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New AAdvantage program, $15 Starbucks gift card, family of 6 to Europe and bye-bye Old Amex Blue
A few notes from around the world of travel that you might be interested in I’m giving away a $15 Starbucks gift card.?? For instructions on how to enter, see this post. One Mile at a Time has some speculation about a new combined American ...
Adventure travel in Israel: Hiking the National Trail
Part I: The Negev Desert Sweat was running down my forehand, my legs, my stomach, sweat was dripping down my elbow, and I felt like I was going to pass out. I was in the middle of the Negev Desert, and I had another day and a half of walking through ...
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Review: What to expect at Blackout Haunted House in New York City (Halloween 2014)
This review is written by Downtown Traveler contributor Claudia Oddo, a first-time visitor to Blackout Haunted House. In 2014, Blackout plays by new rules. Do not speak unless instructed to do so Follow all directions The safety word is “safe ...
5 Reasons to Book a Yoga Retreat Solo
When planning a trip, the first questions that usually come to mind are; 1. Where to? and 2. With whom? But as a busy Mom, coordinating schedules with anyone is really difficult. My sister and I need to send calendar invites just to get time on the b ...
Beach, Booze and Boobs: A Local’s View of Cancun, Mexico
Cancun is beautiful beach destination with nightlife, cuisine, attractions and history. Find out more about the sites of Cancun from a local's perspective.
Lake C.Y. O’Connor in Mundaring, Western Australia
Today’s travel photo is of Lake C.Y. O’Connor in Mundaring, located in the hills behind Perth in Western Australia. This is the lake behind the Mundaring Weir, just outside of the town of Mundaring, and is one of the main sources of drin ...
Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Baxter State Park and Mt. Katahdin
October 2 Hiked 10 miles. Hiked an easy but beautiful 10 miles through Baxter State Park. Leaves were at their peak and it was wonderful to leisurely walk through the forest. I camped at the last lean-to on the Appalachian Trail, the Birches. Fall le ...
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Experience NYC’s scary past at Nightmare haunted house (2014 review)
New Yorkers, get ready to face your fears. Now in its 11th season, Nightmare haunted house stays fresh by embracing a new theme each year. The 2014 haunt, New York,??pays tribute to the city’s dark past and chilling present, blending legendary ...
Radio Guest List—the Island of Dominica—October 25, 2014
Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Radio Guest List—the Island of Dominica—October 25, 2014Dominica is known as the “nature island” and boasts amazing ecological wonders, including lush waterfalls, hiking trails, ...
Hyatt Continues Aggressive Expansion Plans in Puerto Rico
One year ago today, there wasn’t a single Hyatt property operating in Puerto Rico. Now, there are three Hyatt properties operating on the island, with construction underway for a fourth one (and more rumored to be on the way). The 156-room Hyat ...
An Amazing Austrian Dinner Party: Enter to Win Your Own #MyAustrianEvening
It was an amazing evening of??sp??tzle, strudel??and no shortage of??Gem??tlichkeit.??In other words, it was a true Austrian dinner party, starting??with??Gr??ner Veltliner Sekt poured into Riedel glassware to accompany??foie-gras cones and Wiener S ...
Costa Rica Ecotourism Extremely Popular Destination
With its tremendous natural beauty and superior biodiversity, Costa Rica is one of the world’s top ecotourism destinations. Unlike other types of travel, ecotourism allows vacationers to responsibly visit natural areas. Carefully planned explor ...
Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica
Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in DominicaDominica is an island with many outdoor adventures, and like many countries, it is a great place to volunteer. The organization Ready, ...
Next up the Oregon Coast: Heceta Head Lighthouse & Yachats
We had such a delightful stay at Winchester Bay, that it was tempting to stay around longer. But we were also looking forward to the next stop up the coast – exploring the Yachats area, and touring Heceta Head Lighthouse. So we pulled out of Sa ...
Burning Frankincense Oil and Imagining Oman
I love burning essential oils at home. They clear the air with beautiful natural aromas, a much better option than those aerosol fresheners that give me a headache and irritate my lungs.??There are so many scents to choose from, but my favourite by f ...
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