The Glorious Easter Island

Check out CNN’s article “5 Reasons to Visit Easter Island” .. Enjoy .. Have you been to Easter Island?  Any plans to visit?

Pick Destination of the Week: Anguilla, BWI

Anguilla, British West Indies: Located in the northern Caribbean, Anguilla boasts of some of the best beaches in the world.  With pristine white sandy beaches and pure turquoise water, Anguilla has long been synonymous with luxury and high-end style. Many people have never heard of Anguilla and commonly mistake it for Antigua.  But make no… Read More ›

Adventure Travel With Purpose

Looking for a bit of travel adventure mixed with the spirit of giving back? Are you apprehensive about traveling to a foreign country alone? Try signing up for Habitat For Humanity’s Global Village program. The program sponsors “builds” in needy communities around the world. There is a fee to participate but you can solicit donations… Read More ›

Notable Destination: Miami, FL

A Travel Notebook choses Miami, Florida as the pick destination this week. Yes, it’s freezing in the northeast and all I can do is wish for warmer temps but,  with so much to offer, Miami is the quintessential travelers paradise. Chock full of cultural exhibits, music and art festivals, luxury shopping and unbeatable weather, Miami… Read More ›