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Girlfriend Getaway at Mountain High Ski Resort

Mountain High ski resort in Southern California offers fun winter programs designed for skiers and snowboarders of all ages.  Girlfriends can purchase a three-visit lesson package and drive up to learn how to ski of improve their recreational skiing or snowboarder skills. This special includes rental equipment, and three different one hour and 45 minute lessons at either 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Skiers and snowboarders will improve one ability level each day. For Girlfriends ages 50 years old and up, the Senior STARS Clinic is a special program only on Wednesdays for all skill levels. Learn new movement patterns associated...

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The Most Popular Areas to Visit in Liverpool

As more and more young workers, entrepreneurs and businesses begin to uproot themselves from London and the south of the UK and move north, Liverpool is surging in popularity. This doesn’t just make it an exciting and vibrant destination for professionals and workers, but also for tourists looking for some of the hottest spots in the UK to visit. Interested in finding out more about this thriving northern city? Here’s a short guide, detailing some of the most popular and exciting areas to visit in Liverpool. The Liverpool Waters and the Royal Albert Dock The Liverpool ONE retail complex...

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Designer Reveals What Makes Sandals Resorts So Romantic

In 1995, Sarah Hartman was hired to join one other interior designer working on the Sandals Resorts portfolio of eight Caribbean properties. Today Hartman serves as the Director of Interior Design for Sandals Resorts International’s billion-dollar operation that includes 23 hotels located on 7 Caribbean islands. Hartman has the enviable task of bringing out the best in resorts perched on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The question is, “Will Hartman share the secret ingredients as to what makes Sandals synonymous with the word romance?” When she’s not conjuring new design ideas from her Miami-based office,...

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Uniworld to Combine Cruise, Land and Train for 2021

  Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection will introduce two new itineraries that incorporate cruise, land and train travel for 2021. In partnership with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, the two packages will travel through Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia, offering the opportunity to explore a variety of destinations across several countries in one journey–and combining major cities with little-known destinations. The new itineraries include the 14-day Cruise & Rail: Milan, Venice & the Swiss Alps that starts with a land portion in Milan, a round-trip cruise from Venice and ends with a train trip to Zurich; and a 12-day Cruise & Rail: Venice...

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Keeping Your Household Together During a Vacation

American homeowners fully appreciate what an investment their house can be. Statistics say that on average, a homeowner will spend 1-4% of their home’s value on repairs and maintenance, and this percentage may climb as the house ages. A $200,000 home, for example, may have at least $2,000 worth of repairs done to it per year, if not more. But all the same, nearly all American workers agree that taking vacations now and then is important for their happiness and mental health, and a vacation can be taken anywhere in the U.S. or abroad. While a homeowner is soaking...

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4 Top Tips and Tricks for Your First Trip to London

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and is high up there on many people’s travel bucket list. It is hardly surprising that the city of London is so popular with tourists as it has a lot to offer, both in terms of history and attractions that all the family will enjoy. However, the UK’s capital can be difficult and overwhelming when you are trying to navigate it for the first time. Plus, as the city has so much to offer, it can be difficult to know where to start. So, to give you...

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5 Pro Tips for Your Next International Vacation

They say planning a vacation is part of the fun. After all, crafting a Pinterest board full of gorgeous pictures can certainly stir excitement. Yet, when you get down to the logistics of scheduling flights, packing your bags, securing passports and getting vaccines, suddenly the fun factor goes by the wayside. Triple that if you’re going international. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Believe it or not, planning a trip won’t always bring waves of panic and feelings of being overwhelmed if you do it right. That’s why we’ve provided this handy list of tips to make...

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Brett Tollman‘s Top 10 Bucket List: Celebrating 100 Years of The Travel Corporation

Brett Tollman, chief executive of The Travel Corporation (TTC), shares his #TTCTop10 bucket list of destinations for 2020 as a way to celebrate the company’s 100th Anniversary. “Our roots can be traced back over a hundred years to a small fishing village called Paternoster, located in the Western Cape of my homeland, South Africa,” Tollman wrote. “My beloved grandfather Solomon owned a small hotel beginning in 1920 in this village which still exists today, and this is where our fourth generation, family owned and family run business was born.” “Besides being the start of an exciting new decade ahead,...

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What To Bring When Camping In Luxury

Camping can be fun, but if you’ve been doing it countless times already, the activity can get boring. This is especially true if you usually camp with the same people and bringing the same items. If you want your upcoming camping trip to be a little different and become exciting once again, try out luxury camping or, as others call, “glamping.” Traditional camping will require you to sleep in a sleeping bag on the ground; glamping is sleeping in a comfortable queen-sized bed inside a carpeted tent. For your first luxury camping experience to be one for the books,...

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The Ultimate Miami Guide: What You Need to Do, See and Eat

As the southernmost major city in the United States, Miami is a culturally rich and diversified place — in fact, it’s one of America’s most thoroughly bilingual cities, with Spanish spoken fluently across the entire region. The only thing more diverse than Miami’s cultural influences is all the activities and attractions available. If food is your thing, there are hundreds of great restaurants, bistros, and more serving unique and delicious meals. And if you’re the type who enjoys outdoor escapades and events, there’s plenty to see and do. Best of all, the dull cold-weather months are possibly the best...

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Aloha Welcome at Hawaii’s Fairmont Orchid Resort

The 32-acre Fairmont Orchid Resort is located in an ideal climate zone on a northwestern beach along the Kohala Coast on the “Big Island” of Hawaii. The weather is mild year round for weddings, family vacations and corporate functions. On the majestic Kohala Coast above Kona, this area receives about 10 inches of rain a year, with a little bit more up in the hills. Whereas Hilo on the other side of the island receives up to 150 inches of rain. Upon check-in the gracious staff offer Hawaiian leis to each guest. In the warm and friendly Hawaiian culture, a lei of...

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Yosemite Mariposa County Offers a Winter Wonderland

About a 4.5 hour drive from the greater Los Angeles area is Yosemite Mariposa County. During the winter months, the traffic is light and there may be snow on the mountains and trees in the Sierra National Forest near Yosemite Valley. Even though the resort is not in Yosemite Valley, it’s about a 45 minute drive to the majestic Half Dome tunnel view spot and worthy of a day trip. At approximately 4,000 feet elevation, it does snow, however it seldom stays for very long. Check snow reports and road conditions at the National Park Service. Tenaya Lodge is just about two...

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