Environmentally-friendly travel tips and advice

“Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints.” – Chief Si’ahl These wise words remind us that we have an impact and influence on our surroundings, no matter where we go. And with more and more information coming out about the strain our planet is under – from multiple species on the verge of extinction…

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Planning for Spring Break 2021

It may be the holiday season, but we’re already dreaming of warmer weather and where we’d like to go for Spring Break 2021! While there’s of course still uncertainty over the current COVID-19 pandemic, there are a few places on our Spring Break travel shortlist. Miami, FL – The ocean’s always open, and with miles…

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How to safely travel over Christmas

If you’re planning to travel over the holiday season, you’re not alone! The GasBuddy annual Holiday Travel Survey has found that about a third of Americans plan to travel over Christmas weekend (with around a third of those people planning to cross state lines). That is still quite the dip from previous years, largely due…

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Perfect Day in St. Augustine

While part of the fun of travel is the spontaneity, sometimes it’s just easier to look at an itinerary and take it from there! If you’re planning a trip to St. Augustine … consider giving this “perfect day” a try. 8 a.m. Be one of the first customers at The Blue Hen Café (117 Martin…

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Are travel deals worth it right now?

The travel and hospitality industries are rolling out the red carpets for us eager travelers as we make our choices on when and where to travel to next. I get emails on a nearly daily basis with truly shocking deals – for example, I just got an offer to travel to a St. Lucia spa…

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Perfect Day in Charleston, S.C.

Got only a day in one of the most popular cities in the United States? Make the most of it! Here’s a sampling of a day in Charleston, S.C. – just note that this is a mere sampling of the many amazing places and sights to be found throughout Charleston! 8 a.m. Get that caffeine…

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Social distancing gets creative

There’s no way around it – the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a total wrench into the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries! However, many businesses and travelers alike are coming up with creative ways to stay both open and safe. Following is a list of some of our favorite tactics. (Hint: Most of these involved people…

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Vacationing with your dog

One thing’s for sure … Americans LOVE their dogs! Around 63 percent of U.S. households have at least one dog, according to a 2019-20 survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. And, out of those, around 40 percent of dog owners will bring their pooch on vacation with them. Hey, Fido needs a break,…

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Virtual vacations for those stuck at home

Summer is traditionally our time as Americans to “escape” and have a bit of a respite from our everyday lives during a vacation or two. While I know many people who have cautiously traveled a bit – typically staying within driving distance – there are many others who are choosing to forego vacation this year.…

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Movies to get into that vacation mood

No vacation this year? No problem – there are plenty of movies out there that can help you take that mental break. So many travelers have had to change up their vacation plans in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but don’t worry – if you’re hanging out at home this summer, we’ve got four…

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