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Azul Family All-Inclusives Offering Fall Sale

We’ve just learned that Azul Hotels and Generations by Karisma are having 30%-45% off fall specials and, because we found them great value during the summer, we want to share the savings.  First, a bit more about these all-inclusive properties along the Riviera Maya of Mexico.Designed for adults seeking a luxurious, full service vacation with gourmet...

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Jazz Fest in NOLA: Music Food and Drink

My wife Rosalie and I stumbled into the New Orleans Jazz Fest. We were already going to New Orleans, Louisiana -- booking flights and reserving rooms -- when our son told us, "Hey, that's during Jazz Fest.” So, a little tweak to change hotels, a purchase of tickets for Sunday, May 3, and that quickly we’re going to our first Jazz Fest.Music is a big part of New Orleans. They have music...

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Welcoming Families to Where the Rich and Famous Vacation in Mexico

Dreaming of your own family hideaway and tropical beach, with staff and chefs to help you with the chores of a summer rental? Look no farther than Matlali, a cluster of posh hillside villas above Banderas Bay on Mexico’s Pacific Coast.  This is the place if you want luxurious digs surrounded by service, service, service... in a private club atmosphere.This exclusive...

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Riviera Nayarit Hotels And Resorts

For a tropical beach vacation packed with eco-adventure activities, head to our pick of the top family resorts along the Riviera Nayarit coast of Pacific Mexico. The mountainous region in the state of Nayarit extends north more than 150 kms from the purpose-built, gated resort of Nuevo Vallarta to the rustic surfers' paradise of...

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My Kind of Beach at Playa del Carmen

Situated on Mexico's Caribbean coast, Playa del Carmen is a waterfront refuge that attracts domestic and international tourists to its thriving main street and apres-beach scene. 

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10 Things People Get Wrong About Goa

Finding enlightenment in India is such a cliché that I was surprised my trip to Goa, India served a similar purpose, illuminating psychic baggage of long-ago travel myths.My misconceptions about this Indian Ocean coastal resort arose from coming of age in the 1970s. Like thousands of others, I headed out with a copy of Tony and Maureen Wheelers’ “Southeast Asia on a Shoestring”...

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New South America Expeditions in Patagonia on Australis Cruises

In 2015, Australis, the expedition company famous for its cruises in Chilean and Argentine Patagonia will celebrate its 25th anniversary by offering new cruise routes. These once-in-a-lifetime journeys in Tierra del Fuego, through the Straits of Magellan, the Beagle Channel, and to Cape Horn are offered...

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Renew and Refresh at Westin Resort Puerto Vallarta

If you, like so many moms, are dreaming about getting away once the kids are safely back in school, the Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta may be the perfect destination. The beachfront resort’s workout facilities and pretty spa guarantee you’ll be inspired to get fit and stay fit while relaxing and de-stressing.West...

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Stay Vacationed to Cure the Family Workaholic

Do you feel like you’re part of a ‘vacation starved’ society because your family never got away for that two-week beach break last summer?  Whether or not you have a workaholic at home, you probably are. According to the U.S. Travel and Tourism Association (USTA), there were 429 million paid vacation days forfeited in 2013. That means wage earners – many of them workaholics -- chose...

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Riviera Nayarit, Mexico For Eco-Adventures

From the hip resort of Puerto Vallarta to the jungles of the Sierra Madres, Mexico's Riviera Nayarit offers activities to everyone in the family, and at bargain prices.Riviera Nayarit is the lush coastal region of Mexico's Nayarit state, extending from the gated resort community of Nuevo Vallarta (pronounced No-voh VY-ar-tah)...

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