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Delicious Dining in the Dominican Republic

Imagine a secluded spot, tucked away on a gorgeous property overlooking the water on three sides.  Then imagine having an amazing meal, accompanied by equally amazing drink.  This is what I recently experienced at the Don Pablo Restaurante Gourmet as part of the all-inclusive package at The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado in the Dominican Republic. Disclosure: Consideration was provided by a mentioned brand. I…

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where to eat in omaha nebraska
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All You Need to Know About Omaha From the Local Experts

Welcome to Omaha! Whether you are in Omaha for the College World Series, Olympic Swim Trials, or just visiting our wonderful city, we have all you need to know about where to eat in one place.  And the best part, all these great tips are from our local experts.  From where to eat to what to do, they are letting you in on their favorites….

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how to survive a family summer vacation
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5 Tips to Survive a Family Summer Vacation

Traveling can be trying to say the least and especially when you’re doing it with a group of people.  Whether you’re with the kids, other members of your family, or both, it’s rare to have a stress free vacation.  But, there are some simple steps you can take to help ensure your summer vacation is as least stressful as possible and that everyone might just have…

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the lobby at the hotel rl baltimore
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Why You’ll Never Want To Leave The Hotel RL Baltimore Lobby

Disclosure:  Consideration was provided by a mentioned brand.  I was not paid for this article. All opinions are my own.   Recently,  I was invited to stay at the Hotel RL Baltimore while exploring the area.   It’s a  new hotel just a few short blocks from the Inner Harbor.  I was really looking forward to my stay, as I have not been to Baltimore…

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weekapaug inn in rhode island
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A Father’s Day Weekend Getaway to Show Your Love

We’re always looking for great ways to show our appreciation on Father’s Day and this year, I think we surpassed ourselves.  We found a getaway spot that offers tons of outdoor activities or if you so choose, doing nothing but relaxing on the water in Adirondack chairs.  At the Weekapaug Inn in Rhode Island, you’ll find yourself in a rustic, comfortable setting complete with all…

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does eco tourism do more harm than good
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Top 3 Pet Peeves About Eco Tourism

Common sense tells me that eco tourism is a good thing.  Right?  That’s certainly what I’ve always believed.  But, when I talked with people about their eco vacations and what they did and witnessed first hand the behaviors of people and tour companies, it really started me thinking.   What did I discover?  Not only that I have some pet peeves about bringing tourists into…

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are you taking your travels for granted?
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How to Know You’re Taking Your Travel for Granted

If you love to travel as much as I do, you’re gone as often as you get the chance.  I wasn’t always this lucky, however, and didn’t get to travel much until my 30’s.  I was recently talking with a friend and she asked where I’ve been off to lately.  I listed my recent trips, California, Hawaii, Florida, sailing in the British Virgin Islands, all…

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booking a vacation for the family
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Top 7 Reasons to Pick Vacation Rentals Over Hotels

Traveling is a huge part of our lives.  We travel for fun, for vacation, for fly fishing, for work, for triathlons, to see family, and sometimes just because.  Finding the perfect place to stay always take priority, because where you stay plays a very important role in your overall vacation experience.  Whether we are staying one night or two weeks, we want to be comfortable,…

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what are the benefits of the american express platinum card
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Is Paying For a Credit Card Worth It?

If you are a traveler and you carry the Platinum American Express, we think so and here’s why… Airport Lounge Access We are lounge junkies and often book our travel and layovers based on the lounges.  We would much rather be in an American Express Centurion Lounge than many others.  Fresh food, good wine, specialty drinks and unique features are all the pluses. Dallas has…

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how to avoid jet lag
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Tried and True Tips to Avoid and Manage Jet Lag

When I lived in London for several years, I actually sort of commuted.  While my husband lived there full time, I would come and go every 10 days to two weeks.  We also did a lot of traveling around the world during this time.  Not only did I rack up the frequent flyer miles and get to know a lot of flight attendants personally on…

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