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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Golfing in California

By Jane Buckley

Golfing in California

California, USA is home to some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. There are so many different courses to choose from! How do you know which one to choose from? Here are some of the best ones to go to.

The Riviera Country Club is located in Pacific Palisades. Why is it such a great golf course? First of all it is a full eighteen hole golf course. It also has over six thousand yards of golfing space. It has some of the longest tees around. What a great place to practice…

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Friday, July 09, 2010

Memories of Alcatraz

By Jane Buckley

Alcatraz

Impressionable, full of the fantastic, the ominous! It was going to be an exciting day for me. So much so I could hardly sleep the night before. I tossed and turned in my bed anticipating the excitement of the next day’s adventure. I was going to walk upon “The Rock” or Alcatraz Island.

It was an infamous prison, with an interesting history, that had held gangsters and other outlaws I learned about in school or saw news reels of on television. Yes, I remember the thrill that night as I lay thinking about the next day’s adventure to Alcatraz. I could almost hear the heavy clang of closing prison doors, night whistles blowing,…

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Monday, July 05, 2010

Tips for Traveling with Kids

By Jane Buckley

Traveling with Kids

It is a problem as old as time itself: how to travel with kids, and not go insane. It should practically be a college course: Travel and Sanity Maintenance 101. Children on the Mayflower, and in covered wagons journeying to California probably tortured their parents with that age old question: “Are we there yet?” Fortunately, today’s parents have a much greater arsenal of weapons at their disposal.

First, there is the issue of how you are traveling: car, RV, plane, train or ship pretty much covers all the options.…

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Thursday, July 01, 2010

Honeymoon in Fort Lauderdale

By Jane Buckley

Honeymoon in Fort Lauderdale

Have you and your fiancé booked your flight to Fort Lauderdale for your honeymoon yet? Are you planning a wedding and have everything finally done, but have yet to plan out your honeymoon? Look no further than Fort Lauderdale, a beautiful Floridian paradise that will greet you with the cleanest, most welcoming beaches and the most romantic experience you could ever have.

The price of gas and a tight economy has been keeping a lot of couples from considering flying anywhere for their…

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Hiking in the Rocky Mountain Area

By Jane Buckley

Moraine Lake

If you love the great outdoors then you simply have to try hiking Rocky Mountain style; the Rocky Mountain National Park offers over three hundred miles of hiking trails through spectacular scenery and over a variety of terrain that will suit hikers of all abilities and levels of experience, even family groups.

There really is so much to see and experience when hiking the Rocky Mountain that it would be impossible to tell you all of it here; instead, let me give you a flavour of some of the range of Rocky Mountain’s hiking trails, by…

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Carnival Cruise, Your Gateway to Mexico

By Jane Buckley

Elationship

Among the cruise lines plying their trade in the Gulf of Mexico is Carnival Cruise Line, and they have some wonderful journeys to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico for all kinds of tourists including families, Baby Boomers and single travelers. No matter where…

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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Tips on Finding Hotels in New York

By Jane Buckley

Times Square

New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, and it’s quite true; there’s always something to do in the city. As a result, there are plenty of hotels in New York, and some are quite affordable. That is often a big issue with travel to the Big Apple: how to go there, and stay in a cheap hotel that…

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Friday, June 25, 2010

Top 5 US Honeymoon Destinations

By Jane Buckley

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Across the United States, there are a number of outstanding places for people to spend their honeymoon. Top of that list is the great state of Hawaii.

Hawaii
The great natural beauty of the island, the gentle breezes and warm waters make it a lovely spot for a couple to get away for a while. Beyond that, there are sporting activities you can indulge in: water skiing, mountain climbing, kayaking, surfing and scuba diving; to name only a few. Then, if they feel like a stroll through art and history; there are Pearl…

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Disney Vacation Rental Homes

By Jane Buckley

Magic Kingdom

A trip to Disney World, for anyone living outside of the United States, is a vacation of a lifetime. It’s something that memories – and dreams – are made of. But it comes at a price. One way you can cut the cost in a way that actually enhances your vacation is by renting a house, rather than booking into a hotel. It will be more economical, especially for a large family, and you will also gain the freedom to come and go as you please, and space to relax and be yourself in.

About Disney World

If you are looking for a holiday for you and…

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

The (Covered) Bridges of Madison County

By Jane Buckley

Holliwell-Bridg

Made popular by a Hollywood movie in the 1990s the covered bridges of Madison County have gained popularity both from tourists and local people alike. Many people are now visiting these bridges to see what the fuss in the movie was all about.

The following are a few of the most famous of all the covered bridges located in Madison County. From the original 19, only 6 remain and are now under the protection of the National Registry of Historical Places.

1. Cedar Covered Bridge

This well known covered bridge is 76 feet long and was also featured in the book by Robert James Waller which was…

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