Top five luxurious hotels ...

By Christie Mary                                               Las Vegas hosts many of the nation’s largest resorts, typically with 3, 000 or higher locations and lots of provide an additional lavish specialist hotel-within-the hotel alternative. Las Vegas is normally employed to summarize not only the town, but also regions beyond the town limitations specially this holiday resort region upon and on the...

Lowcountry Cuisine: A Food...

By Taylor Young My mother and I went on a girls’ trip to the city where I was born:  Charleston, South Carolina. My family didn’t live there much longer after I was born, so this trip gave me my first memories of this wonderful city. One item that is always on the itinerary when mom and I would go on trips together is to try the food and love the food. We certainly fell in love with the food we had in...

Tourism Boards need Itiner...

Tourism boards try, they really do. Fire up any one of their websites and you’re almost guaranteed to find a page bursting with Technicolor intensity, shouting out the names of the most standard attraction. There will be maps; suggestions for accommodations (that you absolutely should not ever take, or at least check the user reviews before you do); a completely confused looking schedule of the local...

Sri Lanka’s Top 10 Tallest...

By Daniel Clark For the past decade, Sri Lanka vowed to compete with the world to erect more of the tallest buildings in the world. The effort has seen the development of several skyscrapers that have been beneficial to Sri Lanka in terms of tourism, housing and for commercial purposes. All of these tallest structures were built up in the Colombo region of Sri Lanka, which is the biggest city and...

Jim Hughes of Brick &...

Last May I made a trip to Northern California to meet my great granddaughter. On one of the days of my visit, my granddaughter, daughter, great granddaughter (11 days at the time), went to Eureka. My granddaughter said, “We can have lunch at Brick.”   It had been over a decade since I had been to Eureka and could not imagine somewhere to get excited about eating. Well it was well worth...

Honey, Lemon and Thyme Ice...

Honey, Lemon and Thyme Ice Cream From: The Ice Cream Bible July 7, 2014 This recipe comes from The Ice Cream Bible by Marilyn Linton and Tanya Linton and published by Robert Rose. Steeping the thyme in the cream mixture brings out the subtle taste of this favorite summer herb. IngredientsMakes 8 to 10 2 cups whipping (35%) cream 500 mL 1 cup milk 250 mL 3⁄4 cup fresh thyme sprigs 175 mL Grated zest of 1...

Summertime Fun with the Oc...

Ocean Vodka from Maui always features wonderful tasty drinks. It is no surprise that Hawaiian Airlines serves Ocean Vodka.  I’ve been featuring some of their special cocktails since we visited its farm and distillery in May 2013. Now, there is so much activity go on it has been awarded Maui’s top attraction by Trip Advisor. Ocean Vodka is truly a case of a family with a dream and it is being...

Newhall Farm Ice Cider �...

Newhall Farm was nice enough to share its Ice Cider Cocktail Recipe for Spring and Summer with us. “Though the spring crocus we typically see here in New England is not Crocus sativus from which the exotic spice saffron is born, this beverage based on a fruit of fall, winters over as ice cider, only to surface at spring in a  delightfully refreshing cocktail that wafts of a summer breeze.”...

Trend Micro: Enjoy Summer ...

This post wast sent by Kalyn Ballard For Trend Micro and is used with permission. Since the hints are appropriate, I thought I’d include it on our blog. The American tradition of hitting the road during the summer months is about to start in earnest, but traveling brings up a variety of security and privacy issues especially on the heels of a number of hotels recently being hacked. Trend Micro, a...

See Phillip Johnson’...

 SUMMER TRAVEL QUEST #14 See Philip Johnson’s Glass House on a Self-Guided Tour For the first time, the National Trust for Historic Preservation site in New Canaan, Connecticut, is open for you to visit on your own by Lillian Afric What do distinguished architects do for fun? They build houses—amazing houses. Though Philip Johnson’s skyscrapers changed the nation’s skylines during his career, it was in...
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