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Duns Castle, Scotland

Queen for a Day in Scotland

How often do you get to actually live like royalty? I was fortunate to have that opportunity last week, when I was invited by HomeAway to spend a day and night at a Scottish castle, about an hour outside Edinburgh. I was already in Ireland, so it was a quick hop over — how could […]

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HomeAway for the Holidays Giveaways

Our friends at HomeAway just started their “HomeAway for the Holidays” sweepstakes, and we wanted to make sure you knew about it! Starting Dec 1st, HomeAway will be giving away six different vacation packages, with a new prize package revealed every other day. Prize 1 includes: Vacation Rental: a five-night stay at sunny Vista Cay, a […]

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These Sheep are Better Coiffed than I Am

So there I was, on a pristine Alpine mountainside in Switzerland. Having just taken a tram to the top of the Matterhorn, and descended down into a glacier via tunnels that allow you to walk through the huge ice shelf, I was now halfway back down the mountain just above Zermatt, in a little village […]

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Travel Changes Everything: Giving Girls the Gift of Seeing the World

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard It’s literally the ticket to the whole world…but only 30% of Americans have a passport. Of course, many people can’t afford to travel internationally very much (although if you […]

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