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Gettysburg: Not Just for Field Trips

If it hadn’t been for a dinner with friends (and admittedly a couple of margaritas), I probably never would have considered visiting Gettysburg, PA. I initially thought that was a town best left to war buffs and school field trips, … Continue reading

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Great Getaways on the East Coast

Although my go-to destination for long vacations is definitely Europe, sometimes I just have to get away for a few days to recharge the mental batteries. I realize this isn’t an uncommon need, but trying to find something fun, luxurious, … Continue reading

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Affordable Beach Town Luxury in Castelldefels

We took a Mediterranean cruise in October 2011, and although we enjoyed visiting Barcelona for a few days before getting on the ship, we wanted to do something a little different when we returned. After some research and recommendations from … Continue reading

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Barcelona Luxury Without the Sticker Shock

After countless hours poring through websites and agonizing about location, price, and amenities, I finally decided on the Soho Hotel in Barcelona for our trip in the fall of last year. I won’t even bother posting pictures of the room … Continue reading

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Peaceful Mexican Vacation

Getting package deals on all-inclusive hotels you’ve never been to can be a dicey proposition. Desperation can be a great motivator, though, and all of a sudden a Living Social voucher for a hotel and meals in Cancun can seem … Continue reading

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From Killarney to Cork

The last destination on our journey through Ireland was Cork City in County Cork, which is the second largest city in Ireland. Here you’ll find a little bit of everything: lively city life, great food, lots of shopping, and plenty … Continue reading

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Peaceful Beauty – The Loch Lein Country House Hotel

We chose Killarney as the next stop because it provided another excellent home base on our way to Cork, the final stop on the journey through Ireland. Little did we know that we could have easily spent more than 3 days … Continue reading

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