Archive for the ‘Hotels, Resorts, Bed and Breakfast’ Category

How to Find Italian Boutique Hotels

What could be more charming than an old villa converted to a small Italian hotel? It is what we search for when traveling in Italy. Viewing all the photos online transports me to the Italian countryside. The anticipation of the wonderful places in Italy (and the food….and the people….and the sights) is sometimes half the […]

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The Nook as a Multi-Task Travel Companion

Being able to consolidate some of my packing into smaller devices is incredibly helpful in dealing with weight limits and sheer bulk when traveling. It was one of the reasons that I was excited about my new Nook. It turns out there are many more reasons that the Nook is a great travel device. While […]

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Marriott Weekend Deal

Still available from Marriott until December 13, is a deal almost too good to be true. Stay at over 300 Marriott properties either a Friday or Saturday night and receive a $100 Marriott Bonus Bucks coupon good for a two night weekend stay between 1/1/10 and 3/31/10 plus a $50 coupon good for $10 off […]

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Zippy Reviews? What is that?

Zippy Reviews (n.) – website dedicated to people who feel they have been bamboozled by search engines while trying to find the best consumer and expert reviews on computers, consumer electronics and travel…because they would rather spend their time downloading from iTunes ™, Tweeting, watching their flat screen TV or relaxing in a four star hotel. Zippy […]

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iPhone App for Priceline

What do you get when you shake your iPhone? Sometimes you can find a cheap hotel near where you are standing. How? What does shaking your phone do? This is one of the most baffling of all technologies to me. I simply can’t comprehend how a signal is transmitted and an app is engaged by […]

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Travelocity Hotel Rate Guarantee

Travelocity is going one better than their original guarantee of making everything right with your trip. They are now willing to refund the difference between your booked rate and any lower rate on the internet for that property/those dates. Currently they are trying to move your business to their site by offering a $50 refund […]

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