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60 Years of Innovation at Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration

Walt Disney observed that Disneyland will never be complete so long as there is imagination left in the world, and since Opening Day, July 17, 1955, the Disneyland Resort tradition of innovation has continued, inspiring classic theme park attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Mountain, Star Tours, Soarin’ Over California, Toy Story Midway […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Family Friendly African Safari

family friendly african safari vacation package

The number of parents who want to take their kids on safari in Africa is fast becoming one of the biggest travel trends for 2014.  Always in search of ways to make great vacations more affordable, GreatValueVacations has the perfect Africa vacation for the family:  South African Vacation Package: Discover Cape Town With Safari Day […]

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Cheese & More at Tillamook Cheese Factory

Entrance to Tillamook Cheese factory

The month of October has been designated American Cheese Month, a celebration of North America’s delicious and diverse cheeses, and the farmers, cheese makers, retails, cheesemongers, and chefs who bring them to our tables.  And last month I had a little preview of how to celebrate cheese month with a visit to the Tillamook Cheese […]

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How to Spend a Day at Woodland Park Zoo

Humboldt penguins at Woodland Park Zoo

As big of a fan as I am of seeing the world, I’m likewise a fan of seeing my own community.  So it was with that in mind that I’m staying close to home this Labor Day Weekend.  The Seattle weather forecast is sunny and warm (score!), there’s tons to do around the King-Pierce-Snohomish area, […]

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Experience Space Travel at the Astronaut Hall of Fame

United States Astronaut Hall of Fame

At the US Astronaut Hall of Fame in Titusville, Florida, you’ll have an opportunity to experience both the technical side of space travel, as well as the very personal side of it, with exhibits tracing our race into space, not only historically, but also from the personal perspective of participating astronauts. The Science on a […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

It seems like everyone thinks about romance in February, but once Valentine’s Day passes, romance gets short shrift. One way […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]