Travel Pictures – Need a Digital Camera

 It is so easy to forget things you just saw while traveling; let alone two, three…years from now! With pictures you will be able to relive the moment more accurately and fondly. To get those pictures you need to have a good digital camera. Here are tips to...

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Tall Places New York to Paris to Beijing…

Whether it is a building or a freestanding tower the observation decks always give you a great view and perspective of the city you are visiting. We can never pass up the chance to see the city from the very top! Here are a few places we have gone to the top o...

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Travel Clothes Tips and Suggestions

There are many things to consider when you are packing and/or buying clothes for your trip. Here are a few tips and suggestion to consider.     Here are a few to think about Weather – Cool, Warm, Rain, Snow, Sunny, Windy Light Weight Washable Wrinkle F...

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Why Have Black Luggage!

Have you been at the airport waiting for your luggage and they all look the same? Why do that, why not buy something that stands out? When I was in Orlando, Florida last month the handle on my favorite piece of luggage broke. My handy husband used many zip tie...

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Hotel “Special” Deals

Beware when you see a hotel deal that is just too good to be true; there is a good chance it is. This just happened to us in New Orleans. We found a 4-Star Hotel on Hotwire at a great price. But when we get there we fine out they are “renovating.” Hotwire ...

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New Orleans – Where has all the Jazz Gone?

We were just in New Orleans and was surprised that it was hard to find Jazz in the French Quarter. I guess in the 30 years since we have been there, things were bound to change.  Walking along Bourbon St. the bars all had rock and roll bands playing. It was a...

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New Orleans – Credit Card Miles

We are off to New Orleans this month thanks to credit card miles!   Now I NEVER encourage one to use credit cards, only if you can pay them off each month. If you are going to use a credit card you should look at what you can get in return. There are many...

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Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington DC

  Traveling Sister’s is just back from a trip to Washington, DC, New York City and many places between. We only had one day in Washington, DC, so to get the most out of our whirlwind visit we decided to try the Old Town Trolley Tours (www.trolleytours...

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Leaving for East Coast Trip

Leaving for Washington DC and New York City next week. So many things to do. Going to try the Trolley hop on/hop off in Washington. Also going to Harper’s Ferry in West Virginia and to “Fishkill” in New York. Visiting the World Trade Center M...

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Segway Tours

Oh my I am so glad I took a Segway Tour! It was easy to learn how to use and seemed effortless to get around. (See the picture – segways are two wheel vehicles.)   The hardest part was getting on and off the FIRST time. The more you can relax the be...

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Don’t Touch My Airline Seat

Oh my gosh, I just read an article in the UT San Diego that I can’t believe. Do you like seating next to the person you are traveling with? It just got harder to seat together, unless you have “elite” status. The article was written by Scott ...

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Will My Credit Card Work in Europe?

No not necessarily. I just got an email from one of my traveling sisters who is, as I write this, in Amsterdam. Her credit cards (Visa and American Express) have not worked at train stations and about 75% of everywhere else. Many European countries have gone t...

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