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Boutique Hotels in Florida

Boutique Hotels Florida

THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF THE HIPMUNK HOTELS CAMPAIGN  Florida has some of the best beaches, sunsets, cuisines, and culture, making it the perfect destination for all types of travelers. Whether you're a solo traveler, business traveler, or traveling with family, Florida has something for everyone. An incredible destination is certain to have incredible hotels. If you're headed to Florida, here's a list of amazing boutique hotels that are sure to meet all your needs. Embassy Suites, Fort Lauderdale 17th Street Centrally located, Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale is the place to be. You'll be footsteps away from shops and restaurants,...

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Hipmunk Hotels: Chilled Out Hotels in Gainesville, Panama City, and More

The post below was originally published on The World Pursuit by Cameron and Natasha.Many vacationers in the United States head south during the summer months to the most southeastern state of Florida. Florida offers many exciting attractions to offer tourists during all parts of the year. With mild winters and sunny summers it’s no wonder it’s called “The Sunshine State.” If you want to spend some days chilling out in the sun and getting a tan, here are some good recommendations for laid back hotels.Party the Day Away Near Panama City Panama City is a great place...

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Why I Chose to Teach Abroad in South Korea

Teaching abroad is something I was introduced back in 2006 while working in Germany as a camp counselor. I'd met travelers along the way who were teaching abroad, and I thought "Wow! How cool?! I wish I could do that", but never really thinking twice about it.[caption id="attachment_1742" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Me and my kiddos from Camp Adventure[/caption][caption id="attachment_1739" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Playing dress up[/caption][caption id="attachment_1740" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Me and fellow counselors[/caption]Fast forward to circa 2009, I was browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble and I overheard a guy on the phone talking about his preparations...

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Luxury Boutique Hotels in Washington D.C.

5 Luxury Boutique Hotels in Washington D.C.

This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign  Who wants cookie cutter accommodations when you can have a one-of-a-kind experience at a luxury boutique hotel? Teeming with history and rich with tradition, the nation's capital, Washington D.C., does luxury boutique like no other. Here you will find hotels that has found a way to infuse swanky, modern, and chic aesthetics with historical heritage, and signature services that will undoubtedly leave guests with an unforgettable experience. Here are 5 luxury boutique hotels in Washington D.C. The Hay-Adams Nestled in the heart of Washington D.C., the historic Hay-Adams hotel overlooks...

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Hipmunk Hotels: Best Hotels in Fort Myers, Treasure Island, Coco Beach, and More to Enjoy Some Fun in the Sun

Hipmunk Hotels: Best Hotels in Fort Myers, Treasure Island, Coco Beach, and More to Enjoy Some Fun in the Sun

This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign  With warm weather, practically year round, and beaches that stretch for hundreds of miles, Florida has definitely earned the title "Sunshine State". Family adventures, fun in the sun, nature lovers, there's something for everybody. Also, no vacation is complete without an awesome hotel to accommodate you. Here's a list of some Floridian Fun in the Sun destinations. activities, and affordable hotel options nearby. Enjoy The Arts in Jacksonville There's certainly not a shortage of things to do in Jacksonville. If you're into culture and arts this is your place. Check out the...

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13 Things To Do Before Taking an International Trip {FREE Checklist}

13 Things To Do Before Taking an International Trip {FREE Checklist}

Ok, so you're ready to take your first international trip (YAY!). Or maybe this is your 103rd international trip, but each and every time you feel like you're forgetting something. It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the things on your "To Do" list, but I'm here to help you simplify the process and ensure you don't forget anything, down to even the most minute detail. Here's a simple checklist of things you should do before taking an international trip: Get Your Passport in Order This is first and foremost. You're not going anywhere abroad without this. Point.Blank.Period....

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Airbnb Alternatives: Vacation Rental Websites You Should Know

Airbnb Alternatives: Vacation Rental Sites You Should Know

Sometimes hotels just don’t cut it, especially when traveling with a family or a large group of friends, or even if you’re a solo traveler, such as myself, who just want to stay somewhere unique. An often-overlooked alternative to hotels are vacation rentals. Often times you can rent properties long-term or short-term; whatever fits your needs. You can rent homes, apartments, condos, beach houses, tree houses, yurts, you name it, you can probably rent it. You just have to know where to look.By now, we have all heard of Airbnb for accommodation rentals and if...

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8 Unforgettable Things to do in San Pedro Belize

8 Unforgettable Things to do in San Pedro Belize worldofawanderer.com

This time last year I was enjoying a post birthday trip to Belize. Why post birthday? Well, one of my friends was planning a trip to Belize and Guatemala for a family member’s graduation, and my friends and I decided to invite ourselves along, because why not? It happened to be around the time of my birthday and another friend’s birthday so it all worked out as just one big celebration. I didn’t have any expectations for Belize because, quite honestly, I didn’t know much about this small Central American country beyond tropical weather and the wondrous...

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That One Time I Thought I Was About to Die: A Mini Confession

This is a random note I came across in my phone this morning while searching for something else. Too long for a Facebook post (IMO), and not quite long enough for a featured blog post, I figured I'd make it a mini confession:Everyone bracing themselves, drinks sloshing, cutlery and other tray items flying, unanimous "Ohhh's" and "Whoa's" with every violent bump, and a whole lot of prayers, on my part. I just knew the face masks would drop at any minute and today would be the day that I met my Maker. I've never experienced...

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