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Travel ideas for mancations, guys weekends, and romantic getaways
  • How About A Sports Mancation Down Under Exploring AFL Games

    Australian Football came about when Tom Wills, one of the founders, encouraged the winter game of football as a way to keep cricketers fit when out of season. Today it has evolved into one of the hottest sports on the planet. Even though I've never had the chance to attend a game in person, the videos excite me for the opportunity 

  • Father and Son Getaway Ideas In Boston Massachusetts

    Boston is a city that has it all - world-class education systems, fantastic sports team, a ridiculously rich history, and lots of beer! Whether you're a guy looking for top-notch clam chowder, itching to take in a game at the country's oldest and most beloved ballpark, or wanting to experience some of the country's most epic historical landmarks, Bostin is a city for every kind of guy. It also happens to be an excellent city for a father and son bonding trip. There is plenty to do in Beantown that is kid-friendly that any man would also thoroughly enjoy.

  • Solo Studio Cabins Are The Perfect Option For a Guys Trip At Sea

    One of the things I love about the newest cruise ships by Norwegian Cruise Line is that they've invested heavily in what they refer to as Studio Rooms. For those looking to do a guys trip at sea, this is the perfect option since you get privacy and can save money compared to the traditional cost of booking your own room.

  • What To Do If You Have a Travel Disaster In A Foreign Country

    Traveling can be dangerous and a bit scary sometimes. Even when you do everything right, there's always a risk of tripping on a curb, getting hit by a car, or having your bag stolen. Truthfully, these things can happen here in the United States too but when traveling in a foreign country it makes things that much more complicated since things work differently in various countries and there might even be a language barrier. Let's take a look at five things to do if you have a travel disaster when visiting a foreign country.

  • Carnival Panorama Arrives in Long Beach - Cruise Ship Preview

    We were on-board for Carnival Panorama's naming ceremony and to welcome her to Long Beach. This is the first new ship to be homeported on the west coast in more than 20 years and so this is an exciting time for guys looking for an awesome ocean-going getaway without having to sacrifice by flying to Florida or sailing on an older ship. Carnival Panorama will be offering 6, 7 and 8-day cruises year-round from Long Beach to the Mexican Riviera.

  • Fun Is the Key To A Florida Keys Road Trip

    The Florida Keys have been a destination for guys looking to get away from it all for generations. Legendary men like Ernest Hemingway along with others including Tennessee Williams and Shel Silverstein have called the area home over the years. While I'm not suggesting that your Florida Keys Mancation should or will turn into a change of residence... after spending a few days exploring the upper and lower keys I can understand how that might come to be! Here's a taste of some of the adventures you can find on an epic guys getaway and Florida Keys Mancation!

  • Norwegian Encore Is The World's Best Ship For A Guys Getaway

    Norwegian continues to impress me. I had the opportunity to celebrate the launch of Norwegian Encore with them in Miami last month and it is absolutely the best ship out there for a guys weekend getaway. That isn't to say that other lines aren't good or that you can't have fun on an older NCL ship like Sky or Sun (I do) but Encore is the ultimate manifestation of Norwegian's vision for what cruising should look, feel, and taste like. Let's take a look at six reasons why Norwegian Encore is the world's best cruise ship for a guys weekend!

  • Temecula Is Perfect For a Southern California Guys Wine Getaway

    When most guys think of taking a wine weekend getaway their minds shift to Santa Barbara, Sonoma, or Napa but there's another area that I've recently become excited about. Temecula, California is located the perfect distance between Orange County, San Diego, and Los Angeles and is rapidly coming into its own in terms of vinoculture as well as tourism opportunities in general. For years I drove by the area on my way to Vegas but now I can't wait to go back again soon!

  • 5 Ways to Choose Your Next Vacation Destination

    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. 

  • 20+ Key Lime Foods We Found In The Florida Keys That Aren't Pies

    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.

  • Experience French Luxury Small Ship Cruising with Ponant

    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.

  • Italian Wine Food and History On a Tuscany Mancation

    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.

  • Tips For Planning a Destination Wedding Bachelor Party In Maui

    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.

  • Trends In The Cruise Industry for 2020 and Beyond

    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.

  • Suinda Lodge and Parana River Argentina Fishing Expedition

    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!

  • Going The Distance on a Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

    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.

  • Exploring The Most Beautiful Beaches In The Philippines

    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 Preview: $100 Million Upgrade & New Destinations

    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.

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

    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.

  • Tips For Planning a Rhone Valley Guys Wine Tour

    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.

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