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Planning a Romantic Getaway? Explore the Beauty of Florida

Are you looking to escape with your special someone for a romantic getaway? Then look no further than the Sunshine State of Florida

From the sweeping sandy beaches to the lush tropical forests, there are seemingly endless opportunities for a blissful romantic retreat in various parts of Florida. 

Here, then, is everything you need to know about planning the perfect romantic escape in Florida.

Travel with Awe and Wonder: The Asheville Brew

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May 08, 2023 / 0 comments

This summer, my husband and I undertook a move. A relocation from Massachusetts to Arizona has been undertaken by others, no doubt. We decided to make things a little more interesting than a direct route. We headed north. Our circuitous route is winding us through Newfoundland, Portugal, and North Carolina. When one would think to take the southerly route from the Carolina’s to Arizona in the winter months, we will make Bugs Bunny’s famous right turn at Albuquerque to get to Bozeman, Montana. Then, we’ll drive to Arizona.

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Top Ten Things to Do on Isla Holbox...and How to Get There

At only 26 miles long, Mexico's Isla Holbox is a small treasure chest packed with goodness. This island is filled with special moments: colorful sunrises and sunsets, waves and calm waters, beaches and sandbars, and an abundance of wildlife.

In fact, Isla Holbox is part of the Yum Balan Nature Preserve, and is one of the very best places to bird watch in Mexico

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Creating Meaningful and Lasting Memories during Trips with Your Kids

If you are wondering about how to create meaningful and lasting memories during trips with your kids, you are already heading in the right direction. Simply by asking the question, you are not assuming that what would be fun for you would also be fun for your offspring. 

A doctor of mine once said that when they’re young, your children follow you in your travels, but as they get older, you start to follow them. 

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Read This: 100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die

You think you know a place well...and then a book comes along that greatly expands your knowledge! Such is the case with a new travel guide about Lansing, Michigan - our state capitol! 100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die, written by Amy Piper and published by Reedy Press, is a meticulously researched treasure chest that is a must-read for anyone heading to (or living in!) the area. It's SO MUCH FUN.

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Royal Holiday Vacation Club: Vacation Clubs To Join In 2023

2023 is here, and many are making plans to travel this year. There's no better way than joining Royal Holiday Vacation Club or other best vacation clubs you have researched and weighed their benefits.

Joining a vacation club allows you to interact with like-minded people as you enjoy what the world has to offer each year. More so, it is cheaper than spending money on vacations often and guarantees privacy during your vacation time.

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8 Things to Consider When Traveling With Your Pet

Traveling with your pet can be a great way to add an extra element of fun and companionship to your vacation. However, it's important to properly plan and prepare in order to ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip for both you and your furry friend. 

Here are eight things to consider when traveling with your pet.

8 Things to Consider When Traveling With Your Pet

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Camping: what to take with you for a comfortable, unforgettable vacation besides a tent?

Camping is an excellent choice for outdoor activities for those who love nature but are not ready for extreme hikes or don't like them (raises hand!). 

Camping: what to take with you for a comfortable, unforgettable vacation besides a tent?

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7 Ways to Have More Fun While Camping With Your Family

Family camping can be enjoyable but also requires a lot of work. When camping, preparation is critical, but adding the kids only makes things more chaotic. On the other hand, nothing is more soothing than spending time in nature, sleeping outside, and taking a short break from daily life's troubles. 

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The Best Places to Go for the Whole Family

Are you planning your next family holiday but don't know where to go? You can refer to this list of the best places to go for the whole family for some inspiration. As you know, the world is home to thousands of beautiful destinations geared towards families and deciding which ones to visit can be confusing. It can even be more challenging if your family members have different preferences. Don't fret—this list of places is guaranteed to delight everyone, kids included.