Destinations

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Hawaii Island In 48 Hours

Like all the other islands, 48 hours will give you a brief opportunity to explore Hawaii Island, but if you only have 48 hours, here’s what you should do: The Big Island, as it’s called, is larger than all the…

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Insiders Guide to Thailand

Since I absolutely love Thailand, and have spent a significant amount of time there over the past 5 years, I thought I’d share some of favorite places and things to do/see.   Where to stay Bangkok – Ultimate in Luxury…


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Visiting Australia

General Tips: Australia is a very expensive country. Be prepared to pay more for just about everything. Tipping – most Australians don’t tip. I felt very awkward about this, given that everyone expects a tip in the US, and I…


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Whale Watching Maui

I went to Hawaii in February, the height of whale watching season, to spend 4 days whale watching.  Each day we spent about 3-4 hours whale watching and each day we saw more and more spectacular whale sightings. Whale watching…


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New Year’s Eve in Peru with Yellow Underpants & Lentils

This year I spent New Year’s Eve in Peru. Peruvians take their traditions very seriously and New Year’s is no different. Here’s what I learned about the Peruvian traditions: 1. Wear Yellow Underpants Yellow means good luck in Peru and the best…


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SLS Las Vegas $85 per night special

The brand new SLS Las Vegas has opened to some great reviews!  I personally love the SLS Beverly Hills (and have done a review of it here) and have stayed there many times.  So I’m already looking forward to a…



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A First Class Food Court

Who doesn’t love a good food court? Most of us are familiar with food courts filled with fast food chains dishing out greasy pizza, burgers and sandwiches. Walk into any mall in America and you’ll find a Wendy’s, McDonalds, Subway,…