All posts by Grace Beehler

Grace Beehler was raised in a family of explorers: She took her first trip abroad at just six months old to Papau New Guinea. High school trips to Spain and Italy followed, before she relocated to Winston-Salem, NC to study English at Wake Forest University; her appetite for adventure whet, she attended school in London and traveled Europe for a semester. After several summer internships, Grace enrolled in NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute and moved to Brooklyn. As an editorial intern at, Grace hopes to continue her creative explorations. Most Recent Trip: New Orleans and the Gulf Shore. Next Trip: Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest

In honor of its 100th anniversary, the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona, is offering special summer rates starting at $100 per night. Compared to the resort’s high season prices, that’s a savings of 40 percent. The AAA Four Diamond resort was built in 1912 on... Read More

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This summer, Hilton Hotels is launching its Great Getaway promotion for stays at Hilton’s various properties across the globe, including Waldorf Astoria, DoubleTree, and many more. In North and South America, save up to 20 percent; in Europe, discounts reach 40 percent and include weekend stays; in Africa and the... Read More

For travelers looking for great travel deals, the summer months offer lots of discounts in the Caribbean and Mexico, because summer generally means hurricanes and risky weather. But the Weather Channel has just issued its forecast for the 2012 hurricane season, and the weather looks promising for those tropical... Read More

EdgeWalk, located at the top of Toronto’s CN Tower, is now open to thrill-seekers and adventure-lovers. The 116-story building hosts North America’s highest external walk on a building. Those who aren’t afraid of heights are invited to walk in a group of six around the 5-foot wide ledge. While there... Read More

Summer in Mexico is hot, and the deals are even hotter. At Hotel Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, rates start at $73 per person, per night, from May 1 to June 22, 2012 and from August 18 to October 29, 2012. But the... Read More

As the weather heats up here in New York, we’re all eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Since camping isn’t exactly a safe idea in Manhattan (and now that Zuccotti Park is no longer an option), glamping – or glamorous camping – might be your best bet... Read More

The weather in Miami is heating up, and so are the savings. Two Kimpton hotels – EPIC and Surfcomber Miami – are offering travelers hot deals with sunny savings. The Stay and Save offer gives guests of the hotels 10 percent off a one-night stay (at EPIC only), 20... Read More

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If you need another excuse to get outside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather, the National Park Service is offering free admission to all National Parks – all 397 of them! – from April 21 through April 29, 2012 during National Park Week. While most parks are free and open... Read More

Pillow butlers and pet whisperers may be the “essential” hotel amenities of the day, but we just discovered an even more indispensible service. With the April 17th tax deadline looming, the Andaz Wall Street hotel in Manhattan is providing accounting services from April 8-15, when an Accountant in Residence... Read More

Napa Valley isn’t just known for its wine. While most people are diving into a bottle of merlot, guests at Calistoga Ranch are invited to dive into the blue-green water of California’s Bodega Bay and search for Abalone mollusks while snorkeling alongside seals and seabirds. Abalone, a species of... Read More

Ilikai Hotel And Suites

With the weather heating up on the East Coast, it is tempting to play hooky and catch some much-needed rays after the grey – albeit mild – winter. And with springtime savings in abundance, you have a great excuse to take a little time off from work. Like this... Read More

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Once airfare and hotels are covered, the most costly part of vacationing is the food. And when traveling with a family, it can become very expensive to satisfy everyone’s hunger. Walt Disney World is offering guests the opportunity to ease the stress of picking up the bill at the... Read More

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In case you missed it, Austin just wrapped up the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive festival. Hundreds of thousands of industry insiders and fans descended upon the city of about 800,000 residents for five nights and four days packed full of music showcases, parties, film... Read More

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Every so often, an email will pass through our inboxes that makes us question, is this real? We have encountered romantic proposal packages, ‘round the world jaunts aboard private jets, hotel stays in swanky penthouses, and more, all worth your offspring’s college tuition. Or a second mortgage. We rounded... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Star

Escape the rat race with a cruise to the sunny, pink-sand beaches of Bermuda via Norwegian Cruise Line. This 7-night cruise aboard the Norwegian Star departs from New York City on May 6 and sails across the Atlantic to Bermuda. Rates start at $499 (just $71 per night) for... Read More