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The Chica Travelista’s Top 6 Must-Do Adventures in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

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As luck would have it, my Chica Travelista adventures took me back to stunning Florida (during this incredibly grey, New York March). I spent a few days sunning, exploring, and adventuring-it-up in this coastal town before darting out on a CRUISE to the BAHAMAS! These are my Top 6 Must-Do Adventures in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Seriously consider it for your …

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An Absolute Don’t Miss: The Jamaican Dreamer Catamarans Cruises: The Chica Travelista Takes to the Sea!

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On my last Chica Travelista adventure, the Montego Bay-based Dreamer Catamaran Cruises completed my Jamaican travel experience, sending me off on a tour of the surrounding turquoise seas, my eyes to the horizon (and a Jamaican rum in my hand!). While on one of their remarkable catamarans (one of three Gold Coast Yachts, all with these illustrious sails that churn …

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3 Reasons I Love Island Transfer and Tours: The Chica Travelista’s Montego Bay Adventure

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3 Reasons I Love Island Transfer and Tours: The Chica Travelista’s Montego Bay Adventure Jamaica is all color and vibrant adventure. The small, sun-drenched island involves full days spent on the beach; full nights spent dancing, a bright drink in your hand. And it necessarily involves all-day adventures through its stunning rainforests and mountains. During my recent trip, I was able …

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Give The Gift of Travel This Holiday!!

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Its that time of year again, to shop and shop!! How about giving the gift of travel this year!? Theres no gift like a travel memory, and for that reason I have created a great list of TOP VACATION PACKAGE DISCOUNTS for this holiday season. 1) Cyber Monday Super Sale! - Cheap Caribbean Save $75 on all 4 night or ...
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Coffee with Samantha Brown

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This Blog post is WAYYYY overdue, but better late than never right?! For those of you who dont know, Samantha Brown is a television host, notable for her work in several Travel Channel shows. She also has made her own travel luggage called Samantha Brown: Travel America. Beyond that she is a woman who has inspired me to do this crazy ...
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FEES AND MORE FEES.. UGHH!!

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We can all agree that most airlines are starting to get a little ridiculous with how LITTLE they include now a days.. No free checked bag, no free snack.. pretty soon we're going to have to pay to add a seatbelt to our seats!   I wanted to write an easy to follow blog post on which of the top ...
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Travel & Reward Points

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First off, thank you for checking out this post, I assure you it'll be valuable to you when planning your next trip! As a traveler who is always searching for the best deals and ways to budget, there is nothing more exciting to me than a good travel rewards card! Imagine this.. you're doing your regular day to day shopping, ...
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Dominican Republic – DO IT!!

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First off, this trip couldn’t have started any better then when the Airport Check-In Clerk got on the speaker and yelled to the entire Gate “WHOS READY TO PARTY IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC?!” and the crowd when nuts!! From then on we were all pumped up in party mode! Flying from Ft. Lauderdale to Punta Cana, DR over parts of …

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Five Steps to Finding the Perfect Destination!

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So you’re ready to book a vacation!? But then you find yourself in love with 5 different islands, 4 countries and no clue how to choose the “PERFECT” spot. Decisions , decisions! Here are the FIVE steps I use when finding the best vacation spot! 1) Distinguish what type of vacation your are looking to have. Are you seeking adventure, history …

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The Crystal River, Florida experience!

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During my visit to Crystal River, Florida I was hosted by the WONDERFUL resort Plantation On Crystal River. This place is truly a gem and I was totally WOWed by the amount of activities they offered right on-site! They have a beautiful golf course , beach volleyball, tennis, shuffleboard, a swimming pool , horseshoe, croquet anddd a hot tub (thats …

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My Cozumel Sailing Trip!

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During my trip to Cozumel I decided to try out the famous Tucan Sailing Trip! Through Cozumel Sailing (www.cozumelsailing.com) I set sail on a truly unique sailing adventure to the remote northern beaches of Cozumel. The “Tucan” is a very spacious 35′ trimaran. The boat holds up to 28 people, but they make the limit  16-17 passengers so there’s plenty …

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Working out while on vacation… It’s totally possible!

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While I know many people go on vacation to get away, indulge , drink their faces off and totally let go .. which of course is fine and probably well deserved .. dont you think it is sort of a shame to let all that hard core pre-vacation fitness go down the drain.?? We work hard for weeks, maybe even …

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Top 10 Islands of The World

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Looking to experience a new Island?? Check out the Top Ten Islands of the World! *~* TOP TEN ISLANDS OF THE WORLD *~* By: TripAdvisor1) Ambergris Caye, Belize – The Official Page 2) St. John, U.S Virgin Islands  3) Bora Bora, Society  4) San Juan, Washington  5) Santorini, Cyclades  6) Isla Mujeres , Mexico  7) Moorea, Society  8 ) Koh Tao, …

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Travel Saving Tips

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  No matter where you are planning to travel, there are easy ways to cut expenses!  1) Sign up for a Travel-Related Credit Card : You can accumulate lots and lots of miles without even flying anywhere. I’ve been able to save enough points for a round trip airfare with my Capital One Rewards Card! 2) Have Flight Flexibility : You’re …

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The Great Croc Encounter!

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During my travels while in Belize I met up with the A.C.E.S (American Crocodile Education Sanctuary) .  The ACES’s job is to conserve Belize’s critical wetland habitats and protected species, specifically Crocodilians, through scientific research and education to preserve wildlife. ACES is the only wildlife response organization in Ambergris Caye, Belize! This is Belize’s number one tourist destination and it has …

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Save Big This Fall!

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Interested in the following?? Last minute & real-time room availability Best price guaranteed A choice of nearly 3500 luxury to economy hotels Exclusive offers subscribers A global loyalty program, which is free to all Customer reviews available onsite.                                             …

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Pink Jeep Tours – Las Vegas, Nevada

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“A different type of Vegas experience” Most travelers head to Las Vegas to experience the glitz and glamour of the Vegas Strip. From the mind blowing shows to the 24 hour casinos there is undoubtably enough to keep a tourist busy on the strip for days!          However, for that traveler who desires a day off the …

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Riding in the Nevada desert with my steed posh

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Here is a picture of my “trusted” steed Posh and I riding through the desolate desert in Nevada. It only took me about.. well, the entire ride to finally trust that Posh wasn’t going to go insane and throw me off of her. In all my Horseback Riding adventures I seem to ALWAYS have the horse who doesn’t fancy following …

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Top 10 snorkeling spots in the world

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TOP 10 SNORKELING SPOTS IN THE WORLD  by Coastal Living.  1- Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas 2- Buck Island, St. Croix 3- Coastal River, Florida 4- Rockhouse, Negril, Jamaica 5- Pigeon Cay, Honduras 6- Grand Cayman 7- Hol Chan Marine, Belize 8- Bimini Islands, Bahamas 9- Catalina Island, California 10- Papalaua Wayside Park, Maui, Hawaii LETS GET SNORKELING!!

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Discover Your City with Living Social

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Living Social is one of the best ways to discover everything a city has to offer while keeping a budget in mind. The deals featured on Living Social make sight seeing and exploring your desired area affordable! With unique and diverse offerings each day, Living Social inspires people to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences …

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Visiting NYC? Enjoy The Explorer Pass!

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Smart Destinations provides the only multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. Available online and at walk-up retail outlets, Smart Destinations passes, including Go City Cards, Go Explorer and Go Select Passes, provide admission to more than 400 attractions across nine North American destinations, including New York, …