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California — Thanks mostly to the international glamour of Hollywood and the freewheeling reputation of San Francisco, even those who have never been to California have no trouble picturing the famously diverse state. Equally a source of wonder are the Napa and Sonoma wine regions, the towering redwood forests, the dramatic coastline of Big Sur, the sheer cliffs of Yosemite, and the desolate dunes of Death Valley.

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For everything from the natural and idyllic to the urbane and hedonistic, all packed into the Golden State.

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10 Freebies in 10 Expensive Cities

October 31, 2014 by Christine Dayao

As tourism destinations, many major cities across the globe -- New York and Paris, Stockholm and Sydney -- are certainly monumental or historical or beautiful ... Read More »

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Why You Should Visit Temecula, CA for a Relaxing and Budget-Friendly Escape

October 28, 2014 by Jessica Festa

Travelers love California for its amazing wine and golf offerings, but there are even more reasons to visit some of the state’s lesser known cities. About an ... Read More »

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Early Bird Ski Deals: $79+ Rooms, Lift/Pass Packages, and More

October 27, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson

While skiers and riders embrace the feet upon feet of powder, there’s no arguing that snow sports are expensive. Besides passes, there's also the gear and the ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Kimpton Hotels from $99 This Winter

October 24, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant’s annual Karma Rewards Sale is back! This means the boutique hotel group is offering its lowest rates of the year -- starting as ... Read More »

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Foodie Friday: Where to Celebrate National Chocolate Day

October 24, 2014 by Christine Dayao

For some, Chocolate Day is every day, but one chocoholic went the extra mile and declared October 28 as National Chocolate Day.Here are just four of the ... Read More »

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“Take advantage of overbooked flights. If you're not on a tight schedule, accept airlines' offers of bonus miles and cash in exchange for taking a later flight.”

Jim Sherman Founder and Chairman

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