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Cannes Film Festival: A Guide For Newbies

by McLean Robbins. Posted Mar 16th 2011 03:00 PM
Cannes Film Festival

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Film buffs, celebrities, and jetsetters the world over eagerly await the Cannes Film Festival each year. The 2011 season marks the festival's 64th anniversary and will be held from May 11 - 22, transforming the quiet French seaside town in to a cultural hub where thousands of films will be screened over a two-week period. Being new to the experience can be overwhelming, so here's our little guide to get you through it from star to finish.
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Cherry Blossom Weddings: Five Great Locations in D.C.

by McLean Robbins. Posted Mar 7th 2011 09:00 AM
Cherry Blossom Wedding

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Washingtonians know that one of the best times of the year to host a wedding is during Cherry Blosom season. April, while rainy, is often temperate, and the profusion of spring greenery ensures a scenic backdrop to photo spreads. Planning your own Cherry Blossom wedding in Washington, D.C.? Here are our five favorite locations:
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Running the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler? Here Are Our Tips

by McLean Robbins. Posted Feb 21st 2011 03:00 PM
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Are you planning on running the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler in Washington, D.C. this April? Whether it's your first visit to the nation's capital or your annual trip to view the trees, we've got some tips that will make your race day as pleasurable as possible.
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Hotels Near Washington DC: Best of the 'Burbs

by McLean Robbins. Posted Feb 8th 2011 01:40 PM
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Are you visiting the Washington DC area? D.C. is more than just The District proper. Consider hotels near Washington DC in Maryland and Virginia, which offer easy access to the city but often have cheaper prices, better parking and access to attractions like Mount Vernon, Annapolis or prime shopping in Tysons Corner. Look below for our picks:
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Where to Stay in Washington, D.C.

by McLean Robbins. Posted Jan 31st 2011 02:02 PM
where to stay in washington, dc

Visiting the capital city for vacation or business? Chances are, you've already scoped out listings of great D.C. attractions and things to do. But what about where to stay in Washington, D.C.? The neighborhood you choose can greatly influence the tone of your trip. Here's a guide to what you'll find in some of the best DC neighborhoods.
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Caribbean Family Vacations: Five Great Hotels and Resorts

by McLean Robbins. Posted Dec 27th 2010 01:26 PM
caribbean family vacations

Tamarind, Barbados

Do the blizzard-like conditions across most of the U.S. have you yearning for a warm-weather vacay? We certainly could use one. Pack up the kids and prepare for a Caribbean family vacation at one of these five great resorts.
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Top Ten Washington D.C. Attractions

by McLean Robbins. Posted Nov 30th 2010 07:00 PM
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Whether you are planning your first Washington D.C. vacation or are a local planning an itinerary for friends and family, it's easy to get overwhelmed in our nation's capital. Use this list of the top ten Washington D.C. attractions to make sure you hit all of the major hotspots.

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Five Tips for an Affordable Myrtle Beach Vacation

by McLean Robbins. Posted Nov 29th 2010 10:55 AM
Affordable Myrtle Beach Vacation

Myrtle Beach is one of America's most popular family-friendly destinations. And while it doesn't have a reputation for being as expensive as, say, Disney World, costs can still add up ... particularly if you're trying to fit a lot of activities like golf or shows into your schedule.

Still, it's quite possible to enjoy an affordable Myrtle Beach vacation that the whole family can enjoy. Follow these five cost-saving tips:
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Five Great Myrtle Beach Hotels

by McLean Robbins. Posted Nov 19th 2010 09:34 AM
Where to Stay in Myrtle Beach - Hotels

Planning a beach vacation? Why not consider the Grand Strand, featuring more than 60 miles of white sandy beaches in South Carolina. Myrtle Beach has long been one of the country's most popular beach destinations, beloved by families and singles alike for its variety of attractions, warm temperatures and budget-friendly hotel accommodations. We'll help you figure out where to stay in Myrtle Beach.

Here, find five great Myrtle beach hotel options:

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Five Great Cities for a Last-Minute Weekend Getaway to North Carolina

by McLean Robbins. Posted Nov 15th 2010 11:31 AM
last-minute weekend getaway to North Carolina

When considering last-minute weekend getaways, put North Carolina at the top of your list! There is so much to choose from in this beautiful state that is known for its beaches, mountains and true southern hospitality. Whether you're searching for a beach vacation, a city escape, or a mountain getaway, there's something for every taste and budget. We've detailed a few of our favorite suggestions and travel tips for your last-minute weekend getaway to North Carolina:


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