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Dana Zucker

does eco tourism do more harm than good
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

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 these…

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booking a vacation for the family
in Travel Done Well

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's the best mother's day gift?
in North America, That's Life

Best Mother’s Day Gift – The Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Looking for the perfect gift for mom for Mother’s Day?  We have it for you and it’s pretty special.  Whether you live in Orlando, drive to Orlando, or fly to Orlando, make the best mother’s gift the Waldorf Astoria.  We recently spent some time on this beautiful piece of property, located right in the middle of all the Disney and Orlando action.  But, it’s like…

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how to celebrate cinco de mayo
in Caribbean / Mexico, Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Azunia Tequila and Chalupas

  I’m so happy to get to celebrate two of my favorite things – Cinco de Mayo and Tequila! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5  to commemorate the Mexican’s army victory over France in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  The day has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and brings me to the reason I’m giving you a…

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what are the benefits of the american express platinum card
in Fabulous Finds, Travel Done Well

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…

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whole wheat biscuits
in Recipes, That's Life

Super Simple Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe

  Eating real food does not mean skipping the things you love.  In our house, we love a light, yummy biscuit every now and then, especially when they’re warm and topped with honey and fresh butter.  The difference is we make them from scratch and use real ingredients.  Taking only 30 minutes from start to finish, these whole white biscuits are also the perfect, last…

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in Fabulous Finds, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tips for Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring is finally here and as you clean out your closets and homes, don’t forget to do the same to all your travel needs. Think about it…We pack our clothes, personal care items, shoes, dirty clothes, and so much more in our suitcase and bags within our suitcase.  We then place our suitcases, carry-on bags, and what not on planes where so many people touch…

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celebrating international women's day
in Fabulous Finds, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

How I’m Choosing to Celebrate International Women’s Day

I see no better way to support International Women’s Day on March 8 than supporting the women who strive everyday just to survive and eke out a living for their families.  Let me explain… Currently, I am spending a wonderful vacation in Belize.  I am in the southern most district of Toledo, staying at the beautiful Belcampo Belize.  I am having a fantastic and eye…

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