Travel Blog Posts by Mariele Ventrice

Things to Do in NYC for College Students

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A college student on a budget in NYC? Check out these 15 must-see places!

Bustling with diverse cultural life and a vibrant youth scene, The Big Apple is one of the most exciting destinations for college students.

5 of the Best Chicago Family Attractions

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One of the great things about Chicago as a vacation destination is that there are endless things to do for travelers of all ages.

Dozens of museums and landmarks are fun for kids & parents, & family-friendly hotels and restaurants make your Chicago family vacation all the more convenient.

Best Los Angeles Studio Tours

The set of Central Perk from FRIENDS on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Discount Tickets

No trip to LA is complete without a trip to the major film and television studios in Los Angeles. Back-lots, sound stages, and antique sets are just the beginning.

Not sure which studio is best for your visit? We put together a go-to list with a run down of what to expect.

Top 10 Nerdiest New York City Attractions

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

New York City is the perfect place to embrace your inner nerd. Whether you’re a graphic novel nerd, a science techie, or a gamer geek, you’ll find your place in one of the top 10 nerdiest New York City attractions. Sneak off… [Read More]

Where to Buy Souvenirs in NYC

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Did you know that over 50 million tourists from all over the world visit New York City each year. Be one of them. Looking for that perfect memento from your trip to the Big Apple, but uncertain what to take home and… [Read More]

Orlando Labor Day 2014 Attractions

The Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain in Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

For those of us who relish in the summertime sun and beach vibe, the end of August doesn’t seem appealing. However, the end of the summer does bring something to look forward to: Labor Day weekend! The last holiday weekend of the… [Read More]

Discount Hollywood Attractions Pass

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Wondering what’s going on in Hollywood these days? August is a wonderful time to be in Los Angeles, as the summer is wrapping up and autumn is just around the corner. Of course, the weather is still generally hot and sunny around… [Read More]

Top New York City Tours

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With five boroughs, 304 square miles of land, and 8.5 million inhabitants, there’s no doubting New York City is a big place. It’s no wonder that tourists have so much trouble deciding what to do and see in the city—it’s hard to… [Read More]

Shark Week at the Shedd Aquarium

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Deep in the waters of the earth’s massive oceans, more than 300 species of sharks live in a shroud of mystery and myth. From coral reefs in the Indian Ocean to Caribbean Sea, sharks hunt their prey, scavenge for food, and stealthily… [Read More]

Cheap Oahu Attraction Tickets

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It’s hard to believe it’s already August, but with only a month left before the inevitable start of the school year, we’ll all soon be wrapping up our summer vacation plans. However, as the days get cooler and shorter in most of… [Read More]

Art in San Francisco: de Young Museum Ticket Discount

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San Francisco’s thriving arts scene is one of the biggest draws of this vibrant and eclectic city. The Bay Area’s first big manifestation of its artistic prowess came in the 50s and 60s at the height of the Beat Generation. While Eastern… [Read More]

Adventures at LEGOLAND San Diego

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Looking for an attraction that will keep kids entertained all day in San Diego? Perhaps one that you’ll enjoy as well? LEGOLAND San Diego, an entire theme park dedicated to the colored building blocks we all knew and loved as children, may… [Read More]

New York Labor Day 2014 Attractions

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Labor Day weekend is the last chance for a summer getaway for many Americans. As August comes to a close, we tend to hop in our cars and head to the lake or the beach for a last hurrah. However, while it… [Read More]

Kennedy Space Center Ticket Discount

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When planning Orlando vacations, many tourists are looking for fun attractions their kids will love other than the giant theme parks. Whether you’re avoiding Disney World and its contemporaries because the prices are too high, the lines are too long, or the… [Read More]

Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm

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A Southern California vacation often involves a trip to one or more of the area’s top theme parks. However, summertime in places like Disneyland means lots of crowds and long lines – not to mention the astronomical prices. This summer, enjoy short… [Read More]