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Best hotel libraries

Even for those who love books, a good library is usually not one of the most sought-after hotel amenities. But if you’re on vacation, or even traveling for business, sometimes it’s nice to have a handy resource for downtime reading material or just a place to escape the chaos of a big work trip or family vacation. Though they’re not as popular as hotel gyms, hotel libraries are still becoming a point of pride for many properties around the world. Here are 11 you should, obviously, check out. ...
Tags: Travel, Books, Florida, New York, Milan, Minneapolis, France, Libraries, Miami, Guatemala, Baker, Gabriel García Márquez, Lake Atitlan, All, Thomas Jefferson, Tom


Why Florida Prepaid – Your Questions Answered!

Have last minute questions about Florida Prepaid? You’ve come to the right place! I’m answering ALL the questions including Why Florida Prepaid is the best option for saving for your child’s future education. This post is sponsored by Florida Prepaid College Plans. All thoughts are my own. The 2019 Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment period is […] The post Why Florida Prepaid – Your Questions Answered! appeared first on Mommy Musings®.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Lifestyle, Florida Prepaid, Florida Prepaid College


Things To Do In Florida This Summer

With summer around the corner you might be wondering what you can do for that upcoming summer holiday that will really make a splash with the kids, creating memories that will last a lifetime. While there are numerous awesome ideas for spending the summer downtime with friends, family and the kids, heading to a long sought after destination is probably one of the best ways to enjoy the warmer weather. Florida is one such place many people want to travel to and for good reason. With more than ju...
Tags: Travel, Food, Florida, Adventure, Alabama, America, Louisiana, Summer Holidays, Travelling, Cape Canaveral, Disneyworld, Florida Keys, Kennedy Space Centre, Epcot Centre, Florida Cape Canaveral


My testimony to the National Commission on Military Service

I've been invited to testify as part of a panel of expert witnesses at a hearing on the the military draft and the Selective Service System, including whether draft registration should be ended entirely or extended to women as well as men, on Thursday morning, 25 April 2019, before the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service in Washington, DC. These hearings are the most important public discussion of the issue of military conscription in the USA in more than 30 years....
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, Boston, San Francisco, Washington Dc, Commission, Edward, Nashua, Denver CO, Gallaudet University, Gallaudet, Robert Mueller, Selective Service, National Commission on Military Service, Peikoff Alumni House


North Atlantic right whale baby boom

Finally, there’s good news coming from our oceans. According to researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies, three North Atlantic right whale mother and calf pairs were recently spotted in Cape Cod Bay — after zero North Atlantic right whale newborn sightings in 2018 — hinting at a mini baby boom this year. TWO MORE RIGHT WHALE CALVES SEEN IN #CAPECOD BAY! On 4/11/19 the CCS #rightwhale aerial survey team saw 2 more mom/calf pairs in the bay, bringing the number of calves observed by CC...
Tags: Travel, Florida, US, Bbc, Atlantic, Whales, North Atlantic, New England, All, CCS, South Carolina Georgia, North Pacific, NOAA Fisheries, Cape Cod Bay, Center for Coastal Studies


Orbitz will pay your travel taxes

“Doing taxes” and “going on vacation” usually live at opposite ends of the enjoyment spectrum. While saying “I’d rather do my taxes” is reserved to describe unpleasant activities like dinner with your in-laws, “having a drink on a beach in Florida” is used a generic way to describe doing anything but work. This year, Orbitz is somehow putting them together, and saving you money in the process. As April 15 looms large over American taxpayers, Orbitz is giving you a reason to get excited about ...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Taxes, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Orbitz, All, Caicos, Orbucks Orbitz


Visit Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach, Florida , used to be synonymous with spring break. From massive beach parties to the legendary La Vela nightclub, you probably know someone who’s had “the best time of their life” down in PCB. But now that the destination has cracked down on beach drinking and taken other measures to temper the spring break chaos, it’s even easier to have a memorable time and experience the real PCB — especially in April and May. This is the perfect time of the year to visit, as the blisteri...
Tags: Travel, Florida, America, Nashville, John, Party, Gulf of Mexico, Panama City, Andy, All, PCB, Panama City Beach, Tootsie, Orchid Lounge, Brandi Carlile, Newby


Six Unexpected Places to Stay in the USA

With the United States so close to the Canadian border, you would be hard pressed to find someone who has never visited at least once. It’s right there, it’s easy to get to, and Canadians can visit with fairly lax limitations. Many go to take advantage of shopping, of the warmer temperatures down south, and of course to see the world-famous cities and national parks. The issue, however, is that the United States is a huge place, which means many Canadians who visit often end up going to the same...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, Greece, California, La, San Francisco, Blog, United States, Nashville, Quebec, Albuquerque New Mexico, Spain Italy, Nashville Tennessee Nashville, Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Assateague


Best green walls in the world

While plants and vines have always grown on walls of their own accord — and the concept of nurturing this kind of growth dates back to the famous Hanging Gardens of Babylon — vertical gardens as we see them today didn’t really hit the scene until the early 1990s. Since then, they’ve been improving air quality and adding some natural beauty to cities and urban landscapes around the world. Here, we take a look at seven of the most amazing green walls around the world. 1. CaixaForum Museum, Mad...
Tags: Travel, Florida, London, Indonesia, Singapore, America, Spain, Green, Canada, Paris, Mexico City, Madrid, Changi, All, Madrid Spain, Green Walls


Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment is Ending Soon – Learn About the 1-Year University Plan & Why it May Be the Best Option For Your Family

Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment ends April 30th, 2019 – Learn About the 1-Year University Plan & Why it May Be the Best Option For Your Family. This post is sponsored by Florida Prepaid College Plans. All thoughts are my own. Right now there are less than 28 days until the closing of Florida Prepaid Open […] The post Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment is Ending Soon – Learn About the 1-Year University Plan & Why it May Be the Best Option For Your Family appeared first on Mommy Musings®.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Lifestyle, Florida Prepaid College


25+ of the Best State Parks in the USA

While the National Parks of the USA are famous for awe-inspiring scenery, don’t overlook the country’s lesser-known State Parks. Catherine shares her picks for 25+ of the Best State Parks in the USA from coast to coast. If you want to experience the natural beauty of a country, heading to protected parks should be a priority. Often, the government prevents the development of these properties, allowing wildlife to thrive and supporting native plant species. In the United States, there are actua...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, New York, Hollywood, Texas, Minnesota, California, Oregon, Virginia, New York City, US, America, Indiana, Mountain, Pennsylvania


TPI Hospitality Leverages ProfitSword Integration to Maximize Business Intelligence Transparency and Efficiency Across Organization

ProfitSword, hospitality's premier developer of business intelligence and data integration software, has announced the implementation of its ProfitSage operational and financial reporting solution by TPI Hospitality, a leading developer and operator of hotels, restaurants and conference centers in Minnesota and Florida. With ProfitSage now in place across its portfolio with plans to roll out the solution as new properties are added, TPI Hospitality is ensuring seamless access and sharing ...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Minnesota, TPI Hospitality


10 Best Beaches in Florida

Known as ‘the Sunshine State,’ Florida is a popular place to visit; as it borders both the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, it comes as no surprise to learn that the most south-eastern state in the US is blessed with a plethora of stunning beaches. Its large cities, such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and
Tags: Travel, Florida, US, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Miami Fort Lauderdale, Sunshine State Florida


7 Travel Mistakes I Made in Guatemala

This post 7 Travel Mistakes I Made in Guatemala appeared first on The Professional Hobo. I recently spent six weeks in Guatemala. It was supposed to be three months, but I cut the trip short. I’ll admit up front that the reasons I left Guatemala early have little to do with the country itself; rather, I did a poor job of planning this trip and I made some travel mistakes that somebody of my tenure in this biz should have been able to avoid. But, that’s how the cookie crumbled, and now that I’ve ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Florida, Bali, California, Mexico, Toronto, Unesco, Italy, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Central America, Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Panajachel


Better Deal Just Announced: $7.19 Per Day For Rental Cars Leaving Florida One Way — Spring 2019

When I first reported in this article on Friday, March 22, 2019 that “this year, the going rate is no less expensive than $14.95 per day — and that rate is only offered by Avis Rent A Car System and Budget Rent A Car System”, Hertz had not yet tossed its hat into the discounted drive-out from Florida for 2019... ...but if you are able to position yourself to rent a car from Florida and drive it out, now is the time to do so: how about a rental rate of as low as $7.19 per day for rental cars leav...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Florida, Boston, Atlanta, United States, Rental Cars, Hertz, Promotions, Discounts And Coupons, Florida One Way


Boeing 737 MAX emergency landing

The saga of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft continued Tuesday when a plane operated by Southwest Airlines reported an engine problem en route from Florida to California. The plane landed safely, albeit about 2,500 miles from its intended destination of Victorville, California. Thankfully no passengers were on board this plane as it was being ferried by another aircraft to Southwest’s storage facility and not in service. The airline reportedly owns 34 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and has moved 15 of th...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Indonesia, California, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Emergency Landing, Max, All, Southwest, Seattle Times, Orlando International Airport, Victorville, Victorville California


St. Petersburg, Florida Beach Resorts: Sirata Beach Resort Review

  This winter was quite dreary in Chicago. I was looking for an affordable warm-weather escape for me and CP. We wanted a break and more of a relaxing resort vacation but when we dug into the all-inclusive resorts in places like Mexico or the Dominican Republic, it was above our budget. While those resorts and the aggregator websites tout ‘deals’ for pre-packaged trips, in my research many were still quite pricey. You can fly to Florida from hubs in northeastern and Midwestern cities for a very...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Mexico, Rome, Chicago, Gulf Coast, Gulf of Mexico, St Petersburg, Dominican Republic, Publix, St Pete, Pete, St Petersburg Florida, Central Avenue, Birch, St. Pete Beach


Make Yourself at Home at The Palm Beach Casino

Phil Nunn is the Club Director of The Palm Beach Casino and he shares his views and knowledge in an interview by Peter White. The Palm Beach Casino is a stunning place with a distinctive style that creates a sophisticated atmosphere. After undergoing some renovations, The Palm Beach Casino from London lives up to its name, by offering the entertainment of the famous Palm Beach in Florida. The Career So Far Phil Nunn has been at The Palm Beach Casino for two and a half years, starting from 2016...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Florida, UK, England, London, Instagram, Britain, Hotel, Belgium, Mayfair, Ladbrokes, Barnett, Casino, Chesterfield, Barnet


Mermaid swimming classes at Disney

Sparkly and colorful mermaid tails are everywhere these days (even in fancy hotels), so it’s not surprising that Disney, creator of the most famous mermaid in the world, wants to get in on the fun. At select Walt Disney World resorts in Florida, Disney will offer guests the opportunity to learn how to swim like a mermaid. As long as you’re four years old or older, you’ll be able to channel your inner Ariel from The Little Mermaid. Classes will last one hour, with students given a special tail...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Disney, Little Mermaid, Walt Disney World, Mermaids, All, Disney World, Disney Parks, Caribbean Beach Resort, Little Mermaid Classes, Mermaid Academy, Disney 's Art of Animation Resort Disney, Disney 's Yacht and Beach Club


what i'm reading: jackie robinson: a biography

I finished reading this fine biography a while ago, but I've been having trouble writing about it. It was very good. If some parts were a bit too detailed for me (which is bound to happen if a biography is comprehensive), parts were thrilling, fascinating, sad, and very moving.There are many biographies of Jackie Robinson out there, but Jackie Robinson: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad is said to be the most accurate and complete. Rampersad, who has also written celebrated biographies of Langsto...
Tags: Travel, Post, Florida, Hollywood, Boston, America, History, Brooklyn, Williams, Philadelphia, Baseball, New York Giants, Ken Burns, Montreal, Jack, St Louis


Best things to do in Tampa, Florida

Going to Florida for vacation has been an American tradition since the invention of air conditioning. But for business? Outside of Latin American finance and quote-unquote “exotic” imports, folks usually didn’t come down this way to do anything that resembled “serious.” But that’s changed in the past couple of decades, and as business in Florida booms so does the number of people who come here for work. Since the sunshine state was a vacation destination to begin with, it’s also the perfect p...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Japan, Florida, New York City, America, Miami, Airbus, Detroit, Hyde Park, Hall, Caribbean, Tampa, St Petersburg, Swann, Orlando


History of popular condiments

Condiments can make or break a meal. They’re the addition that saves a dry sandwich and the extra touch that spices up a bit of sushi. No matter what you’re eating, there always seems to be a condiment on the side that is there to at least improve a dish, if not save it entirely. It’s something that has been done throughout history — something that’s immediately clear as soon as you take a deeper look at where your favorite condiments come from. This is how your favorite condiments came to do...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Florida, England, Africa, US, America, Spain, Chicago, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vietnam, North Carolina, Heinz, Caribbean, All


Summer Lovin’ Had Me a Blast; Summer Lovin’ Happened So Fast

This post originally appeared on Nomadic Chick. It all began, fittingly, on the first day of summer with a game called ‘tangled’, where everyone puts their hands in the center of a circle, grabs two random people’s hands and then proceeds to untangle themselves to make a circle as this is “team-building” and “creates friendships”. It was our first day as counselors at an American summer camp in up-state New York and we were wondering just what we had gotten ourselves into. In the fray of hand g...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, New York, Australia, New York City, US, Personal, Canada, United States, Ireland, Jane Austen, Buffalo, Pod, Derry, North America


Myths About Florida Prepaid – Get the Facts to Make an Informed Decision About Your Child’s Future Education

Considering Florida Prepaid but you’re on the fence? Here are some Myths about Florida Prepaid and Facts to help you make the important decision to save for your child’s future education. This post is sponsored by Florida Prepaid College Plans. All thoughts are my own. Florida Prepaid open enrollment only comes around once per year, […] The post Myths About Florida Prepaid – Get the Facts to Make an Informed Decision About Your Child’s Future Education appeared first on Mommy Musings®.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Lifestyle, Florida Prepaid, Florida Prepaid College


Travel News: March 20, 2019

Instagram Launches Direct Purchasing for Fashions Brands But Travel Is Missing in Action Skift After years of ogling beautiful images of food, fashion and design on Instagram, people will now be able to buy things they see and like directly through the app — providing instant gratification for the trend-obsessed and a new source of income for parent Facebook Inc. Starting Tuesday, the photo-sharing app is testing a shopping feature, called Checkout, with a handful of retailers including Nike In...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Florida, Disney, Brazil, Ariel, Walt Disney World, News And Deals, Facebook Inc, Nike Inc, Disney Parks Blog, Canada Australia, Global Travel Insights, Ariel Fox News Overwhelmed, Animation Resort Caribbean Beach Resort, Yacht and Beach Club Resorts


Best Places to Travel for Your 21 Birthday Celebration

Congratulations, you’re finally turning 21! Your 21st birthday is a milestone where you officially reach the legal drinking age. An occasion of this magnitude requires grand plans! It’s not surprising that most people want to live it up and celebrate their first boozy birthday in a memorable manner. And there is no better way to spend your big day than to go on a birthday getaway. Birthday trips offer unique memories and ensure that your birthday celebrations last longer than one day. Espec...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Florida, Hollywood, La, America, Barcelona, San Diego, New Orleans, Sony Pictures, Cuba, Mediterranean, Santa Monica, Napa Valley, Napa River, Duval Street


Most bizarre theme parks in world

If you want a traditional and predictable family vacation, head to Disney World, ride the teacups, and leave with a few mouse-ear hats. However, if you want an experience that isn’t all princesses and cartoon animals, there are plenty of bizarre amusement parks out there to satisfy your craving. From the explicit Loveland in South Korea to Lithuania’s Išgyvenimo Drama, a Soviet-themed park that gives visitors a brutal taste of life in the former USSR, these seven parks might not be the happie...
Tags: Travel, South Korea, Florida, Singapore, Theme Parks, Ussr, Little Mermaid, Ariel, Copenhagen, Lithuania, Hans Christian Andersen, All, Vilnius, Disney World, KGB, Bogota Colombia


Top 5 Things to Do in the Bahamas with Kids

When you think of Bahamas holidays, you might think of luxury resorts for adults and honeymooners. It’s true, the Bahamas is a stunning location and there is no shortage of luxury resorts or romantic sunsets. But thanks to its safe calm beaches and seemingly endless child-friendly activities, the Bahamas is also a great holiday destination for families. While it’s not a budget destination, there are plenty of great deals to be had, and going all-inclusive can make a trip to this stunning collec...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Florida, Bahamas, Rogers, Nassau, Blue Lagoon Island, New Providence Island, Nassau Bahamas Holidays, Ardastra Gardens Zoo Conservation Centre, Aquaventure Water Park The Aquaventure Water Park, Pirates of Nassau Museum, Dolphin Encounters Blue Lagoon Island


Heading South

So it's Spring Break time and this year I decided that it was time to do the stereotypical thing for the week head to south Florida. Specifically I'm finally going to check out South Beach but not for the party scene or even for the beach life. It's ho
Tags: Travel, Florida, South Beach


Best flower fields in the US

The snow is melting, the terrible, frigid weather is retreating, and soon fields of colorful flowers will begin to pop up all over the US. At these 11 spots, you’ll find yourself lost among blooms in every color, shape, size, and texture; from fragrant lavender to bright orange California poppies to pastel tulips straight out of a Dutch storybook. Just remember the cardinal rule of floral tourism: no picking the flowers. Appreciate their beauty, but leave it for the next person to enjoy. 1. ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Florida, Texas, Colorado, California, Washington, US, Amsterdam, Flowers, All, Texas Hill Country, San Juan Islands, Meadows, Olympic Mountains, Antelope Valley



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