Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!
Sep30

Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!

According to Visit Orlando (The official source for Orlando news & information), there were nearly 60 million visitors in 2013 to the Orlando Region. My unofficial guess is that 99.9% are aware that Disney World and Universal Orlando are top attractions for tourists, and from experience, few partake in tourist gems outside of the major theme parks.   Where you live, do you recommend to friends and family that come to visit to see...

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New York hotels & Attractions
Dec09

New York hotels & Attractions

No matter what city they call home, one of our travelers’ FAVORITE destinations for work and for play, is New York City. While many of our travelers are already aware of the awesome hotels – at even “awesomer” prices – we offer in the Big Apple, not everyone is aware of all the different fun activities they can book for less at the same time they book their hotel. In this post, we will share five of our favorite New York hotels along...

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner, so now’s the perfect time to decide which city throws the best party, so you can decide where you want to celebrate Halloween this year! If you’re reading this at your parents’ kitchen table, debating with your younger brother, which of your neighbors gives out the “good” candy, this article is not for you. But, if you’ve been working for months on a...

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Patriotic Destinations: Top Places for 4th of July Fireworks Displays

Boom! Bang! Summertime excitement. Do these phrases encapsulate the feeling you experience as you turn your head to the sky and watch fireworks explode? As the 4th of July holiday nears and you begin to think of cookouts and gatherings, your thoughts may wander to determining the most important detail of the day: where will we see the best fireworks? With so many places to choose from, we’ve outlined a few top destinations for some of...

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Soar over Orlando on MAUIVA

Last week I had the chance to soar over Orlando as part of the MAUIVA sightseeing flight. “Sightseeing from the clouds” is a great marketing line, but my favorite part is how personal the experience is. In a way you get to see what it’s like to be a pilot. You are at an airport with no security at all – head to the hanger and then step onto a plane with the pilot. Put the headset one, hear the air traffic controllers and other pilots...

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If someone told you to jump, would you?

How many times have you been asked that question over your life? Well now you can answer yes as the Stratosphere Skyjump attraction is open for business. The attraction has been awarded the record for world’s longest commercial decelerator jump for its 829 foot fall. The only other SkyJump in the world is on Auckland New Zealand’s Sky Tower, where the fall is ‘only’ 627 feet. Video of some of the first jumps: Plus this one...

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