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Mediterranean Cruise Ports on 7-Day Western Costa Toscana Cruise

Home to a myriad of incredible historic sites and beautiful port cities, the western Mediterranean Sea is easily one of the most popular cruising destinations in the world. From cities like Rome and Barcelona to Marseille and Savona, it’s possible to see popular attractions as well as lesser-known ones, but it’s absolutely worth visiting as …

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Top 35 Best Family Vacation Spots in the US for 2023

Ready to plan your next family vacation and wondering where to go? For 2023, I combined my favorite family vacation ideas with a few recommendations from fellow travel writer friends. From coast to coast we’re ready to help you with our picks for the best family vacation spots in the US! On this list you’ll …

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Easy Tips for How to Plan a Trip with Google Maps (Photos)

I’m sure many of us have used Google Maps to get directions to drive somewhere. But did you know that it’s a great way to plan your trips? You can plan a road trip with Google Maps, routing to points along the way and seeing traffic. But, you can also create a custom Google map …

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Vacation Budget Calculator: How Much Does the Average Vacation Cost?

We’ve all heard that taking a vacation is great for our mental health. It’s a chance to get away from our stressful daily lives and go on an adventure. In addition to figuring out where you’ll go on your next vacation, you need to start saving for vacation expenses. Before we can figure out what …

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12 Fun Things to Do in Monterey with Kids (2023)

Monterey, California is a cute coastal town in central California that is perfect for a family vacation. It has a beautiful coastline, lots of shopping and restaurants, and even some cute sea otters! If you’re dreaming of a California coastal weekend getaway, here are some fun things to do in Monterey with kids and teens! …

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REVIEW: Our Alaska Cruise with Holland America PLUS our Excursions

At the top edge of the United States sits our 49th state, Alaska. There’s no better way to get a taste of Alaska than aboard a cruise ship. And, Holland America has been operating Alaska cruises longer than anyone. We recently had the opportunity to take a 7-day Alaskan Inside Passage Cruise in August aboard …

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The Perfect Holiday Momcation Shopping in Seattle Southside

This month is both one of my favorite times of the year and one of the most stressful! I love Christmas, but with the holiday season comes a long to-do list that I have to juggle along with daily life. This season is the perfect time to plan a local holiday momcation and have some …

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10 Memphis Spots to Visit in the ‘Christmas at Graceland’ Hallmark Movie

If you’re a Hallmark movie fan and you’re planning a trip to Memphis soon, don’t miss these 10 iconic Memphis spots that were mentioned and/or shown in the original movie, Christmas at Graceland. I recently had the opportunity to visit Memphis, Tennesee for a few days and during the trip, I got to preview the …

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55 Perfect Gifts for Travel Lovers from Cheap to Luxury

When it comes to giving gifts for birthdays, the holiday season, or any special occasion, choosing the perfect gift for travel lovers is easy with these great ideas. Depending on where your family member or friend loves to go, a great gift for the frequent travelers on your list is just a few clicks away …

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NEW 2022 Disneyland Magic Key Annual Pass [+ Blackout Date Comparison Calendar & Price]

Updated for 2022 to 2023! Hey, Disneyland fans — we just received some big news! After closing out their Annual Pass tickets in January 2021 and closing new Magic Key sales, everyone was curious about when Disneyland would bring back some kind of frequent visitor pass. Updated as of 11/18/2022 – all new Magic Key …

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10 Best Christmas Towns in California You Need to Visit

Christmas towns are a unique and charming way to experience the holiday season. In California, there are several quaint towns that go all-out for Christmas. Every year, you can find several Christmas towns in California that transform into winter wonderlands, with twinkling lights, and holiday decorations adorning every street. Visitors can enjoy festive activities like horse-drawn …

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50 Best Christmas Movies For Kids & Teens (G, PG, PG-13 Rating)

The Christmas season is full of festivities around here which means we watch lots of kids’ Christmas movies! Sometimes it’s a family movie night, other times it’s in the background while we bake and decorate. While we are planning out movie marathons, I thought it would be a great time to share some of our …

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