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Learning the Local Language

"Good Morning!" "Good Evening!" "How much does this cost?" "Thank you!" "What is your name?" "I am a toilet..." Wait........what? True story. I did spend the first few days (of a 2-week trip) in France confidently "asking" je suis une toilette? , w ...

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How to Plan a Perfect Walt Disney World Trip

A Walt Disney World trip has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember, but being in Australia it felt really out of reach. There is a lot of the world to see between Melbourne and Orlando. It isn't cheap to trek halfway around the world to se ...

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5 Myths of Vacation Ownership

If you've ever asked yourself how timeshares work, read this first Much has changed since the 1970s, when the growing popularity of timeshares introduced travelers to a new type of vacation. Yet today, many outdated stereotypes and misconceptions abou ...

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5 Essential Resort Must-Haves

There are some things seasoned travelers cannot do without when they’re away from home.  These are my 5 essential resort must-haves which make my experience comfortable and memorable. Quality of the Room There is no better feeling that being greete ...

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5 Long-Lasting Impacts of Travel

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes Travel changes all of us for the better. Even one trip can develop a desire to travel more, learn new things, and explore further. Whether ...

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Best Family Vacations: 6 Great Destinations

Hilton Grand Vacations uncovers the best family vacations to enjoy together Family vacations create lifetime memories. We're all familiar with the popular destinations that can be the ultimate fun for kids, but exhausting for parents. Hilton Grand Vac ...

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5 ways a timeshare can transform your 30s

When you reach your thirties, it’s normal to take on more responsibility – whether it’s career advancement, starting a family or buying a home. But just because you’re no longer a carefree 20-something doesn’t mean there isn’t time for a little adventure ...

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Planning Domestic vs. International Travel

It's 10:25pm on Friday night and your flight out is at 5:00am in the morning. Once again, you have not packed yet! If you're flying domestic, that's not a problem! You will most likely travel by car. Pack an extra day of outfits and if you forget anything ...