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The spas at Walt Disney World

February 07, 2006 EST | North America

A great way to get rejuvenated and re-energized for the next busy day at the Walt Disney World is to take advantage of one of the luxurious spas that are located at the deluxe resorts from Walt Disney World. Each...

Things to see in Los Angeles

January 08, 2006 EST | North America

Roughly 60 miles across it is one of the largest cities by area in the US. Crossing from side to side can take an hour, but with freeway traffic conditions you are more likely to take at least double this...

Cruising with the Mouse – Disney Cruise Line

December 26, 2005 EST | Cruise , North America

There’s magic in everything that team Disney touches and their cruise line is no exception. Michael Eisner himself commissioned a talented group of ship designers, cruise experts and Disney creators to produce cruise ships that would appeal to adults and...

How to see the Statue of Liberty

November 25, 2005 EST | North America

Your best choice is to take the Staten Island ferry, which takes only one hour to complete and there is always plenty of room. Your pictures will be better, and you'll have more time to see the other sites in...

Fascinating facts about the Empire State Building

November 25, 2005 EST | North America

It is currently the tallest tower in New York City and the 2nd tallest building in the United States. A grandiose lobby galvanized with marble, granite, nickel and limestone is just the start of this amazing building. With 22 miles...

Williamsburg Virginia: A mecca for retirement

November 14, 2005 EST | North America

Williamsburg Virginia is a familiar name for many because it is steeped in colonial history. In the 1920s, Rockefeller sunk millions into the renovation of historic homes, pubs, and properties. Today, Williamsburg is an early American gem, as well as...

The best age for a Disney vacation

October 26, 2005 EST | North America

Grappling with the idea of taking the kids on a Disney vacation? Are you not sure if they are too young and will just be overwhelmed or too old and will be bored? Well, I will let you in on...

North Scottsdale, the place to be

September 29, 2005 EST | North America

Yesterday the outer reaches, today the place to be! When we first started coming to Scottsdale, Shea Boulevard was essentially the northern part of Scottsdale...and Shea Blvd was just a two lane road that went to Fountain Hills, a newly...

Rockland Maine’s Old Granite Inn

August 28, 2005 EST | Hotel , North America

Every year in an Outside Magazine readers' poll, Rockland, Maine ranks among the top 100 best small towns to live in. This is the town where the then controversial 1957 Lana Turner soap opera flick, Peyton Place, was filmed —...

Hawaii Vacation – Five islands, infinite variety

August 24, 2005 EST | North America

Hawaiian vacation packages give you more flexibility than any other type of tropical beach vacation around. With five islands to choose from, each with its own distinct personality and amenities, you can plan a Hawaiian vacation that suits you perfectly...

The American Edinburgh

August 14, 2005 EST | North America

Edinburgh is a lovely place to visit and to live in. Voted as one of the nicest and most picturesque cities in Europe it gives a sense of wonderment to all that roam the streets for adventure, relaxation or just...

Visit Carmel California

August 01, 2005 EST | North America

Just south of Monterey lies the beach city of Carmel, California also known as Carmel By The Sea. Although the city has a population of less than 5,000 people it has over 90 art galleries, numerous antique shops, 14 churches,...

Las Vegas - The entertainment capital

July 29, 2005 EST | North America

In my opinion, the Las Vegas area is one of the nicest places in the Western US and falling in love with Las Vegas is easy to do. This town is "The Entertainment Capital of the World" the city welcomes...

Is a Disneyland vacation right for you?

July 25, 2005 EST | North America , Vacation

Disneyland became the very definition of a theme park and family vacation when it opened in California in July, 1955. For decades, it has amazed kids and parents alike, with its enchanting atmosphere, great attractions and shows. It soon became...

A city break in Vancouver

July 01, 2005 EST | North America

Whether approached by air, land or sea the city of Vancouver never fails to impress. Like a creation lifted straight out of a comic book, this gleaming mass of glass and steel is pure Canadian eye candy. Beneath its grand...

Disney’s 10 most magical experiences

June 27, 2005 EST | North America

An Epcot Illuminations Cruise — Each evening boatloads of visitors depart from the docks of Disney’s Boardwalk Inn and Disney’s Yacht Club headed for Epcot. Their destination is a prime position under the bridge between the United Kingdom and France...

America's best beaches

June 20, 2005 EST | North America

Admit it: You're beach crazy. We can't blame you. In fact, with sandy stretches on two coasts, the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, and around countless bodies of water throughout the country, most of America has the same affliction....

Dude Ranch tourism

June 14, 2005 EST | North America

Dude Ranches have since become a fixture in the U.S., as American as apple pie and baseball. Many tourists are drawn to Dude Ranches for the same reasons they were at the beginning of the 20th century: a sense of...

Hilton Head Island - Off the beaten path

June 12, 2005 EST | North America , Vacation

Hilton Head Island is well known as an upscale resort and golf destination. What is often overlooked is the many wonderful activites available for family vacationers. If you grow tired of enjoying Hilton Head's 12 miles of beach, five star...

Orlando Florida lodging deals

June 02, 2005 EST | Hotel , North America

Disney Area Lodging Specials The Orlando area communities of Lake Buena Vista, Kissimmee and Davenport all leave you very close to the Walt Disney World community, as well as offer you diversity in lodging deals for your vacation. Many times,...

Budget lodging in Orlando FL

June 01, 2005 EST | Hotel , North America

Locating Inexpensive Lodging in Orlando, FL Your Orlando vacation will be packed with excitement from the start and filled with activity, so you might want to save money when it comes to your lodging choice. The great thing about visiting...

Coming to Canada: guidelines for visitors

May 29, 2005 EST | North America

So, you've planned your trip to Canada. Your flight is booked, hotel reservations are made and your itinerary is set. But before you get too excited about riding to the top of the CN Tower, you should take care of...

Visit San Francisco

May 27, 2005 EST | North America

The 1906 earthquake and fire destroyed most of San Francisco, so what you see today is all relatively 'new'. The climate is more like that of England than Southern California, but expect more sunshine! Everyone's favourite, San Francisco has much...

Get tickets to see Saturday Night Live

May 12, 2005 EST | North America

Getting tickets to see a performance of Saturday Night Live is a real challenge. The official way to get tickets is to send an email to the show during the month of August....

Visit Walt Disney World in style

May 11, 2005 EST | North America , Vacation

Is your image of Walt Disney World one of sleeping in motel-style accommodations and dining on hamburgers as you roam the theme parks? Well, it’s time to change that picture. Instead of a chain motel, how about an African-style lodge...