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Do Your Kids Get Bored Easily – Fabulous Family Adventures to Embark on in Guam

As a parent, it can seem absolutely downright shocking how often kids can claim to be “bored”. Those dreaded words of “I’m bored” can come at some of the craziest times where you’re left wondering what exactly it takes to entertain them. Even while on vacation, you’re still not safe from boredom, as they will no doubt be uttering those famous words at least a few times.

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So, let’s say you’ve booked a family trip to the tropical island of Guam. While that may seem exotic and exciting enough to you, it’s best to go into things prepared and have a list of ways to keep the kids entertained. Here’s a look at some fabulous family adventures that will chase the boredom away.

Explore a New Beach Each Day

Guam is known for its breath-taking and vast shoreline, so with that, there are a whole lot of … Read the rest

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10 Great Sites and Landmarks To See In The Smokies

While a lot of tourist destinations have “off seasons” and close in winter, the Smokies is NOT one of them, said the blog for Alpine Mountain Chalets.  There are all kinds of festivals, attractions and fun things to do all year round.

 Here are just a few of them:

  1. Cataloochee Valley

Nestled away deep in the Smokies lye the Cataloochee Valley, home to thousands of Elk and was once a common place for the Cherokee to hunt. The area also provided aid to the Cherokees who were hiding during the Trail of Tears period, which represents a unique part of our country’s history.

  1. Dollywood

If you’re visiting Tennessee and you have some extra time, you should consider visiting Dollywood, which provides a perfect combination of amusement park rides and live entertainment.

The park is an experience you and your children can enjoy together and if you’re lucky, you may … Read the rest

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Five Incredible Attractions in Sevierville

When visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there are three cities that are always specifically mentioned in Sevier County:  Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge–and Sevierville.

Although not as talked about as nearby Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Sevierville is considered the gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited park in the U.S. and has a ton of fun and interesting attractions for tourists to enjoy.

With a population of only 81,000 residents in the town of Sevierville, it still hosts its share of the 10 million visitors to the Smoky Mountain region every year.

The main attraction that draws tourist to the area are the cabins and other unique cozy accommodations, for instance at Mountain Air Cabin Rentals.   Whether you want to experience the mountains, woods or water scenery, secluded edges, the arts & crafts community of Gatlinburg or the attractions of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, there’s … Read the rest

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How to Get the Most out of Your Whale Watch Tour

Having a chance to see humpback whales up close and personal is something many of us have on our bucket list. Each year, these majestic marine mammals make the long trek through the eastern Pacific Ocean from Alaska to the Hawaiian coast to enjoy the warm, tropical waters each winter. 

Dad, Are We There Yet?

The humpbacks whales’ annual journey that spans over 6,000 miles is one of the longest migrations of any mammal on Earth. Because of the whales’ migratory patterns, the Hawaiian whale watching season starts as early as September or October and lasts until April. However, you’ll find that the busiest season for the humpback whales, and the best time to see them, is during their mating season, which peaks between January and March of each year.

Say a Friendly Aloha to the Whales

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The Costa Blanca: Four Top Resorts to Check Out

Spain’s iconic Costa Blanca is one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations. Attracting millions from across Europe and beyond, Costa Blanca is home to pristine white beaches, historic old towns and truly unspoiled Spanish countryside.

The Costa Blanca combines the authentic Spanish experience with all the amenities and conveniences you’d expect of a 21st century holiday destination.  Depending on where you head, you can expect an entirely different though equally enjoyable experience.

What to Eat…

Colourful and vibrant in the extreme, the Costa Blanca is a mecca for food lovers. Be sure to eat your bodyweight in paella, tapas and chorizo, along with local staples such as cremacatalana and arròs a banda. Enjoy the local wines in moderation, but do enjoy them!

Unsurprisingly, seafood is also the order of the day across much of the Costa Blanca. Just be sure to do yourself a favour and follow the … Read the rest

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