Posted on November 16, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
There really is no better way to travel during the holidays than by car. But why put the unnecessary miles on your own car when you can travel (for cheaper than you might think) in a rental car. Besides knowing that your car is safe at home as you battle the holiday weather and other holiday drivers, the joy of seeing the landscape change (maybe even through bigger windows than your own car has) and the freedom to go wherever, whenever you want (and maybe even for less gallons to the mile!) really add to the reasons why renting a car is a much better choice to get around over the holidays. And we know what you’re thinking – “but rental cars are expensive!” Well, yes…and no. In fact, it’s so much easier to save on a rental car than you might think. Just use these five quick ways to save money and you’ll be picking up your rental car in no time.
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Posted on November 09, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
If you are planning on taking a road trip through Canada, you have come to the right place. Below you’ll find a list of a few places to visit while road tripping the Great Circle Route that encompasses the entire Kootenay Rockies region. Explore UNESCO Rocky Mountain World Heritage Sites, learn about mining and railway history, see incredible mountain scenery, soak in rejuvenating hot springs, and experience many outdoor adventures.
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Posted on November 02, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Red Roof Inn is an American vacation staple, and not without reason. It has hundreds of trusted destinations, so today we decided to take a look at some of their coolest locations. Any excuse is a good one for a new trip, right? Plus, when you use VP+/Promo Code 602006 to stay at any Red Roof Inn location over the holidays (and really any time throughout the year), you’ll save 15% off your stay. Now that’s even cooler.
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Posted on October 27, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
One of the primary characteristics of great American novels is a strong sense of place. Of course, it is impossible to contain all of the United States in one novel. From Alabama to Wyoming, there is little to connect every work located in the country except for the fact that they are, well, American. But if you’re currently sitting on your front porch, looking for an escape to anywhere in America, then worry not: we have found some of the finest works of contemporary literature this country has to offer, and placed them all on one comprehensive list (not in order).
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Posted on October 25, 2016 by Jessica Buck in Travel
Surrounded by the stunning San Juan Mountains, Durango is a small city in the state of Colorado and is well known for its links to the mining industry back in the 1800s. Nowadays, Durango is home to a number of colleges, bars, shops and restaurants and has a population of over 17,000 citizens. Nestled in the Animas River Valley, Durango offers a multitude of water sports and outdoor activities for thrill seekers and adventure lovers alike. Visitors can go hiking, mountain biking or rock climbing and can enjoy year round river fishing. The Animas River, or El Rio de las Animas (River of Souls) as it’s also referred to, also offers canoeing, kayaking and white water rafting.
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Posted on October 20, 2016 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
There are cities you visit where you get the sense the residents must feel they’re always on vacation. It’s just that kind of place: there’s a holiday vibe in the air, the food is good, the scenery is stunning, and everyone seems to be in a sunny mood.
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Posted on October 18, 2016 by Julie Tulba in Travel
When one hears the name Disney, images of costumed characters, screaming children, and parents with less than enthused looks on their faces come to mind. While this may at times be the case when visiting a Disney theme park, with a Disney cruise it's a completely different experience. And here are five reasons why:
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Posted on October 12, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
The American hotel chain Days Inn has hotels in many surprising places, not just in the United States. Their destinations are fascinating, have great locations, stunning surroundings or are surrounded by unique sights in the area. Did you know about these six places where Days Inn has hotels?
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