Golf in the Riviera Maya

If you are a golf devotee, you need to plan a getaway to the Riviera Maya. Just look at the options:Cancun Golf Club at Pok ta Pok (Robert Trent Jones DesignDesigned in 1976 by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., hundreds of meters of spectacular coastline and Mayan ruins make this an extraordinary experience for golfers of all skill levels. Located between the Nichupté Lagoon and the Caribbean, it is...

Dallas "Ocean prime" It should be on your short list of the best restaurants in North Texas

There's something to be said about visiting a five-star restaurant when the city is in the grip of an ice storm: the other scheduled patrons have canceled their reservations to hide under padded sheets tending a hot toddy; and so the chef and his staff, having braved the ghastly weather themselves to bravely show up for work, will be very Really happy to see you there, and they will go out of...

Top 10 Romantic Getaways Under $ 5,000

Looking to just get away from it all? And don't have a full checking account to splurge? Well don't worry my friends, we can't all be millionaires, unfortunately. But when it comes time to share that special vacation with someone you love, many of us are left blank when it comes time to book and plan that special trip. However, this does not mean that there are not many great places that you and...

History of Disney World: how Walt Disney World came to be

Although Walt Disney never saw the making of Disney World while he was still alive, it was really his concept to do so. That is why telling the story of Disney World would naturally begin with him. His concept lived on even after his death through his brother, Roy Disney.Walt Disney ideaWalt Disney didn't just want another Disneyland. He dreamed of something much more than Disneyland and yet...

Frugal travel tips for dining in Las Vegas

Las Vegas gastronomy is world famous. Casinos compete with each other to offer the best dining options, from the highest to the buffet to the deals too good to be true. In this article, we'll explore some of the dining options for the frugal traveler.Ellis Island $ 4.95 Steak SpecialFor $ 4.95, diners at Ellis Island (located on Koval Lane, east of E Flamingo Road) get a 10-ounce steak, bread,...

Top 5 Attractions Near Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Flight delays are stressful, especially in a city like Manila. But do not spread panic. Just book a hotel room in Parañaque City, Philippines, Makati, or Pasay. Here, you can see the different sites and attractions south of Manila, which will keep you entertained during a long layover or while waiting for a flight at the best time.Fortunately, there are many places near Ninoy Aquino...

Tea "Sergeant Schultz" Syndrome

If you are a fan of 1960s television, you will definitely remember the comedy Hogan's Heroes. If not, let me give you some background. It was set in a prisoner of war camp in Germany during World War II. Led by an American colonel named Hogan, a group of prisoners of war manipulate a group of clumsy German guards and officers to sabotage the German war machine.One of the main characters in this...

Gringo, Dingo, Bingo, Ringo and Ca’Chingo

Okay, do you like the title of my article? I thought you could, I had fun thinking about it the other day while driving, but I want to tell the story behind it. You see, our local Indian reservation, and let me tell you, these people live much better than most middle-class Americans who have a huge casino along the highway; I-10 in California. It's a huge draw to the area and everyone is very...

Quitting abuse: a journey into the unknown

The sun had barely risen to the horizon that morning when I woke up in my daughter's bed. As I turned around, I realized that during the night my neck and shoulders had been turned to stone. I got up slowly and began massaging my neck to release some of the tension and was immediately overwhelmed by an emotional exhaustion too intense for words. The horror of the night came to life again in full...

Personal Notes: On Becoming a Lighthouse Innkeeper

We wanted to see if the lifestyle of a lighthouse innkeeper could be in our future. We organize a visit to East Brother Island and its popular light station located just 30 minutes from San Francisco. Join us, this could be your cup of tea.Where we areEast Brother Island is located in San Pablo Bay, which connects to San Francisco Bay.East Brother Light Station is run by a Richmond non-profit...