There’s no doubt that The Flip Ultra HD is one of the most user friendly digital video cameras. It also set the bar for competing companies to produce products. Sadly, The Flip is no longer being produced and is becoming harder and harder to find in stores. In the TravelingMamas.com Research and Development Department, we’re [...]

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Wheelchairs

The world is becoming more aware of people with disabilities.You can hail an accessible cab in London, take an elevator up to the Eiffel Tower, and sleep in a wheelchair-accessible villa in Spain. Traveling in a wheelchair to a foreign country is challenging, but not impossible. “Once you leave home, things will be different,” says [...]

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Four travel bloggers. One car. 10,000 Miles. The Mongol Rally first began in 2004 with six teams and has grown in numbers and gained popularity as an adventurous road rally starting in London and ending in Mongolia. This year, a couple of my travel blogging friends (@RickGriffin & @OttsWorld) have joined forces with @ThePlanetD to [...]

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The Help, a New York Times bestselling novel, is being released in theaters on August 10, 2011. This fictional story is based on the real culture of household workers in 1960′s Jackson, Mississippi and was filmed throughout the state. Author, Kathryn Stockett, was insistent that if her book was to be bought to the big [...]

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First Day of School

School has already started in a few areas near my home and my own children will going back to class next week. The summer vacation is quickly coming to a close, and that means it’s time to plan that weekend romantic escape or a mama girlfriend getaway. If you’re anything like me, you enjoyed the [...]

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Battleship USS Alabama

Spend a day or two in a luxury hotel and see some of Mobile, Alabama’s top attractions. Two downtown, Renaissance hotels are offering the GoMobile! package which includes two adult tickets and deluxe accommodations. Luxury Lodging Choose between two four-diamond hotels located within walking distance of several attractions, restaurants and entertainment. The Battle House Renaissance [...]

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Even during the middle of the busy summer season, the Henderson Park Inn is a romantic beachfront cocoon tucked on a quiet side street in Destin, Florida. The gray clapboard bed and breakfast resembles the seaside homes of upstate Maine. The 36-room inn is on a one-mile stretch of sugar white sand beside the emerald [...]

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Another week, another beach trip.  Our destination this week?  Block Island, a sliver of land off the coast of southern Rhode Island, casual, beachy, and fun.  And unlike on my girlfriend getaway to Lake Superior a couple of weeks ago, my ten year-old daughter, Abby, and I lucked out – no rain (except at night, [...]

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summer time

It’s hard to believe that August is already here, which means the beginning of the school year is just around the corner. This summer season in the US sure has flown by, and many of our readers have been making the most of their holidays, and hopefully saving a few dollars with our travel deals. [...]

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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Entrance at Universal Orlando

One of the biggest tips I can give anyone about visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter inside Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventures is to stay at an on-site hotel. Why? Because you’ll get early entry into The Wizarding World, an hour before the park opens. My family tested this out during one of the [...]

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