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Inn Style: Cliffside Inn Review, Newport, RI

the Cliffside Inn, Newport , RI

Inn Style: Cliffside Inn Review, Newport, RI In the land of the Great Gatsby there’s no shortage of towering, masterpiece theatre- like mansions that look like PBS’ Downton Abbey. But for mere mortals interested in enjoying the sea, shops and charms of Newport, RI, we easily recommend the Cliffside Inn. This more modest masterpiece built in  1876, sits just above ... Read More »

DiveCaching-The New Underwater Treasure Hunt Game

DiveCaching-The New Underwater Treasure Hunt Game This is a great industry. We do a piece on Geocaching, the fun, GPS-driven hunt for hidden treasure (“the cache”). Then the Diving Equipment Marketing Association (DEMA) launches a real-life, eco-friendly, in-water game called DiveCaching, the underwater version of Geocaching. The have a video on the sport, but it’s pretty basic: • Divers hide ... Read More »

Nantucket Video PostCard-Poets, Whales and Celebrities

Nantucket Video PostCard-Poets, Whales and Celebrities (Please watch the 1-minute, sound-rich Nantucket Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post) Nantucket Island is one of those places where the images linger long after the visit. This small island, approximately 12 miles long and maybe 5 miles wide, was once the third largest city in Massachusetts, only Salem and Boston ... Read More »

Topless Bathing Wars in Italy

Topless Bathing Wars in Italy It didn’t take long. In fact it took two minutes for a judge in Rome, Italy, to throw out of court a complaint by a mother, that a 26-year old bathing beauty was “committing obscene acts in a public place.” The mother claimed the busty bathing beauty’s bare breasts “troubled” her two sons, ages 12 ... Read More »

Nantucket on My Mind

Nantucket on My Mind Years after Nantucket’s whaling industry virtually decimated the Atlantic whale population and became fabulously wealthy in the process, Ahab and the White Whale are gone, but the wealth and charm of the island remain. This small island (9 x 12 miles) well off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has lost none of its magic. Late ... Read More »

Where The Oil Is And Is Not, And How To Tell

From NMT Images Where The Oil Is And Is Not, And How To Tell Twitter Follow It’s as much a matter of perception as it is of oil. Michelle Horne, VP of Nature and Tourism Communications in Corpus Christi tells me me that they have “65 miles of beaches waiting for you,” and Corpus Christi and Padres Islands have “NOT” ... Read More »

We Visit SpongeBob in Cayman’s Super Summer Splash Program

From From Kaleel Summer Splash and SpongeBob Make Grand Cayman Grand The Cayman Islands have come up with a popular, value-driven, summer program for families that’s fun and educational. Appropriately dubbed the Summer Splash package, the program runs until September 6 and features a weekly appearance of everyone’s favorite squishy hero, Nickelodeon’s own SpongeBob SquarePants. More details soon. Post questions ... Read More »

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