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Booking.Com’s Fun, Happy ‘Booking Epic’ Campaign Raises the Bar for Travelers

Booking.Com’s Fun, Happy ‘Booking Epic’  Campaign Raises the Bar for Travelers Turning the mundane,  frustrating  experience of booking a hotel online into a fun moment, is an act of legerdemain that only Booking.com is probably able to pull off. Take a look at their YouTube commercial to see what I mean. It’s wry, funny and self-deprecating. It’s a spoof on ... Read More »

Are Travel Marketers Wasting Time on Facebook and Twitter?

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  Are Travel Marketers Wasting Time on Facebook and Twitter? How surprising is this: In the second half of last year, fewer that 1% of visitors arrived at a hotel or travel booking site, “via a social media link or a link shared by by a friend,” reports Hotelmarketing.com. Does this mean hotels are wasting their time chasing the Holy ... Read More »

Are Travel Writers Becoming Extinct?

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Are Travel Writers Becoming Extinct? Yes, if all they write about are places they travel to.  It seems the traveling public is more interested these days in travel ideas, trends, travel news and technology, than destinations. Travel writers love to travel. That’s why most of them are in the business. But it that the right reason? I don’t think so. ... Read More »

Boulangeries and Mercis: Canada’s French Eastern Townships

Boulangeries and Mercis: Canada’s French Eastern Townships The fields of deep lavender (Bleu Lavande) stretch vividly toward the green hills. Donkeys at the donkey ranch nuzzle their mistress, and the honey bees buzz about at the Miellerie Lune de Miel, the honey farm. About 150 miles south of Quebec and maybe 90 miles east of Montreal, the Eastern Townships of ... 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 »

Why We Are Sexier When We Travel

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Why We Are Sexier When We Travel We knew travel was a terrific aphrodisiac, we just couldn’t prove it. Then came a report that the majority of couples have more sex in a week’s vacation than they do in two months at home! We knew there’s actually a Mile High Club with certain airlines offering sex in the sky for ... Read More »

St. Thomas ( U.S.V.I) As Caribbean as it Gets!

St. Thomas-Travel St. Thomas: St. Thomas Travel Video PostCard Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TVPtwitter Fan on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TVPfacebook St. Thomas one of three islands that make up the US Virgin Islands, is one of the Caribbean’s premier vacation spots, along with its sister islands St. John and St, Croix St. Thomas and St. John and all the US Virgin Islands have ... Read More »

Nova Scotia’s Farmers Market-By-The-Sea

From Drop Box Every Saturday, Brewery Market in Halifax is jammed with stalls overflowing with green, red, purple and orange produce fresh from local farms … a foodie’s dream and a Family Travel delight. From Drop Box The venue is the old but still functioning Keith Brewery on Halifax’s waterfront whose stone walls and archways echo with the sound of ... Read More »

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