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    5 unique cultural festivals in Hawaii

    (BPT) - While you may not need more reasons to visit Hawaii beyond its natural beauty and pristine beaches, the islands also celebrate unique cultural events to make any vacation truly memorable. The melting pot of cultures in the Aloha State make Hawaii different than any other place on earth. Planning your 2019 visit around one of these five festivals from March through July will make your trip even more special.

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    5 winter driving tips from the tune-up to the tunes

    (BPT) - "From Atlantic to Pacific, gee, the traffic is terrific" … because it’s time for winter vacations! No matter their destination, Americans are more than twice as likely to drive as fly this year (76 percent vs. 24 percent), according to Hankook Tire’s newest Gauge Index Survey.

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    Have a whale of a time in Hawaii

    (BPT) - While Hawaii is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches, it may not be the first location that pops into your mind when you think of whale watching. If you’re a fan of the most majestic marine mammal on earth, you owe yourself the opportunity to view North Pacific Humpback Whales in person. Here are a few facts about whale migration to Hawaii that you may not know.

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Wednesday 01/02/2019
A cruise line makes its float debut [Video]
Posted: January 02, 2019

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Friday 12/28/2018
Where’s my flying car? 5 futuristic concepts drivers want most
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:41 am

(BPT) - Do you remember being a child, sitting in front of a glowing television? Eyes wide, legs crossed and a little bowl of marshmallow-filled breakfast cereal in front of you? The familiar theme song would play, color would fill the screen and there they’d be — that futuristic family in a flying cartoon car. It was an incredible sight, one that filled us with wonder and excitement, and the hope of having our very own airborne automobile by 2020.

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Thursday 12/20/2018
Florida's Space Coast could be your perfect winter getaway
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:41 am

(BPT) - People who visit Florida's Space Coast often end up making it their favorite vacation destination, mainly because it features such a wide range of enjoyable activities for all ages. Rich in entertainment and adventure, new learning experiences and natural beauty, the area is considered very affordable for tourists. If you're already visiting the Central Florida area, the Space Coast is only a 45-minute drive due east from Orlando, making it an ideal option for extending your next wintertime getaway.

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5 podcasts to capture your heart, tickle your funny bone
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:42 am

(BPT) - According to Podcast Insights, 73 million Americans listen to podcasts regularly, seven per week on average. You can find a podcast about virtually any subject that strikes your fancy, so if you're looking for a new show to engage and delight you, there is no shortage of fun, information, news, controversy and commentary out there to choose from. But where do you start?

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Wednesday 12/19/2018
7 great reasons to visit Downtown Napa
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:42 am

(BPT) - Looking for the perfect getaway? Nestled in the heart of Northern California is a remarkable hidden gem: Downtown Napa. A picturesque, unique place with much more to do than any other small town, Napa attracts a wide variety of travelers, tempting the wine and food lover, plus those who enjoy music, art or shopping.

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Home security tips for the holidays
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:41 am

(BPT) - For many, the holiday season means travel! In fact, millions of U.S. residents travel more than 50 miles away from home during the holiday season. Unfortunately, burglars are also aware of these holiday season travel statistics. While many families look forward to the holidays, it is easy to get carried away with excitement and forget to prepare your home for your time away. There’s nothing worse than coming back from a relaxing vacation to a stressful situation at home, so it is best to be prepared and protect your home before you travel.

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Thursday 12/13/2018
5 surprising things you'll find on your Midwest vacation
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:41 am

A winter escape to Wisconsin offers some surprisingly luxurious amenities. Visiting cooler temperatures gives you the chance to focus on the beautiful scenery as well as an opportunity to destress, at a location that offers equal parts wellness and indulgence. Read on for five things you'll find on your relaxing Midwest vacation:

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Tuesday 12/11/2018
Make traveling somewhere exciting your New Year's resolution
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:42 am

(BPT) - Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution before? If you have, chances are you’ve tried to lose weight, advance your career, learn a new hobby or achieve some other such goal to reinvent yourself. All of these goals require a long-standing commitment and many fizzle out, leaving you feeling unsatisfied.

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Monday 12/10/2018
Take the family on an RV adventure [Video]
Updated: January 18, 2019 - 2:41 am

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Thursday 12/06/2018
One industry's efforts to employ veterans
Updated: December 18, 2018 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Following military service, many veterans feel overwhelmed by the transition to civilian life and the decision about what’s next. While veterans may feel that it’s challenging to identify civilian jobs that match their skills, there are job opportunities across the country and in their own backyard — they just need help finding them. 

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