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TSA may not Accept Some State’s Driver’s Licenses

Starting next year, TSA may not accept some state driver’s licenses that don’t meet acceptable security standards. If you’re planning to fly after Jan. 22, you may not be able to use your driver’s license as a form of identification to get through security. That’s thanks to the REAL ID Act of 2005, which everyone…

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Travel Guide for the Hearing Impaired

By Tom Broucksou… There’s no reason that being deaf or hard of hearing should prevent anyone from traveling. While it can offer its own challenges, nothing compares to sunning on an exotic beach, exploring a world-class museum or strolling through a quaint village. A little preparation and planning in advance can help make any trip—be…

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Jamaica – The Golf Coast is the Next Big Golf Destination

“I don’t want people to play golf while they’re in Jamaica,” Donnie Dawson (the acting director of the Jamaica Tourist Board) says. “I want people to come to Jamaica to play golf.”  Montego Bay, about an hour and a half from Miami, is home to four world-class golf courses: The White Witch, Cinnamon Hill, Half…

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Le Blanc Resort and Spa – Los Cabos

LE BLANC RESORT AND SPA – LOS CABOS – Discover a Paradise Where the Desert Meets the Sea!  Opening January 2, 2018   The second Le Blanc Spa Resort property comes after the success of Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, the brand’s flagship property. “Palace Resorts continues to reinforce itself as the leader among the…

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Where to Find the Best Jerk Cooking in Jamaica

Jerk cooking is the island’s not-to-be-missed signature cuisine style — here’s a crash course in the traditional Jamaican favorite By: Mark Rogers One of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to connect with a destination is to sample its signature cuisine. In the case of Jamaica, that would have to be its jerk cooking. Increasingly,…

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7 Caribbean Music Festivals With More Than Just Jazz

Many of the region’s celebrated jazz festivals now schedule mainstream acts By: Mark Rogers Annual jazz festivals have been going strong in the Caribbean for decades. But, in more recent years, they’ve attempted to broaden their appeal, morphing from events with an all-jazz lineup to “jazz” festivals welcoming an eclectic bunch of musical performers and…

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Top Caribbean And Mexico Golf Courses

Whether you’re a duffer or a pro, you need to tee up at these picks.  Please come back to simplicitytravel.com to plan your golf getaway!   SANDY LANE – ST. JAMES, BARBADOS Cricket’s the name of the game on this island, but the grass is greener on the green. Yes, this English–influenced island’s national sport is…

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5 Etiquette Rules You Might Be Violating on a Plane

Travel Etiquette Rule #1: Sharing the Armrest If you’ve ever been in a silent battle with the person next to you for control over your shared armrest on a plane, you’ll appreciate this advice from travel etiquette expert Christin Fraga, Director of Operations, Elaine Swann Enterprises: “When it comes to armrests, it is one armrest…

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Top 10 Favorite Things About Hyatt Ziva Cancun

1. Picture-Perfect Views Everywhere You Look The only resort in the region surrounded on three sides by the sparkling Caribbean Sea, this family-friendly oasis features private balconies with stunning views in all accommodations. 2. Pasteles, (A.k.a. Sweet Treat Heaven) All kinds of homemade treats such as macaroons, fondue fountains, ice cream, crepes, cotton candy, donuts,…

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Woodword Play Park – Hard Rock Riviera Maya

SHRED. SKI. BOARD. ROCK. This isn’t your everyday kind of paradise. This is Woodward and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. This 20,000 sq. ft. shrine to lifestyle sports is built for thrills, and uniquely designed for all skill levels. GET IN ON THE ACTION Ride, cheer, or capture video. Woodward Riviera Maya has it…

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