Driving This Winter? Be Prepared With These Tools

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If you live where snow and ice are a regular occurrence, you know how important it is to have the right supplies on hand for winter emergencies. But for those who occasionally travel into the mountains seeking snow, it’s important to bring with you some important supplies. Long traffic jams, icy spinouts, unexpected blizzard whiteouts... read more

How To Create a Winter Car Kit

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In addition to your usual car emergency road kit, consider packing a seasonal box for your car that can help you if you find yourself caught in a snowstorm or a long traffic back-up due to inclement weather: Kitty litter (for traction on ice) Portable snow shovel Windshield ice scraper Heat packs or hand warmers... read more

10 Things to Experience at Disney World Before You Have a Baby

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5 Celebrity-Designed Hotels You’ll Want To Escape To This Weekend

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What makes a hotel special? Glamorous decadence so excessive, it almost feels guilty. Subtle elegance with whispers from a time of the past. A celebration of the outdoors. A strange but beautiful break from reality. Island life infused with European accents. Oh, and it helps to be the brainchild of an esteemed celebrity designer. Yes, there are some pretty... read more

10 Apple Orchards You Need To Visit This Fall

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Come fall, we can't think of a better date with our SO than visiting an apple orchard on a crisp autumn day. Whether you're located in the north, south, east, or west, we researched ten of the nation's best orchards for you to explore near you. Now, get out with your love and pick some harvest... read more

Vacation Like the Stars on the Cheap! 3 Private Islands That Cost Less Than $65/Night Per Person
Summer may be officially over (womp, womp), but that doesn’t mean vacations have to come to an end, too. Why not keep warm on your own private island? Yes, it sounds crazy expensive, but here’s the thing… it’s actually not. We found three luxe getaways that can be pretty cheap when you go with a... read more

10 Fantasy Vacation Spots for Labor Day

Another three-day weekend is coming up; while you might be staying local, check out where the rich and famous will be jetting off to. DESTINATION: Portoferraio, Italy WHO YOU'LL SEE THERE: This sleepy-looking Italian beach town attracts mega-stars like Beyoncé and Jay-Z. DESTINATION: Ashford Castle in Cong, Ireland WHO... read more

A Definitive Ranking of the Best Staycation Cities in the US

Let’s face it: vacations are expensive. According to American Express, the average cost of a summer vacation is $1,145 per person. So, if you’re looking to save money or are saddled with credit card or student loan debt, taking a trip just might not be possible. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still... read more

5 Designer-Approved Pieces to Pick Up During Your Summer Travels Abroad

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by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR  Traveling in the summer is a great tradition, as it gives us all an opportunity to recharge our batteries and a chance to explore new and different cultures. Shopping on vacation can be a great thing too, of course, and finding the right native piece... read more

The Best Travel Tips for Couples

Planning a vacation with your S.O. this summer? There’s nothing better than taking time to make memories with your partner, but, let’s face it—traveling together can sometimes be stressful. We chatted with three travel bloggers to find out their tricks for having the best time ever as a couple on the road: 1. Set realistic... read more
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