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Four Seasons Luxury on Private Jet Tours

The interior seating area on the Beoing 757 Four Seasons jet is spacious with lots of leg room

Somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, 52 passengers are embarking on a round-the-world luxury tour the likes of which I can only imagine. The itinerary is an enviable one:  eight countries and 24 days, all in Four Seasons luxury whether inflight or on the ground. The tour starts in Seattle, which was how I got a […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Complimentary Distillery Tours at Barton 1792

One way to stretch your vacation budget, while still keeping that value luxury travel priority, is to discover FREE things to do wherever you are visiting. Now, I’m not suggesting doing something just because it’s free; that’s a waste of time that you’ll never get back. But – with a little research, or maybe just […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Sunset Golf Cart Tour on Kauai

Makai Hole 7.Sunset

Have you ever wished you could just relax and enjoy the beauty of a golf course without having to swing a club? The Princeville Makai Golf Club has introduced a unique and fun “non-golfing” way for guests to experience the scenic vistas of the famed Makai Course at sunset – a golf cart tour. Situated […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: 5 Star Greek Island Adventure

Acropolis

Journey back to the cradle of Western Civilization like never before with Perillo Tours 12-Day Luxury Greece Island Adventure, offering authentic new cultural experiences and five-star accommodations. On this adventure, first-time visitors as well as Greek connoisseurs will experience the majesty of viewing Athens from high atop the iconic Acropolis, and will then set sail […]

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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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3 South American Tours to Rio & Beyond

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We’ve been featuring Central and South America over on The Travelers Way this month, and it’s gotten me thinking about the warm weather south of the border.  I’ve enjoyed my visits to Central and South America and count Costa Rica, Panama, and Cartagena, Columbia as some of my most memorable trips. But I know that […]

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Travel Deal: Budget Priced 10-Day Exploration of China’s Delights

Great Wall of China

Travel to China is as exotic as it is intimidating for travelers intrigued by its blend of ancient and modern.  It’s the kind of place that even experienced travelers want a little helping hand on occasion, and for the not-quite-so-adventurous traveler it can be downright frightening to think of tackling it on your own.  For […]

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Hollywood in Ohio with The Shawshank Trail

Cell Block - The Shawshank Redemption

In 1982 Stephen King published a simple little novella titled Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.  It was part of a collection of stories and was hailed as a masterpiece.  The novella was adapted for the big screen as The Shawshank Redemption and was a modest hit. . . at least until awards season rolled around […]

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Small Group Tour of Czech Republic, Poland & Hungary

Budapest at Night

If you want to experience a couple weeks in Europe, feeling like you’re being shown around by a good friend, then this new tour offering from Ipswich Tours may be just what you’re looking for. The two-week tour will take you through Prague, Kraków, and Hungary, giving you a chance to see the remarkable sights […]

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The Floating White House in Jack London Square

The USS Potomac was used by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as his presidential yacht, and to this day it is affectionately referred to as the “floating White House.”  The ship was  a 165-foot Coast Guard cutter before it was commissioned by the US Navy in 1936 and put to its new purpose. FDR hated to […]

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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 […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]