Your own private stairway to (beach) heaven! Coming with a group of friends? Getting in some bonding time with your grown children? Vacationing with extended family? Treating Gramma and Grampa to a Caribbean holiday? One tropical hotspot can match everyone’s vacation style, this postcard from paradise, Anguilla in the northern Caribbean.Given its name (Anguilla = eel in … [Read more...] about Postcard from Paradise: Anguilla
Hint 1: This country started producing chocolates as early as the 17th century.Hint 2: It has the highest per capita consumption of chocolate in the whole world. (No surprise there.)Hint 3: It’s also known for its lakes, cheeses, and world-class skiing. Getting warmer?If you guessed Switzerland, you’re on the money! Swiss chocolate is reputed to be one of the finest … [Read more...] about The Top Destination for Chocolate Lovers
Star-Studded Locations in the “Magic City” Planning a Miami vacation? It’ll be deja vu all over again, as you see places that you’ll recall from your favorite movies and TV shows. For many folks, it was Miami Vice – the 80s cop-action TV hit that popularized the laid-back pastel-hued, no-socks attire – that put the Magic City on the film location map. But the truth is a lot of … [Read more...] about These 8 Iconic Tourist Attractions Might be Very Familiar To You
Myth: Croatia is an Eastern European war zone.Reality: It's the Mediterranean’s newest hot spot!It used to be known as just another war zone. A “maybe someday” item way down the bucket list. But now Croatia is on everyone’s radar. Sure, it may not yet be perceived as glamorous as Spain or Italy, but travelers to Croatia – now a major vacation destination – agree that … [Read more...] about Top 10 Croatian Fun Facts You Never Knew
It may be icy winter in Europe and North America right now. But it’s certainly warm and breezy beach weather in the Caribbean, Thailand, South Africa, and elsewhere. So if you’re headed for that long-awaited seaside vacation, are you all set? Got your tickets booked and vacation rentals reserved? Most importantly, are you all packed? And by that, I don’t mean that you’ve thrown … [Read more...] about Will Your Beach Holiday Sink or Swim? Take Our Packing Quiz & Find Out.