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5 Destinations to Avoid Fall and Follow the Sunshine

Sep 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  4 Comments

There are some that count down the days until autumn, snatching up sweaters and cardigans, scouring Frye’s new line of boots and eagerly awaiting the return of pumpkin spiced lattes (signifying that fall is close behind). They welcome the cooler weather and layered clothing. Others live in sandals, love staying active outdoors and when the weather drops below 60 F, complain about the freezing temperatures. To the former, congrats, your time is now. To the latter looking to continue that never-ending summertime feeling, how about checking out these warm destinations for the changing seasons.... Read More

Navigating the Turquoise and White Island of Santorini: Where to Stay, Eat and Explore

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It was barely morning and all of us were tired, eyes heavy on the flight to Santorini. My friends and I had stayed out all night exploring Athens the night before, hoping to sleep at our hotel's pool once there. The sky was dark in Santorini when the plane landed, but within minutes pinks and purples filled the air. It was at that moment that the island became magical. A week later, we were in love, captivated by this surreal place.... Read More

Make a Difference on Your Next Vacation with Six New Expeditions by Earthwatch

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

We’re always being told that we should become more green, save endangered species and protect important habitats, but we never really know how to go about it. Environmental charity, Earthwatch is ready to not only tell you how, but show you. Since 1971 the organization has conducted 1,400 conservation research expeditions, turning these overwhelming ideas into reality for thousands of people.... Read More

Own Your Vacation with Marriott Vacation Club's Fairway Villas

Sep 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

With over 50 luxurious resorts worldwide, owners with the Marriott Vacation Club (MVC) can walk the Great Wall of China, share the thrill of an African safari, cruise the azure waters of the Caribbean or savor refined wine tastings in California’s wine country.... Read More

Beach Town Vama Veche is a Bohemian Gem in Romania

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

If you’re tired of gleaming steel, concrete glass resorts, and rows of designer label shops, you may also be nostalgic for the bohemian attitude of the ‘60s. Dare to be different and reach back in time to campout at Vama Veche, the little-known Venice Beach town of the Balkans.... Read More

Vacations That Keep You Moving: 5 Resorts for Active Travelers

Sep 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Ardent sporting enthusiasts demand vacations that match their passions. Skiers, golfers, hikers, scuba divers and other athletic travelers won't settle for a day by the pool whiling the hours away sipping mai tais. Their vacations mean action. So below are five resorts that offer activities for the active traveler.... Read More

Constanta Mayor Heats up Romania's Coast with Carnivals and Trendy Nightclubs

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Colorful Rio-style carnivals, offshore artificial islands and luxury hotels-with-apartment complexes are just some elements of a development plan underway to make Romania’s largest Black Sea Port a Mecca for tourists, according to Mayor of Constanta Radu Mazare. Under what many consider a ‘flamboyant style of leadership’ over the last 13 years, Romania’s second largest city has seen considerable tourism growth.... Read More

 
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