Shelley Seale

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WANDERLUSTING: Where to Travel in 2018

Our friends over at Apartment 34 rolled out a compelling list of eight stand-out spots to travel in 2018, for the design lovers among us. Topping their list is Copenhagen, for its peacefulness and happy citizens along with parks, canals, culture and history. Other spots on the list include Big Sur, California; Kyoto, Japan; Montana; and […]

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Rejuvenate in the New Year with Hiatus Spa + Retreat

Ahhh…the holidays are over, with all its joy as well as the planning, events and sometimes, stress. For me, early January is not just a time to look forward to a new year, but also a time to recharge and rejuvenate. To make time for myself. In my view, there’s not much of a better […]

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T+L’s 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

Every year, one of the most highly-anticipated, curated travel lists comes from Travel+Leisure. They have just released their 2018 list of the top 50 places to travel. T+L travel experts — from travel writers around the globe to T+L’s A-List travel advisors and editors — offer their recommendations. They take a look at what places are now at the […]

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Google Trends’ 10 Travel Destinations That Will Be Huge in 2018

Few companies have access to global trend data quite like Google. So when the tech giant released its annual Year in Search data report, featuring the most searched-for destinations in the world, we took note. Google’s data insight team mined the trillions of search requests in 2017 to find out which hot spots are on the […]

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Bucket List Travel: Family or Group Vacay

For the indie traveler, avoiding chain companies, mass-produced tours and the well-trodden path is a top priority. One of the aspects of travel that’s less commonly discussed on alternative and independent travel sites — and that typically presents more challenges for visiting a place in a more un-touristy fashion — is family or group travel. […]

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Vacation Rental Owners Opening Doors to Hurricane Harvey Evacuees and Rescue Workers

Thanks to the generosity of HomeAway® vacation rental owners and managers, select rental properties in Texas and surrounding states can be reserved for free or reduced cost to displaced victims of Hurricane Harvey. HomeAway is helping connect travelers to available properties through its Temporary Housing page: http://hmwy.co/TemporaryHousing. All service fees associated with booking these properties have […]

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Poolside retreats to beat the heat: Why home vacay rentals are great family options

Here in Texas, we are in the midst of summer heat wave time, and school is about to start in a few short weeks. My family is doing what many families are: making an escape for a late summer holiday! This week, my entire family (sisters, brothers, mother, daughter and the kids) are heading to […]

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Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico’s upcoming Fire Food and Wine Roundup

Angel Fire Resort, Northern New Mexico’s premier year-round family vacation destination, announced the additional guest chef events have been added to this year’s Angel Fire Food and Wine Roundup. The four-day western-themed food and wine event, sponsored by Texas-based A Bar N Ranch, will take place August 24 – 27, 2017.  The event will offer […]

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RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL LAUNCHES NEW COLLECTION CELEBRATING FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

Online travel company and responsible tourism pioneer, Responsible Travel, has today announced a new collection of holidays on its site, all run by small local tour operators owned by women. From trekking trips in the Indian Himalayas to cultural tours in Ghana, each of the holidays included in this collection is a celebration of female […]

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Heading to Austin for SXSW Festival? Grab a car2go!

I love car2go – it’s a great option for getting around places easily and economically when you don’t have a car. I used it quite a bit when I did not have a car solely at my disposal – and now even when I do, I still use car2go sometimes if I’m going downtown. Just […]

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