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What happens when a pug goes on holiday?

Let’s face it, when we choose to travel with our pets sometimes it becomes more about finding a place willing to accept our critters without charging an arm and a leg for the luxury of bringing that special member of the family. But once we’ve procured the pet-friendly accommodations, just what happens when the furry family member goes on holiday?  We found out our pug, though away from home, still had several important jobs. Job #1 – Home Inspector My family rented a log cabin in Asheville, North Carolina where we spent the Christmas holiday. We found a cabin that’s […]

Arrowhead Inn B&B – a charming inn in the heart of Durham, NC

Majestic magnolia’s and cheerful flowers welcome me as I arrive at Arrowhead Inn Bed & Breakfast in Durham, North Carolina. Sure, it’s a historic inn, a Select Registry inn as well as a Four Diamond AAA inn, so I was expecting to be impressed. Nevertheless, I had no idea how impressed I’d be. A total of nine guest rooms. Built in the 18th-Century, the home and land belonged to the Lipscomb family and remained in the family through the early 20th-Century. Today, owners, Phil and Gloria Teber, welcome visitors to this lovingly re-purposed property treating them to the ultimate bed […]

Is your personal data secure when you travel?

Traveling is fun and taking a break to get away from it all is vital to our happiness and health. However, while enjoying vacation, it’s easy to relax a little too much. Criminals never take a holiday and count on unsuspecting travelers letting down their guard so they may reap rewards while wreaking havoc. No, you don’t have to become paranoid, constantly looking over your shoulder – you’ll never unwind that way – but it’s important to strike a balance between conveniences and protecting personal data. I spoke with Shaun Murphy, a security expert with PrivateGiant.com, and he shared some […]

Five reasons to select a Select Registry Bed and Breakfast

If you’re a fan of staying at a Bed & Breakfast or if you think you’d like to try one, it’s always important to do your research before booking. Finding the right place that meets your needs may take a while, but with a Select Registry B&B most of the guess work has already been done for you. As their website states, Select Registry is a portfolio of over 300 quality assured bed and breakfasts, inns and hotels throughout North America. In order to become a part of Select Registry, each inn has undergone a rigorous 200-point quality assurance inspection. […]

Charleston’s John Rutledge House Inn; An elegant B&B, so why did I bring a kid?

The John Rutledge House Inn, 116 Broad Street Charleston, South Carolina The John Rutledge House Inn is located in the heart of the historic district of Charleston, South Carolina. The inn offers visitors to the Palmetto City elegant, up-scale lodging, hospitality, and amenities in a historic setting. Which begs the question, Why on earth did I bring my 10-year old son? Historic Charleston Charleston is a beautiful city with a rich heritage and significance in our nation’s story. In addition to its history, there’s an exciting culinary scene as well as a wealth of entertainment, shopping, museums and recreational opportunities. […]