How Planning in Advance Can Help You Save Money on Travel Expenses

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Wherever your next holiday destination is you can be sure that planning the trip in advance will save you a lot of travel expense, as well as the stress of trying to arrange the trip on the go. The problem with no planning is that you’re often subject to limited transport and accommodation options on the day, so planning is a fantastic way to get big discounts on a variety of expenses. If you’re thinking of going away, but you’re going to make up the trip as you go along, have a look at some of the reasons why you should consider planning the trip in advance instead.  [Read more…]

Dancing the Troupe Members of Dancing with the Stars #DWTS – Mondays at 8PM ET

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My family has been an avid watcher of Dancing with the Stars since it first debuted in 2005. Season after season we have watched as some of the most infamous celebrities take to the floor and learn new moves from expert dancers. When I learned that, while traveling to LA, we would have the chance to dance with the troupe members, it was an exciting moment for me and my family.We were joined by troupe members including  Brittany Cherry, Britt Stewart, Hayley Erbert, and Brandon Armstrong, Alan Bersten and Artur Adamski. What an amazing group of dancers!Our lesson started out harmless enough, we all stood in front of the mirror and learned a few simple salsa moves, but before we knew it, we were being moved into groups to get a more intimate lesson. What we didn’t know at the time is that we were preparing for a special performance of our own – in front of the entire group.
I must say, our dance coach, Hayley Erbert was so patient with us as we ran the moves again and again to get it right. She was full of energy and encouraged each of our team members perfectly. Before you knew it, the 5 of us were up in front of the entire group. We were second to perform and quickly learned that the other teams we improving some of the 8-counts, so I asked Hayley if, on the final 8-count, can we just do our “own thing” and she was totally on board. The end-result was one of the best moments of my life.

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Springtime in L.A. includes Covering Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Red Carpet Premiere #GotGVol2Event

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I cannot tell you how excited my Spring is going to be! Starting 4/18 I will be in L.A. to cover some of the best movies and show 2017 has to offer. From walking the red carpet with the stars of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to dancing with some of the troupe members of Dancing with the Stars, this week will be choked full of excitement and entertainment. I am excited as this picture of Baby Groot! Here are the details for you to follow along.

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Free Activities in Chicago for You

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People will always tell you that the best things in life don’t come without a price tag. This is where you will be shown otherwise. Chicago, IL, is one of the most famous and infamous cities in the US. It is also known for being an excellent place to visit and tour around. How do you do all this when your budget is so tight you can barely breathe? Here are some of the most awesome free activities in Chicago you can engage in at any time for no cost, according to ifonly.com [Read more…]

Beat Wintertime Blues with Kalahari Resort Sandusky #WinterWaterPark

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Extended Stay America Hotels Great for Travel Savings #myESA #ad

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Pick Up Your Coffee for Less in NYC

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Coffee-addicts in NYC should rejoice at the news that they’re actually getting their favorite beverage at a bargain price when they head to their local Starbucks. The brand’s extremely popular worldwide now and is best known for its consistency throughout, whether you pick up a cup in Switzerland or Thailand. There is a difference, though: the price depending on where you buy it. A surprising new study from Couponbox has found that Starbucks won’t actually set you back as much as you think in NYC. The research found that you pay $3.15 for a Starbucks latte in the city, putting it on par with Bangkok and making it cheaper than a number of other big cities, including Paris, Dublin and Sydney.

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Android Assistance in Your Pocket: The Top Travel Apps for Parents

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Traveling with kids can be a challenge, to put it mildly. But help is at hand from the smartphone in your pocket. Next time you travel with your kids, make sure you download some of the following apps to your Android device, and they will make the whole experience a lot less stressful.

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