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8 Reasons Why Visiting Iceland Should Be Your New Year's Resolution

(10) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 6:00 AM

Iceland was settled by Nordic people in the ninth century and is a unique destination that offers unspoilt nature, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture.

Here are eight reasons why a trip to Iceland should be your New Year's Resolution:

1. Iceland is closer than you think.

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Last Minute Holiday Air Travel Tips to Save Your Sanity

(3) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 8:48 AM

Approximately 24 million travelers will take to the skies in the next few weeks to celebrate the holidays with family and friends, according to Airlines for America. Whether you're visiting Grandma, hitting the slopes or simply getting away from the hustle and bustle, there are some air travel...

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5 Last Minute Thanksgiving Getaways

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2012 | 6:31 PM

Feeling spontaneous? Want to avoid the in-laws? Just need to get away? Poshbrood has rounded up 5 last-minute Thanksgiving getaways.

1.) Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, PA

Located in South Central Pennsylvania's scenic Cumberland Valley, the Omni Bedford Springs Resort offers world class spa services, a historic golf...

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7 Celebs & Travel Experts Dish on Their Go-To Travel Item

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2012 | 1:57 PM

The busy holiday travel season is almost upon us. Are you planning to spend Thanksgiving at Grandma's or Christmas skiing in Vail? Long TSA lines, crowded airports, delayed flights can be a major damper on holiday cheer.

Poshbrood caught up with some travel experts, road warriors and...

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Kids Music That Rocks! Exclusive Video Premiere by Justin Roberts

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 3:04 PM

Does an aging beatnik with an acoustic guitar singing "The Wheels on the Bus" make you cringe? Do The Wiggles make you break out in hives? Do you find Barney disturbing? All of the above? Right there with you.

Our brood loves GRAMMY Nominee Justin Roberts. He's been...

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5 Disruptive And Unruly Airline Strikes

(18) Comments | Posted October 12, 2012 | 7:00 AM

In the wake of a rough few weeks for American Airlines during which we've seen pilot strikes, sick outs and those passive aggressive slow downs -- "Turn this jet back to the gate, a tray table is loose!" -- it isn't unusual for travelers to wonder if there...

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Yoko Ono Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday Today By Awarding Lennon Ono Grants for Peace in Reykjavik

(2) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 7:33 AM

Today in Reykjavik, Iceland, Yoko Ono will give the Biennial LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE to five activists. This day coincides with the birthday of John Lennon and his son Sean. John Lennon would be 72 today.


Why Iceland? "Iceland is...

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Why We Love the Window Seat, Part 2 (Photos)

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 12:36 PM

We log a lot of flight miles on our family travel adventures and always opt for a window seat.

Why not an aisle with more leg room? Because looking out the little oval makes getting there part of the adventure.

If you liked our first...

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Bulletproof Luxury: Possibly The Most Outrageous Hotel Suite in America (Photos)

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 3:01 PM

Behind soundproof, bullet-resistant glass, a private entrance and a closed-captioned security system, the Royal Suite at The Four Seasons Washington is as beautiful as it is functional. Custom-designed wool-and-silk-blend rugs adorn the limestone floor and ground the contemporary furnishings throughout the suite. Crystal fixtures contrast with rich wood,...

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The Phelps Family's Best of London

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 1:07 PM


Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are over, Michael Phelps' family shares their travel tips, highlights of their London trip and some personal photos! Of course, the Phelps' played tourist after cheering on Michael, who confirmed his swimming and sports legacy by becoming the...

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The Dominican Republic Wants You To Vacation Like A Kardashian

(3) Comments | Posted June 26, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Pack your Louis Vuitton valises,The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism has announced a "Vacation like a Kardashian" trip at the luxurious Casa de Campo in La Romana on the island's golden Southeast Coast.

A top Caribbean destination, Casa de Campo...

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5 Reasons Turks And Caicos Is The Perfect Place For A Best Beach Vacation (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted May 21, 2012 | 7:00 AM

The Turks and Caicos consist of 40 islands and cays, eight of which are inhabited. The islands are located 550 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, just below the Bahamas chain and just to the east of Cuba and the island of Hispaniola. Boasting...

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10 Reasons We Love The Window Seat (PHOTOS)

(32) Comments | Posted April 26, 2012 | 8:00 AM

We log a lot of flight miles on our family travel adventures and always try to get a window seat. Why, you might ask? Take a peek at the stunning photos below and you'll soon be a window seat zealot. The truth is that looking out the...

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36 Hours in Paris Avec Enfants: 5 Things to Do And See (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Our brood of three young girls and two tired parents recently had a whirlwind 36 hours in Paris before heading southwest to the Dordogne region.

Our girls ages 9, 7 and 4 had never been to Paris. With only 36 hours, short attention spans and sleep deprivation we were seeking...

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PHOTOS: A Royal Favorite In Jamaica

(3) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 7:00 AM

As part of Prince Henry's recent tour of Jamaica to mark Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, His Royal Highness stayed at the Royal Family's favorite resort, Half Moon, located in Montego Bay.

Prince Harry specifically requested a stay at the resort, which has become a family...

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Istanbul's 10 Most Romantic Spots (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 6:00 AM

Istanbul is one of the most romantic cities in the world. So much so that JFK Jr. took his new bride Carolyn Bassett there for their 1996 honeymoon. Majestically astride two continents, it is a mystical playground of historical marvels, a palimpsest of civilizations that takes travelers back...

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The Year Of The Dragon: 5 Chinese Luxury Travel Deals (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2012 | 6:00 AM

Inspired by the Year of the Dragon? It is supposed to be a year of abundance and auspiciousness, so what are you waiting for? Book that trip to China now! rounded up five luxury travel deals to some of China's most beautiful spots.

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8 Luxury Musts For Your 2012 Bucket List

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2011 | 7:00 AM

Poshbrood recently attended the International Luxury Travel Mart where we speed-dated with over 40 different hotels, inns and resorts to learn about their property and destination.

We've got it bad. Wanderlust, that is...And to sate it here are 8 amazing properties...

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10 Perfect Gifts for That Posh Person Who Has Everything

(4) Comments | Posted December 15, 2011 | 9:58 AM

Are you stumped on what to get your premiere client, chic girlfriend who always rocks the latest trends, your finicky mother-in-law or your drama-prone mistress? Poshbrood has scoured near and far and found 10 fabulous holiday gifts that are sure to please the pickiest receivers.

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It's Not Too Late For A New York City Thanksgiving: Get Your Macy's Parade On!

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is not just an event, it's an American icon that officially marks the start of the holiday season. Are you dreaming of seeing it in person and not on grandma's huge tube TV with rabbit ears?

Here are six New York City hotels...

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