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Desert Spa Getaway

Desert Spa Getaway

If you think of the desert as a place of dust and desolation, think again. The Ritz Carlton Resort and Spa at Dove Mountain in the Sonoran Desert is an exquisite, luxurious retreat where you will be treated to perfect 5-star service from the moment you arrive. There is nothing […]

by × October 28, 2012 × 0 comments

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Riverboat Cruising Returns to the Mississippi

Riverboat Cruising Returns to the Mississippi

If the idea of traveling down the Mississippi in true ante-bellum style appeals to you, you’re in luck.  After a four-year absence the American Queen, a 436-passenger boat built in 1995, is back on the river. The Great American Steamboat Co. bought the American Queen for $15 million, sunk another […]

by × October 10, 2012 × 2 comments

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Forget Tuscany – Head to the Amalfi Coast

Forget Tuscany – Head to the Amalfi Coast

When most people dream of vacationing in Italy they imagine themselves in a villa in Tuscany. After all, who has heard of Positano? But take a look at this villa on the Amalfi Coast – perhaps this will be your new dream destination in Italy. Villa Oliviero is perched on […]

by × October 4, 2012 × 1 comment

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Cruising the South Pacific

Cruising the South Pacific

If you are a Survivor fan, you might have had a yearning to visit Vanuatu in the South Pacific.   Vanuatu’s 83 island’s offer a mix of fascinating tribal cultures and communities, beach getaways and some of the best scenery in the world. The underwater world is just as magnificent, with […]

by × October 3, 2012 × 3 comments

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Fall Foliage – the Road Less Traveled

Fall Foliage – the Road Less Traveled

There are many well-known places to go to see fall foliage, but there are also some destinations that are a well-kept secret.  While others head off to New England and Vermont, take the road less traveled and visit West Virginia this year. Nearly 80% of West Virginia is covered in […]

by × September 29, 2012 × 3 comments

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Fall Weekend Getaways in California

Fall Weekend Getaways in California

With summer officially over, and cooler weather on the way, it’s time to indulge in a little Fall fun planning. The kids are back in school, the hordes have left the beaches and there are interesting places to go and things to see.  If you live in an area where […]

by × September 27, 2012 × 8 comments