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San Diego With Kids: What to Do in One Week

A San Diego trip with kids can be the experience of a lifetime. Seriously, this city was made for families, with a great mix of attractions and even better facilities for travelers. Transport is usually fairly easy to manage, and the city itself has a good mix of accommodation for all price ranges. Best of […]

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Venice Beach or Santa Monica?

Should you visit Venice Beach or Santa Monica? California is lucky enough to have its own “Twin Cities”, each with its own character but both worth a visit: the beauty of the Pacific, walking to the beach in less than 5 minutes, eclectic people, and tons of fun activities. However, first time visitors to the area […]

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How to Visit New York in Winter With a Baby

Visiting New York in winter with a baby might not seem like the best of ideas, but we really didn’t have much of a choice. You see, we currently live in Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) where daytime temperatures are around 25 C (80F), and were traveling to Spain to spend Christmas with my family. The cheapest […]

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The Best Apartments in New Jersey Near New York

Global Luxury Suites at Newport are among New Jersey’s newest accommodation options and without a doubt should be considered one of the best cheap hotels in New Jersey- even if they’re not a hotel. They have great views overlooking Manhattan, and have a convenient location with easy access to pretty much everything you’ll need. The apartments […]

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1 How to Get from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale

Aaah the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale Beach is easily one of Florida’s best attractions, and well worth the detour if you’re visiting Miami. Unfortunately, for the uninitiated, actually getting there can be a bit of a pain, particularly from South Beach. Luckily, once you know the ropes, it’s really not too difficult to head […]

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2 The Cheapest Parking in South Beach Miami

Everyone loves visiting Miami, except for the frustrating fact that finding the cheapest parking in South Beach can be a serious pain. Getting a park near the beach can be tough, and parking on the street can mean having to stop your day once an hour to feed the meter. Not fun. And it’s expensive. […]

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A Guided Tour of Joshua Tree National Park

Named after the native yucca brevifolia, Joshua Tree National Park is a compelling visit for anyone who loves nature and landscapes. While most visitors (like myself) visit Joshua Tree National Park in a day – or even a few hours- there are many who wisely choose to spend a few days camping, hiking, sock climbing, […]

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2 The Kenai Peninsula in an RV: Seward to Homer

Seward is a great little town in the North Eastern Kenain Peninsula, with lots of things to see and do- before mid September. Once the high season comes to an end all tour operators close, and the bustling town becomes somewhat sleepy with just the Aquarium and Exit Glacier to explore. Both of these can […]

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Anchorage in September: What to See and Do

A seaport at the head of Cook inlet, the area was first discovered and named by Captain James cook in 1778. Russian explorers had already been in Alaska and continued to do so until the Alaska purchase of 1867,  and the city of Anchorage was founded in 1915 as the headquarters for the Alaska railroad. […]

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The Copper Whale Inn , Anchorage, Alaska

If you prefer the home-like feeling of a B&B over a hotel- like I do- and are visiting Anchorage in Alaska the Copper Whale Inn is an excellent choice. Locate in downtown Alaska it is also within walking distance of the  popular Tony Kowles coastal trail, right besides a few restaurants and withing walking distance […]

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Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

Alaska has awe-inspiring vistas and amazing archaeological formations that could not be enjoyed by tourists at large some 50 years ago.  With time, science and entrepreneurial minds opportunities to experience what the ultimate frontier has to offer have appeared in a few locations, one of them being Chena Hot Springs, 61 miles away from Fairbanks. […]

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