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All of our travel articles are written by Life is Better Traveling travel agents.  They bring their knowledge and expertise so you get the best information first-hand.  

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The Real Cost of a Basic Economy Flight: What You Need to Know Before You BUY ✈️

Ever stumbled upon a sweet deal on flights, only to find out later that your bargain left you longing for comfort? We’ve all been there! At Life is Better Traveling, we believe that a great journey starts with a well-chosen flight. So, let’s dive into why it’s crucial to look [...]

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Dive into the Bliss of Cancun & Riviera Maya!

Cancun! I just returned from a beach adventure in sunny Mexico!  I had the privilege of attending the Apple Leisure Group (ALG) Mega Fam trip and the ALG Sapphire Elite travel agencies retreat.  Both events were very educational and eye opening for me.  The one that I learned that I [...]

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Explore Cancun safely 🌴✈️ Avoid dangers with these tips now!

Our agency is ready to travel to Cancun next month for an exclusive invite to tour resorts and learn about the amazing things to see in the area.  Our agency works hard to ensure we keep up with our relationships with our suppliers.  This includes going to various destinations to [...]

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How to Visit Barcelona

I am excited that January was the month to plan your vacation, and oh boy, so many of you reached out. I just wanted to give a quick thank you to everyone who booked their 2024 and 2025 vacations with one of Life is Better Traveling travel agents. We feel the love!   [...]

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2024 Top Vacation Destinations

2023 was a great year for travel.  At Life is Better Traveling our agents traveled to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Alaska, Bermuda, France, Walt Disney World several times over, and many more places.  It felt so good getting back out there and visiting amazing destinations without having to [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain, and it is a wonderful, safe, and vibrant city. It boasts a diverse cultural scene, exciting nightlife, and an incredible restaurant scene.  It’s also a walkable city, which makes it perfect for tourists! However, leave yourself enough time to fully experience all of its [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain truly captures the imagination, and is an ideal city to visit! Barcelona's combination of stunning architecture, rich culture, beautiful beaches, and vibrant atmosphere makes it a great destination for travelers seeking a mix of history, art, entertainment, and relaxation. Whether you're an art lover, a history buff, or [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Athens

Known as the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy, Athens is literally steeped in history, and this makes it an incredible place to visit and explore. Athens is a vibrant, cultural hub with rich art and ancient architecture. You will find world-class museums, unique cultural events, fun music festivals, and [...]

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Spotlight Destination: Florence

Florence, Italy is renowned for its rich history, incredible art, and stunning architecture. Visiting Florence is an exceptional experience.  Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is home to some of the most famous works of art in the entire world. Keep an eye out for masterpieces by Leonardo da [...]

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween

Are you looking for something unique to do with your family this Halloween season? Well, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a magical event that is not to be missed! This ticketed event is perfect for all ages! (It’s not too spooky, but just spooky enough!) It only happens on [...]

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Walt Disney World Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Walt Disney World is truly the most *magical* place on earth, and visiting there is an incredible experience that you and your family won’t soon forget. However, this lifetime experience requires some careful planning to make the most out of it - you don’t want to miss out on any [...]

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Spotlight Destination: London

London has a very special place in my heart.  The vibrant city of London has something for everyone! It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. Known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, the city has something [...]

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Spotlight Destination: Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic in the Caribbean occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with Haiti. The country has a population of approximately 10.7 million people, and the official language is Spanish. The Dominican Republic has a rich and diverse culture that includes music, dance, art, [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the most vibrant cities I’ve ever visited! It offers a unique blend of history, rich culture, and modernity. With its charming canals, picturesque streets, vibrant nightlife, and world-renowned museums, Amsterdam is a must-visit destination for travelers from all over the world. Amsterdam has something for everyone. [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Belfast

Belfast is a fascinating city to visit! It is the largest city in Northern Ireland, sitting right on the River Lagan. It has a rich history dating back to the early 17th century when Sir Arthur Chichester built a castle there. The capital of Ireland became a major commercial and [...]

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Spotlight Destination: Rome, Italy

Roaming Through Rome! Rome is rich in history, culture, fashion, and food.  The “Eternal City” is a destination that never fails to impress visitors with its stunning architecture, iconic landmarks, and vibrant street life. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, Rome has something for everyone! Rome, [...]

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Destination Spotlight: Paris

The City of Love and the City of Lights lives up to its reputation as one of the most romantic cities - and one of the most highly visited destinations in the world.  Paris is a must-see, with over 30 million tourists visiting each year! It is filled with beautiful [...]

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The Birth of the All-Inclusive Resort

With the winter months just around the corner, we have been getting a lot of requests for getaways to the Caribbean and Mexico. The birthplace of the “all-inclusive” resort.  Ahhhh, the place where you can eat and drink as much as you want, and be as lazy as you want [...]

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Is your luggage getting lost?

I have been getting phone calls from our clients who are traveling to Europe this fall about the news of lost luggage.  The news is showing pictures of a sea of “lost” luggage at various airports.  Some news outlets such as the New York post are even saying that there [...]

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Why are there no🌴 all-inclusives in the US?

With the winter months just around the corner, we have been getting a lot of requests for getaways to the Caribbean and Mexico. The birthplace of the “all-inclusive” resort. Ahhhh, the place where you can eat and drink as much as you want, and be as lazy as you want with no [...]

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Do not ever lose your luggage again!

Have you ever had lost luggage?  I have been getting phone calls from our clients who are traveling to Europe this fall about the news of lost luggage.  The news is showing pictures of a sea of “lost” luggage at various airports.  Some news outlets such as the New York post are [...]

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