Monthly Archives: February 2015

Top 5 Things to Do in Hawaii

Hawaii is a beautiful place to visit any time, complete with multiple pristine, white sandy beaches and clear beautiful waters. However, Hawaii has more to offer than just beach fun with an array of interesting activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. Continue reading “Top 5 Things to Do in Hawaii” »

The Spookiest Haunted B & B’s in the U.S.

Experience some spooky fun and stay at any of these haunted bed-and-breakfasts, where you can mingle with the ghosts and apparitions that roam the halls. The b & b’s are said to have “pranks” and unusual sounds from some angry and some playful spirits, just waiting to make your stay a little creepier.

Lizzie Borden Bread and Breakfast- Fall River, Massachusetts

Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect for the blood hatchet murders of her father and stepmother in 1892, but was not found guilty. This long unsolved mystery still attracts attention today, as it said that the three ghosts still haunt the house today. Guests can stay the night in the rooms where the bodies are Abby and John Borden were found or just take a tour of the house between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. The inn even offers ghost hunger university classes and crime re-enactments. There is also a museum gift shop that sells Lizzie Bordon souvenirs.

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5 Perks of Traveling By Train

Like most people, I usually fly when I am traveling, mainly because it’s the most normal mode of transportation and relatively easy. However, I used to be train girl when I was young and would travel to Chicago regularly with my mother and grandmother to visit family. I just recently rediscovered the amazing benefits of train travel over airplanes when I opted for a cheaper train ride to Chicago than the overly expensive last minute flight. Here are five perks that train travel has over other transportation and why you should convert from planes to trains.

1. Packing is EASY

One thing I am really bad at is packing and all the airline restrictions only amplifies that trait. However, while packing for a train ride I found that packing was immediately easier. First you don’t have to worry about rules like liquid restrictions. On a train you can bring as much shampoo or conditioner as you want. You dont have measure out smaller bottles or rely on the hotel brand stuff that often smells like a bad hospital bath. On an airplane food and drinks aren’t allowed, but on trains you can pack a lunch and bring as much water as you want. Another major perk.

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