5 ways to get hot and chill down at The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Carefree, Arizona

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“Ummm, are those desert boars a part of our villa?” I half-heartedly joked with the transportation gentlemen as he pulled up to our Pueblo Villa at the The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Carefree, Arizona. Five allegedly friendly wild Havalinas were our official welcoming committee to the Sonoran Desert. I leaned back in the passenger […]

13 Best Holiday Travel Gift Guides of 2013

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It’s that time of year again! Black Friday officially kicked off the holiday shopping season and it seems like travel-related holiday gift guides are popping up everywhere. I’ve created a travel gift guide myself but I’ve also spent some time looking at plenty of others and there are lots of great gift suggestions out there. […]

Ultimate Airline Resource Guide

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As a frequent traveler it’s nice to have every piece of information that I will need in one easy-to-access spot. So, I have created this ultimate airline resource guide to help simplify travel for everyone. Here, you’ll find everything from the travel websites that save you money and fare alert resources to getting into an airline club […]

The Real Dominican Republic

Sublime Samaná Beach

The Dominican Republic  holds the distinction as the most popular Caribbean destination, with Punta Cana, on the southeast part of the island, the number one choice. Tourists go for the countless hotels, the sun, the white fairy sand, turquoise water, limitless rum drinks.  Most go for their all-inclusive resorts, and some go to explore the […]

Michaela’s Map | Milano, Italy: Money Can Buy Access

Michaela in Milan Shopping

Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, shopping designer Corto Moltedo’s signature clutches. Story & photos by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com & Michaela’s Map I am always on the search for insider experiences—especially in better-known destinations. Recently I was introduced to the founder of Mr. Aristotle, which features over 300 unique insider things to do in over […]

New Cloud Photo Service Review – ThisLife

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ThisLife is a new cloud photo service (with storage) that was created by a pair of loving parents who wanted an easier way to organize, view and share their children’s photos and videos. What makes ThisLife different from the other services out there is the visually stunning, smooth page scrolling timeline of all your photos. […]

The Top Three Travel Smartphone Apps

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by world traveler and geek boy early adopter, JD Andrews, aka earthXplorer: 1. TripIt – Available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry & Windows Phone 7 My number one, all time, ‘gotta have it’ travel app is TripIt! The greatest thing about this app is you don’t have to input any information. Simply forward your airline, […]