Thursday, August 29, 2013

Inspired!

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Today I saw something in the television that got me inspired. What about it? Home interior decoration and lightning! It’s really true that a home need not be a mansion to look beautiful, you just got to be resourceful and creative. The husband is planning to have a separate room, like a home theatre and I saw some really great ideas fit for it. I want to paint those egg trays red for a cozy room effect. Another thing, Lighting tips for modern interior are really helpful when it comes to proper placing of light to create a nice, just the right atmosphere for every corner of your home. Winks!

Historical Fort Pierce, FL

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part of the old historical downtown of Fort Pierce, FL. This is just one of the amazing and historic building you can see in that city. I heard lots of positive feedback how nice the place is. That's why don't miss out to come in your next FL vacation.

Monday, August 26, 2013

New York City vacation packages

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Are you looking forward to your next big vacation? Have you decided where you will go and what you will do? With the world at your fingertips, the sky is the limit. However, the price tags may limit where you go and what you do. If you are trying to keep the price down, then you might want to consider these fun trips that may be right in your own backyard.

Visit the Beach
Head off to the beach for a week of relaxing in the sun and reclining in the sand. It’s great fun for people of all ages, and the entertainment at the beach is usually very affordable. You can also choose locations that have boardwalks, shops and even year-round carnivals to make your beach vacation a little more interesting.

Head to the Big City
If you live near New York City, then look at New York City vacation packages from NYCtrip.com. You can drive into the city, stay in the local hotels and see what makes the Big Apple so popular with people from around the world. Take in the sights, go see a Broadway show and hit the major attractions. There is always something to do, and you would be amazed at how much of the entertainment includes free local parks and very affordable museums.

Whether you are dreaming of a mountain getaway, a trip to the ocean or you want to take in the big city lights, there are countless fantastic vacations available right in your own backyard. You will save on gas when you can drive to your destination, and you might even find great deals on airfare to make a vacation on the other side of the country more affordable

Blue Monday - Joy ride at Oceanside Ft Pierce, FL

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Smiling Sally


Weeks ago we went for a joy ride with our daddy (kiddos and I). He's then out for business calls meanwhile for us, we just enjoying the scenic views of the places we drove by going to his destinations. The beautiful photos just speak for it self. As we passed to this location the blue building caught my very eyes. It is indeed stunning. This building if am not mistaken is an apartment by the beach.

Meanwhile, as we drive along the coastal line, we saw some beautiful hotels and buildings. Another log-stone building that simply caught my attention. I love how the way it looks, the stones and logs compliment each others. I told my husband that's my dream house and i wanted him to build exactly the same for us in the future, lol. 

I never get tired driving around if the views are like these, relaxing and beautiful! Plus the weather is lovely. Life is good.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Busses

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Back home in the Philippines, when it comes to travel, the most common or shall I say most budget-friendly and enjoyable means of transportation is through big buses. I still can remember having to travel 13 long hours via bus, I actually prefer and love it more than airplanes and ferries. Road trips indeed has this soothing feeling, like it feels so good being able to just sit back, laze yourself, and see the never ending road and beautiful sights. Well that was in the Philippines, here in the US, not ones I tried riding a bus, so yeah imagine how I missed the feeling?

Out of curiosity, I gave All About America, the leader in motorcoach industry a visit. It is a company that’s all about bus charters and anything related to “by land” means of transportation. So I learned that their fleet includes:

  • 9 passenger vans 
  • 48 passenger full size luxury touring motorcoaches 
  • 56 passenger full size luxury touring motorcoaches 
  • 71 passenger school buses (equipped with a/c and seat-belts) 

Features also includes reclining seats, Wi-Fi, restrooms, foot rest, DVD, CD and VCR plus so much more! Imagine how cool those big buses are! When I think of riding a bus and actually travel by land soon, I cannot help but smile. Geez I missed the feeling so bad! Lol!

Seafood Destination - Florida

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Fall is just around the corner which means starts to get busy again. Vacationers from up north is going down to sunshine state. The weather is pretty much beautiful all year round, although we may get a lil bit cool but that's it! A state that rarely gets cold. That's why during cold seasons people are staying here until the spring approaches. One great thing to experience on the land of sand and sun is the seafood galore. Best seafood destination, from great dining experience, gourmet food and nice restaurants name it! All year round Florida have this seafood festivals and events. All sorts of seafood delicacies from different origins gather together. Luckily, we attended two of those festivals recently. Can't wait for the next one coming! It is always fun and the excitement is high. 

So if you are thinking of Florida getaway don't miss the chance to explore the seafood celebration here and there! Wink.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Counting the Days

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When I hear those words above, I can’t help but think of home, the Philippines. I missed everyone especially my family. I can’t wait to wake up late in the mornings knowing that my mom had already prepared breakfast for us. My heart skips when I think of having a nap beside my grandmother again. I giggle when I think of riding the motorbike with my father, and feel so excited, certain that my sissy and cousins are my kids’ babysitters. I longed for the day and I know it’s going to be soon which makes me even more excited! So anyway, since I’m home sick, why not search for some friendly flight rates back home.

I am actually thinking of doing so via an agency. Like have someone professional process everything from our papers to the tickets, etc. Thus to avoid hassle and missing stuff, I’ll just have to sit back and relax while waiting for the flight. But then I strongly believe that I’m a good travel organizer, lol! Modestly aside, having able to work for a travel agency before I know the basics, the good side and the bad so why not do the booking myself. There are online websites anyway that can provide me with the necessary stuff and since it’s online, I can search for better rates, even discounts. I saw some great deals from there and here for US Airways, just trying to decide which date would be perfect. (Can’t help dreaming/wishing/hoping :D)

By the way i know you guys planning also for a much awaited getaway, right? So just check online deals from time to time and in no time you will mostly get what you are looking for! Always remember patience is a virtue, wink!

Food Truck Frenzy

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I know this is popular across America! I've heard my aunt in CA about food truck as well and is it indeed the most known around California state. I used to just watch them compete on television food channel and wished to be there one day! And so my wish granted me to experienced one awesome event! Food truck frenzy is invading Florida right now, it is a huge outdoor picnic where food trucks of different places, cuisine and menus food that is cooked as you order. Am not talking fast food because bunch of the food trucks are run and manage by chefs! Japanese, Italian, Filipino, American and so on so fort kind of great fusion cuisine, comfort foods, soulful food and of course sweet treats. Great deals to choose from. Worth to try and i advice you to roam and check the entire trucks first before you decide what to order because they're bunch of them that are so bloody good! We had a  good experienced last Saturday at our locale.

Definitely watching for their next pit stop which i believed just close by. Wink!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hotels and Accommodations in Niagara Falls

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Being that Niagara Falls is one of the Natural Wonders of the world, it stands to reason that it is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Given that so many people from around the globe travel to this region, there is no shortage of Niagara Falls hotel and accommodations. In fact, there are some 160 plus accommodations in the area, including hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and inns. Whether you're looking for a full-service hotel that will accommodate your every whim or a more intimate setting, like a bed and breakfast, is more up your alley, a bed and breakfast may be more what you are looking for.

Difference Between Accommodations

Wondering what the difference between a hotel, motel, inn and bed and breakfast is? Here's a look at some of the distinctive traits of each:

Hotel: A hotel typically provides the most elaborate accommodations. Jacuzzi suits, restaurants, room service and plush accommodations are typically offered at hotels.

Motels: Motels typically offer the basic items that a traveler would need, including bedding, a shower, phone and television. Some motels also provide Continental breakfasts and pools, as well.

Inns: Inns are very similar to motels in that they typically provide only the basics that you would need while traveling; however, an inn offers a more family-friend, cozy feeling than a motel. They are usually family owned and operated.

Bed and Breakfast: A bed and breakfast offers the most intimate experience of them all. A bed and breakfast is usually run out of someone's home or a house that used for the sole purpose of a bed and breakfast. Bedrooms are let out for rent, which are private, but other areas of the home are shared public spaces, including living rooms, dining rooms, and kitchens and in some bed and breakfasts, the bathrooms are shared as well.

Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee

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Pyramid Arena located in Memphis, Tennessee. Known to be the Great American Pyramid. It is in the center of the city of Memphis. When you come by there you must have see this cool looking Pyramid as if you are in Egypt! Wink.

Monday, August 12, 2013

South Causeway Park, Ft. Pierce, FL

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The park entrance

Over looking high ends hotel by the Atlantic coastal line.

Closer look of the wall to wall hotels

Kids had fun swimming on a calm and shallow water

Drive all through the beach close by the seashore

White sands

South Causeway Park, Ft. Pierce, FL - I must say one of the nice local beaches around. It reminds me of Philippines beaches with white sand open drive way along the beach, over looking seashore while you are driving through, coconut trees here and there which is what i love about the place. Picnic tables with individual grilling section. It's definitely a kinda beach i would enjoy spending the whole entire day. Just relaxing and chilling out with family or friends. Go check out for your self and you will be happy that you found this place! Wink!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

One stop shop for luggages and more!

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As with most people, when you fly or take a trip somewhere, you are going to need luggage. I found the perfect place to get all of your luggage, sports bags, backpacks or any other type of bag. They have a Huge Range Of Luggage and everything seems to be priced just right. I know when we traveled to the Philippines, we needed alot of luggage, both for us and the kids. Tesco direct has all the bags and backpacks for adults and the kids too, so you can get everything you need in one place.

They have all of the name brand logos too, like Spiderman, Peppa Pig, Monster's Inc, Disney Princesses, Transformers, Thomas the Train and Friends and many, many more! Also, the adult bags are endless too. Backpacks, shoulder bags, suitcases, shopping trolleys, business bags, messenger bags, holdalls and many more. Talk about having a Huge Range Of Luggage! They have a huge range of colors and designs too. 


Many of them have wheels to make them easier to pull around the airport or wherever you take them. They have hard case bags and the normal soft, fabric ones too.Also, who can forget all the accessories that one will need when they travel? Tesco direct didn't forget! They carry everything that you can possibly need. Digital luggage scales, money belts, power adapter plugs, inflatable pillows, luggage ID's, padlocks and many more items! Be sure to check them out and see for yourself all of the great products that they carry.

The next trip that we make, I will be sure to check with Tesco direct to be sure that we have everything we will need for the trip. One great thing about Tesco direct is that they carry more than just luggage and accessories. They have many more categories to choose from, so you can shop for many things all at one time. Check them out at Tesco direct.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Filipino fruit trees available in Florida

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I am still in ecstatic and overwhelmed mode until now! I can't imagine most of my favorite Filipino fruit trees are available here in our locale. Glad we move her in sunny state, i just get them in drive away! Banana is my favorite fruit ever, ripe or green i love them both! As well the papaya, we all know papaya is good for body and beauty. Meanwhile, guava fruits are so rare here but when we went for a ride to the husband going on Ric's Garden World (one of his clientele). They have most of the fruit trees that we have in the Philippines and for that knowing i am so happy! Even coconut trees are present with plenty of coconut on top, lol! Anyway, thought by the end of the week we are going to go back to the nursery and get my fruit trees! Can't wait! Excited mode! Winkz.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

World's Most Attractive Cities

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My countdown of world's most beautiful cities. I have several but these lists are one of the finest. Stunning, beautiful, amazing, breathtaking jaw dropping so on so fort places! Lolz.

 Panama City, USA

Sydney, Australia

Hallstatt, Austria

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Guanajuato, Mexico

Dubai

(Images not mine)