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8 things I learned on my vacation

8 things I learned on my vacation

We just came back from two weeks at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana. Last year we had several very active vacations in Europe and Vietnam/Cambodia so we decided to plan a more low key warm weather getaway this winter. Our daughter, her wife and our grandchild joined us for the second week. Most people we spoke to before we left suggested we would get really bored if we spent two weeks at the... »

How to cruise on a budget

How to cruise on a budget

  If you are planning a winter get-away, you may want to consider a river or an ocean cruise. Several years ago, my husband and I discovered the benefits of unpacking only once, great food and entertainment and the opportunity to visit multiple destinations in a relatively short period of time. But cruises can be expensive. And depending on the cruise line and the destination, paying extra fo... »