Author: Sheri

Southern California: A great place to wind down

After my recent visit to New York City, I was ready to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet! Having never been to the West Coast before, I wasn’t sure what to expect on my visit to Los Angeles and San Diego, but I was looking forward to it! I noticed several things in Southern California: People are very laid back. I love this! There is just a general relaxed feeling in the area, and people are generally very patient and kind, at least in my experience. I was advised by a local that traffic laws and lights are...

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Niagara jet boat rides make a splash with international visitors

Niagara jet boat rides make a splash with international visitors Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours focuses on increasing ridership with overseas tourism market   NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. – Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours’ reputation as one of Niagara’s premier attractions is building momentum in the overseas tourism market, drawing a growing number of international travellers to experience the one-of-a-kind adventure ride on the Niagara River. The Niagara-on-the-Lake tour boat operator owes a large part of its success over the past 20 seasons to its emphasis on forging relationships with international travel companies and investing in overseas marketing strategies, says Whirlpool Jet Boat...

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Visit the place movies are made: Universal Studios Hollywood

I was pretty excited to visit Universal Studios Hollywood. I am a movie fanatic, and to visit the place where so many movies are actually made is pretty exciting. I had to educate Kellen about some classic movies like King Kong and Jaws before we went on the Studio Tour, and he was pretty interested to see it all too. Since the Studio Tours was at the top of our list of things to do, we went straight to it. There was a long line but it was only about a half hour wait and it was totally worth...

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The Westin Los Angeles Airport

I am currently enjoying the good life at The Westin Los Angeles Airport. This is a beautiful hotel near LAX, that boasts well kept rooms with very comfortable beds and a few of the airport (not a bonus for everyone, but it certainly made Kellen happy). The shuttle from LAX to The Westin (and vice versa) comes every twenty minutes.  The hotel has an outdoor pool and hot tub on the third floor, and a main floor restaurant called The Daily Grill that you can eat in or order room service from. The hotel staff have been extremely pleasant...

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Things you should know about New York City

I visited New York City for the first time last week. I am a small town girl and I will always prefer the quiet life to the busy city, but it is fun to visit the big city once in awhile. Here are some things I learned about New York City: The people are not rude, at least not that I noticed. The traffic is CRAZY! I would never in a million years drive in New York City, and I would rather not ever be in a shuttle bus there again. It is expensive to eat in their restaurants...

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Jet Blue Airlines … affordable without sacrifice

Last week I flew to New York City from the Buffalo/Niagara Airport on Jet Blue Airlines. This was my first time flying on Jet Blue, but it won’t be my last! I chose Jet Blue because of the price. It was the cheapest flight I could find to NYC, and I wanted to save money wherever I could. I have found myself on some pretty tiny propeller airplanes in the past, and I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised when I boarded the plane. The seats were not cramped, and there was more leg room...

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