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Top 10 Black Friday-Cyber Monday Hotel Deals


Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals aren’t just about hitting the local mall and long lines anymore. The travel industry has some fun deals you can snatch up in the peace and quiet of your own home. In case you have been living under a rock, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving (November 28 in 2014). Cyber Monday is December 1, 2014. These shopping days mark the beginning of the… Read More

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LAX Will Be Busiest Airport in U.S. Over Thanksgiving


Expect huge crowds at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this Thanksgiving holiday. Orbitz says LAX will be busiest airport in U.S. Oddly enough they also predict that John Wayne Airport (SNA), which is just 40 miles South on the 405 freeway to be one of the least-crowded. It’s the second year that Orbitz predicted that LAX would be the busiest airport based on passenger volume followed by Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), JFK… Read More

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Solar-Powered Stone Bike Path in the Netherlands Celebrates Van Gogh


To celebrate the life and work of painter Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has created an illuminated bike path inspired by one of van Gogh’s most famous works; “Starry Night”. The path honors the 125th anniversay of Vincent van Gogh’s death in a spectacularly beautiful way. The kilometre-long bike path features 50,000 glow-in-the-dark stones, which have been embedded in the ground. The solar-powered stones soak up the sun’s… Read More

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The 10 Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving Travel


Airlines for America, the trade group that represents American airlines, released it projections for air travel during Thanksgiving 2014 period (Friday, November 21 – Tuesday, December 2). If you flew over Thanksgiving last year, this year will not be shocking news. Passenger numbers are expected to increase only slightly, by 1.5 percent, to 24.6 million. The 10 busiest airports, from most to least busy: Atlanta Los Angeles Chicago Dallas – Ft. Worth… Read More

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Sunday Funday Bar Hopping via the San Diego Trolley Tour


Sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own town. That was how the idea of taking the San Diego Trolley tour started. It would be a fun day to explore the city I live in with some friends, but I had another idea. What if we bar hopped using the trolley as our mode of transportation! Learn a little more about America’s finest city and check out some… Read More

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4 Best Burgers in San Diego


The quest for San Diego’s perfect burger has begun! From the casual to the upscale experience, I have rounded up four of my favorite burgers in America’s Finest City.  Hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed eating them. Texas Burger at The Waterfront For the back to basics all-American hamburger with a whole lot of flavor and those oh-so-wonderful grilled onions, head to the oldest tavern in town, The… Read More

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A Cheese Cave, Wine Tasting and French Food in Baja


It might surprise you that the culinary delights in and around Ensenada reach far beyond their famous fish tacos and a Margarita at Hussong’s Cantina.  A trip to the oldest cheese cave in Latin America, wine tasting and the oldest French restaurant in Ensenada all add up to one surprisingly Perfect Day in Baja . Begin your gastronomic adventure by heading south of Ensenada on the Ojos Negros #3. It’s… Read More

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Keen: Chambers Clog: The Slip on- Slip off Shoe


We all know the drill when it comes to airport security. Besides having to take your computer out of the bag and making sure all toiletries are the correct ounces and in the approved size Ziploc bag, removing shoes is a major inconvenience. Gone are the days of wearing anything laced or big boots that are cumbersome to easily get out of and then back into—especially in airports without adequate… Read More

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Bidwell Bag from Overland Equipment


This is perfect bag for traveling. If you are looking for a great travel bags with lots of pockets for organizing we’ve found it! The Bidwell bag from Overland Equipment bag is a great size and has plenty of room for all the essentials. I love that it can be adjusted to wear on the shoulder or cross body. There is a middle zipper compartment to keep everything important.  And… Read More

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Oahu Fish Auction, Sub Ride and High Speed Sail


If you are traveling from the mainland to Oahu, your first morning in Hawaii will most likely be an early one. If you are traveling from the west coast 8am suddenly becomes 6am and if you are traveling from the east coast it will be 3am Hawaii time. Take advantage of your internal clock with an early morning visit to the Pier 38 Fish Auction. The Hawaii Fish Auction It’s… Read More

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