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Author: Tony Alexander

Is a Timeshare Ever a Good Idea?

Is a timeshare ever a good idea? That’s a more complicated question than what it seems on the surface. We have a post called “Are Timeshares a Waste of Money?” that approaches this subject from a different angle. In that post, we looked at timeshares from a financial standpoint....
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5 Awesome Places to Zipline In Puerto Rico

Ziplining is a popular thing to do on vacation, particularly on ecotours. Before getting into our list, here are some things you should know if you want to zipline in Puerto Rico. Expect to pay anywhere from $65 to $134 plus tax to go ziplining in Puerto Rico. If...
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Why Eco-tourism Is Increasing In Popularity

Ecotourism has been increasing in popularity since the 1980’s by about 10% annually because more and more governments are encouraging it. That’s because people interested in ecotourism spend a lot of money. For example, one 10-day all-inclusive eco tour cost upwards of $11,000. This means that governments are benefiting...
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6 Best Eco Tours In Cancun

One of the great things about staying at a resort unlike a cruise, is that you can really indulge in excursions. Here is our list of the 10 best eco tours you can visit while in Cancun. Why Eco Tours Before we get into the details of these excursions,...
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Are Ice Hotels a Real Thing?

If you’ve seen the James Bond movie “Die Another Day”, you may remember the Ice Palace. MGM filmed the fictional ice palace in Jökulsárlón in southeast Iceland. It was made to look like a real hotel made of ice that wound up getting melted. But the question is, was...
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20 Unusual Items You Can Take On a Plane

We’ve all seen that guy or girl in the TSA security line that gets items they thought they could take on a plane thrown out or confiscated. I can’t imagine how devastated they must feel when that happens. Surprisingly enough, there are items the TSA will permit in aircraft...
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Travel Insurance – Is It Worth Getting?

Going on vacation is an exciting event. You want to make sure it’s as enjoyable as possible. And when you booked your vacation, you were likely asked if you wanted travel insurance. It’s important that you understand what’s involved with travel insurance. Otherwise, you may spend more money than...
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How Do Ski Resorts Make Snow?

If you’re thinking about taking a vacation at a ski resort, it’s important that there be plenty of snow on the slopes. But it begs the question, how do ski resorts make snow? Ski resorts make snow by blowing water droplets into the air with a device called a...
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7 Easy Steps to Book a Resort Vacation

Planning an all-inclusive vacation at a resort can seem like a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. I’m going to give you 7 easy steps to help you book an all-inclusive vacation at a resort. Then I’m going to explain what you need to do in each step...
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5 Relaxing Spa Treatments You Can’t Miss

An exciting part of a vacation at an all-inclusive resort is a trip to the spa. What relaxing spa treatments can you expect to get at a spa visit at an all-inclusive resort? What should you do in preparation for your treatment? And what are the benefits of the...
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