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Dominican Republic | Island of Palm Trees, Presídente and Punta Cana

As you read this, picture stunning white sugar-sand beaches, turquoise placid waters and cloudless skies. The views that surround you will vary, but palm trees of all shapes and sizes surely surround you. Colorful birds chirp in the distance and…

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The Real Cancun

Everyone’s heard of Cancun. After all, it’s the most popular vacation spot in Mexico. Unfortunately, that also means everyone thinks they know exactly what Cancun is all about. Some see it as a spring break destination, others, a nice relaxing place…

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Take your Taste Buds on a Trip to Oahu

A skimmer’s guide to our top local hotspots dishing out authentically Hawaiian cuisine.   Side Street Inn Side Street Inn is a true nod to the age-old saying “don’t judge a book by its cover.” This modest, no-frills eatery brings…

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You certainly know your own holiday traditions, but are you familiar with the way Mexico celebrates? They are our neighbors after all. Holiday vacations are popular trips to take the whole family on or an excuse to skip the in-laws’ this year. Here’s what to expect on your Mexico holiday vacation.

Christmas Traditions in Mexico

The holidays are approaching and it’s easy to forget that we’re not the only one’s celebrating.  You certainly know your own holiday traditions, but are you familiar with the way Mexico celebrates?  They are our neighbors after all.  Holiday vacations…

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3 blockbusters, one epic setting – the island of Kauai.

When it comes to shooting top-notch films, using Kauai’s world-class scenery is a no-brainer. Grab your popcorn, slather on some sunscreen and book a trip to Kauai to experience some of the most breathtaking backdrops in movie history. Pirates of…

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Every day this month we will be adding some of our favorite things about traveling that bring us joy. Be sure to follow along and get in the holiday spirit!

31 Days of Travel Joy

‘Tis the season! Every day this month we will be adding some of our favorite things about traveling that bring us joy.  Be sure to follow along and get in the holiday spirit! Day 1: Island hopping the French Polynesia…

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Top 3 Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

Top 3 Tips for Surviving Black Friday Mania

Dun dun…dun dun…do you hear that? Black Friday is coming. If the inevitable insanity is giving you anxiety, just take some deep breaths. We have some advice for weathering the oncoming storm. The only tips you’ll need this Black Friday…

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If you haven’t vacationed in Cabo before, you most likely have heard that it’s the go-to spot for most spring breakers. Many people aren’t aware that there are two Cabos: Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo united as Los Cabos Municipality. They are located on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula and are also known as “Land’s End”. Los Cabos are a different breed of Mexico which makes them even more special. Discover why vacationers spend the most time away from their resorts in Los Cabos.

Beginners Guide: Los Cabos

What are the differences? If you haven’t vacationed in Cabo before, you most likely have heard that it’s the go-to spot for most spring breakers.  Many people aren’t aware that there are two Cabos: Cabo San Lucas and San José…

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Earlier this year, we gave back for Teacher Appreciation Month in June by doing a giveaway vacation to Royalton Riviera Cancun for one special teacher in Wisconsin. Rachel Swick from Lakeview Elementary in South Milwaukee was that lucky vacationer! This is what Rachel had to say about her vacation right before school started.

Ms. Swick’s Teach2Beach vacation follow-up

Earlier this year, we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Month in June with a giveaway vacation to Royalton Riviera Cancun for one special teacher in Wisconsin.  Rachel Swick from Lakeview Elementary in South Milwaukee was that lucky vacationer!  Check out the original post here. Ms. Swick…

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Los Dias de Los Muertos

Celebrating Los Dias de los Muertos Los Dias de los Muertos (The Days of the Dead) take place on November 1 & 2 each year, coinciding with the Catholic holidays ‘All Souls Day’ and ‘All Saints Day’. Over thousands of…

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Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico and the Dominican are a blast for a family vacation getaway. You and your kids will get to literally jam out like a rock star with countless sessions and activities. Get rockin'!

5 tips for a family getaway to Hard Rock Hotels

1. Kids can rock out, too The All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels of Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Punta Cana have plenty of fun for the little ones. For kids ages 4-12, the Kid’s Club provides playful activities that incorporate music…

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Cabo is the place you toss your inhibitions to the wind. Where conga lines, tequila-riddled drinks, jet skiing, kitesurfing, diving and horseback riding are just a few of the activities you can chose from on a daily basis. And while there’s an endless list of reasons to love Cabo, here’s three of our many favorites.

3 reasons Cabo should be on your bucket list

Cabo is the place you toss your inhibitions to the wind. Where conga lines, tequila-riddled drinks, jet skiing, kite-surfing, diving and horseback riding are just a few of the activities you can chose from on a daily basis. And while…

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