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The Best Vacation Get-Aways

Here are some of our favorite get-aways from the last few years–many that we’ gladly take again!  • • • • • • • WARM WEATHER GETAWAYS • • • • • • • CUBA It’s Not the Trip for Everyone. COSTA RICA Costa Rica Adventure: Beaches, Volcanos, Sloths and More!   PUERTO RICO Off the Beaten […]

Visiting Cuba.

I just returned from a 20th wedding anniversary trip to Cuba. When my kids were younger, I looked forward to romantic vacations with Larry where we could lie on the beach and do nothing at all. This time, and perhaps it is has much more to do with the awareness we are running out of […]

4 Days in Dublin On A Budget

Where: Dublin, Ireland When: March 2018 How Many Nights: 4 Cost: $1000 Unfortunately or fortunately, I am turning 50. My friends from high school wanted to plan a group trip to celebrate all of us turning 50. As most of you know, I love to plan affordable trips. I had to work within a budget, as […]

Take a Bike Tour Get Away

You don’t need to be a dedicated cyclist to choose a two-wheel road trip over a four-wheel holiday. Cycling is a cool thing to do on any vacation. It is great exercise and great fun. It is clean and green. Cycling is an adventurous way to enjoy nature. It is a unique way to see […]

Our All-Time Favorite Get-Aways

Here are some of our favorite get-aways from the last few years–many that we’ gladly take again!  • • • • • • • WARM WEATHER GETAWAYS • • • • • • • COSTA RICA Costa Rica Adventure: Beaches, Volcanos, Monkeys and More!   TURKS & CAICOS 15+ Must-Do Things HAWAII Where to Stay in Kauai PUERTO […]

Should You Take Sleeping Pills on a Plane?

Will it work, and is it worth it?

Traveling with Kids on a Costa Rica Adventure

Why I loved this trip: It truly felt like an adventure. If you love nature, animals and being outdoors, you’ll love Costa Rica! I had been to Costa Rica when I was single and this was a trip I couldn’t wait to share with my kids. Costa Rica is such a special place. This is […]

6 Romantic Winter Lodges

Take your significant other to a romantic, outdoorsy winter lodge. These winter retreats combine just the right mix of ambiance and adventure, though they vary in activities, they are all cozy and inviting. Woodstock Inn and Resort Woodstock, VT The Woodstock Inn is truly the sweetest place to stay in Woodstock, VT.  It’s located right across […]

Should You Pull Your Kids Out of School for a Vacation?

Former teacher and mother, Jennifer Celiberti, weighs in on the question of where or not you should let your children miss school for a vacation. It’s amazing how we see things differently depending on our perspective.  As a young, enthusiastic teacher, I couldn’t imagine why any parent would take their children out of school for […]

5 Other Options for Spring Break…Besides a Big Expensive Trip.

If you’re looking at trips for this coming spring break, and are shocked at how much the demand has driven up the price, here are some other options.  Here are some other options to consider: 1. Local excursions. There are tons of sights to see right in our area. The kids are so busy with sports, we rarely have a […]

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