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    New reasons to say yes to a Virginia Beach getaway in 2021

    (BPT) - Where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, the vibrant coastal city of Virginia Beach is where you’ll find warm, inviting waters and a cool, laid-back feel. Home to three distinct beaches, you’re bound to bump into your vibe at one of them. With a delectable seafood-centric culinary scene, rich history and a variety of arts and entertainment, the destination is the perfect getaway whether you’re with the family, looking for a quick escape or flying solo. For some inspiration on vacation planning, here are five new reasons to visit Virginia Beach in 2021.

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    How the pandemic has changed rush hour

    (BPT) - It is an indisputable fact that the COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot about Americans’ daily lives, including relationships with vehicles.

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    Dreaming of adventure? There’s a Uganda safari for everyone

    (BPT) - What gets your heart racing when you imagine traveling? Challenging yourself physically in a beautiful landscape, or catching a glimpse of magnificent wildlife and rare birds? Soaring above it all while admiring spectacular scenery from on high, or soaking in the environment from the water? Fortunately, there is one destination in Africa where you can experience the adventure of a lifetime — no matter what thrills you. Coined the "Pearl of Africa" by none other than Winston Churchill, Uganda has the perfect safari for every type of adventurous traveler.

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Tuesday 02/09/2021
Bring a little luxury to your life by bringing wine country to you
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - While you’re staying at home and doing your best to be safe during a pandemic, there’s one thing you shouldn’t have to compromise on — high-quality wine. And if you’re a seasoned wine drinker, you know that Napa Valley is the place to be.

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Wednesday 02/03/2021
3 ideas for the perfect socially distanced road trip
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - While it’s hard to know what’s around the corner, many travelers with wanderlust are thinking about heading for the horizon in 2021. And while travel may look different this year, there are lots of great socially distanced destinations on the map.

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Monday 02/01/2021
Tips for moving pets — to the White House or yours
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - First families throughout history have welcomed pets into the White House. That’s no surprise, considering that more than 60 percent of all U.S. households live with dogs, cats and other pets. But moving can cause our pets anxiety, so it’s best to learn some coping strategies for your furry friends.

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Thursday 01/28/2021
Uganda: The Pearl of Africa Awaits
Updated: January 30, 2021 - 2:34 am

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Wednesday 01/13/2021
The “big 7”: Top animals to spot in Uganda
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - Do you dream of seeing majestic wild animals in their natural habitat? If viewing the world’s most impressive wildlife is on your bucket list, a safari is the way to do it. You may have even heard of the “Big 5”: lions, leopards, elephants, rhino and buffalo.

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Monday 01/11/2021
The Epic Cross Country Journey of the Times Square New Year’s Eve Numerals! [Video]
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

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Thursday 12/31/2020
Tips for planning the ultimate safari
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - If you’ve always wanted to see amazing wildlife in their natural habitats, you may wonder what country to visit, and how to plan your ideal adventure. Choosing Uganda, you'll see not only amazingly rich and varied landscapes, but also a variety of wildlife unlike any other country in the world.

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Wednesday 12/23/2020
The perfect shot: The story of a boy and his photography
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - In a year like 2020, dreams can still come true, even for those with a critical illness. Just ask Colton, a young boy from South Carolina. After he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, Colton found he loved taking pictures with his smartphone. He's been at the beach every day, taking photos of the calming waves at sunrise and sunset.

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Study: U.S. migrants will adjust holiday celebrations this year
Updated: February 28, 2021 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - During this holiday season, a number of migrants will celebrate New Year's Eve observing their own family traditions, though many will adjust their usual plans to maintain safety during the pandemic.

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Are there benefits to buying a timeshare in this day and age?
Updated: February 21, 2021 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Once upon a time, if you said you owned a timeshare, you might get a side eye from a well-meaning friend who was concerned you caved to a hard sell for a vacation option. But times have changed, and a quiet revolution in the industry now shows that timeshares can be a savvy vacation strategy.

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