travel

My All-Important Packing Musts for a Tropical Vacay

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Sometimes you're given the glorious opportunity to play harder than you work—such is the case as I was invited on a press trip to the British Virgin Islands. Obviously, I squealed, "yes!" and was beside myself, especially since it had been years since my last vacation and not to mention, I had never been to the Caribbean.... read more

Why I Keep Going to Honeymoon Destinations with My In-Laws

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Just say the word Aruba, and everyone pictures couples sharing quiet moments together beachside. But when I was recently on that island snapping a picture of this sunset that sucked me into its beauty, not only were my hubby and I not on the honeymoon we haven’t taken yet, we weren’t even alone in the... read more

9 Dreamy Resorts With Nap-Worthy Hammocks

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Is there really anything better than reading or napping in a hammock? The breeze rocking you in the speckled sun as you fall into the most relaxed state ever -- you know there’s nothing more indulgent. In honor of National Hammock Day, let's take a peek at nine resorts that have heavenly hammocks. More Must-Clicks: read more

Weekend Warrior: 7 Road-Trip-Ready Outfits

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As the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to hit the road and see some sights, but whether you’re trekking through the desert or slowing down in the South, you’ll need the perfect outfit. From a relaxed Malibu-ready ensemble to a Miami Beach–inspired set, we’ve got you covered with chic outfits for 7 road... read more

What’s the Most Romantic Trip You’ve Ever Taken?

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Chris and I are still debating where to go to celebrate our 10-year wedding anniversary. Yes, our actual anniversary was a few weeks ago, but we decided to postpone the vacation we always said we'd take for this anniversary until we purchased our new place (update to come soon). Our most romantic trip ever... read more

5 Tips for Booking Your Thanksgiving Flight

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Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, yet thousands of people still haven't nailed down their travel plans yet. A recently-released survey by Hotwire.com revealed that 78 percent of people who said they were planning to travel over the holiday still hadn't booked their flights as of October 26. Problem is, a record number of Americans... read more