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  • Snowboarding in Vail, Colorado
    Colorado luxury winter lodging packages 2014
    Upscale travelers can experience Colorado this winter in a way celebrities and a certain British secret agent are famous for. For diamond and jewelry lovers, the newly opened Crawford in Denver is offering a package to enjoy the Cartier exhibit at...
  • Honolulu City Lights
    Holiday travel 2014-2015: Hawaiian Islands last minute travel deals
    Holiday travel can be somewhat hectic, but focusing on the end result of your jaunt can get you through the days of preparation.How's this for a visual? Picture yourself lying on a tropical beach, in the warm sun, with subtle trade wind...
  • Alcatraz Announces Winter Schedule and Ai Weiwei Exhibit Access
    Alcatraz Announces Winter Schedule and Ai Weiwei Exhibit Access
    For those that want to visit San Francisco’s notorious Alcatraz Prison, planning ahead is a must! In an effort to assist in that endeavor, Alcatraz Cruises has posted the upcoming winter tour schedule, which began on Monday, November 3, 2015...
  • A Caribbean Island to Escape the Cold by Bill Vanderford
    A Caribbean Island to Escape the Cold by Bill Vanderford
    Sitting here in my office watching the cold wind and rain, I close my eyes and remember the morning sun caressing the windblown sand along a deserted beach. Its warming rays refracted by hundreds of white objects that became more visible with each...
  • By the bay, by the bay, by the beautiful San Francisco Bay
    By the bay, by the bay, by the beautiful San Francisco Bay
    There are fabulous fall deals happening by the bay in San Francisco right now. If you need a quick getaway from LA (just a little over an hour’s flight or five hour car ride) then read on and pick your package.The Mansion at Casa Madrona'...
  • Columbia Black-tailed Deer
    Exploring the Olympic National Park Region on foot
    Located in the northwest of Washington State, this 900,000 acre park is renowned for its natural wonders. Under the haze that surrounds the Pacific coast and wooded area, you can find big trees, rugged coastlines, and some of the most diverse...
  • Earthquake in Napa up dated
    Update on the Napa, California, Earthquake
    The Napa, California, earthquake was 6.0 and there's serious damage to homes, stores, fire hydrants(could not get water), a trailer park, and many business.Cars parked in a car port were destroyed when the roof came down on cars parked in it...
  • Port Canaveral Exploration Tower
    Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral Welcomes You
    Port Canaveral's building with a curve is a place to observe and has art that promotes to conserve.Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower is a great place to view a meteor shower and learn about space power.Watch a shuttle launch from up top,...
  • Magnificnet Villa d'Este on Lake Como
    Treat yourself to a royal Italian holiday at Lake Como’s bella Villa d'Este
    Lunching on the patio of the posh Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel, surrounded by A-listers in town for LA’s boffo awards season, friends were discussing dreamy vacations at Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy. It brought back...
  • seasonal influenza
    Seasonal Influenza FLUE VIEW
    Watch out for these flu-like symptoms:FeverSore throatCoughBody acheRunny NoseHeadacheTirednessA total of 50 influenza-associated pediatric deaths have been reported during the 2013-2014 season in 24 states.Ten influenza-associated pediatric...
  • The weather's better in the Bahamas
    Bahama mama specials for snowbirds
    Baby it's cold outside but not in the Bahamas whereNassau Paradise Islandhas some hot, hot deals and instant savings promotions. If balmy breezes, warm waters and rum punches dance in your head check out these specials which are valid if you...
  • retirees are leaving harsh winters behind them
    Retirees are leaving the harsh winters behind them...
    A newly retired couple left the harsh winters behind them (more like escaped) in late January. They had planned their exit for over a year. Their destination was Las Vegas, Nevada. When they left it was minus 15 degrees back in Chicago and one of...
  • Monticello celebrates February holidays
    Children's books, slavery tours and chocolate mark February holidays
    This February, children’s books, special tours and chocolate will hold the sweet spot at Monticello to celebrate a month of holidays, including Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day. Perhaps in honor of February as...
  • Owl Prowl walk listens for hoots and other owl calls
    Saturdays in the Garden at Monticello will keep visitors active in February 2014
    This February 2014, Monticello’s Saturdays in the Garden event series will be highlighting forest walks, birding and spring vegetable garden planning. Visitors to Monticello this month can also walk the groundsandtour the home. A general...
  • Ski Resorts
    Tips on choosing an affordable ski vacation
    With the beginning of the New Year, it's not too late for ski enthusiasts to hit the slopes and take advantage of great deals still being offered.Due to the harsh winter season and the rising cost of fuel, food and everything in between has...