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Familymoons, The New Kind of Honeymoon

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Familymoons, The New Kind of Honeymoon The Caribbean Wedding Association knows a lot about weddings.. But lately they’re seeing a new kind. “Many people are finding love later in life,” they say. “They’ve done the big formal wedding once, and now they want something different. When they remarry, they want to include their children in the wedding so they can ... Read More »

TripAdvisor Names The World’s Dirtiest Hotels

TripAdvisor Names The World’s Dirtiest Hotels It made the news at CNN a few hours ago. Then Time NewsFeed picked up and amplified the story: TripAdvisor has just come out with its list of the top dirtiest hotels in the world. And some of them are pretty bad. Take the Aqua Gumbet Hotel in Turkey or rather in this case ... Read More »

Unplugged Vacations: Places To Digitally Detox, and Be Happy

Unplugged Vacations: Places To Digitally Detox, and Be Happy Derrick Jackson, an astute Boston Globe columnist, just wrote a piece bemoaning the inability of vacationing Americans to actually vacation, that is to take a holiday “unplugged”, “off the grid,” “digitally detoxed,” and smell the flowers. Or listen to the brook. Or better still, actually have a conversation with your family ... Read More »

Hiking The Hocking Hills Of Ohio w Video

Please watch the 1-minute Video PostCard at the end of this post Hiking The Hocking Hills Of Ohio Why Ohio? Because the southeast part of the state, an hour or so from Columbus, Hocking Hills, Ohio, is nothing like any impression I had of the Buckeye State. It’s rolling hillocks and swaths of wheat covered fields dotted with sad eyed ... Read More »

Blonds-only Island Resort Stirs Racism Charges

Blonds-only Island Resort Stirs Racism Charges Twitter Follow There are probably more blonds in Lithuanian (capital, Vilnius), Iceland and maybe Sweden than any other place on the earth. But the blonds of tiny Lithuania (a Baltic country) have decided to turn one corner of the Indian Ocean island of the Maldives into a blonds-only resort. The BBC reports that a ... Read More »

Pssst! Don’t Change Your Sheets, And Earn Some Money

Pssst! Don’t Change Your Sheets, And Earn Some Money Usually my hotel room doesn’t need regular cleaning, and my sheets don’t need changing daily. And when I tell the housekeeping staff to skip my room, they reward me with a hand to the small of their backs, and a thanks for making their day a little easier. Besides, they often ... Read More »

Seduced By The Cayman Island Sisters

From NMT Images Seduced By The Cayman Islands Most any novel or movie about corporate bad guys somehow always has shady types furtively wiring funds off shore to the Cayman Islands. Truth is, the three islands that make up the Cayman archipelago are so much more than temples of high finance, regardless of John Gresham’s books. Little Cayman and Cayman ... Read More »

Today’s Brand of Innkeepers Are Embracing the Social Web.

From Blogger Pictures Rabbit Hill Inn Photo Credit: Wendie Hansen Innkeepers Meet the Social Web: Will They Ever Be The Same Brian and Leslie Mulcahy work very hard for their accolades and consistently outstanding reviews by always being there for their guests. “It’s not easy,” say the innkeepers of the quintessential New England inn, Rabbit Hill Inn, in the Currier ... Read More »

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