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When Women Have to Pee in Public
Do women need a device for peeing in public? Nature happens, after all, even when we are hiking, rafting, riding a jeep or rocking out at a music festival. We have all mastered the squat for outdoor adventures and other travel situations.
Visit Annapolis, MD, in Fall
Fall is our favorite time to explore Annapolis, MD. The crisp weather and the colorful foliage make a walk through the historic district especially appealing and the weather is still warm enough for sailing or cruise tour.
Tips on How to Fly with your Pet
Should you take your dog or cat on an airplane? If your four-pawed family member canít be in the cabin with you, then donít put him on the plane.
Cruising for Laughs
We like to go on cruises for the comedy shows. Nowhere else do we have such easy access to stand-up comics at multiple performances. And forty minutes of laughs provide a boat-load of stress relief. When we find ourselves in need of guffaws, we book a sailing on a Carnival Cruise Line ship.
How to Save Money on a Cruise
Cruises are good value vacations, providing lodging, food, entertainment and childrenís programs for one price. You pay extra for specialty restaurants, alcoholic drinks,shore tours, Internet access and other items. To stay within your budget once onboard, follow these money-saving tips.
Floridaís Best Boardwalks and Family Beaches
What are Florida's best boardwalks and family beaches? On the east coast try Hollywood Beach Broadwalk and on the Gulf Coast head to Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach.For the best family spots, consider the Atlantic's Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park or the Gulf's Fort De Soto Park.
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.
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