The first sign of spring for many of us in the United States is when we heat the crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball. There is something optimistic about the start of baseball’s spring training. The teams train in the sunny weather of Florida and Arizona, winter snowbird fans flock to see the players hit, catch and tug at their crotches, and every team holds out hope that this will be their year for World Series glory.
The one thing that sets baseball apart from the other major sports in ... [read more]
Date:February 22nd, 2007
One of the best things about travel is that it can be appreciated by people of all ages. If you are a child you can marvel at being in a new city or while experiencing a culture for the first time. If you are a young adult you can often travel for cheap and meet other young adults who are keen on discovering all that this world has to offer. If you are an adult you can escape the everyday grind of life through travel and continue a lifetime of ... [read more]
Date:February 21st, 2007
If you ask 100 people what they consider to be a travel adventure you’d probably get 100 different answers. For some it might mean scaling Mt. Kilimanjaro. For others it might mean rafting down a category five river. For others an adventure vacation would mean a trek through Nepal. And for others it might mean a trip to the beach with three screaming kids in the backseat and 22 cents in their pockets.
Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes and if you know where to look you can find ... [read more]
Date:February 16th, 2007
There is a reason why San Diego continues to attract more and more residents each year. The city is lovely. Darned lovely.
Its year-round perfect weather, access to beautiful beaches, increasingly vibrant downtown life and proximity to Mexico also make it a wonderful place to visit for a few days or even longer.
What is a traveler to do in San Diego?
Glad you asked. The city is chockfull of attractions including the San Diego Zoo. I used to think that it was merely a prop in the introduction of ... [read more]
Date:February 8th, 2007
Packing for a cruise is a bit different than, say, packing for a 6-month hike through the Sahara. The gear that is required to keep you happy when you are floating in the ocean is often unique. One place to start your search for the products that will bring comfort and joy to your cruise vacation is Bootsnall’s new Travel Gear Blog. Updated daily with product information and reviews, as well as travel-related news, the site is an invaluable resource for travelers. Head on over to Travel Gear Blog right now and check out ... [read more]
Date:October 9th, 2006
East Coast has two of the top ten destinations on Orbitz list of popular places to get away this upcoming holiday weekend.
New York City: Culture, diversity, power, and heart have made New York one of the most influential cities in the world. Whether you live here or are just visiting, this city simply doesn’t know the meaning of boredom. Home to treasures like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Broadway and Rockefeller Center, New York has something for anyone, no matter where they come from.
Boston: Live like a true ... [read more]
Date:July 27th, 2006
National Geographic is a traveller’s mecca of information on places around the world. It’s also home to an assortment of great gift ideas for the world-minded mom, dad, grad or anyone else on your list.
We’re especially big fans of their super-sized maps and, of course, no desk is complete without a globe (even if it in a miniature version). They also have a collection of drool-worthy coffee table books with pictures that are outta this world – literally.
So check out all the options at National Geo – and dream about ... [read more]
Date:July 4th, 2006
Orbitz has launched a new Activities Tab today, just in time to search for fun activities as the summer vacation season swings into full gear.
To make booking every aspect of a vacation easier, travelers can now book activities online with Orbitz in addition to flight, hotel and car rental. The new Activities Tab allows Orbitz customers to find and book attractions and activities before leaving home for a vacation, making trips that much more enjoyable. Some examples of activities that can be booked are, museum and ... [read more]
Date:June 28th, 2006
Relax like a big Kahuna in Hawaii with sandy beaches and romantic sunsets in paradise – plus great deals from United.com and their frequent flyer program.
Starwood Earn triple miles and save 35% in Hawaii and French Polynesia Marriott Vacation Club Earn 25,000 miles for stays in Hawaii The Hilton Family Earn double miles and more Cruise Hawaii where “Aloha” means “Good Buy” United Vacations Explore Hawaii with a free car rental
Visit United Vacations for more information.
Date:June 27th, 2006
Celebrate summer and the 4th of July holiday with these great offers around the world! Earn miles faster with Mileage Plus Hotel & Car offers, or book a great package vacation or cruise and make your dreams come true!
Celebrate the 4th of July with these special mileage-rich offers on great getaways!
Renaissance Hotels Earn 2 miles per $ spent, room upgrade, late check-out InterContinental Hotels Group, including Holiday Inn & more Earn up to 5,000 miles Omni Hotels Earn triple miles starting with your second stay InterContinental Hotels & Resorts 1,000 miles/stay on Luxury ... [read more]
Date:June 26th, 2006
Relax. Rejuvenate. Rediscover Family Time.
Here’s what Marriott Vacations says about their timeshare program:
Enjoy a great vacation while you discover timeshare ownership with Marriott.
You and your family can escape to one of Mariott’s beautiful and exciting resort destinations and discover how you can create a lifetime of memorable family vacations. When you take a break from your getaway and enjoy a relaxed and informative tour and timeshare presentation lasting approximately 90 minutes, you are sure to discover the ... [read more]
Date:June 21st, 2006
Buying things in advance usually saves us money, just like a mother told us. We recently discovered that thanks to Viator, we can actually do that with travel as well. Never heard to Viator? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either.
Viator is the leading online provider of destination travel products: sightseeing tours, theater tickets, attraction passes, theme parks, even zero gravity flights…the things you do when you get there. Their selection of products includes 4,000+ tours and attractions, ... [read more]
Date:June 21st, 2006
In search of a little R&R? Then check out these highlights from the week that you might have missed while you were busy stressing about work.
We’re extra-motivated with all these ‘get in shape’ for summer packages, especially the one heading to Austin, TX
Don’t go all the way to Vegas to get the action – take Sin City out to sea with the Vegas Sea Cruises
Take advantage of the mountain off-season and get all the views, for half price! Travelocity has a whole slew of Mountain Vacations.
Date:June 9th, 2006
Life’s a vacation with LiveItUp! WIth a LiveitUp membership, you enjoy discounts on travel, local activities, and shopping, access top benefits – such as roadside assistance and your own personal assistant, and earn LiveItUp Points to redeem for more vacation experiences. Go to Value of LiveItUp to find out more about the value of your membership!
Travel Benefits Get up to 50% off condo resorts, pay no service fees on airline tickets, and much more.
Personal Assistant Need last minute dinner reservations? Planning a big party? Your Personal Assistant can help 24/7.
Dinner & A Movie Enjoy a night out for less with up to 50% ... [read more]
Replenish your soul and restore your spirit with a Westin Simply Renew Spa Package. Slip out of the everyday and into pure renewal.
Book a Westin spa package and de-stress with a $50 USD spa credit, plus unwind with a welcome spa amenity. Visitors can refuel with complimentary breakfast – and no rushing around in the morning to back up. Visitors can sleep late with a 4 p.m. check-out.
Packages are available at Westin’s throughout North America and around the world! Luxury can be just a booking away!
Date:May 9th, 2006
We’re never very good at shopping for mom. While she goes out of her way to call us when she finds an amazing deal on a pair of jeans, or a purse that she knows we just have to have, we can never seem to find ANYTHING when those important gift-giving days like Mother’s Day roll around.
Thankfully, we’ve discovered that we’re not alone. Spa Finder has a great deal for all those last-minute shoppers. Now through May 10th, Spa Finder is offering *free two-day shipping for the price of ground* (for orders $100 or more). And for those ... [read more]
Date:May 8th, 2006
That’s where the Spa Finder Worldwide Directory: 2006 Guide To Spas comes in. It is the ultimate global reference for luxury resorts, day spas, medical spas, and spa residential communities.
Get the fast facts, the real prices, the signature spa treatments, the best activities, and the types of cuisine served at each spa. Sort spas by price, location, and specialty in the Spa Finder Indexes. Learn the names of doctors, ... [read more]
Date:April 7th, 2006
Spa Finder Gift Certificate purchases of $125 or more will receive FREE SHIPPING and a FREE GIFT BOX.
Gift Baskets orders of $125 or more will receive FREE SHIPPING.
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