The good news, the Visa is only about $10 and is valid for three years! The maybe not so good news… you may need to renew your passport sooner than you planned. Europe will soon require this special Visa for all travelers entering the Schengen Zone and it requires you to have the latest and … More 2021: US Travelers Will Be Required To Obtain A Visa For European Travel & A Biometric Passport
September 11, 2001 was a day that we will never forget. Since this time, the government has implemented new safety and screening procedures to help prevent these events from happening again. In 2005, the Real ID Act was passed and has slowly been implemented over time. In 2020, all passengers flying within the United States … More Real ID Act 2020: Why Your Driver’s License May Not Be Enough For Domestic Flights
As the new year approaches we all turn our minds toward our goals and adventures for 2019. The world is our oyster and if you are anything like us, it can be hard to pick which new and exciting destinations to visit in this upcoming year. Throughout 2018 our agents traveled the world, met with … More Top 5 Destinations In 2019 – International
New year, new places to discover! It’s the time of year that we begin planning our next escapes and discoveries. We have found five cities within the United States that are a must see for 2019. From fabulous festivals to awe inspiring views, here are the locations we think should be on the top of … More Top 5 Must Visit Destinations In 2019 – USA
There is nothing like getting off of a long flight and standing in customs for over an hour just to see a few select people bypass the entire line and go right through to baggage claim! I used to be that person, wondering exactly what Global Entry was and wishing I was bypassing that line … More Global Entry: What Is It & Who Needs It
Would you be interested in an aircraft that promises to transform long-haul travel, bringing new destinations within reach of budget travelers, has successfully completed its maiden flight? The Airbus A321LR promises all of these things and more! What’s The Buzz All About? Airbus says the Airbus A321LR is the world’s widest single-aisle plane and that, … More Longhaul Flights Redefined
Cruising is definitely not one size fits all. With all of the remarkable innovations in cruising, we now have massive mega-ships which are nothing short of being floating cities all the way to tiny yacht cruises that will take you in for a closer look at the world’s most idyllic islands. Those of you who … More 3 Unique Cruises for 2018
New year, new places to see! If you haven’t heard about the term “bucket list”, it is a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill and life experiences you desire to experience before you die. Add these five destinations to your bucket list in 2018 and get ready … More 5 New Bucket List Destinations for 2018
Nothing says Happy Holidays like the scent and taste of a peppermint candy cane! Take this sweet treat to the next level with this sumptuous Candy Cane Fudge! Ingredients: 2 (10 ounce) packages vanilla baking chips 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 1/2 cups crushed candy canes 1 dash … More Recipe! Candy Cane Fudge
Tis’ the season for pumpkin spiced everything and this is the trifecta of pumpkin flavor for all you pumpkin lovers in the world! We have Pumpkin… Cheesecake… inside a pumpkin! Not only is this a tasty treat but it makes for a festive serving dish that is totally disposable! Ingredients 4 mini pumpkins (about 4 … More Pumpkin Cheesecake Stuffed Pumpkin
“Back to School” typically means that you will see less children when on vacation but sometimes we all need and want a true “Adults Only” vacation option. We all love our children and grandchildren but sometimes we just want to spend a few days in an environment designed for adults, surrounded by adults and being … More Best Adults Only Resorts In The Caribbean & Mexico
Art of Living Wellness Retreat. Boone, NC. Expectations Prior to Arrival: Upon booking the retreat I imagined a weekend of peace, quiet and relaxation. I was a little unsure about meditation but I am always open to new experiences. It was a split decision to book the retreat. I have been selling health and wellness … More Review – Art of Living Wellness Retreat
If you’re looking for a failsafe family vacation and you haven’t been on a cruise lately (or ever), you’ll likely be pleasantly surprised by the family-centric and affordable options that have emerged in recent years. Gone are the days when cruises catered primarily to adults. Now, kid-friendly cruise offerings are nearly as vast as the … More Why Your Next Family Vacation Should Be A Cruise!
Mexican Street Corn is a savory treat I can never pass by. After many trial and error attempts at making this delicious snack at home, I have finally discovered a recipe that takes me to the sunny Mexican coast in every bite! Note: If you aren’t able to find traditional Mexican crema in your local … More Recipe – Mexican Street Corn
We have all been there… You’ve checked in for your flight at the counter and you walk toward the TSA line. The line is already a mile long, you’re reading the signs that tell you what you cannot bring through and how to get through TSA faster and it seems like they are mocking you … More 3 Ways To Ease The Airport Pain
GREAT STIRRUP CAY, Bahamas — Cruising’s original private island, Great Stirrup Cay, is emerging from a major makeover. As can be seen in the photo tour above, the 268-acre beach getaway owned by Norwegian Cruise Line has been spruced up over the past year with new and revamped food and drink venues, rebuilt cabanas and expanded … More Major Makeover for Cruise Line Private Island!
There seems to be something summer time and watermelons that go perfect together. Maybe it is the cool sweet contrast of the watermelon to the bitter hot summer days. Let’s take this iconic pair to the next level with this watermelon margarita recipe that is perfect for your next backyard bbq or just a lazy … More Summer Watermelon Margaritas
How do you celebrate America’s birthday? How about a wild rodeo? Or a parade with your patriotically-dressed pet? Or maybe you want to see some Revolutionary-era weapons fired? Of course, on the Fourth of July, there will be fireworks, patriotic music, burgers and beer everywhere you go — maybe even a red, white and blue … More 4th of July – 6 Ways To Celebrate In America
I wasn’t the only person to exclaim “Oh my!” stepping out from the elevator onto the roof deck of the new Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills—pretty much everyone who came after me said at least something similar. Whether it was “whoa,” “wow” or “jeez,” it was kind of an involuntary reaction to the views to the … More Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills – First Look
The Walker Stalker Cruise is back in 2018 and they are calling all Walking Dead fans to join them on an unforgettable four night cruise to the Caribbean on Norwegian Pearl. Escape the undead and party in paradise aboard the beautiful Norwegian Pearl. The cruise is set for January 26-30, 2018 out of New Orleans … More Walking Dead Cruise Announced 2018
As though it is a requirement to board the ship, most river cruise travelers begin with ocean cruises. They might have enjoyed land vacations too but it’s the world of ocean cruises that hooks them on the notion of travel by ship. They may stick with ocean cruising and never consider a river cruise. They … More 4 Signs You Should River Cruise
There is nothing like a sweet ice cream treat to cool off on those hot summer days! Below is one of my favorite homemade ice cream recipes that is just peachy! Try it out and let me know what you think about this sweet Georgia Peach Homemade Ice Cream recipe! Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds fresh … More Georgia Peach Sweet Summer Recipe
As seen in Travel Weekly Adventures by Disney said it will debut Iceland as a destination in 2018. Iceland will be the newest in the portfolio of more than three dozen family-vacation destinations for Adventures by Disney, the tour operator arm of the Walt Disney Co. The eight-day Adventure Through the Land of Fire and … More Adventures By Disney Adds Iceland
Pinpointing when to buy your plane ticket can be a major headache. Thankfully, this map lays the rules out brilliantly. Analysts at CheapAir.com reviewed more than 351 million individual airfares sold on more than a million international routes in 2016. They tracked flights from the day they went on sale (usually about 11 months in advance) until the … More Cheapest Time To Buy International Flights: Mapped!
Italy is giving away more than 100 historic buildings across the country including castles, farmhouses and monasteries. There’s a catch: Recipients of the free buildings must agree to transform them into tourist attractions, like hotels, restaurants or shops. Italy is specifically looking for entrepreneurs younger than 40 to transform the locations. “The project will promote … More Italy is Giving Away Free Castles!
As published by Travelzoo Low price points for cruises can often be deceiving. Once taxes and fees, flights, transfers, drinks, upgrades, specialty dining, Wi-Fi and shore excursion costs are added in, it’s easy to end up with sticker shock. If you are constantly worried about breaking the budget with this cost and that fee — … More 8 Reasons Regent Seven Seas Is Worth Every Penny
First there were cantilevered whirlpools (on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas) and cantilevered glass promenade walks (on Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess). Now Celebrity Cruises is upping the ante with a 90-ton platform the size of a tennis court that will be cantilevered over the side of its newest class of ship, which will debut … More Introducing Celebrity Edge – Video
Credit – Melissa Locker w/Travel & Leisure Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea. To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you’re at it, … More Top 10 Places To See The Worlds Bluest Water
April 2018 I scheduled an afternoon flight leaving for Mexico from Charlotte. I am certainly not an early riser so the 1:30 pm departure looked fantastic. It was finally official, I was going to visit Riviera Maya for the first time. The icing on the cake was the five star adult’s only resort that waited … More Review: TRS Yucatan
INGREDIENTS 2 packages (16 ounces each) pound cake mix 10 drops green food coloring 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract GLAZE: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract 3 to 5 teaspoons 2% milk DIRECTIONS Preheat oven according to package directions. Grease a 9×5-in. loaf pan. Prepare one package cake mix according to package directions, adding … More Shamrock Cutout Poundcake