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10 Fantastic Winter Vacations

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Regardless of whether or not you enjoy the winter season, there are many great travel destinations for all types of people. Here are 10 winter locations you can’t miss.


Key West, Florida Home to some of the best beaches in the US, Key West is a prime winter escape. Spend an afternoon visiting an art gallery, trying exotic local cuisine, or kayaking peacefully in deep blue waters. Lime Tree Bay Resort is a great affordable oceanfront option for travelers.

Tybee Island, Georgia Tybee Island is home to one of seven surviving colonial lighthouses in the US. The town has an old time feel to it with rustic boardwalks and an interesting history. Tybee is one of the few places to have survived an atomic bomb, dropped on accident by the US Air Force in 1958. Hotel Tybee offers affordable rooms within walking distance of the ocean.


Las Vegas, Nevada Everyone knows about the world famous hotels. Lesser know is that Vegas continues to build amazing family friendly attractions. The glittering li…

15 of the Wolrd's Most Remote Locations

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As the year 2016 comes to a close it’s time to reflect on the major events that helped changed the world, for better or worse.

How to Keep Your Marbles When Traveling for the Holidays

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Whether it’s turkey with grandma or Christmas in Hawaii, traveling for the holidays is like slapping yourself in the face with a frozen fish—you know it’s bad for you, but you do it anyways. Wondering how to escape the pain of travel this holiday season? Here are 7 tips to help you keep your holiday marbles.

April 12th, 1945: President Roosevelt Dies at Start of 4th Term in Office

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On April 12th, 1945, just months before the end of WWII, Franklin D. Roosevelt suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage that lead to his death.

Hiking Angels Landing

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For some strange reason my family decided to hike Angels Landing the day before Thanksgiving. Looking back, I guess it was the right decision—don’t want to puke chunks of turkey over the side of the mountain and hit some poor hiker in the face.

Jimmy Butler: "I Just Want to Win"

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As the NBA season races towards All-Star weekend, the Eastern Conference looks more heated than ever. Aside from the action on the court, news of Blatt’s firing shocked coaches and players alike.


Hiking Diamond Head Trail

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The salty air from the coast made our hike off the beach toward Diamond Head that much better. We walked pass the Honolulu Zoo filled with flamingos, past shops selling shaved ice, fish tacos, sushi, and sno cones to the trail head.

Inside a cramped, damp tunnel an old man jogged past us with his bandanna on his run to the summit. Made me look weak. We stopped to take pictures of the birds, then began our hike up the crater.

Whiteside's Triple-Double Silences Some Doubts, Raises More Questions for Heat

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Hassan Whiteside’s monster triple double (19 points, 17 rebounds, 11 blocks) on Friday night against the Nuggets silenced some doubts, but raised big questions about his future with the Heat.

“We know what he’s capable of,” said Chris Bosh after the game. “Once [Whiteside’s] focused, he can have a big night like tonight quite consistently.”