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El Santurario DeChimayo in New Mexico is known as the Lourdes of the U.S. due to stories of people being miraculously healed by its holy dirt.
Planning to go to California's most famous national park? Here are five Yosemite Valley activities you must to when you visit.
The Yosemite National Park Upper and Lower Falls are quintessential Yosemite and located in Northern California.
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Yosemite Mule and Horseback Rides are a bit of a splurge but well worth it. Here is a quick photo guide on what to expect on the trail and more.
Yosemite Mirror Lake in Northern California's Yosemite National Park is an amazing view for anyone. I've seen photos of it for years, but had no idea how gorgeous and special it would be.
Continue reading "Yosemite Mirror Lake: The View From my Bicycle"
Yosemite's Merced River: The View from My Bicycle
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Yosemite Lodge at the Falls is located on the Valley floor and the quintessential Yosemite "location, location, location" for a stay in Yosemite.
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You can explore Yosemite Valley along 12 miles of paved bike trails throughout the valley. Yosemite biking is easy with bike rentals in Curry Village.
Continue reading "Yosemite Biking: Bike Rentals & Equipment"
No visit to Yosemite National Park is complete without a stop at Mariposa Grove, home to the giant sequoias California is famous for.
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Yosemite National Park in Northern California is a very popular travel destination. It's no wonder the park is swarming with tourists from around the world during peak summer months.
A comprehensive Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory with links to all tourism offices all over the world.
How do you stay healthy on vacation? Healthy travel habits are not something casual travelers may think about although a lot of road warriors I know have systems in place to stay healthy on vacation.
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The eye of the needle mentioned in the book of Matthew was one of several gates that provided passage through the city of Jerusalem's massive walls.
October is a great time to visit Venice, Italy, since the weather is perfect and the streets are not packed with tourists. Here are 29 things I like about Venice.
As a frequent traveler, I have learned a few tips that make traveling easier. In this article, you will find a list of uncomplicated, easy-to-understand traveling tips that will make any trip easier.
Continue reading "20 Tips to Make Leisure Travel More Relaxing"
I have been fascinated with Pompeii, Italy since we first studied about it in history class and when I an opportunity to visit it, I was captivated my its current residents - the dogs of Pompeii.
Continue reading "Pompeii, Italy: Dogs that Live Among the Ruins"
Americans do not take enough vacations and there is a bigger price to pay than just dollars. There are six health benefits of taking vacations that you and your boss should know about.
Travel tips and secrets for vacation planning from a TV Travel Producer who has traveled to 22 countries. Her vacation planner tips will save you time and money on your vacation.
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Comprehensive chart on airline luggage fees so you can evaluate the best travel deal on an airfare.
I've had a lot of fun visiting wineries, talking to vintners, and tasting wines throughout the California Wine Country! And I have some wine tasting tips for you!
Need in depth info on United States vacation destinations? I've put together a great resource guide of travel sites that will get you all the info you need!
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Destination Resource Guide"
Hotel industry consolidation may have created some confusion about which hotel brands belong to which frequent-stay programs, if any.
Continue reading "Hotel Loyalty & Credit Card Reward Programs"
I don’t know about you but I’ve often fall in love with a location that I’ve seen in a movie. These films inspired me to travel Venice, Italy for a movie location vacation.
TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, shares her picks for the Top Five Best Travel Songs Ever. Perspective from a producer's criteria for scoring video.
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Almost any town or city you visit around the world has unique statues or sculptures in public areas. Here are some I've captured in photos.
New Mexico is known as the land of enchantment and it gets its nickname honestly. Find out what the top attractions are in this state for your road trip.
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Journey to Israel where the Bible comes alive.
The latest discounts and promotions for airlines, hotels, rental cars, train travel, travel attractions, guide books, travel gadgets and accessories and much more.
Whether you're booking cruise vacations or going abroad, you do not want to forget about trip insurance. Don't dismiss the idea of travel insurance or it could cost you big bucks.
Don't let your vacation be ruined by being a victim of a crime. TV Travel Show Producer has street wise and common sense travel safety tips.
Carnival Corporation made history at the Super Bowl of trade shows, CES. Carnival launced the Ocean Medallion that replaces card keys, your wallet, and even for your tickets when you cruise.
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Resource guide to booking online at hotels, travel sites and more.
Comment on: The Eye of the Needle. Whether a narrow gate in Israel or an actual needle of our time, Jesus' assertion that a rich person will hardly make
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As a former New Yorker, here are five of my favorite New York City attractions in photos.
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I love Hogsmeade village cobblestone streets, snow-capped roofs & British architecture. All aboard Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios Hollywood for five things you'll love about Hogsmeade:
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The Hamilton Grange House is located in Harlem, New York and is Alexander Hamilton's final home. Enjoy a photo tour of this historic home.
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Road trips may be cheaper than flying but are they safer? Once you review the basic driving safety tips for your road trip vacation, here are life saving tips to avoid distractions while driving.
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A complete directory & search engine to connect you to Embassies, Consulates websites & addresses, and how to handle lost or stolen passport s overseas.
Vacation photos are the best souvenir of any trip and TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, shares some photo tips for the best vacation pics.
Fall is here, but in case you’re missing the summer weather, ’tis the season for fall fun in the sun and some great off season travel deals. Travel Mom, Emily Kaufman has fall vacation ideas.
Continue reading "Fall Travel Deals for Greater Fort Lauderdale"
Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. The tiniest is Vatican City although they are often referred to as states. Monaco, famous for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Grand Casino.
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After a fun day at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show in Long Beach, a group of travel gal "tweet peeps" and I trolled the streets of downtown Long Beach, California, for a foodie experience.
Forget the cable cars, rent a little yellow GoCar and see the city by the bay in a unique way.
Continue reading "San Francisco Transport: GoCars - A New Way to Get Around Town"
Domestic airline fees are out of control. No longer can you buy an airline ticket and assume anything is included for the purchase of air fare. Check out airline fees before you purchase your ticket
Is there a downside to travel technology? There can be if you're smart phone suddenly becomes brain dead due to a lifeless battery. Tips you need to know in the techno world of travel.
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The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is home to 2,600 wild and endangered animals that live in free-range enclosures and has over two million visitors each year.
Continue reading "San Diego Zoo Safari Park - Six Things You'll Love About It!"
Peru - One must have seen Peru to believe it. To explore Machu Picchu, the eternal city which is declared one of the Seven modern Wonders of the World
I never get tired of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. If you get caught in NYC on a rainy day, then head over to Fifth Avenue and 81st Street.
This was an April Fool’s Day to remember for passengers and crew on board a Southwest Flight from Phoenix to Sacramento on April 1, 2011. Read how story unfolded on Twitter with Twitpics.
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Admission fees to theme parks and local tourist attractions can really add up and max out your vacation budget, but you can save up to 55% on theme parks
with Go City Cards. I've used these for several vacations and saved
hundreds of dollars. Just one of my many best travel deals tips you'll
find on this website.
You're packed and ready to go on vacation, so now comes the most important issue at hand: avoiding jet lag when you arrive at your destination. A survey by Conde Naste said that 93% of travelers get jet lag but you don't have to be one of them if you use my tips. ~Marianne Schwab
I have put together a list of the top five travel mistakes people make that translate into paying too much for a vacation no matter where you book your trip (through a travel agent, airline or online). ~Marianne Schwab