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Monthly Archives: June 2017

  • Fourth of July, Chocolate, Columbus and George Washington

    This summer, when you visit America’s most iconic historic venues, you’ll learn much about our nation’s history AND have the opportunity debunk the many legends and myths about chocolate.

  • Atlantic City Welcomes Baby Boomers

    New Jersey is justifiably famous for its appealing Atlantic beach towns, which feature miles of sand and roaring surf. And in nearly every town you’ll find a boardwalk that offers all kinds of quirky and whimsical attractions, as well as shopping, dining, and other entertainment options.

     

  • Kentucky Bourbon Trail: Part One

    Just as Dorothy followed the Yellow Brick Road, bourbon neophytes and aficionados alike can pursue a similar storied path: the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Both lead to a world of magic and mystery, adventure and pure awesomeness – and to the Master Distillers who control the levers, so to speak, behind the curtain.

  • Bleu Boheme Restaurant: San Diego

    Ensconced in San Diego’s delightful Kensington neighborhood, Bleu Bohème is a must-visit eatery for anyone in San Diego county seeking a one-of-a-kind, transcendent French dining experience that’s as authentic as you’ll find on this side of the Atlantic.

  • Casino Resort of the Future

    A resort on the banks of the Potomac River is not only changing the luxury casino game, it’s changing the actual casino games themselves. MGM National Harbor’s version of blackjack made one person $908,000 richer. Slot machines are motion-sensored so players can literally catch their bonus points with their hands. This may sound far-fetched, but it’s happening at the $1.4 billion resort dedicated to dining, retail, entertainment and bringing gambling into the 21st century.

  • DIY Network's Marnie Oursler Shares 33 of Her Travel Tips

    One of my favorite ways to find inspiration is travel. There's something about the disorientation and magic of a new place that allows me to see things more clearly or in a completely different light. Travel is good for the mind, body, and soul, and the memories made are more valuable than any material possession. And in addition to being inspiring, traveling is a great reminder that no matter how different we may seem, we're all very much the same at heart.

    That's why I've made it my mission to cram as much traveling into this one life as possible. I've been lucky to be able to see the world for business, education, and for personal fun, and on my many travels, I've picked up a few important insights (some of which I learned the hard way). So before you set off for your next destination this summer, check out my hard-won travel tips, below, that will help you get the most out of your trip.

  • Terrorism – A Travel Threat?

    I can hear my mother's whisper as I plan an August trip with my grand daughter to the middle east, “Things are not as them seem.” As boomers and world travelers, we all are anxious about our upcoming trips – and many are more comfortable in just postponing or canceling their travel plans altogether.

  • Offbeat Travel Products

    Next time you’re packing for your journey of a thousand steps, include a few items that are intended to increase the fun factor of an already pleasurable undertaking.

  • Mini Horses Ease Air Travel at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

    Susie was pleased to find out that another breed of pet is working to provide relief to traveler’s at the nearby Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Now travelers are greeted by a group of therapy miniature horses.

  • Travel Tips from US Customs and Border Patrol

    WASHINGTON—As the busiest three months of international travel approach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages travelers to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States or returning home this summer. CBP officers at international airports, cruise terminals and land border ports of entry around the country and at Preclearance facilities around the world are prepared for the additional traffic expected this summer. Last summer, CBP processed more than 108.3 million international travelers at U.S. ports of entry.

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