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The Top 6 Plus Best Family Packing Lists

Despite the obsessive amounts of planning I do (see all my Travel Planning posts!) I’ve never been very good at packing. Yes, I can fit everything in to the car or the suitcase. Inevitably, though, I always pack more than I need.  Before I embark on my next trip, I reached out to fellow travel bloggers to pick their brains …

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How to Find and Book a Unique Hotel Part 2

Last week I shared some travel planning tips on how to find a unique hotel. This week I’ll discuss the value in staying in an independently owned or family run hotel. You can have a pleasant, upscale experience without staying in a chain hotel.   I know going “off the chain” might make some people worry about quality control. Just …