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The Best Towns of Cape Cod to Explore When You Visit

Cape Cod Massachusetts is world-famous as one of the best beach destinations to visit. It’s well-loved for a down-to-earth vibe and 500 miles of Cape Cod coastline and natural beauty. You’ll find fifteen unique towns and countless charming villages in this popular New England destination. So when you’re planning a Cape Cod vacation, where do you start? Read on to learn about which of these best towns of Cape Cod and the Islands are perfect for you!

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in November, 2023 to keep the content fresh and up to date.

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33 Most Festive Things to Do in Newport RI in the Winter

Newport in the winter is magical. That’s because you’ll enjoy so many festive things to do in Newport RI in the winter. You might think of it as a summer destination (and it is), but today we are reframing this fabulous coastal destination in New England to share the best Newport activities for winter. Here are 33 of our favorites, below.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in November 2023 to keep it fresh and up to date.

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41 Good Hiking Snacks & Hiking Lunch Ideas for Your Next Day Hike

Good hiking snacks can make all the difference in maintaining your energy level, stamina, and fun. If you’re planning a day hike (or more), look to these healthy snacks and hiking lunch ideas.

You’ll find helpful tips, below, to help you plan the best food to bring on a hike!

Editor’s Note: This post was updated with fresh content in November of 2023.

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Best Peaks Island Golf Cart Rentals to Explore Island off Portland Maine

Peaks Island Golf Cart Rentals are a great option when you’re exploring this picturesque island off the coast of southern Maine for a few hours or more. That way, you’ll maximize your visit, whether it’s a great day trip from Portland ME or you’re staying on Peaks Island. Keep reading to find out more about getting around Peaks island by golf cart, and what you’ll see when you’re on this delightful little island.

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in Nov. ’21. I’ve updated it in October of 2023 to keep it helpful and up to date.

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7 World-Class Airports with the Best Duty-Free Airport Retail Stores

Duty-Free airport retail stores offer you the opportunity to enjoy tax-free shopping while you’re at the airport. If you have time to kill as you await or depart your flight, or want to pick up a few remembrances for someone at home, look to retail shops at the airport. Not only will they potentially save you money, but they offer some amazing experiences as well.

We’ve rounded up 7 world-class airports that provide the best bargains and shopping experiences, below. 

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in September of 2023 to keep it fresh and up to date.

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[2024] Delicious Road Trip Food List: Must-Have Snacks for Your Next Adventure

Making your road trip food list? Let’s face it. Most people do some serious snacking while on the road to minimize stops and keep boredom at bay. 

But before reaching for a bag of potato chips, opt for these delicious healthy snacks while traveling that will sustain your focus, energy, and satisfy your appetite first. You’ll find the 20 best snacks to pack for a road trip, below.

Editor’s Note: This post was updated in September 2023 to keep the information up to date.

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What to Do in Martha’s Vineyard For a Day (or Two!)

You’ve searched for the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway in New England, and landed on the coastal island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Great choice! Now, we’ll help you nail down the important details, including how to get there, getting around, and what to do in Martha’s Vineyard for a day or two. 

Read on to discover fun things to do and your best options while experiencing this Cape Cod gem.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in August of 2023.

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Best Countries to Visit in Middle East: 6 Most Beautiful Destinations

If you’re a world traveler—or aspire to be one—chances are the Middle East is on your radar. But which are the best countries to visit in Middle East

Well, that all depends on what you like to do. 

To help you plan your first trip to the Middle East, we’ve highlighted 6 beautiful destinations. That way, you can decide which of the best middle east countries to visit first.

But trust us, you’ll want to see them all in your lifetime. Continue reading to plan an amazing trip to the Middle East.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in August 2023 to keep the information up to date.

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Financing an RV as a Primary Residence? Read These Important Details First.

Have you ever dreamed of leaving your life as you know it behind and financing an RV as a primary residence? It’s very doable. (Plus, who wouldn’t want a care-free lifestyle, especially if you’re empty-nesting?)

But before you take the plunge, read these important details about your financing options, legalities, and the benefits you’ll enjoy when you can finally call your RV your home.

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16 Best Luxury Travel Gifts You’ll Love To Give or Get for 2023

It can be tough figuring out the best luxury travel gifts. You’ll be buying for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, Mother’s or Father’s Days – and you’re supposed to find something for all of them? Luckily this gift guide will give you 16 fresh ideas for all those holiday seasons and more, so you don’t come up empty-handed when it comes to your loved ones.

You’ll even find great ideas for the one you think has it all.

It’s always fulfilling to see the look on someone’s face when you come up with a meaningful gift idea that they can use for years to come.

Or maybe you’ll find something for yourself! 

Either way, these gifts are sure to be a hit.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in December of 2022 to keep it fresh!.

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Travel Bucket List for Couples in Love | Top 5 Romantic Getaways

Planning a romantic getaway? This travel bucket list for couples highlights the 5 top romantic getaways in the world.

Whether you’ve been in love for 5 months or 50 years, you can’t go wrong with these incredible, romantic destinations.

Check them out to decide which one is the best fit for you and your special someone.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in September 2022 to keep it up to date!

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5 Most Important Tips for Traveling with Chronic Health Issues

Traveling with chronic health issues can present some sticking points, but in most cases, shouldn’t prevent you from taking a trip.

With proper planning and these important tips, you can have as good a time traveling as anyone — maybe even more so!

Find out how, below. 

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in September 2022 to keep the info up to date.

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Virtual Tourism Examples | Explore the World From Home in 2024

Traveling virtually is a great way to explore the world from your home, especially when you can’t visit a place in person. In some cases, the experience is even enhanced beyond reality. So whether you’re stuck at home or just have a hankering for a change of scenery, look to these virtual tourism examples and ideas to help calm your wanderlust.

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Best Time To Go Camping? Fall, and Here’s Why It’s Awesome.

Have you ever wondered when is the best time to go camping? While most people will go camping in the spring and summer, you might be surprised to learn that fall is a great time to camp.

If you’re planning a fall camping trip or need some convincing that camping in fall will be fun, check out the reasons that follow.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article in August 2022 to keep it fresh and up to date.

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2 Days in Banff | The Ultimate Itinerary to Maximize An Amazing Weekend

One weekend in Banff is not nearly enough to see all that this iconic national park has to offer. However, spending 2 days in Banff National Park will give you a taste of this area. (We expect you’ll be planning a full week here the next time!)

The scenery of the Canadian Rockies really is unmatched so be prepared to enjoy towering mountains, incredible views, and gorgeous turquoise lakes.

We’ll cover where to stay and what to do on your weekend trip to Banff in this ultimate 2 day itinerary for Banff, so you will maximize your time. Get your planning started, below.

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Best Beach Vacation Capsule Wardrobe: 7 Summer Packing Tips

The best beach vacation capsule wardrobe is versatile, comfortable, packs light, and looks great. Does that sound like too much to ask?

It’s not, when you learn these 7 easy tips for curating a capsule wardrobe for your beach getaway. Once you know how easy it can be, you’ll discover you can use these tips for all your vacation packing.

Keep reading to learn how.

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25 Fun Spain Experiences You Definitely Won’t Want to Miss!

Planning a trip to Spain? Then you’ll want to know more about these 25 fun Spain experiences as you map out your Spain bucket list. Whether you’re looking to fill a few spare hours or plan your whole trip, scroll down to consider these amazing things to do in Spain.

You won’t want to miss them!

Editor’s Note: We updated this article with fresh content in May of 2022.

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10 Important Things To Know Before You Rent a Volkswagen Bus

Have you ever thought of packing up a VW bus and taking an epic road trip? Or maybe even just touring in a camper van for the weekend? Now that safe air travel feels limited, this might not be such a pipe dream. But there are several important things to know before you rent a Volkswagen bus and hit the road. Here are 10 things to think about before you take the plunge!

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in May of 2022.

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Monteriggioni Italy: Step Back in Time at This Medieval Fortress Near Siena

Your visit to Monteriggioni Italy will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. Here’ you’ll find one of the best preserved examples of a medieval village in all of Italy. Better yet, this Tuscan castle is just 12 miles from Siena.

Read on to discover everything you need to know and what to do and see in Monteriggioni so you can plan your visit to the “crown of Tuscany.”

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26 Best Pampering Gifts for Mom To Make Her Feel Special in 2023

These pampering gifts for Mom will treat her to the luxury gifts she deserves, whatever the occasion or her tastes.

You’re sure to find something on this list to treat her to some tender loving care!

And remember, these gifts don’t have to be for your Mom. Each of these pampering gifts are a great option for all the special mother-figures in your life.

That could be your mother-in-law, great-aunt, or maybe even a gift for yourself if you could use a little pampering.

So, check out these gift-giving ideas below and take note. But be forewarned – it may be hard to pick just one!

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3 Important Tips You Should Know About Taking Your Dog on Vacation

If you’ve ever thought about taking your dog on vacation with you, then we’ve got some important tips for you. You’ll find lots of places you can take your dog, but there are also a few pitfalls you’ll want to watch out for. Find out how to have a successful experience traveling with your dog by following the tips below.

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Coping Strategies for Elderly Parents in COVID-19: Caring for Aging Parents

We’re all learning new ways to cope in the pandemic age of Coronavirus. But coping strategies for elderly parents come with their unique set of challenges. Among them, social isolation, vulnerability to disease, and anxieties. The tips below will help you care for your aging parents to help them better cope with the current state of the world.  

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9 Easy Feel Good Recipes for Foodies You Can Make Yourself

These easy feel good recipes will become a staple in your kitchen. They are simple to make recipes for foodies that you can make yourself in no time — even if you are a beginner. Check out these delicious, real food recipes below that can also be comfort food for when you’d rather be traveling. That way, you can indulge in tasty bites at home, but without much effort.

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5 Helpful Tips for Transitioning into Retirement and Your Golden Years

Transitioning into retirement might feel a little scary. But it doesn’t have to be. After all, this time of your life is what you’ve been waiting for, right? You’re ready to give up the grind and enjoy a retirement lifestyle that might include grandchildren, travel, or both. But it’s important you know how to prepare for your golden years. Read these 5 helpful tips below to help make your transition into retirement easier.

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Japanese Chopstick Etiquette Tips & Important Manners in Japan You Should Know

If you think Japanese chopstick etiquette is the least of your worries when you’re planning a trip to Japan–think again. Knowing Japanese table manners, tipping norms, taboos, and basic rules for bowing shows that you respect your host country. Respect is one of the most important values in Japanese culture. So read on to learn how to have good manners in Japan, and you’ll avoid making any embarrassing mistakes.

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3 Easy Tips for Communicating When You Don’t Speak the Language [Travel Skills]

How do you think you might feel if you were in another country and could not speak the language? At best, you can expect some communication problems. Worst case, you break out in a cold sweat and it’s a total disaster. When you follow these tips for communicating when you travel, you’ll be better able to navigate any language barriers.

Keep reading to learn how to be understood and to understand when you’re traveling and when you don’t speak the language.

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7 Ways Travel is Good for the Soul (and Your Mental Health)

Travel is good for the soul. Most travelers already know that. So, if you’ve got what feels like an incurable case of wanderlust, it may be serving your mental health. Even a short trip can work wonders on your psyche and general sense of wellbeing. Discover these 7 ways that traveling is good for the soul and your mental health, below.

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Safety Check: 3 Home Security Tips and Tricks For Empty-Nesters

These home security tips and tricks might  be the last thing you’re on your mind as you embark on a new chapter in your life. After all, becoming an empty-nester gives a person a lot to think about. But protecting your property is essential.

Your home is probably vacant now more than it used to be — which is exactly why these home security measures matter. Keep reading to find out what you can do to keep your home safe.  

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7 Top Tourist Destinations In Egypt, Ranked: Best Places to Visit

It’s hard to decide which tourist destinations in Egypt are the ‘must see’ stops for your itinerary–there are so many places to see in Egypt! So, to make your planning easier for you, here is the short list. Discover how each of these top sightseeing attractions rank so you know which Egypt tourist destinations should be at the top of your Egypt itinerary.  

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Best U.S. Road Trips: From Chicago to California (LA) on Route 66

If you’re thinking of a Chicago to California road trip, the most iconic experience will be to travel on route 66. This is one of the best US road trips and perhaps the best road trip from Chicago.

It’s southern route goes through eight states with many must-see attractions along the way. Find out what you should know to begin planning your trip from Chicago to LA, below.  

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Why Traveling Is Good For You: 7 Positive Effects on Your Brain

If you’ve ever felt guilty or been criticized for taking a trip (pandemic excluded), here’s good news. Travel has health benefits. In fact, most travelers instinctively know this. But here are 7 positive effects of travel on your brain that underscore why traveling is good for you. Keep them handy when you’re in doubt or to enlighten critics.

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Road Trip Necessities: 6 Helpful Tips When Preparing for A Road Trip

Knowing these road trip necessities will be helpful when you’re preparing for a road trip. Some are common sense, and others might surprise you.

Either way, you’ll be better off once you’re sure you have these 6 important aspects of your road trip covered.

Keep reading to find out what the are before you’re too far along in planning your trip.

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Traveling as a Couple: 5 Easy Tips to Maximize Your Trip Together

Traveling as a couple isn’t always easy – but it can be. That is, when you know the most important strategies to maximize your trip together. Whether this is your first trip as a couple or your thirty-first, follow these 5 easy tips. That way, when you’re planning your vacation as a couple, you’ll be on the right track to having a successful couples getaway.

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8 Great Car-Free Getaway Ideas in the New York Metro Area

Every traveler should visit New York in their lifetime. Of course, you must visit New York City, and while you’re there, take some time to explore the greater New York Metro area outside the city limits.

Here’s the best news: You can take advantage of New York’s public transportation while you tour The Big Apple and beyond. Continue reading below to discover some of the best places in Metropolitan New York that are easily accessible without a car.

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Top 10 Tips for Buying an RV for the First Time

These tips for buying an RV for the first time will help you navigate your investment. That way, you’ll buy the right vehicle and be ready to enjoy your camping lifestyle to the fullest! But before you do, be sure to read these essential things to know before buying an RV.  

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Eco Friendly Home: 5 Efficient, Eco-Conscious House Features

If you have an older home, you may think it’s too late to create an eco-conscious home.The fact is, is may be easier than you think. 

Plus, when your house is eco-friendly, it will be more efficient and give you peace of mind. (Who doesn’t want a better night’s sleep?) You’ll know that you’re doing your part to help the environment.  

Here are 5 eco-conscious changes you can make to your home to get started.

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Best Portland Maine Lobster Fishing? Lucky Catch Lobster! [Review]

If you’re looking for the best Maine Lobster Fishing, you’ll want to take an excursion with Lucky Catch Lobster Cruises. Lucky Catch cruises from Portland Maine, where you’ll set and pull up lobster traps in beautiful Casco Bay. In this hands-on cruise, you’ll learn all about lobsters, lobstering, and more while enjoying a fun-filled adventure. One might even say it’s one of the quintessential Maine experience!

Along the way, you’ll also take in picturesque views of historic forts, lovely lighthouses, and southern Maine’s rugged coast. Ready to come aboard? Keep reading to find out all you need to know about lobster fishing in Maine with Lucky Catch Lobster Cruises.

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3 Big Ticket Purchases That Will Enhance Your Travel Lifestyle

Big ticket purchases can be a lot of fun—especially when you know they’ll enhance a lifestyle you already love. For travel and vacation-lovers, these three splurges below will likely reward you with fun-filled adventures and memory-making year after year. The real question is, which one (or more!) is right for you? 

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How to Prevent Fire Hazards in Your Home: 5 Important Safety Tips

If you’re a homeowner–or wherever you live–you need to know how to prevent fire hazards. Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of house fires, but that’s not the only one. You’ll want to pay attention to other dangerous fire hazards, too. When you follow these 5 important safety tips, you can reduce the risk of fire in your home.

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