The Lanterns of Hoi An

Hoi An Lanterns

Everywhere in Hoi An you will see lanterns. They hang from trees, line storefronts, stretch across bridges and simply light the night – lanterns of Hoi An are truly a specialty of this Vietnamese town.  Made from silk and brocade skillfully stretched and attached to bamboo frames, they are truly beautiful and create an almost fairy tale…

Daily Getaways Back with a New Date

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Daily Getaways, sponsored by the US Travel Association (a non-profit dedicated to promoting US travel), will be back again this spring! I received an email today that this year’s spring dates will begin on March 23rd. Historically the Daily Getaways run for about two weeks. Daily Getaways are limited offerings of great discounted deals involving various travel brands and…