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10 Things to Do in Scotland

Scotland is one of the most beautiful places on earth, thanks to a combination of stunning countryside and rich history. You can explore castles, hike through the mountains, get a glimpse of ancient history and explore art galleries and museums — sometimes all in one region. Check out 10 things you must see on a trip to Scotland. Loch Ness Even if you’re not inter...
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The Absolute Best Things You Can Do in Madrid This Summer

Madrid is a city that captivates its visitors in all seasons. However, Spain’s capital city becomes especially popular in the summer months. Festivals invade the historic streets and the rising temperatures drive people outside once again. If you're going to be visiting Madrid in the summer, you won’t want to miss one of the following locales, whether world-famous or o...
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Life Lessons Learned from Traveling Around the World

Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World There is no better and more refreshing feeling than traveling to different places around the world. Staying at a single place throughout your life can be exhausting and may even lead to depression. The daily routine becomes the grind after a certain period. Doing something over and over again can destroy your motivation. That...
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How to Plan for a Long Trip as a College Student

In step with the times: How to plan for a long trip in advance as a college student You are finally in college. The anticipation of the new beginnings and the excitement of freedom all comes rushing together there. You are now on the way to getting a degree, a job and get the life sorted out. But it is not just the education that gets college students to figure out thei...
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Bringing Your Own Vehicle Makes Vacation More Convenient

Two of the most amazingly unique US states to visit, Alaska and Hawaii, seemingly necessitate leaving your vehicle behind and relying on public transport alone once at your destination – but that’s not at all the case! Prepping your car for summer vacation is key, but bringing it with you becomes more complicated when you travel between Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or va...
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6 Reasons You Deserve Luxury Living in California

There’s certainly a wide variety of places to choose from when it’s about living a luxurious life in California, but it’s also one of the most expensive options in the United States. You may have to spend most of your earnings on basic necessities than you’re used to. Still, the luxury of living in California is not something to miss out on. Here are just a few reasons ...
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3 Things to Look for When Choosing Your Next Apartment

Pet Policies, Security, and Neighbor Volume Are you on the verge of reaching the end of your current lease?Maybe you’re thinking about renting another apartment. But you haven’t done this in a while so you need tips to help you choose the perfect place to meet your needs. If you need to rent a Northridge apt, as an example, you’ll definitely want to look for certain optio...
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Find Your Happy Place—Aruba Attractions & Activities

Try this Action-Packed Island Paradise for Aruba Attractions By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher No island is too small to pack a punch--especially when it comes to fun and adventure in Aruba. What this little island lacks in size, it makes up for in Aruba attractions and fun. North of Venezuela, Aruba is 20 miles long and six miles wide. Indeed, this small isla...
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Ice Cream & Bicycles—Seagrove Beach Activities & Attractions

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By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Sugary white sand, blended with spicy flavored popsicles at Seagrove Beach really does say "sugar and spice and everything nice." From thrilling roller coaster rides, vast sandy beaches, and action-packed cities, families may take a nostalgic break at this little beach nook. Tucked away, along the Emerald Coast of Florida, Seag...
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Life of the [Western] Party: Deadwood Events

Deadwood Events Make this Town Lively By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Although literally named after a few dead trees, the town of Deadwood, South Dakota is far from dead. Indeed, an abundance of creative and stimulating Deadwood events keep this town hopping. Due to the antique buildings from the Gold Rush era, the city itself is a designated National His...
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Family Vacations: Part 2 Families Together

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Five Main Types of Family Vacations By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Type Three: Blended Family Vacations Family vacations consisting of blended families can be tricky. Have you ever visited blended family relatives or in-laws in another state and felt trapped in their home? Ever felt like you were wearing out your welcome? If so, vacation rentals propose a br...
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Family that Plays Together Stays Together

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Can You Guess the Five Types of Family Oriented Vacations? By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Traveling with family is a special situation that presents extra challenges. Therefore, we would like to offer three key family travel tips. Thoughtfully packing clothing and snacks is our first tip. Secondly, while you probably cannot count on lower gas prices, or canno...
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Vacations for Wine Lovers in the United States

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By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Try a Wine Tourism Vacation Just imagine enchanting valleys, galloping horses, and magnificent vineyards with the aroma of fine wine in the air. The United States proudly presents some of the world’s greatest wineries. From the northern coast of New York to the renowned California, try a vacation for wine lovers! Taste the dozen...
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Bragging Rights and Luxury Vacation Rentals

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Looking for Luxury in all the Right Places For some, vacations are all about bragging rights. Their goal is to see and do as many activities and attractions as is humanly possible. For others, vacation means to do nothing. Do nothing, that is, except to soak up the warm sun on the beach sipping cocktails. Indeed, for others, vacation is all about social media--posting photos a...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Soulful Days, Ellicottville, New York

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Discovering Colorful, Eclectic Ellicottville, New York By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Even the best travel writers struggle to select the most appealing options from fabulous travel worthy events in Ellicottville, New York. These, without a doubt, include the annual Summer Music Festival, Rock n’ Roll Weekend, and the Christmas Stroll. Nevertheless, these a...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Living the Pirate’s Life in Florida

Destin, Florida Stands for Fun, Flavor, Fantasy, and Festivals By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher With an average of over 200 days of sunshine per year, Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a reason. Yet, Florida is not only home to snow birds and retirees. Florida is home to relaxation, fun, food, and entertainment for all ages. Destin, in particular, is...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS–Tuning into Top Michigan Events

By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Do you love food, festivals, and music? Michigan certainly does--and they make the effort to show off their own festival style. Although the entire state is filled with greater and greater events, certain events stand out more than others. Nevertheless, it is impossible to take away the uniqueness of any Michigan event. To gi...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Plethora of Events in Maryland

Events in Maryland By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Regardless of when and where you go on vacation in Maryland, do not miss at least one fabulous annual event that sparks the attention of countless visitors. Maryland hosts countless free weekly events such as movies, concerts, and light shows, as well as major festivals and celebrations. Indeed, the variet...
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Short But Sweet Summers Better at Jersey Shore

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By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer The Jersey Shore Offers More! Summers on the east coast are short but sweet. Looking forward to a summer full of beaches and ocean waves? Jersey Shore is an ideal place for making the best use of summer. For visitors coming from nearby locations including Philadelphia and New York, this is an easy weekend trip, especially ...
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North Carolina Rolling Hills, Big Cities & Breathtaking Coast

North Carolina Full of Diversity By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer With enough diversity to make your vacation memorable, one of the top places to enjoy the southern hospitality, is North Carolina. The state offers mountains, ocean activities, and cities saturated with intriguing attractions. However, finding wonderful beach houses to rent in North Carolin...
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