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

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  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 […]

Enjoy a Summer Vacation Without Leaving the U.S.

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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

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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 […]

Online Rental Service TripVillas Eyes U.S. Expansion

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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, […]

Take a Little Break from the Cold and Catch Some Baseball

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With sub-zero temperatures expected to roll in this week, most of us here in the Midwest can’t help but daydream about the hot and sunny days of summer. If you’re suffering from cabin fever, why not head out a little trip this spring to watch your favorite baseball team in action? Spring training is just […]

Columbus International Motorcycle #1 On TripAdvisor

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Renting a Motorbike in South France Tops TripAdvisor.com Activity List While most of us dream of being number one. Columbus International Motorcycle lives it daily. Travel website TripAdvisor.com recently rated Columbus International’s day tours as the #1 event in Cannes, France. At Columbus International, you will find top of the line motorcycles such as Ducati, […]

5 Must-Visit Family Attractions at Myrtle Beach

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Although it’s a bit too chilly this time of year to spend a day at Myrtle Beach, it’s never too early to start planning a trip for spring break or a family vacation next summer. To help you get started, we’ve put together a short-list of five must-visit family-friendly attractions in Myrtle Beach. Whether you […]

From House Car to Recreational Vehicle

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There are two types of recreational vehicle (RV) people – those that rent an RV for vacation and those that sell the house and buy an RV.  Of course, buying an RV requires a greater and more permanent outlay of personal resources. So RV rental is a popular option. In college, this writer and used […]

Weekend Getaway Idea: Huntington Beach, CA

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Over the years, the city of Huntington Beach in California has received numerous accolades including One of the Top Five Destinations for Teens and their Parents (New York Post) and Best Family Beach (OC Parenting Magazine). Those of us who don’t reside in this Number One Best City to Live In, per Orange County Register, […]

Ocean City Helps Individuals with Disabilities Get Around

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The popular Atlantic Ocean resort town of Ocean City, Maryland is a top vacation destination for people located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Like many municipalities, Ocean City, MD has instituted a number of services and programs to assist individuals with disabilities traveling to and living in their community. In addition there […]