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A Traveler’s New Year’s Resolutions

by Rachel Brean  Most make new year’s resolutions to be more organized, to read more, to get more sleep, etc. and this year my resolutions are around how I can plan keep in line with these things on the road….

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Traveling With Tots: Surviving A Hotel Stay

By VGP Blogger, Kate Traveling with Tots: Any parent to a young child knows that traveling and staying in a single hotel room can be a new form of a travel torture.  Our nightmare scenario involved a very small hotel…

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Charleston South Carolina Cheap Eats

By VGP Blogger, Rachel B As the weather warms up in my hometown of Charleston, South Carolina I’ve had getting out for a nice weeknight meal on my mind. I’ve also been trying to budget my habits of eating out,…


Another Reason to Visit Austin: International Flights on the Dreamliner

Need another reason to visit Austin? How about international flights on the dreamliner By VGP Blogger, Rachel B  British Airways started flights this Monday from Austin to London, giving the Texas capital its first-ever regular service to Europe. Austin will…

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Disney Ticket Prices On The Rise, Again

By VGP Blogger, Rachel B Disney has raised Magic Kingdom prices by $4 to $99 for adults and children ages 10 and older. This is the second time in eight months Disney has raised their admission prices. Last June, daily admission…

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Off-Beat Travel Tips

By VGP Blogger, Rachel There are plenty of travel tips out there but below are some of my personal, off beat travel tips. Hopefully they can make your next trip a little smoother! 1.       I have a very strategic way of…

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Sonoma in 48 Hours

By VGP Blogger, Rachel B. Visiting California wine country in the off season winter months is perfect for the frugal traveler and wino. You will find great rates at hotels and B&B’s, enjoy crowd less wineries and have ample time…