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7 Tips for Visiting Cape Cod for the First Time

Cape Cod is a classic vacation destination. The peninsula off the southeastern coast of Massachusetts consists of 15 towns. Several things will be helpful to know for first time visitors to this charming area. Continue reading “7 Tips for Visiting Cape Cod for the First Time” »

Why Stay in The Busy City?

New York City is an amazing place to visit that is full of life and interesting attractions. NYC is also a destination that is tightly packed with people because space is limited. This has made it beneficial to actually get hotel rooms outside the city. There are a few reasons why you should not stay in New York City when visiting. Continue reading “Why Stay in The Busy City?” »

Fun Railroad Tours of the Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offers a number of fun tour packages. It is located in Bryson, NC and is just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Continue reading “Fun Railroad Tours of the Great Smoky Mountains” »

Massachusetts- The Bay State in the Summer

The Bay State entered into the United States in 1788, but has a much longer history. Massachusetts hold a wide variety of activities to partake of during the summer months for almost every visitor’s tastes. From food to history to art and children’s enjoyment, this state is a luxurious amalgamation of culture and adventure. Continue reading “Massachusetts- The Bay State in the Summer” »

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” »

Things to Do and See in Iceland

 

The Small Nordic country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean is home to many exciting and unique travel opportunities. With breathtaking views and sights you won’t find anywhere else, Iceland offers experiences that you will never forget. Continue reading “Things to Do and See in Iceland” »

Scuba Diving: Rules Now Allowing Kids to Dive In

Let’s face it; there are some of us out there who could be considered pretty irresponsible, even as adults. So, with this attitude, one might worry that giving every adult the OK to learn to scuba dive is concerning. Hopefully those who take the plunge are mature enough to realize that scuba diving can be hazardous business if you don’t know what you’re doing. Recently, the minimum age for a diver has been dropped. At first, it’s an alarming fact, but the reasoning behind it gives it a little more logic.

First, let’s look at the old rule vs. the new rule. Originally, a diver was required to be at least 12 or older in to qualify for junior certification. The new rule declares that children 10 and older are now eligible for junior certification. The only organizations that are going by the old, standard rule are the YMCA and the NAUI for the time being.

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When Seven Just Isn’t Enough

OK class, I would like to start today’s lesson with a question: which of you is considered the eighth wonder of the world? Alright, alright, quiet everyone settle down. Not all at once. Let’s try this again: raise your hand if you are considered the eighth wonder of the world. Wow, that’s a lot of you. I wasn’t expecting so many. Alright, I’m going to have to narrow down the field a little bit. Seriously this lesson won’t work if there’s more than one of you. If you’re a natural wonder, lower your hand. That’s right Grand Canyon, you can put your hand down. Giant’s Causeway, you too. You know what, just get out. You reek of Guinness.

Alright, now that that is settled, let’s narrow it down some more. If you’re a wonder from Europe, put your hand down. Hagia Sophia, stop playing the two continents card, we’re sick of it. You’re not special, put your hand down. I don’t care if you live in America, Statue of Liberty, we all know that under that toga you’re French birthright is growing out of your follicles, particularly in the armpit area. Put your hand down and get a razor for goodness’ sake.

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A Couple Characteristics of Cruises

When you decide to take a cruise, there are a number of things to look forward to. We’ve decided to highlight a couple.

Shore Excursions on your Cruise
Part of the excitement of travelling by sea is seeing a foreign port. Somehow, approaching an exotic location at a leisurely pace and seeing a new coastline unfold from sea level is, in my opinion, much more satisfying than landing in an airplane. I’ve found airports have a certain sameness about them.

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Remedies for Motion Sickness

Motion SicknessWhile it’s far to say most people enjoy travel, there are those whose enjoyment is cut short because of motion sickness. Car trips, train rides, amusement park rides, and more can cause someone to feel extremely ill. Motion sickness in some individuals can be triggered just by walking!  Although a train trip or boat ride might sound really fun to someone, if they suffer from transportation sickness they may refrain from tagging along.

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