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European Vacation on Miles Part 5: Tuscany
Tuscan countryside view San Gimignano

This summer, my family took our very first trip together to Europe — and we did the flights from the U.S. to Dublin and most of the intra-Europe flights on miles! We saw some amazing things, ate some of the most fantastic food imaginable and dipped our toes in speaking other languages. It was priceless…. Continue reading

Top 10 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

We recently spent a long weekend in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, which amazingly is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population east of the Mississippi. We had a blast, enjoying a multi-generational Pigeon Forge vacation with my dad and his wife, me and my 9-year-old son. Here are our favorite things to do… Continue reading

Southern California Vacation: 8 Awesome Things to Do for Couples

Doesn’t a Southern California vacation sound wonderful? Who can argue with beautiful landscapes, miles of ocean, California sunshine and loads of things to do? My husband and I enjoyed a romantic getaway to this area and I’ve put together some of our top 8 things to do in¬†Southern California. How to Get to Southern California… Continue reading

Marco Island, Florida: Beach Vacation Checklist

Marco Island is one of my family’s favorite beach spots, especially when we’re ready to escape long overcast Midwest winters. If you’re looking for a gorgeous, warm, family-friendly beach¬†getaway, Marco Island is a great choice. Marco is a beautiful island with crystal clear blue waters near Naples, Florida, and is about as far south as… Continue reading

Travel Trends for 2017: Hot Destinations & Trends to Watch

As a travel writer, I have access to many people in the travel industry, conducting regular interview with key folks in the business from hotel executives to tour operators to travel media and bloggers who are constantly on trips around the world. This gives me a good look into what the travel trends and hot… Continue reading

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