Travel Ideas for Men
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  • Volaris A320 at Loreto Airport in Mexico

    What's It Like Flying Volaris From San Diego to Loreto Mexico

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    13 Reasons to Visit Loreto Mexico For The Ultimate Guys Getaway

  • Ways to Get Free Drinks On a Cruise Ship

    How To Get Free or Nearly Free Drinks During a Cruise Vacation

  • Tour the Paris Catacombs

    Paris City Vision Catacombs Tour

  • Dom Perigon Inspired Suite at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Hawaii

    When You Want Hawaii's Best Hotel Suite, Call Dom Perignon!

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Travel ideas for mancations, guys weekends, and romantic getaways
  • People often say that planning a vacation is almost as enjoyable as embarking on the journey. However, it's often difficult to start feeling excited unless you've picked a destination of choice. Fortunately, it's not as difficult as you might expect to do that. 

  • Key Lime Pie is pretty much the iconic food of the Florida Keys and I certainly enjoyed my share of them while exploring the Keys last month. Instead of a cliche roundup of "10 Best Key Lime Pies", let's take a look at all the creative ways that chefs, mixologists, bakers, and confectioners have embraced this unique flavor profile.

  • Luxury is a word that is often abused when it comes to cruising. To some, quite literally any time spent on the water is a luxury. However, the spectrum runs from simple Caribbean cruises to something more exotic and that’s where Ponant fits in.

  • Tuscany is an incredible, life-changing experience and a great place for guys seeking an amazing mancation experience. There's so much to do and see in this region that it can feel impossible to do it all on your first visit. Your capacity for adventure will depend on how much time you have in the area and the pace of your trip.

  • You've probably heard of destination weddings - if you haven't, your partner surely has. Typically I find that guys will do a bachelor party back home for their friends... but what about a bachelor party where your wedding is with just your closest friends that will be at the wedding itself? Obviously there are layers of complexity here with logistics and planning but when done right this can be as fun and memorable as the wedding ceremony itself. Since Maui is one of the top wedding destinations, let's take a look at ways you can plan a successful bachelor party in Hawaii.

  • The cruise industry is in the process of a massive transition from one known more for conspicuous consumption regardless of impact into one that is ultimately working to be much more socially responsible. Don't worry though, that doesn't mean it's going to be any less fun but there are some big changes ahead that we're already starting to see.

  • It's winter up here in the Northern Hemisphere but that doesn't mean you need to stop fishing! No, I'm not talking about an ice fishing expedition though that can be a cool idea. No, I'm talking about heading to the wild waters of South America where Our winter is their summer. Check out this awesome idea for a fishing expedition in Argentina from Frontiers International Travel!

  • Riding your motorcycle can easily feel like one of the most freeing activities you can engage in. There’s nothing quite like hitting the road at the start of a long journey. Society may try and make you feel as if you have to conform to societal norms, but there’s a certain freedom that accompanies the nomadic ways of the road.

  • The Philippines is a popular destination because of the stunning beauty of its beaches. The island nation is home to some of the world’s most beautiful coasts and it is hot year-round. It’s also really cheap, making for the perfect vacation.

  • Norwegian Spirit is the latest cruise ship in their fleet to undergo a huge revitalization including new dining venues, double the spa space, and a very chic modern new look. Based on the news today and photos and video below, we're pretty excited to see the new look. Plus, once she returns to the fleet after dry dock, Norwegian Spirit will have some awesome itineraries that include stops in Bali, Abu Dhabi, Israel, and South Africa.

  • The Wai'olu Suite by Dom Pérignon features design elements crafted to suit the authentic Hawaiian architecture style of the Resort while highlighting the unique elements of the champagne house. Guests will find a mix of bold and subtle details woven throughout the suite to create a cohesive and comfortable environment. Wai'olu Suite décor details include a Dom Pérignon Champagne Cellar, photography art exhibit, Ridell champagne glasses, Dom Pérignon signature scent candles, champagne accruements (ice buckets, bottle stoppers), and other fine touches.

  • At first thought, the idea of taking your buddies to France for a wine trip doesn't seem like the most masculine endeavor but it's quite frankly something that I'm dreaming of doing one day. This is especially true of the Rhone Valley region in southeastern France. This region runs from Lyon to Avignon and is composed of several different viticultural areas and is known for some of the world's finest wines. However, it is also full of history ranging from Roman centurions to Medieval castles, as well as a modern food scene that is one of the best in Europe.

  • I'm generally not a big fan of Halloween fright fests. To be completely honest, my preferred level of scary is closer to Disney than McKamey Manor. So when my wife suggested we head up to Knott's Scary Farm I went along thinking this was simply a fun, laidback excuse to visit the park in the dark. After all, the name was "not scary"... right? What I found though was a truly awesome experience that was extremely fun on multiple levels and while an adult-only experience, didn't make me wet myself in fear.

  • Loreto Mexico and in fact the entire Baja peninsula has been a destination for adventure-seeking men for more than a century. Whether it's fishing, hunting, surfing, or simply evading the liquor laws during prohibition, Baja has been known as the place to go and have some fun. However, what I love about Loreto is that it's quiet, safe and offers an opportunity to experience the unspoiled beauty of Baja. 

  • Paris City Vision offers thrill-seekers and history buffs a chance to explore the legendary Paris Catacombs where more than six million bodies are buried. This one-mile tour that includes areas generally off-limits to guests and a skip-the-line ticket so you can avoid waiting to get inside.

  • The first time I visited Loreto Mexico, I absolutely fell in love. I had the opportunity to stay at a fabulous resort and virtually the entire experience revolved around that one place. As nice as resorts can be, the amenities, service, and convenience all comes at a price. When I talked with friends that visit Loreto for their annual fishing trips though, it became clear that there's more to visiting Loreto than just luxury hotels. On my most recent trip, I had the chance to visit several properties and all of them would make a great basecamp for a Loreto getaway depending on what you are looking for. Let's take a look...

  • For most guys that have heard of Wicomico County, Maryland it's just a quick stopping off point while headed to the beaches of Ocean City. However, I got a chance to spend a few days here last week and like a lot of "stopping off points" there's some cool stuff to explore and fun people to meet. Here's seven things guys won't want to miss in Wicomico County!

  • There are some destinations that are on your bucket list because of how far away and exotic they are. Others are limited by temperature and timing. While there's no shortage of tours designed to showcase the Northern Lights, I like this one since it's about more than just going there. Instead, The folks at Gondwana Ecotours are working to create a unique experience that focuses as much on the destination as the people and their personal stories.

  • Prior to last week I hadn't really thought about visiting Temecula - but after two nights at Carter Estate Winery and Resort, I can't wait to go back. Temecula is one of the many wine California wine regions and is located about an hour north of San Diego and two hours south of Los Angeles. It's nestled right in a fabulous part of California that is similar to the Rhone Valley and the Mediterranean. That means you're in for a treat here since it's more than just grapes. You've got olives and a big chef's garden used to prepare meals from over at the Vineyard Rose restaurant at their sister property, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa.

  • The first time I considered the idea of flying a Mexican airline, all sorts of thoughts went through my head. Would it be safe? Would I be able to communicate with the crew? And yeah... negative stereotypes popped in my head too. Last week though, Volaris invited me to join them to celebrate their new service to Loreto, Mexico from San Diego / Tijuana and it was a great experience. Sure, nothing is perfect - this is a budget airline but the price is right, the flight felt safe, the plane was very clean, and each of the staff that I met was friendly. Beyond that, there's not much more to ask for an airline... and frankly, I often find less from American airlines.

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