Author Archives: PJ Thomas

The Frugal Romantic

10  Romantic (and yes, Cheap) Dates By Ade Akins You don’t have to be the most romantic guy in the world to figure out ways to impress that special someone when you have lots of disposable income to play with, but you will need to be creative if you plan on impressing your date and are short on cash. Here ...

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Smart Travel Tips from a Savvy Traveler

1. Buy souvenirs from the drug store or supermarket when traveling internationally. You’ll get great gifts like French soap and writing paper, or while in Jamaica gifts like coffee and jerk sauce will cost far less in the supermarket than in the hotel gift shop. 2. Don’t rule out the airport. Not only will you avoid cramming items into your ...

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Ten Foolproof Tips for Traveling with Your Pets

Pets ready for travel.

  “No Pets Allowed” signs are becoming a rarity as more and more pet owners have expressed a desire to travel with their pets. According to the Travel Industry Association, 70 percent of pet owners would like to travel with their pets, and the hospitality industry has made great strides in helping to accommodate these members of the family. Traveling ...

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Ten Packing Tips

Well Stamped Suitcase

One of the most stressful things about traveling is knowing what and how to pack. These travel packing tips will help to ease your anxiety, and ensure a more seamless trip!   1. Carry a small notebook. Keep your confirmation numbers, names, addresses and telephones numbers of people or places you’ll be visiting. 2. Write down confirmation numbers whenever you ...

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A Las Vegas Sampler

By Susan M. Keenan Las Vegas, even during the summer, is exciting. The constant addition of ultra-luxe hotels combined with inexpensive flights from nearly every major U.S. gateway makeLas Vegas fun. That’s why it was unbelievably horrific to think people would be kill by a crazed sniper while simply enjoying a concert. Twenty-five hotels are located along the Las Vegas ...

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Sauternes: A Unique Bordeaux

By S.M. King Little known in the United States, Sauternes hails from the Bordeaux region of France, which is famous everywhere for its fine red wines. Sauternes, however, is a sweet white wine, popularly served after meals. One might refer to it as almost a “white Port,” but Sauternes truly belongs in a category of its own. Unlike other sweet ...

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New Feature Allows Guests to Pay for their Carnival Cruise In Three Convenient Monthly Installments They mean, “Layaway”! Well, that’s not exactly what they’re calling it, but we sure recognize this awesome means of paying. Book now, pay over time and travel later! In a cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line has launched a convenient new pay-over-time program that allows ...

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Philadelphia’s Best Places for Selfies

PHILADELPHIA, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, welcomes the Democratic National Convention. The city has become a major restaurant destination, where you can find chefs rivaling those of its near neighbors, New York City or Washington, D.C. Take a ride along Boat House Row, swing to jazz at the Clef Club or, on a more serious note, pay ...

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Mississippi Blues

Pathfinders is dedicated to highlighting Black history 365 days of the year.  During Black History Month, we will showcase some of the people, destinations, museums and historical sites we especially love and believe should be added to your list of places to visit.   The B. B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center 400 Second Street Indianola, MS 38751 The ...

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