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sailing the british virgin isles
in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

You Know It Was a Great Vacation When…

  There are vacations and then there are VACATIONS!! I certainly hope you’ve experienced the difference in your travels.  My husband and I recently went on a 9-day sailing adventure around the British Virgin Isles with another couple and can’t stop thinking AND talking about it, we had such a fantastic time.  And that’s what spawned the idea for this post. YOU KNOW IT WAS…

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in Food & fun, North America, On the Menu, Restaurants

PUERTO RICO – TOP PICKS WHEN IT’S TIME TO EAT

When we are in Puerto Rico, whether for the Ironman race or purely vacation, we rent a penthouse in Old San Juan, so much of our food and fun is there. We tend to stay far away from the ports for many reasons, but mainly because the cruise crowds are just overwhelming. Honestly, we tend to ask the locals where to eat and not use…

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a view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Cavallo Point
in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Cavallo Point Resort: An Ideal Location for Napa or San Francisco

I love to spend time in northern California and the Marin County area is a favorite.  My husband and I recently got a chance to spend some time visiting friends in Napa and decided to tack on a few days on our own.  So, I started to do my research and uncovered a true gem just over the Golden Gate Bridge called Cavallo Point. The…

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travel snacks
in International, North America, Travel Done Well

5 Travel Snacks That Fuel So You Arrive Ready To Go

Travel can be exhausting and arriving fresh and ready to go for us is so important.  There is no need to waste time at your destination just because you don’t feel in peak shape from traveling.  The top thing we neglect as travelers is fuel for our bodies.  We always need to think about snacks and meals to make sure we take care of ourselves….

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in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Give the Gift of Travel – MomsGoodEats Top 5 Picks

Do you need one last gift to put under the tree?  Then, think travel…Travel is a gift that keeps giving for so many years.  The experiences and memories that are shared can be savored forever.  The children will grow from both being with you and the education that travel offers.  This gift can also be given for the holidays, but taken during the year. Here…

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cancelled flight
in Getting There, International, North America, Travel Done Well

Top Tips to Handle The Dreaded Cancelled Flight

Now that holiday travel season is upon us, it’s inevitable that people will face the dreaded “CANCELLED” post next to their flight at the airport.  I don’t need to tell you that it can really make your travel experience awful or even ruin your whole vacation.  We’ve faced it more than once and if you haven’t, consider yourself really lucky and please share some of…

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in Home, North America

GET OUT GET HAPPY AND GET ACTIVE IN NAPA CALIFORNIA

Traveling to a wine and food destination may sound strange for active people, but the truth is, people who love food respect the ingredients and their bodies and wine is always a good thing – we have scientific backing on this one. It’s also said that active people are more happy and according to 10 million geo-targeted tweets, Napa is the happiest city in the…

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Napa
in North America, Travel Done Well

Napa Has A Downtown! Who Knew It’s Not Just About The Wine!

I mean really. I didn’t have a clue until recently when my friend, Amy, said, “Come to Napa with me”. I thought, girl’s getaway, great, I’m in! But, I had to ask myself what would we do for four days driving from vineyard to vineyard? Then I got our itinerary. We were not leaving downtown Napa, but for a few hours one morning for a…

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in Home, North America

WASHINGTON’S SAN JUAN ISLAND: AN IDEAL SETTING FOR A TRIATHLON OR GETAWAY

Just when you think San Juan Island in Washington is amazing, you find out it has a triathlon and it like changes everything! I mean really; the perfect resort hosting the perfect race. Could it get any better for a triathlon family? I think not. We learned about the triathlon on a recent trip to Lakedale Resort. Although we were not on San Juan Island…

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in International, North America, Travel Tips

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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