• December 5, 2020

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    Celebrate the holidays in Myrtle Beach

    (BPT) - With the holiday season underway, why not enjoy it at the beach? As 2020 comes to a close, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes visitors with safe experiences, travel deals and amazing opportunities to create special memories. You can find plenty of safe entertainment options, theatrical adventures and all kinds of outdoor activities to ensure a memorable trip.

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    Can a vacation save your life?

    (BPT) - If you’ve ever wondered whether there are benefits to taking a vacation or traveling, there is good news. Research shows that vacations can help you live longer and improve your mental and physical health.

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    Home -- or Anywhere but Home -- for the Holidays?

    (StatePoint) During the holidays, you may be seeking comfort, whether that’s the comfort of home -- or anywhere but home.

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Wednesday 12/02/2020
Destination weddings: How to plan your dream celebration in uncertain times
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Something old, something new, masks for guests and hand sanitizer, too — weddings during COVID-19 look different than those in the past. However, love is leading the way as couples are making thoughtful adjustments to their ceremonies to reflect their personalities and commitment to each other while prioritizing health and safety.

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Safer travel: 6 reasons to consider ski vacations and snow getaways
Posted: December 02, 2020

(BPT) - Perhaps there's no better place to experience the majesty of winter than on a mountain surrounded by the stunning beauty of Mother Nature. Whether you're seeking some fresh powder to ski or snowboard, prefer to snowshoe or go cross-country amid the evergreens, or simply like cozying up by a fire overlooking the incredible atmosphere, the season is showcased in stunning ways during a snow getaway.

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Monday 11/30/2020
5 ways to experience wine country from home
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - From canceled plans and trips to work from home and beyond, you’ve likely had to sacrifice a lot in 2020. But 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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4 driving safety tips that could save you money
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Bad driving habits aren’t just obnoxious, they’re also dangerous — motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the U.S., with more than 38,000 people having lost their lives and nearly 4.4 million injured in collisions in 2019, according to the National Safety Council.

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Friday 11/20/2020
Planning a road trip? You're not alone [Infographic]
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Read on for results of a recent survey revealing the road trip plans of 2,000 people in the midst of COVID-19.

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Top Considerations for Cool Weather Camping
Updated: November 25, 2020 - 2:35 am

(StatePoint) It’s almost never too cold to head outdoors when you’re well-prepared. On your next cool-weather hike or camping trip, keep these considerations in mind for a safe and comfortable experience:

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Thursday 11/19/2020
Seven Common Mistakes Travelers Make When Renewing Their Passport
Posted: November 19, 2020

(BPT) - Americans are ready to travel this holiday season. Airline bookings are up and a recent survey shows 74% of people plan to fly during the December holidays. Whether you're planning a Caribbean or Mexican getaway for the holidays, or looking forward to a cruise since the ‘no sail’ ban has lifted, you need to check your passport now. To help the wanderers among us, passport and travel expert David Alwadish, founder of The ItsEasy Passport App, shares the seven most common mistakes travelers make when renewing their passports.

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Planning a road trip? You're not the only one [Infographic]
Posted: November 19, 2020

(BPT) - Check out the results of a recent survey that reveals the road trip plans of 2,000 people in the midst of COVID-19.

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Planning a road trip? You are not alone [Infographic]
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - People are ready to get back on the road. Read on for survey results revealing the road trip plans of 2,000 people in the midst of COVID-19.

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Would you attend a timeshare sales presentation in exchange for a discounted vacation?
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - If you're a frequent traveler to popular vacation hotspots like Orlando or Las Vegas there’s a good chance you’ve been approached by someone and asked to attend a timeshare sales pitch, often in exchange for a heavily discounted vacation or free tickets to a show or theme park.

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pets

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Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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