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Memorial Day Great Escapes

The official start of summer is almost here, while some will celebrate by firing up the grill; VinnieVanGo believes that your long weekend should be spent away from the home. He’s put together a full list of vacation destinations from the sandy shores of San Francisco to the monuments of Washington, DC. Washington, DC There’s

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VinnieVanGOs Guide to a Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is no longer only celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of May, but has now transformed into a weekend affair. With the additional days to celebrate your mom, look for traditional and non-traditional activities to get the most out of the entire weekend. VinnieVanGo has found amazing experiences outside of largest US cities for

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Currency Guide for EU Trips

Most European countries have adopted the Euro. However, a few of them treat Euro as a foreign currency – the Swiss Franc, for instance, is the local currency in Switzerland – and as a traveler, you would be asking yourself, what’s the best way to carry money while on your travels? Today, we will explore

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Even VinnieVanGO is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!

Planning to travel to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Here’s everything you need to know about some of the best celebrations across the country. VinnieVanGO has everything you need to find the top five destinations for the ultimate St Patty’s Day festivities. North: Boston, MA What started in 1724 by the Charitable Irish Society

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Top 8 Hacks to Prevent Jet Lag

Travelling can be fun as well as pain. When you have a job that demands traveling very frequently, you will relate to the painful aspect of it. All power to positivity, but here, in this article we are going to deal with the negatives of traveling. One such negative is jet lag. All these different

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2019 Winter Festivals & Events

Many people are now suffering from the Post Holiday Blues, luckily VinneVanGO has a list of fantastic and amazing winter festivals that will surely lift your spirits. Miami Marathon January 27th If you live in a colder climate the Miami Marathon is a great excuse to enjoy the heat while maintaining your New Year’s resolution.

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10 Tricks In Google Maps That Any Traveler Should Know

When travelling, you are probably using map apps more than you’d like to admit. But they definitely make your life easier with finding routes, restaurants, ATMs and so on. While all of the map apps have something to offer, Google maps is definitely the best of the lot. You have an extraordinary amount of options

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6 Things You Should (and Shouldn’t) Buy at the Airport

6 Things You Should (and Shouldn’t) Buy at the Airport Nearly two million Americans fly domestically every day in the U.S. Some are even frequent flyers who pass through airports several times a month. Whether you are a routine jet-setter or an occasional flyer, it’s always a good idea to make careful preparations before leaving

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Check out these great ideas for gifts for travel lovers!

Do you need a unique gift ideas for that travel buff in your family or circle of friends? Vinnie connected with these experts for perfect presents! Airplanes are closed spaces with recycled air, putting people – both healthy and sick— in close proximity. Wynd can help! It’s a water-bottle sized mobile personal air quality system

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Tips for Traveling with an Emotional Support Animal

VinnieVanGO loves animals and knows they often play an important role for their owners. He asked his friends at CertaPet for tips on traveling with them. Tips for Traveling with an Emotional Support Animal If you’re a fan of A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, you may be familiar with this. There’s a story about Christopher Robin

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VinnieVanGO’s Thanksgiving celebration

For millions of Americans, a turkey dinner with all the trimmings is the only part of what goes into a Thanksgiving weekend well spent. For those people, getting their holiday shopping season off to a good start on Black Friday is an absolute must. However, there are many events and activities to help you celebrate

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What You Can Learn From Traveling To another Country

VinneVanGO believes, planning a trip abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do- well, aside from actually getting to your destination. The joy of being in another country, you’ll create memories, gain insights and hopefully learn a thing or two about yourself and the culture your experience for the first time. Not

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VinnieVanGO Scariest Halloween Events

Vinnie Van GO loves Halloween! He found these spooky events for ghoulish fun! Los Angeles, CA: Haunted Hayride Located at the old Griffith Park Zoo—already a pretty creepy location—this good old fashioned hayride offers gory set pieces and jump scares-a-plenty. This year’s theme is clowns, so you can bet there will be plenty of red-nosed

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6 Fantastic Tips to Avoid Miscommunications while you’re Abroad

When you’re traveling abroad to a destination is not your first language, there’s always an ever-present risk of mis-communicating with the people there. While you’re abroad, you don’t want to be offensive to anybody, and you don’t want to come across in a negative way. However, with a bit of forward planning and consideration, many

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How to Calculate Your Travel Expenses Properly

Vinnie VanGO likes to splurge every now and then and has trouble sticking to a budget when he travels. So he asked expert Berta Melder for her advice: Many of us like to travel because it’s a fun and exciting way to escape our everyday stresses. People want to forget about their troubles for a

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Urban Water Fun

VinneVanGo loves water sport activities, whether he’s visiting big cities like Chicago or traveling to Sydney the clear blue waters and thrilling experiences always seem to be a part of his travel itinerary. He put together some of his favorite and most popular destinations for water related activities. Malibu, CA Malibu, is home to some

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How to Make the Most of Your Layover

Vinnie hates wasting time during a layover. So her asked travel expert and freelance writer Leanne Thompson about how to best use his time while stuck in the airport. How to make the most of your layover Choosing a flight which has a layover is often more affordable than opting for a non-stop flight. However,

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7 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy While Traveling

There is nothing more fun than getting away on a vacation. Being away from familiar surroundings can be calming and fun. One thing is for sure, though. You do not want to get sick while you are traveling. Here are 7 tips to keep you healthy and strong: 1. Make a Doctor’s Appointment Before you

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Check out these new gadgets and gizmos for a great barbeque!

VinneVanGO loves to cook outdoors! Vinnie, knows that everyone isn’t a Grill Master like himself, but with these great BBQ tools, you’ll be right on your way to whipping up your favorite summer treats. BBQ GRILL MATS The BBQ grill mats are a lifesaver for grilling food that would normally fall between the grill grates.

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4th of July Celebration: BBQ

VinnieVanGO wants to continue to share his excitement for the 4th of July by providing information about some of his favorite BBQ restaurants. It may be tradition to fire up your own grill on Independence day, but for those who wish to relax ,here’s a list of some of the best BBQ restaurants around the

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