Books & Music
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Archive by Date | Archive by Article Title
Hidden Hotel Fees
Like airlines, hotels are charging fees for many things that used to be free. In 2012 consumers spent more than $2 billion dollars on hotel fees. Here are tips on how to avoid or minimize lodging fees so you wonít get hotel sticker shock upon receiving your bill.
Tips on Villa and Rental Companies
Looking for more space than a hotel room plus the comforts of home on your next vacation? Then, think about renting a house, condo or villa. Here are some tips and top companies to consider.
Use Photos to Engage with Locals on Trips
How to teach your kids to give back and engage with locals while traveling? When visiting poor areas in developing countries, we take Polaroid photos of willing people and give the images to them as gifts. Even in the digital age, many people in rural areas do not photos of themselves.
Washington, D.C., Summer Fun
If visiting Washington, D.C.,this summer with children, take advantage of the DC Cool Kids Contest to win a free return trip next year. Also, bicycle past the monuments at night, watch the new baby panda cub at the zoo, tour the National Archives, take in a baseball game and splash in a new park.
Phoenix & Scottsdale summer adventures
Take advantage of summerís low rates to enjoy adventures in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. Plan carefully and you can stay out of the mid-day heat and still explore the attractions.
Best Beaches in Delaware and New Jersey
For some of the best mid-Atlantic beaches, head to Lewes and Rehoboth in southern Delaware and Cape May in New Jersey. Both regions offer wide, white sand beaches plus the bonus of nearby state parks that preserve acres of natural scenery.
Tips for Travel with your Best Friend
Follow these tips to make sure that after traveling with your girlfriend, sister or best buddy, you come home friends. Even the closest people can have different travel rhythms and goals. Just because you love, like or live with someone, doesnít mean you can travel with them.
Maui's Best Beaches Surf, Kiteboard, Windsurf
On Maui, locals know the best beaches for adventure: Jaws for professional board surfers, Ho`okipa for expert windsurfers. At both those beaches, watch the experts; never get in the surf. Come to Kanaha Beach to learn kiteboarding.
Eat like a local in Maui, Hawaii
When you eat like a local in Maui, be prepared to savor a wide range of food influenced by the Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese and other immigrants. You can try these meals at moderately-priced restaurants.
Maui's Best Beaches for Families
Maui offers some of the best beaches for families in Hawaii. With more than 30 miles of sands, families have lots of options. The key is to know where to go for what ambiance. Wailea offers scenery and service, Kihei has public parks, and Kaanapali caters to see-and-be-seen teens.
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.