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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. [...]

Balsam Mountain; a cabin rental beyond all others

One of my favorite vacations was when the family spent a week in a cabin we rented in the mountains.  The scenery, fresh air, and outdoor activities; it was the perfect getaway.  That’s why I had to learn more when I found out about this unique way of renting a mountain cabin. Tucked in the Balsam Mountains of North Carolina's Blue Ridge, is an out-of-the-ordinary community of rental homes called Balsam Mountain Handpicked Homes. The resort is the latest addition to a number of  Natural Retreats located all over the country and the world. Where is Balsam Mountain? Balsam Mountain [...]

Five things you’ll love about National Harbor

Just south of Washington, DC along the banks of the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Prince George's County, Maryland sits National Harbor. Though a relatively new addition to the waterfront, the multi-use development has quickly become a popular tourist destination. With its direct access to I-95 it's well worth taking the time to pull over and visit National Harbor. Here are five things you'll love about National Harbor:   Shopping There are over 150 shops and stores at National Harbor. From outlet stores, well known retailers, to quirky one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques; there's truly something for everyone.   [...]