This Week’s Tips, Trips and Traps: Feeding the Chicks
Feeding the Chickens
From the super savvy family travel people at Takingthekids.com, come fun suggestions about family vacations this summer. What caught our attention is the Farm Holiday where kids get to feed the chickens, pluck carrots, pick berries and get to connect with nature and themselves. There are hundreds of farms that offer these agri-trips at Farm Stays US
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2010 Father’s Day Travel Gift Guide
Dads travel and they, like Moms, want to travel with quality, easy-to-maneuver luggage and accessories that make travel a simpler affair.
Award-winning ("Leading Edge Award" from Executive Travel Magazine) Travelpro, has a list of pretty interesting and practical travel accessories that could make a dad happy on Father’s Day.
I’d like the Atlantic Compass Spinner Carry-on . The handles on three sides make it easy to “lift and fit,” and the fact that the spinners roll in multiple direction is a huge plus. From Austin House
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Winning the Ultimate Chicago Gourmet Weekend
Jetsetter, the invite-only web site, is offering a chance to win a gourmet weekend in Chicago with famed chef, Rick Bayless, of Frontera fame. He’s famous for introducing Americans to great Mexican food, and Jetsetter is known for its first-hand “verified” inspections of properties. Give it a shot.
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Girlfriends’ Getaway Packages
From the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, comes this fun girlfriends’ vacation deals which run from photography classes, helicopter tours, whitewater rafting to NASCAR fun.
The emphasis is on multiple activities in one location.
The chamber of Commerce is behind the package and runs a series of webinars highlighting past getaways
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Scam travel web sites are fewer and fewer, but they do exist. Be sure the web site you’re looking at and getting information from is legit.
BusySky.net, CheapClouds.net and CrazyTickets are three defunct web sites that were unreal, says Forbes Magazine.