Alison Davidson Slaton

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The Ultimate Travel Bucket List

These 27 wow moments will make you want to book a trip around the world.<p>From stargazing in Chile to a hot air balloon ride in Bagan, this travel guide is the stuff indelible memories are made of.

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This 8 Destinations You'd Better Be in Shape to Visit

<i>You’re skinny, active and you eat a healthy foods? That is not enough. You’ll need to train specifically to achieve the physical and mental level</i> …

11 Tips for Better Beach Walking

Whether you enjoy a contemplative stroll to watch the waves or you power through a walking workout in the sand, a beach walk can clear your mind and …

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The Three Best Core Exercises For Runners

There are lots of core exercises out there. Doing any of them is better than doing none of them. But some are definitely better for runners than …

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4 foods you should never eat on an all-inclusive vacation

Being on vacation lets you escape from reality—especially on an all-inclusive trip, when all your meals and drinks are paid for in advance. But when you return home after a week or two of all-you-can-eat buffets, you may not be too pleased to see that the number on your scale has crept up a few …

Family holiday packing list: the ultimate guide

My grandmother never goes anywhere without a swimming costume and a book – if things are going well, she reasons, she’ll get to use both. Make this your policy.<p>There are, of course, a few other practical things to consider. Check the items below off of your packing list – and don’t forget to scroll …

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Interview: Royal Caribbean CEO on Launching the World's Biggest Cruise Ship

It’s been a big couple of months for Royal Caribbean International.<p>The cruise line welcomed two giant new ships back to back — Ovation of the Seas in …

Over-the-water suites come to the Caribbean

Sandals Resorts will be debuting Over-the-Water Suites at their Sandals Royal Caribbean resort in Montego Bay, available beginning November 15, 2016, and Karisma Hotels & Resorts are on track to have their Palafitos – Overwater Bungalows available at El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by …

Despite Marriott Merger, Starwood Isn't Easing Up on Element Hotel Rollouts

When Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted Element hotels back in 2008, it was marketed primarily as a lifestyle-driven, eco-friendly, extended stay …

Coolest hotel bars for business travelers

Hotel bars are a popular place for business meetings -- especially when you're on the road or out-of-town clients are visiting.<p>In the best hotel bars for business, you'll find interesting cocktails and bar snacks, sophisticated decor and a small-talk friendly setting. No loud DJs playing or drunken …

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20 Post-Workout Recovery Recipes

Being an athlete—whether you do Crossfit, take spin class, run marathons, or dance in pointe shoes—means being committed and informed. You don't …

Top 11 Airport Lounges in the US and How You Can Get in

<i>Being able to access an airport lounge can make all the difference when you’re traveling, thanks to free drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi (and thus a little</i> …

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No reason to hide

As American expats, my dining partner and I have been looking forward to dining at <b>The Hide</b>, a self-billed <b>‘American meatery’</b> at <b>Al Qasr, Madinat</b> …

Interesting Places to Discover on a Texas Road Trip

With nearly 200,000 of lane miles and more than 50,000 bridges Texas has the biggest highway system in the United States. With this much road to cover, if you're a fan of the classic road trip there's a lot to discover in the Lone Star State.<p>If you're a seasoned road tripper who's more interested …

Must-have Tech for Traveling Execs

The global nature of today's marketplace often means a lot of travel for busy execs. It's not easy to negotiate airports, land in a foreign city, and hit the ground running while still keeping your professional attitude. Fortunately, new technology is on the market to help keep you safe, sane, and …

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Passengers Can Soon Download In-Flight Entertainment Before They Fly

In-flight entertainment is getting a new twist. Global Eagle Entertainment launched an app this week that will allow travelers to download content …

Commercial flights to take off from U.S. to Cuba under historic deal

The United States and Cuba on Tuesday signed a deal restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, allowing of dozens of new daily flights to bring hundreds of thousands more American travellers a year to the island as early as this fall.<p>Immediately after the signing, the U.S. …

American Airlines Reveals Details of Expanded Free In-Flight Entertainment

In a Monday Associated Press story about expanded in flight-offerings coming to American Airlines, the carrier hinted at expanded, complementary …

Top 5 spring break destinations … without the college crowd

Spring break has long been a much-anticipated collegiate getaway — a time away from the rigors of the classroom that allows studious young adults to …

This New Duffle-Suitcase Hybrid is the Most Organized Travel Bag Out There

Here's why backers are flocking to Wool & Oak's Kickstarter.<p>When I heard about Wool & Oak's new Duffle Suitcase and its incredibly successful …

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Top 5 Wellness Travel Trends for 2016

At Spafinder Wellness 365 we recently released our <b>Global Spa & Wellness Trends Forecast</b>, the guide to the top trends poised to shape the wellness, hospitality, travel and spa industries in 2016. In my 13 years researching this annual report, what's most exciting to me is watching trends that …

Kate Middleton Wore a Blue Coat for a Helicopter Ride to Anmer Hall

Paparazzi snapped Kate Middleton hitching a helicopter ride from Kensington Palace back to her regular digs at Anmer Hall earlier, and we're obsessed with this rare glance at what the Duchess wears when she's off duty. We've seen plenty of pictures of Kate getting on and off airplanes, but you have …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

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American airlines to fly 110 flights a day to Cuba as US tractor business becomes first to open on island

Anthony Foxx, the US transport secretary, is in Havana on Tuesday to sign a deal which promises to bring thousands more American tourists and their cash to Cuba<p>Cuba and the United States are to sign a deal on Tuesday which will restore scheduled flights between the two countries for the first time …

5 Family Travel Trends for 2016

"Vacations can increasingly happen at any time, with any size group, for any number of days, with any amount of notice," travel expert …

This Professional Dog Runner Averages 50 Miles Per Week, And She’s Hiring

The perfect candidate needs to have some serious endurance.<p>“Must love dogs” and “Enjoy running and/or walking (rain or shine)” are among the qualifications included in a job listing posted to Craigslist recently.<p>The ad, created by the San Antonio-based pet services business My Best Friend, is for a …

The 50 best beaches in the world

Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii<p>My favourite beach in the world – chosen by readers<p>BEST FOR WOW FACTOR<p>1 Source d’Argent, Seychelles<p>As if a beach like this …

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