Top 5 Summer Escapes

You’ve determined that summer travel is a must-do, now it’s time to decide where your next adventure will take place. Destinations like St. Thomas in the tropical Caribbean Islands and the lively city of Cancun, Mexico are popular destinations for many travelers — and for good reason. These cities provide a gamut of activity from snorkeling in the world’s second largest barrier reef to dancing the night away at a Mexican discotheque. Ready to plan your perfect escape? Explore these pristine vacation locations in familiar destinations.

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Frozen Summer Fun Live at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

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For the first time in forever, some of your friends from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen are taking Disney’s Hollywood Studios® by snowstorm during a live Frozen Summer Fun experience, July 5 through September 1, 2014.

Not only will you discover Frozen décor and entertainment throughout the Park, you’ll also hear from everyone’s favorite summer-loving snowman, Olaf, who’s enjoying a warm and wonderful vacation. Olaf will share his summertime adventures throughout the day at the Sorcerer’s Hat Icon Stage. And you can even take Olaf home by picking up a take-along Olaf from the Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post.

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All-Inclusive Antigua – Grand Pineapple Beach

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This summer, surprise your family with a memorable island getaway that includes authentic Caribbean cuisine, land sports and water activities. Grand Pineapple Beach Antigua is the perfect all-inclusive resort that has everything to keep you and your children entertained.

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Why Travel during Summertime?

Summer is the season for neighborhood cookouts, weekends on the water and evenings spent on rooftop restaurants. What many people do not realize, however, is that summer is a great time for a little family vacation south of the border, as well. Travelers often get stuck in their routines, visiting the same place every year for spring break, or maybe heading south over the holiday season to escape a winter cold front. Well, start packing your bags! Here’s a list of the top reasons to break from habit and book a trip this summer.

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Top 10 Places to See Fireworks for the Fourth

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The Fourth of July is traditionally celebrated with family gatherings, great BBQ, American flags, patriotic parades and, most important, an extravagant display of fireworks. With this in mind, we composed a list of the top ten most captivating firework shows in the nation.

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How to Eat Like an Australian

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Victoria has plenty of awesome things to do and see. You most certainly should drive the Great Ocean Road and experience the famous limestone rock stacks known as the Twelve Apostles, soak up the beauty of Mount Dandenong or visit Phillip Island to watch the Penguin Parade at dusk. But if you’re anything like me, be sure to devote at least half your time to sampling one of the world’s greatest cuisines.

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Australia: Plan Your Adventure Sweepstakes

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An Australian adventure appears on many travelers’ bucket lists. Even those who’ve been fortunate enough to experience the land down under would agree that there’s really no place like it. From the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Ocean Road, the Daintree Rainforest to the Yarra Valley Wine country, Australia is full of different activities and adventures for every type of traveler.
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Plan your Queensland, Australia Adventure!

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Choosing a vacation destination, whether it’s for just you or for your whole family, can prove to be a daunting task. But luckily, as travel experts we’re able to weed out the duds and come up with some truly fantastic vacation destinations for you to explore. No matter if your vacation is planned for next month, next season or next year — Queensland is the place to go. But don’t just take our word for it, let us show you why.

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Experience Aloha

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Hawaii is known all over the world for its pristine beaches, lush rainforests and luxurious resorts. It’s a place of dreams and high on list of destinations for many travelers. When your dream trip to Hawaii becomes a reality, you’ll have plenty of options for activities, whether you’re into the extreme or casual sightseeing.

 

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Discover the Pura Vida

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The phrase, “the best of both worlds” frequently comes to mind when considering a vacation destination. You want to relax and be entertained. Have adventures and spend down time with your traveling companions. The interesting part comes when that “and” includes your destination requirements: land and sea. For a destination that truly meets your needs, we’re taking you to the beautiful Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Hotel in Costa Rica.

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Top 7 Travel Gifts For Dad

 

Dad, Pop, Baba, Papa, Daddy — a sire by any other name is still a father. The man who’s planned countless of summer vacations and forsaken his desire to swing away on the green to accommodate more family-friendly requests featuring sweltering heat, long lines and 6-foot-tall singing and dancing characters, deserves nothing but the best this Father’s Day. So treat dad to some swanky new travel gear to make the next family journey a little sweeter — especially if he’s stuck in a middle seat.

 

1. Knurled Welded Backpack

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Whether hiking in a Costa Rican rainforest, exploring ruins in Italy or discovering hidden waterfalls in Hawaii, the Knurled Welded Rolltops are ideal for any terrain. They are 100% waterproof with a water-tight roll-top closure for full submergibility. Plus, the high-frequency welding combined with a mechanical interlock creates a lightweight durability that will withstand toddler doodles and adventurous treks alike. Read more »

Panama – a Hidden Gem

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When you think of Panama, do you only think of the Panama Canal?  I recently traveled to the beautiful country of Panama for business and pleasure.  This was my second trip there and I was looking forward to visiting this gorgeous destination again.

Panama is gaining popularity among travelers as an up-and-coming vacation destination and there is more to see here than most people think.  First you have the city, which has breathtaking views of the skyline and offers a wide variety of shopping, nightlife and more options for dining than you could ever imagine. Panama City is also diverse, offering new areas to explore and new trends to enjoy as well traditional and unique experiences such as Casa Viejo (The Old City), a charming and historical neighborhood. Read more »

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