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Ice Skating by the Beach at the Hotel Del Coronado

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For the 10th year in a row, the Hotel Del Coronado is offering Skating by the Sea. The famous Coronado landmark will transform the 10,000-square-foot Windsor Lawn into an oceanfront ice rink, open for daily ice skating November 27 to January 4. Skating is $25 per person and ice skate rentals are free. The ice rink is located just steps from the sand on the beach side of the hotel… Read More

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Black Friday 2014 International Travel Deals

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Black Friday discounts aren’t just for retailers. If you plan to travel this winter, the few days after Thanksgiving– Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesdays are a prime time to grab great International travel deals. International Travel Deals for Black Friday 2014 The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Hamilton, Bermuda: The Fairmont Hamilton Princess is offering a deal from Black Friday to Cyber Monday that will give the first 15 customers who… Read More

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Vacation Boobs: The Next Travel Accessory

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Planning your next vacation? Now there is more to research than location and flight prices. Vacation Breasts are breasts implants that last 2 to 3 weeks, and are reportedly ideal for vacations, weddings, and more! When women want bigger breasts for a short amount of time, they want Vacation Boobs! From ABC News: “Think of it as test driving plastic surgery: You wouldn’t buy a car without driving it, seeing how it… Read More

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Top 10 Black Friday-Cyber Monday Hotel Deals

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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