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Texas-Sized Fun: The 10 Best Places to Visit in Austin   Recently updated !

Home of South by Southwest (SXSW) and the University of Texas (Hook’em!), Austin is one of the Lone Star State’s biggest attractions. Planning a trip to the Texas state capital? Here are some of the can’t-miss spots in the city, courtesy of TourTexas.com. Yeehaw! Texas State Capitol: Standing at 302 feet tall and completed in […]

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How to Plan a Camping Trip in Northern California

It’s no secret that Northern California is one of my favorite places to visit. In fact, I’ve written about San Francisco several times over the past couple of years right here on this blog. As winter continues to freeze the midwest, I can’t help but think about taking a trip west to visit the Bay […]


Your Yacht Isn’t Complete Without One of These

Okay, so maybe you don’t own a yacht, but I bet you’ve spent some time thinking about what it would be like to float around on one. Today’s superyachts are a billionaire’s dream and feature gorgeous interiors and “cutting-edge technology, including fixed-pitch propellers combined with a Rolls-Royce central booster jet” that lets riders cruise around […]

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Spanish Chain Room Mate Launches New Vacation Rental Website

Does anyone stay in hotels anymore? As the popularity of vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, VRBO, and Homeaway, continues to rise, another booking company is ready to jump into what is quickly becoming a crowded marketplace. Earlier this month, Spanish chain Room Mate launched Bemate.com, a private rental site that “fuses the freedom of […]


Rent, Then Buy the Camera Equipment You Love

You wouldn’t purchase a car or bike before taking it out for a spin so why should camera lenses be any different? That’s the premise for a new program launched by the popular site LensRentals which rents lenses and other camera equipment. The program, LensRentals Keeper, gives photographers the option of buying rental lenses and other rental equipment outright. As an added bonus, […]

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Florida & Maine Among Top Scenic Fall Vacation Spots

  As The Leaves Begin To Turn, Fall Vacation Destinations Become Popular Now that the kids are back to college, it’s time to take a little fall getaway. After a long summer together, you probably need a few days away to enjoy some peace and quiet and recharge. To help you find the right spot, […]


How to Travel with a Toddler (and keep your sanity)

  Although I may not have any kids, I’ve taken enough flights with kids on board to know that traveling with a toddler doesn’t seem easy. Thankfully, once the plane landed, I was able to go my separate way and was free from the crying and screaming that filled the cabin for the better part […]

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Enjoy a Summer Vacation Without Leaving the U.S.

Let’s face it. A summer trip abroad probably isn’t in the cards for most of us. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun here in the U.S. when the weather heats up. From California to New York, West Coast to East Coast, America is home to thousands of great spots to enjoy […]


Things To Consider Before Booking An Overseas Vacation Rental

At some point in the future, I hope to have the opportunity to travel around the world and visit many of the places you often see on the Travel Channel or The Amazing Race. I’d especially like to spend some time in Sicily where my great-grandparents were born and lived until they immigrated to America […]

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Online Rental Service TripVillas Eyes U.S. Expansion

Now, more than ever, folks all over the world are booking their vacations online. From all-inclusive packages at a tropical resort to week-long stays in a mountain cabin to weekend getaway trips to a nearby city, sites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, Expedia, Travelocity, and others have made it easy to browse available listings, compare prices, […]