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Azul Sensatori

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:00:00 pm

Last but not least, during our last trip to Mexico we also stayed at Azul Sensatori, another Karisma, gourmet all inclusive, family friendly resort.

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Azul Beach

Perfect Family Resort

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 9:00:00 am

Great resort, great beach, great vacation.

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Let's experience Hawaii

Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:00:00 pm

Hawaii is a dream destination for most Americans, and there is no more all-inclusive way to see it than via a Norwegian Cruise.

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el dorado maroma

El Dorado Maroma, my idea of paradise

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:30:00 am

We just returned from our third trip to Mexico this year.

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The Last Great Frontier

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00:00 pm

Fall is such a great time of year here at The Joy of Travel. Every day the mail lady brings me new brochures for the upcoming year, and every day I find something in a new brochure that I really, really want to do.

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Read The Stars

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:00:00 am

Do you have any idea how resorts and hotels qualify for the star rating they receive through various rating agencies? Do you know what differentiates an all-inclusive property from an “ultra” all inclusive property, or a “gourmet” all inclusive property?

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The Joy of Travel

We hear what you're saying

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 11:00:00 am

When you ask us a question, it's always for a deeper reason

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It's a matter of Opinion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:00:00 pm

It’s a matter of Opinion.

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9 great tours under $1000

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

9 tours under $1000

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Vacation vs Journey

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 3:00:00 pm

Vacations are for relaxing. A journey is for those who want to be moved.

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Nuremberg to Regensburg, Germany

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 12:00:00 pm

Bratwurst puts it over the top

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Have you tried a butler lately?

Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

Butler Services put the crowning glory on any special vacation

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I love the nightlife

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

I love to boogie

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Gourmet All Inclusive

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

How to gain 6 pounds in five days at El Dorado Resorts

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El Dorado Casita Suites

Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 3:00:00 pm

El Dorado Casita Suites, luxury amenities at affordable prices

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The Guarding Serpent, Kan Kanan

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 6:00:00 am

The worlds largest man-made reef is a short flight from here, and simply awe-inspiring.  Best of all, one of the finest gourmet all-inclusive resorts in the world sits right in front of it.

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Let's go gourmet all inclusive

Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6:00:00 pm

Why settle for mediocre food when there are fabulous gourmet food options available at some very well priced all-inclusive resorts.

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New Ancient Wonders of the World

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

I remember as a little girl looking through my View Master at pictures of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World and deciding then and there I would grow up and see things like that firsthand.  Warning to parents-the toys you innocently give to your children can profoundly affect the course of their lives

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Our Bucket List

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

Doug and I sat down this weekend with a huge pile of brochures and compiled a list of the places we want to see over the next ten years.  Due to our advancing age and increasing physical decrepitude, we definitely need to achieve some of items on our list earlier than others.

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Let's go back to Greece in 2015

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

Joy and Doug can’t wait to return to one of their favorite destinations in 2015.

Won’t you join them on this amazing itinerary?



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AZUL family vacations

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

Do you have kids and want to take them someplace where they’ll have endless options for fun and adventure?  Do you want them to have a vacation they’ll always remember while being clean and safe and secure?

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Punta Cana

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00:00 am

One of my high school friends has worked for American Airlines since 1977.  Her job has afforded her the opportunity to travel the world.  She has done it all, and can you guess her favorite?  Punta Cana. So of course we had to go check it out for ourselves.

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Ireland Group

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:00:00 pm

Have you ever been somewhere and literally yearned to return?

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Mexico in 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014 at 6:00:00 am

22 million American visitors had a fabulous vacation in Mexico just last year and I"m headed back down there tomorrow.   Isn’t it time you gave Mexico a try?


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Great destinations for 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:00:00 am

I made 12 trips in the past 20 months and have some exciting travel ideas to share with you...

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Costa Rica, the Rich Coast

Friday, September 27, 2013 at 12:00:00 am

Could I interest you in a beach/jungle getaway that’s close, safe, and offers many diverse activities for you and your family?  A place Christopher Columbus called the “Rich Coast”? 

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