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Pet Friendly Adventures

January 20th, 2020 by Janet Wolf

Experiential travel has been the buzz trend for about a decade. Enticing packages and itineraries that provide your guests with new, unique and authentic travel experiences. Have you thought of offering pet friendly adventures for your human and furry guests to enjoy together? “Ultimately, our dogs just want to spend time with us, and taking […]

What are Your Breakfast Recipe “Keepers”?

January 6th, 2020 by Janet Wolf

I am a big fan of Bon Appetit (before that Gourmet RIP). If I can find at least one recipe per issue to try, that is worth the price of subscription! Some are a hit and some a miss. The enjoyment of the monthly issue goes beyond the culmination of cooking a new recipe and […]

Ring in the New Year 2020

December 30th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Was thinking hard about what to write as my last blog of the year. Decided to find something amusing and maybe bring a smile to your face to ring in the New Year 2020. Here are some funny, some odd and some downright puzzling New Years superstitions I found in my research. To start, here […]

Giving and Receiving-Complete the Circle

December 12th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

December, the month where we give the most as well as receive. Gifts and cards, food and song. A joyous season all around. Is the art of giving nobler than receiving? In my research I found an insightful article that expresses a view that the art of receiving is equally important. Here is the author’s […]

Manitou Springs Colorado-Wild West Tamed

December 5th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

There are still some things wild about the wild west. In other words, the same attractions that attracted the early Native Americans and settlers in the Pikes Peak Region of Colorado are the attractions that draw today’s travel explorers. Lets’ take a walk on the wild side. “The riding trails at the Old Stage Riding Stables […]

Our Favorite Family Characters at the Thanksgiving Table

November 21st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

What would we all do without our family characters, the ones who brought life and laughter to the Thanksgiving table? I asked our team what their favorite family characters at the Thanksgiving table were. Here are the results, enjoy. My granny would never let any of us go hungry, the thing is she loved her […]

Middlebury VT-Love Where You Live and Work

November 4th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

If you are a Yankee fan (not the baseball team) but the magazine, then you may have read their latest ‘travel’ article on Middlebury, Vermont. Middlebury is a great New England town. Call it quintessential, but that description is used so often. So, I will quote Julia Clancy, the author of the Yankee article. “A […]

A Before and After B&B Story

October 28th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

  “Trends come and go, but in the hospitality industry, understand how much your interior design components can affect your guests’ experiences.” Courtney Martin iQ design. Hotels have been changing their décor styles over the past number of years to become more guest user friendly. As an example, making the transition from cookie cutter guest […]

Asheville NC-Great Place to Live and Work

October 21st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Looking to become an entrepreneur in the hospitality business? Need a change in your lifestyle? Want to live in a wonderful town? Asheville NC may be the perfect place to restart your life. Asheville is on many travelers must-visit lists. As a result, cultural attractions have flourished and the food scene as well. This also […]

Time to Declutter Your B&B

October 10th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Did you know that the average home requires 40% less housework by eliminating clutter? Substitute ‘home’ for your B&B and you have something to think about. This point and others are what I found in a blog by Grace Saunders, How to Declutter Your Home-The Ultimate Guide. Beside the very handy 5 box rule, Grace […]

What are GenZer Travelers Looking For?

October 1st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Now that we know all about millennials and what they want (?), let’s look at GenZers. Those ‘kids’ born from the mid 90’s to the early 2000’s. They are natives to the internet, technology and social media. Unlike many of us ‘new settlers’ who are still trying to figure out the territory!  Priceline Generation Travel […]

The Berkshires–America’s Cultural Resort

September 9th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

When travelers to New England think of a destination location their thoughts may lead them to the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.  A place where history and art come together and tell a remarkable story. The Berkshires-America’s Cultural Resort tells such a story. What comes to mind when you think of the Berkshires? Art Museums–Historic Landmarks–Live […]

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