Country Inns and Suites Logo

Value and affordability are always winners when it comes to choosing a hotel for family travel. While we frequent all brands at TravelingMamas.com, we do like to highlight new additions to properties that offer added value for travelers. MommyMusings and her daughter checked out Country Inn & Suites during their ’1, 2, Free Promotion’ to get a [...]

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TripAlertz, a new site that has been described as “Groupon for travel,” launches today. As I told Traveling Mamas readers a couple of weeks ago, I love the TripAlertz concept of harnessing the power of social media to sell vacation packages. As more people buy a particular package, it gets cheaper for everyone. And the [...]

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Rayovac USB Charger

When I pack for travel, I not only think about space in my carry on luggage, but also on ways to be eco-friendly when on the move. I carry along my own travel coffee mug to cut down on disposable coffee cups, and I also carry along a variety of rechargeable batteries and chargers. A [...]

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Shannon Hurst Lane and Bethenny Frankel at eforea: spa at Hilton launch

I posted beforehand about the launch of a new spa concept – eforea: spa at Hilton. I was fortunate enough to be invited to the launch party by Hilton Hotels and Resorts. I’ve been on many press trips in the past decade, but I rarely attend launch parties (I live in Louisiana), which made this [...]

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Blood Orange Mimosa at Silk Road Vdara

BlogWorld and New Media Expo isn’t just an educational experience, but it’s also a chance to network and build your brand. A trio of us (me, ThemeParkMom, and MommyMusings) decided to make a girlfriend getaway out this annual event. It is Las Vegas, after all! TravelingMamas.com was a media partner with BlogWorld and I was [...]

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Eforea Spa at Hilton Logo (c) Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Tonight I’m attending the launch event of the Hilton brand’s new spa concept – eforea: spa at Hilton. I love the Hilton brand, and when you add spa into the mix, it’s a match made in heaven for me. The launch is being celebrated with a special performance by SEAL and other celebrities are scheduled to be on hand, including Tyson and [...]

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Vegas is the city that never sleeps. It’s also a city full of great eats. One meal that doesn’t get enough love in Vegas is breakfast. I can’t survive without something to eat at the beginning of the day, especially during busy events like BlogWorld. Our friends in Vegas suggested we sample the breakfast offerings [...]

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goggles translation image (c) Google

Have you ever heard of Google Goggles? I had seen this when searching through Google’s Mobile Apps category the other day. It was initially released for Andriod. Goggles is enabled only for English-speaking users, and since it requires an auto-focusing camera it is now supported on iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 running iOS 4 or above. [...]

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Zappos Blog Bus and TravelingMamas.com

On our recent visit to Las Vegas for a girlfriend getaway, we opted to try out a free tour of Zappos Headquarters, because we love free things to do in Vegas. Since we had arranged a special visit, our new friends with the Zappos Blog Team picked us up in the Blog Bus, which is [...]

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All across the state of North Carolina, the fall colors are decorating the rolling hills and mountains. This weekend would be a great time to load up the family and take a road trip to the western part of the state since the colors are at peak all along the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. [...]

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