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Featured Stories

These Resorts Earned TripAdvisor’s 2016 Certificate of Excellence, Now Stay There!

These Resorts Earned TripAdvisor’s 2016 Certificate of Excellence, Now Stay There!

Less than one percent of all accommodations earn TripAdvisor’s coveted Certificate of Excellence so when you see a resort with that label you know it’s the cream of the crop For 2016 all five resorts owned or managed by Global Connections Inc and several Global Discovery Vacations properties received that title Plan your next vacation at one of these amazing properties and see how they live up to the hype

Expedia Survey Reinforces Love for National Parks

Expedia Survey Reinforces Love for National Parks

You almost didn’t need a study to tell us that Americans love their National Park but Expedia’s recent National Parks Index gives a few interesting nuggets of information Take a look at some of the numbers and see if you agree

The People Have Spoken: Clearwater Beach is the Best Beach

The People Have Spoken: Clearwater Beach is the Best Beach

If you’ve already been to Clearwater Beach Florida the following probably won’t come as a surprise And if you haven’t had a chance to visit yet here’s another reason to expedite your plans to stay at the beautiful accessible and all-around-awesome Clearwater Beach

10 Tips for Packing Light and Looking Good

10 Tips for Packing Light and Looking Good

Tips on how to make the most of your luggage space and look good doing it

Where is the Next Bathroom?

Where is the Next Bathroom?

A very common question that is asked on road trips short and long is Where is the next bathroom

Steps to Avert Vacation Disaster

Steps to Avert Vacation Disaster

Preparing your home for vacation with these tips can make your return from vacation much nicer

3 Easy Vacation Hairstyles

3 Easy Vacation Hairstyles

These are simple step by step details for three fabulous vacation hairstyles

Revitalizing Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica

Revitalizing Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica

Yoga teacher training in Costa Rica is an affordable way to become a registered yoga instructor but with all the benefits of a vacation get-a-way

St. Lucia: Romantic Honeymoon Hideaway

St. Lucia: Romantic Honeymoon Hideaway

If you are looking for quiet secluded tropical beaches to spend your first days together look no further than the Caribbean's St Lucia

8 Essentials for Backpacking Outside the United States

8 Essentials for Backpacking Outside the United States

Don't forget these backpacking essentials

Latest Stories

  • Discover Orlando Beyond the Parks

    Discover Orlando Beyond the Parks
    Every time I think of Orlando the thoughts come attached with mouse ears As if the city is just one big collection of amusement park rides costumed characters and souvenir shops That couldn’t be further from the truth In fact beneath Orlando’s flashy façade lies an active city entrenched in tremendous Florida scenery and countless ways to enjoy your stay Here’s where to find the best spots
  • Condo Grocery List: Ingredients You Should Always Have on Hand

    Condo Grocery List: Ingredients You Should Always Have on Hand
    Condominium cooking is arguably the greatest perk to staying in a condo And to make it worthwhile you’ll need to have the right goods on hand All you need is a couple of key ingredients in stock and you can pretty much make anything once you get your main entree which will likely be meat or vegetables Most of these you can bring from your home pantry or you can go shopping while on vacation Either way here are the most versatile ingredients you should have in your condo
  • Discovering Global Discovery Vacations’ Hidden Gem Destinations

    Discovering Global Discovery Vacations’ Hidden Gem Destinations
    Every destination is known for some attraction amusement parks in Orlando casinos in Las Vegas and any place with a National Park But while those are amazing sights in their own right wouldn’t it be fun to try a path less traveled The United States features a number of lesser known gems all over the place you just have to know where to look So if you’re thinking of adding something different to your Global Discovery Vacations itinerary consider these attractions you may not have heard of
  • Member Monday: Returning to the Soft Sands of Destin, FL

    Member Monday: Returning to the Soft Sands of Destin, FL
    When you haven’t had a family vacation in a while you might as well go some place you know is going to be amazing So Global Discovery Vacations member Rene B took her family to one of her favorite resorts the Amalfi Coast Resort in Destin Florida No surprises in this Member Monday – they had a wonderful time
  • Hit the Road with Our Member’s Music Choices

    Hit the Road with Our Member’s Music Choices
    We’ve shared our travel playlist choices now let’s see what you picked Tomorrow is the last day to enter for a chance to win a pair of snazzy Global Connections headphones but we’ve already received some great entries with a wide array of backstories Here are some of our faves which were all over the map figuratively and literally
  • Airports: There’s More Than Meets the Flight

    Airports: There’s More Than Meets the Flight
    For most of us airports are places we have to visit in order to get to our final destination Sometimes we spend more time waiting for the next flight than we would like and we need to keep ourselves occupied A growing number of airports is trying to change that image by enticing people to make the airport a destination by itself
  • One Travel Agent’s Journey through Alaska

    One Travel Agent’s Journey through Alaska
    If you’ve never experienced Alaska you’re in for a true treat This awe-inspiriting country is a favorite for bucket list wishes for a reason Our own Global Discovery Vacations Travel Consultant Christy Z got the chance to explore Alaska’s rugged beauty on a familiarization trip with Holland America She loved it so much she’s sharing her experience and offering you the chance to take the same adventure next summer
  • 6 Things NOT to Do on Your First Cruise

    6 Things NOT to Do on Your First Cruise
    Experienced cruisers may have a good laugh but it’s no joke to the first-time cruiser when these “don’t do” disasters come between you and the perfect cruise Global Discovery Vacations has found some of the top tips for making your cruise experience the best
  • Member Monday: Hiking the Many National Parks of Utah

    Member Monday: Hiking the Many National Parks of Utah
    Utah has some of the greatest rock formations that this country has to offer and member Lauren L learned that first hand on her recent trip to Cedar Breaks Lodge in Brian Head Utah Lauren who we featured not long ago was kind enough to share details with her vacation in this week’s Member Monday

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