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The latest of travel discounts, airfare savings and travel sweepstakes.

Travel: Beauty & Dining Deals at Mandarin Oriental New York

With New York Fashion Week just a few days away, we’ve been searching the web for the best deals on travel, hotel and spa in the Lincoln Square area around Lincoln Center in Manhattan.  Our search has turned up some great deals on facials  and dining at the Mandarin Oriental New York. You can enjoy […]

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The Langham Huntington Pasadena Celebrates 100 years

The gorgeous The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is celebrating its 100 year anniversary with deals on travel and a new luxury spa. I have stayed at this hotel a few times and it is a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the Los Angeles area.  Pasadena is a charming community and the Langham Huntington […]

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SLS Hotel Las Vegas Offers Travel Deals for Opening

SLS  is about to open a new hotel in Las Vegas for Labor Day 2014.  If you’re looking for a bargain vacation this could be it.  The new hotel is taking reservations for stays starting September 1, 2014.  You can be one of the first to stay at the new SLS Las Vegas resort and […]

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Savings on Travel: Starwood Hotels Deal Pay Your Birth Year

For those of you thinking about giving travel as a holiday gift, Starwood Hotels has an attractive offer.   For a limited time, you can book a trip and pay rates equal to your birth year across the US, Canada, and the Caribbean for the second and third nights of the trip.  This can translate […]

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Trip Advisor and American Express Partner for Travel Deals

For the past few years,  I’ve been reviewing and sharing my reviews of hotels and restaurants on the Trip Advisor site.  Many of my Facebook friends also share their experiences on the site and I can see their reviews on the site delivered via Trip Advisor’s sync with Facebook. Travel is expensive.   Dinner or […]

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Frugal Epicurean Delight: The Big Sur Wine & Food Festival

In November 2012 I was privileged to attend the Big Sur Wine and Food Festival.   It’s no hardship to travel to the Big Sur coast, one of the most beautiful part of the world. Delicious wines, gourmet food and the beautiful scenery of Big Sur makes this event one of the best wine events not […]

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Travel Tip: Hotel Tonight App offers Discount Hotel Deals

If you are a traveling to Coachella, or if you have a vacation or business trip coming up, then you need to know about this app: Hotel Tonight.  Hotel Tonight offers deals from leading hotels, something up to 70% off the hotel’s rack rate.  Deals are posted at noon PST each day, and you need […]

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Travel Deal: Air New Zealand Flights from the UK to LA for BritWeek

  Britweek, the annual celebration of British Culture in Los Angeles is about to start. As a Anglophile of British descent, this even is always on my watch list.   This year, BritWeek will take place from April 23 to May 6th in Los Angeles.  Highlights of BritWeek 2013 will include a fashion show and […]

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Travel: Korbel Mimosa Girls Getaway Contest & Travel Tips

Looking for a girls weekend on a low budget? Then you might be interested in the  Korbel Mimosa Girls Getaway online contest at www.korbelgirlsgetaway.com. To enter, just send/upload a photo of you & your girlfriends along with a toast before April 30th. The best “Girlfriend Toast” winner and her five friends will win a trip […]

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Travel: Titanic Replica to Relaunch as Titanic II

Would you pay big bucks for the chance to experience the luxury that the fabled and tragic Titanic luxury liner is said to have offered the upper class?  Professor Clive Palmer and his Blue Star Line company held a press conference this morning to announce a Titanic relaunch.   My jaw dropped when I heard the […]

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