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Hotel Review: The Hilton San Diego Bayfront hero image
Posted on May 03, 2016 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
On a recent trip to San Diego, travel writer Cheryl Rodewig stayed at The Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Here’s her take on the experience.
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Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: 5 Hotspots Not to Miss When You Road Trip hero image
Posted on May 02, 2016 by Eileen Cotter Wright in Travel
While Dublin can be a blast to experience on your big trip to Ireland, the west coast is where all the wonderful natural beauty lies and the true spirit of this destination. Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is 1,500 miles of cliffside villages, scenic hiking trails and ancient ruins, just to name a few of the pit stops along the road. Hop in the car and get to exploring along this rugged and memorable route.
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4 Things to Know About Taking an Amtrak Train From NYC’s Penn Station hero image
Posted on April 29, 2016 by Breanna Wilson in Travel
When you live outside of New York City you don’t always necessarily think that traveling by train is the easiest and fastest way to get to a destination. But New Yorkers know that is, especially if you’re going to a city that’s close by. And since Penn Station is the main hub for Amtrak trains heading to Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Boston, the station gets crowded. But thanks to a few simple tips, you’ll be boarding your train like a pro in no time.
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Sea Turtles, Surf and Sand: 7 Unbelievable Things to do in Tamarindo, Costa Rica hero image
Posted on April 28, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
The mantra pura vida is most evident in the beach town of Tamarindo located in Guanacaste on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. It’s a surfer town where you’ll find surf shops, or someone on their bike with one hand holding their board and another on the handlebar. Walk to the shore and you’ll notice a row of seaside restaurants catering to these athletes and the people who come to watch. But that’s not all Tamarindo is about. While it’s drought-ridden right now, that doesn’t stop sea turtles from crawling across the secluded beaches to lay their eggs, crocodiles from finding shade in the marshes, iguanas from sunbathing and monkeys from hanging from the trees. Animal and adventure lovers are sure to have a blast. Below are a few ideas to get you excited about a visit to Tamarindo.
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Travel Deeper: 7 Activities in Maui That Will Teach You About the Local History and Culture hero image
Posted on April 27, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
Maui is one of the most beautiful islands in the world and has been a top destination spot for decades for visitors from all over. It’s no secret that the island has stunning beaches and a lush interior that attracts snorkelers, hikers and overall vacationers. The friendliness of the locals is also what attracts tourism to the second largest island in Hawaii. There’s always a sense of pride with locals and they embrace visitors and enjoy sharing their love for Maui with them. The island is a place where visitors let go and leave feeling refreshed and reinvigorated. A lot of that is solely based on the chilled out atmosphere that permeates the air, and that is due to the Hawaiian culture that is part of each and every local on the island.
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Hilton Head’s Best Outdoor Adventures for the Family hero image
Posted on April 26, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
If you are planning to head south for some much needed vacation time, South Carolina's exclusive Hilton Head Island has been a regular go to destination for nearby neighbors and savvy golfers from all around the world, but has most recently become more mainstream with the rest of us who didn't know too much about what Hilton Head had to offer. Not only is golf popular, but also, South Carolina's little gem is packed full of outdoor recreational activities and options for everyone, including the young ones. If being outside and enjoying the beauty of nature while getting in some fun sounds like your kind of getaway, below are some of the best outdoor adventures that Hilton Head has to offer.
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6 Places to See When Traveling The Golden Triangle of India hero image
Posted on April 25, 2016 by Jennifer Morilla in Travel
I spent 14 days traveling throughout the Golden Triangle of India in late January with Hands On Journeys. For those of you who don’t know, “The Golden Triangle” is the Northern part of India: New Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra specifically.
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10 Cheap Places to Eat in Los Angeles hero image
Posted on April 22, 2016 by Breanna Wilson in Travel
Let's face it, when we're traveling we're basically trying to live the baller life...on a budget. And Los Angeles is infamous for high priced eats. And even though you might not sit next to Jennifer Lawrence for dinner, these restaurants, food stands and trucks offer some of the best eats in the city for a price that all of us non-celeb budget travelers (and gastronomes) can afford.
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