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Girlfriends Getaway: Have A Blast & Stay Friends

Recently, I traveled with my BFFs and it was a blast; challenging at times, mind you, but a lot of fun. Traveling with my girlfriends is great way for me to get some much needed time away for my routine; talking about things you can only talk about with “the girls”. If you’ve never traveled this way before or it’s been a long time, maybe…

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When Your Travel Expectations and Reality Collide

You book your trip because a friend said it was their “best trip ever”. You don’t do your own research or check out other reviews, because you figure your friend wouldn’t steer you wrong and if they like it, you’ll like it. After all, it does seem like the place is just your style. Then this happens…your luxury travel expectations and reality collide. Believe me,…

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KNOWING WHEN TO BE BOLD & EXPAND YOUR TRAVEL WORLD

I travel a lot, but more often than not, it’s based on my husband’s triathlete training and race schedule or the kids’ activities and not my dream vacation.  But, every once in awhile, I take the opportunity to travel just for me and go where I want.   See, I’m quite happy and comfortable to travel solo – which I realize makes me something of…

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A DESTINATION RACE THAT WILL WOW

Ever dreamed of a trip of a lifetime to the Far East? We certainly have. Looking for that true destination Ironman race? We certainly are. Well, guess what? Now you can combine the two for the best of both worlds… Combine TRAVEL AND TRIATHLON for A Destination Race That Will Wow… Seriously! We are so excited to be partnering with Mandarin Journeys on a unique,…

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MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH FRANCE

My husband and I were so fortunate to take 10 days and travel from Paris, France to the French Riviera, stopping at a few choice venues along the way. While I just can’t seem to get enough of Paris and find something new and exciting each time I visit, I now can add a few other lovely villages and towns to my love affair with…

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NORTH ISLAND IN THE SEYCHELLES

Are you looking for the extraordinary in a vacation spot? Do you seek total decadence? Is money no object? Do you like to vacation where The Royal’s honeymoon (think Kate and William)? Then read further. Okay, read further anyway as you never know….Let me tell you that North Island in the Seychelles will totally satisfy ALL of these needs. My husband and I lived in…

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THE ROYAL SCOTSMAN – LUXURY ON THE RAILS

To quote my husband, “If we have to do another whirlwind sightseeing trip and look at more cathedrals, shoot me now.” Translation – time to find a trip that’s out of the ordinary or I’m staying home. Challenge accepted. If you’re anything like me, you’ve had this romantic notion about taking a trip on the Orient Express. We’ve all seen it in old movies. I…

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