Category: Travel

10 things to do “In Bruges”

So you have a hankering for beer, waffles, and chocolate. Look no further! Bruges, a small city in the Flemish part of Belguim, conjures up images of beautiful stone buildings and delicious treats.  Just a quick train ride away from other popular destinations like Amsterdam, it’s a wonderful addition to any itinerary, and one not […]

Top 10 Urban Rentals

Taking an urban vacation is often a nice change of pace from the typical beach or resort backdrop of tourism.  An inner-city setting allows for countless activities, and gives you a chance to live like the locals.  From your urban vacation home, you’ll find a wide range of restaurants within walking distance, and live theaters, […]

Top 5 Shopping Vacations

Shopping in Paris

Of all of the vacation prospects available, for many dedicated consumers, none seem quite as thrilling as an entire trip devoted to shopping. People from all across the globe enjoy purchasing goods with their hard earned dollars, and what better way to join them by taking a shopping vacation? Although the idea of this kind of trip may […]

Hvar, Croatia: Local Secrets of a Dalmatian Paradise

Hvar, Croatia has become a travel fad.  Ever since it was on the front page of the New York Times Travel Magazine, this “mountainous, lavender-scented isle set in the blue, sun-blasted Adriatic Sea” has experienced a new level of tourism.  It’s no longer just Italians on summer vacation; now the square is full of travelers […]

3 prime Bangkok hotels for under $100 a night

Rooftop pools. Moody, club-like lighting. Courtyards with private villas. Definitely not the level of amenities to expect in an American hotel, but in travelers would be shocked at the luxurious standards at some Bangkok hotels for a modest $100 per night. Here are three beautiful, high-quality Bangkok hotels with wow features that you’ll never get used to paying so little for.

Grapes, Giggles, and Girlfriends: The Perfect Getaway in Napa Valley

Book clubs, cooking clubs, bunco, bridge…what is the unifying theme to most women’s gatherings? Wine! If you can add in the opportunity to do lots of talking, while sipping wine, in beautiful surroundings—even better. So when a group of girlfriends and I decided to look for a getaway destination, Napa Valley was an ideal choice. […]