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    Discover these 4 transformative vacations

    (BPT) - With the busy travel season upon us, people comb through travel websites and brochures looking to find their ideal vacation destination. Some search for stunning examples of wilderness found only in America; others seek a cultural experience, a chance to taste new foods, visit historic sights and see a different side of life. For those seeking to make their vacation fun as well as educational and enriching, there are a host of photography workshops throughout the country that not only offer a chance to see amazing places, but instruction on memorializing their experiences through digital imaging and photography.

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    Enjoy Some Downtime In The Mountain State

    (NAPSI)—Home to the “Original Gateway to the West,” West Virginia is the gateway to a quick and relaxing getaway that’s a fit for all ages.

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    Spring into summer in the Lone Star State

    (BPT) - When it comes to spring and summer vacations, Texas is full of possibilities, boasting more than 600 miles of coastline, scenic mountain ranges, historic sites and more. With activities like dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, bird watching and hiking, visitors will never be bored.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Thursday 04/21/2016
Inspiration For Your Next Vacation
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Dreaming about a getaway can seem easier than planning one. From choosing a destination to narrowing down lodging and transportation, getting a vacation on the calendar takes some legwork. But once it's booked, you immediately reap the benefits. Experts say vacationers actually feel most happy before their trips thanks to the anticipation, according to a study in the journal Applied Research in Quality of Life. To help you enjoy the happy effects of travel planning, try these tools that can streamline the process.

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
10 smart security steps for seniors
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 3:38 am

(BPT) - From identity theft to home burglary, it’s an unfortunate fact that senior citizens are often a target for criminals. By taking simple security measures while at home and out traveling, you can dramatically reduce the likelihood you or a loved one is victimized.

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Thursday 03/31/2016
What To Know Before Booking A Vacation Home
Updated: April 01, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Renting a vacation home has become a popular choice among travelers, made easier than ever by trendy peer-to-peer sharing sites. Rather than squeezing into a hotel room, vacationers are spreading out and taking advantage of such benefits as extra space, convenience and privacy. Before booking a home base for what’s meant to be a relaxing getaway, however, travelers need to consider from whom they’re renting to ensure a trouble-free experience. Here are some important things to know before booking:

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Don't Let High Pressure Blow Your Vacation: Know Your PSI
Updated: April 01, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Taking five minutes to check your tires before your next road trip can be well worth it, considering the potential dangers and time lost by blowing out a tire.

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Wednesday 03/30/2016
5 easy ways to relax, recharge and have fun on a boat
Updated: April 07, 2016 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Feeling stressed? Adding water to your summer plans may be one of the best remedies. More than four in five Americans say being around water relaxes them, and 72 percent feel healthier after spending time on the water, according to a 2015 Discover Boating survey by Wakefield Research.

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Monday 03/28/2016
Ten Hints To Help You Get Home From College
Updated: March 29, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—As Walt Whitman is quoted in numerous graduation speeches as having said, “Not I—nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself.” However, as most graduates have discovered, the first place they have to travel is probably away from school.

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Tuesday 03/22/2016
Five Ways To Get More From Your Vacation
Updated: March 23, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—According to the travel industry analyst Skift, nearly half of America didn’t take a single vacation day in 2015. If you don’t want to be among the vacationless this year, now would be a good time to start planning—and booking—your next trip.

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Tuesday 03/15/2016
The gal's guide to an unforgettable girlfriends' getaway
Updated: March 23, 2016 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - Looking to satisfy your wanderlust? There are no better travel partners than your girlfriends. From Mayo Clinic to Harvard University, research shows friendships improve health, happiness and longevity, so it is time to seize the day, or in this case, the weekend. Whether you want to reconnect or simply experience something new, planning a girlfriends’ getaway will not only make you happier and healthier, but is a snap if you keep a few expert tips in mind.

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Friday 03/11/2016
Here comes the rain: Expert tips for wet weather driving
Updated: March 19, 2016 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - When it comes to driving in the rain, windshield wipers, headlights and brakes will only get you so far. More than 1 million car crashes occur each year as a result of weather conditions, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Most of them have to do with wet roadways, and many of them could likely be prevented by the right set of tires.

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Thursday 03/10/2016
Smart Travel Tips for Family Vacations
Updated: March 10, 2016 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) The best way to get your kids to stop asking “are we there yet?” is to never have them ask in the first place!

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