The list of places to visit in the Caribbean is long. And it’s about to get even longer.
Island hopping has long been a thing. A fun thing. But if you’re the type of traveler who likes to go places off the beaten bath, the Caribbean probably hasn’t been on your radar. But good news, there still are spots where mass tourism isn’t the norm.
First stop, Nicaragua’s Corn Islands.
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For most folks a trip to Yellowstone National Park, is what summer vacations are made for. But winter has some perks worth considering when planning your next park adventure.
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Part of the fun of traveling somewhere new is the unexpected. Even when you’ve done your research, surprises can be a good thing. Unexpected wows. That’s what I like to call them. Even if you’ve read countless travel websites and every guidebook out there, they can sneak up on you.
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I’ve lost track of how many years I’ve called the San Francisco Bay Area home, but I always get excited about planning a trip to Los Angeles. Southern California and Northern California may call the same state home, but it’s safe to say a bit of a rivalry exists. LA was where I spent my college days, and fell in love with summer-like weather that’s typical all year long.
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With the weather getting colder in many parts and the stress of the holidays kicking in, getting out of town might sound like a good idea right about now.
Luckily, long, sunny days are waiting in Cabo San Lucas..
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Planning the perfect vacation takes a lot of work. But sometimes getting away without a plan has its advantages.
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Summer vacation season is officially underway and cruising seems to be more popular than ever. And the debut of more new cruise ships means travelers can sail to ports around the world like never before.
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Long, sunny weekends are popular times for folks to head out of town, but Bay Area residents need to stick close to home this summer, at least for a few days. Everyone likes to getaway, myself included, but don’t forget to take advantage of your own backyard. Memorial Day weekend serves as the kickoff for summer, and this year it seems like there’s even more must dos on the list.
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Nicknamed “The Garden Isle,” Kauai is known for lush, tropical foliage and beaches. It’s a great destination to have a relaxing vacation of doing nothing. That said, if you’ve got a sense of adventure, you can have a lot of fun seeing the best Kauai has to offer.
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Spring is here. Time to start taking advantage of those weekends. If you live close to Northern California wine country, it’s a timely reminder of all the great getaway spots we have around the Bay Area. If you’re traveling from a distance, it’s the time of year that will convince you to book a trip. Spring break is winding down and summer vacation still seems … Continue reading Northern California Wine Country Getaways