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6 Things at Your Hotel That Can Change Your Stay

The dates for your trip to Rome, Paris, Tokyo (wherever you dream about) is scheduled.  You have your flights and basic itinerary but where will you stay? Do an internet search for anywhere in Europe, and you’ll find multiple choices; in fact, in the major cities you will have hundreds.  How do you choose the place to

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Outlander, Game of Thrones and more

Is there a golfer in your family or friends?  St. Andrews Course (the Old Course) is always on the “must do before I die” list for golfers.  Why do I mention that?  I just met via Zoom with the Manager of the Old Course Hotel which overlooks the course, and is a wonderful place to

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Turning your usual into spectacular

by Elizabeth Schlesener Finding the “new” in something familiar can turn an OK trip into a fantastic trip.  My family and I recently returned from an almost two-week excursion out west, and did just this.  Our family is familiar with Montana, as my husband was born and raised there, and all his side of the

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USA Summer 2020 Road Trips & Travel: How to Plan & What to Expect

By Elizabeth Schlesener, Travel Advisor Perhaps you’re like me, and the long days of quarantine have you aching to travel. But what does that look like amid our current COVID-19 world?  To start, let me give you a brief snapshot of my family’s recent getaway in Northern Michigan. Certainly, things felt different with the addition of masks, sanitizers,

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6 Secrets of Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Shhh. .  I have a secret! Who doesn’t love a secret? Actually, I have several secrets that will make your stay at a Sandals or Beaches Resort more enjoyable. Spa use is included All Sandals and Beaches Resorts offer the Red Lane Spa, a delightful facility with steam room, sauna, plunge pools and relaxation areas. 

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When is a good time to travel?

Did you know that September is one of the lowest traffic months for travel almost anywhere in the world?  The reason is simple: school has just begun again and families are home adjusting to their new schedules.  Vacations are over, so many destinations are quieter, less crowded and a better value. Caribbean & Mexico Yes,

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