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  • 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...
  • North Conway town center
    Head North, Young Man, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire
    I am a winter baby which may partly explain why I find a winter wonderland-scape most inviting. I associate winter weather with glowing fireplaces, cozy blankets, and feeling romantic in a quaint setting. My associations makes New Hampshire a...
  • Resort at Squaw Creek's winter games penthouse package
    Resort at Squaw Creek's winter games penthouse package
    As we eagerly anticipate the Olympics and sit in the midst of a deep-freeze in the U.S., winter activities and escapes are plentiful. One such escape can be found at Resort at Squaw Creek.In honor of the upcoming games in Sochi, Russia, and as a...
  • Skiing 101: where are the powder trails near Charlottesville?
    Skiing 101: where are the powder trails near Charlottesville?
    Where are the best powder trails near Charlottesville in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Although Charlottesville is near the mountains, the nearest skiing is still an hour’s drive or better away. Ski resorts in Virginia hide in beautiful &ldquo...
  • Travel-warning
    The U.S. Gov't updates warnings for South Pacific travel
    A fun winter escape to a sunny tropical destination can suddenly turn into a life threatening disaster. Don't let the sunny skies and cool breezes fool you, there are inherent dangers related to weather, when traveling to the South Pacific...