TRAVEL APPS: our tips! With so many travel apps out there, it can sometimes be overwhelming.  I started traveling over 20 years ago when smart phones were not yet a thing.  My pre-trip prep always consisted of heading to the local bookstore and picking up a Lonely Planet or Frommer’s Guide to ensure I had […]

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GOOGLE MAPS OFFLINE Our favorite travel tip at Daiquiri! Did you know that you can get around without WiFi or a data connection on your cell? Check out this video on how to use Google Maps offline. If traveling overseas or remote areas this will be a lifesaver! Your offline map is good for 30 […]

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CHOOSE ITALY! Dreaming of traveling to Europe?  Italy truly is the best destination to get started with. When we hear the word Italy, so many amazing ideas come to mind. Roman gladiators, delicious pasta, and even that famous leaning tower of Pisa are some!  Italy is a land full of surprises for the traveler and […]

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  The Virgin Islands, whether you are on the British (BVI) or US islands (USVI), is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.  Lucky for us, St. Thomas in the USVI is a short  2.5-hour flight whether you choose to fly from Miami or Ft. Lauderdale. St. Thomas is the perfect […]

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The beautiful coastline of New England is lined with charming towns and historic sites. This area should not be overlooked when planning your next family vacation.  Throughout the region there are plenty of cultural and outdoor activities for the family to enjoy. As the area is quite compact, you can cover a lot of territory […]

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New US restrictions on travel is causing some confusion but TRAVEL TO CUBA IS STILL POSSIBLE & LEGAL for US Citizens/Residents!  CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO HERE:  What changed? Only one of the 12 categories for travel to Cuba has been eliminated: Group People-to-People Educational Travel. This is the category that most tour operators were using […]

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Written by Mark Bradley Why would anyone want to go to Cuba? Of course, there was the appeal of warm weather in February, the sound of rhythmic Latin music, and very affordable prices. But my main reason for visiting was to experience for myself what Americans had been forbidden to engage for so long- the […]

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  I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to northern France, a part I had yet to discover and one that always seems to get forgotten when people travel to France. The region of Brittany is quite a destination, offering everything from history dating back to the Neolithic period to phenomenal recipes with its famous […]

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Two months ago, I had the pleasure of rediscovering Portugal on a special travel industry visit organized by Visit Portugal, the country’s tourism organization.  The last time I visited was 19 years ago, and though much has changed to enhance the experience for the traveler, a lot has also remained the same!  Portugal is a […]

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