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in Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

8 Tips for Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring cleaning for travelers means something different in the age of the Coronavirus! Cleaning your luggage and travel accessories becomes mandatory! This year, even the idea of traveling has many generally calm people feeling anxious, worried and downright scared. FYI:  The virus can live on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. This varies under different conditions (e.g. type of surface, temperature or humidity…

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in Home, North America

Sarasota County Florida: Vacation Haven For The Sports Loving Family

Florida is one of our favorite places to visit, race, and train, especially the Gulf Coast. We have found that the beaches are amazing, the food clean and delicious, and that there’s plenty to do for the active sports’ family. Yes, there are the beaches and amazing cultural activities, but beyond that, Dana ZuckerI am a home cook that does things my way. In my…

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what are some tips for traveling as we age
in Cruises, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Make New Friends on Vacation

I like to talk to other people when I’m traveling, besides whomever I’m traveling with!  Locals are really the best. You get a wealth of information about things to do and where to eat that you may never find online, in travel books, or on your own. Striking up these conversations have really saved me from wasting both time and money at places that weren’t…

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how to survive a family summer vacation
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

5 Tips to Survive a Family Summer Vacation

Traveling can be trying to say the least and especially when you’re doing it with a group of people.  Whether you’re with the kids, other members of your family, or both, it’s rare to have a stress free vacation.  But, there are some simple steps you can take to help ensure your summer vacation is as least stressful as possible and that everyone might just have…

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in Home, Travel Tips

HOW TO HAVE FUN ON A COUPLES VACATION WHEN ONE BRINGS A CHILD

This is one type of travel that doesn’t happen to us often, but recently did. It’s going on a couples vacation when only one couple decides to bring a child.  It’s one thing when you both have kids along, because your situations are similar and it’s family travel and all that entails. Both of you will most likely want to do similar activities. We’re assuming…

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in Home, Travel Tips

CAN YOU EVER DUPLICATE THAT PERFECT TRIP?

When I was writing My Love Affair With France, I realized at the end that this was truly a perfect trip.  Nothing actually went wrong nor did we even experience a little blip.  In fact, from flights being on time, to each hotel being unique and welcoming, to perfect weather, to scrumptious food, to ballooning over Burgundy for goodness sakes, to meeting great tourists and…

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in Home, Travel Tips

NEVER FORGET YOUR TRAVEL ROOTS

I started keeping a travel journal in 1999. I called it THE TRAVEL ADVENTURES OF CARL & SHERRY. Okay, so not too original…It was actually my husband’s idea, as he thought it would be great to have these memories in our old age or whenever we just wanted to look back. I truly could see us sitting outside at our home, pulling out that journal,…

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in Home, International, Travel Done Well

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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in Home, Triathlon

TIPS FOR SURVIVING AN IN-SEASON VACATION WITH A TRIATHLETE

Okay, it’s finally April and I’m in the mood for thinking about vacations.  I’ve had it with winter and being cooped up at home.  I did get one vacation in February and guess what we did, SKIED!!!!!  Didn’t even get to leave winter behind.  But, I digress. Trying to decide where I want to go on vacation got me thinking about traveling with my trihubby…

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