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Grafton Capital Hotel Review (Dublin)
Grafton Capital Hotel Review (Dublin)

I really like the atmospheric but comfortable Grafton Capital Hotel, a small, older, and less expensive hotel in the heart of Dublin. Without question, the Grafton Capital Hotel More

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Motel 6 Review: Pros, Cons, Tips
Motel 6 Review: Pros, Cons, Tips

Should Motel 6 “Leave the Light on” for You?  Times are tough and travelers are changing their hotel spending habits. Some seek bargains at Hotwire or Priceline. Others More

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Orbitz Hotels: Turning Apples into Vinegar?
Orbitz Hotels: Turning Apples into Vinegar?

“On Orbitz, Mac Users Steered to Pricier Hotels,” proclaimed the bold Wall Street Journal headline, which ignited a firestorm of negative publicity. Turns out Apple users “spend as More

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Photo Essay: Incredible Hotel Dining Rooms
Photo Essay: Incredible Hotel Dining Rooms

This article is brought to you by Jo Fitzsimons from TheFlyingFugu.com She’s part of a team of foodie writers delivering a menu of delights to your inbox: daring More

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Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless at Chicago O’Hare Airport
Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Fast Food Heaven at Chicago O'Hare >>> Frommer’s #1 Lowest Prices Hotel Search Engine 2017 I cannot even begin to tell you how much I enjoy Tortas Frontera at More

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Garden of the Gods: A Must-See in Colorado Springs
Garden of the Gods: A Must-See in Colorado Springs

South Gateway Rock. Photo: Don Nadeau, BidOnTravel   Update: December 2016 The Garden of the Gods Visitors’ Center, run by its foundation, received a total makeover and expansion More

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Visit Colorado Spring’s Historic Trading Post
Visit Colorado Spring’s Historic Trading Post

Photo courtesy of Garden of the God’s Trading Post. Native Americans once made their homes in the shadows of the Garden of the Gods.  By the late 1800s, More

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Valhalla Finca De Macadamia, Guatemala
Valhalla Finca De Macadamia, Guatemala

A 15-minute cab ride from Antigua in Guatemala takes you to an amazing macadamia farm called Valhalla Finca de Macadamia (Valhalla Macadamia Estate). Run by an eccentric and More

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La Casa Del Mundo, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
La Casa Del Mundo, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

In Jaibalito, the smallest of all the lakeside villages along Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, is a small tourist hotel called La Casa del Mundo.  Perched on the cliffs More

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5 Places in Santa Fe to Breakfast with the Locals
5 Places in Santa Fe to Breakfast with the Locals

It’s said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you believe that or not, there’s nothing like a traditional New Mexican breakfast to start More

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Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens Reviewed
Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens Reviewed

A little gem of a spot, the Vallarta Botanical Gardens (Los Jardines Botánicos de Vallarta) sits on a hill overlooking a river south of Puerto Vallarta. Although much More

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Santa Fe Dining: 5 Great Places for Dinner
Santa Fe Dining: 5 Great Places for Dinner

Santa Fe is a food town. The city of just over 70,000 people has more than 200 restaurants. Many of them are good; some are great. Deciding where More

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6 New Mexican Restaurants Near Santa Fe
6 New Mexican Restaurants Near Santa Fe

New Mexicans love their traditional cuisine. Its roots go back over a thousand years to the foods of the Native American Pueblo people. These farmers were descendants of More

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Puerto Vallarta Las Caletas Beach Hideaway: Tour Review
Puerto Vallarta Las Caletas Beach Hideaway: Tour Review

I joined the fun nature and water sports-oriented Las Caletas Beach Hideaway Tour run by Vallarta Adventures in Puerto Vallarta, which is marketed especially to active families. It More

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Isle of Skye Travel Guide
Isle of Skye Travel Guide

Isle of Skye sightseeing, hiking, directions, cottage rentals, and much More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - I
Our Kicks on Route 66 - I

Route 66 is the most celebrated highway in the USA. More

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South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips
South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips

Cape May, The Wildwoods, Avalon and Stone Harbor >>> Frommer’s #1 More

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Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions
Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions

These tips give you basic information that every rental car More

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