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Fantastic Foto Friday: Old Faithful still going strong after centuries – Yellowstone National Park

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One of my favorite national parks in the US is Yellowstone – from the reliable geysir Old Faithful to wildlife next to the roadside, there is so much to see, you’ll be sure to create memories for a lifetime! Read my review of Yellowstone for more photos and stories!

Well renovated motel with friendly service in Kennebunk, Maine!

I had been to Boston a few times, but never to the New England coast and was excited about a road trip with friends. Our first stop was Kennebunkport, the weekend home of former US President Bush, and a popular town near the beaches. I picked the Port Inn Kennebunk, an Ascend Collection property, based on what promised to be … Continue reading

Pleasant stay at a steep price – Hyatt Regency Boston

On a return trip to Boston, I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Boston, the favorite hotel chains of my friends I was traveling with. I hadn’t stayed at a Hyatt property in the US for a while and was pleasantly surprised by the hotel for its stylish room, friendly service and end-to-end pleasant experience. It all felt a step above … Continue reading

Simple Prepaid Visa Card – low fees and peace of mind for travelers

Most credit card reviews on travel blogs are about the reward points you can earn or the elite membership benefits you might get. One concern rarely addressed is the safety of your financial information when traveling in countries with lots of credit/ATM card fraud. I have previously recommended the prepaid American Express Bluebird debit card for those high risk transactions … Continue reading