5 Outdoor Adventure Getaways
Fresh air, great exercise and a shared hobby. Getting out into nature for hiking, tubing, and camping is simply part of my summer musts. And I'm not alone: our resident ChickAdvisor outdoors enthusiast Spotty
, was only too excited to help me compile a list of amazing outdoor adventure spots guaranteed to impress.
But where to start? True wilderness lovers ask only for an open trail and a...
Paris Street Fashion
Spotting true Parisians solely by judging the clothing on their backs and the shoes on their feet is like playing the easiest game of ‘Where’s Waldo’, in which Waldo is standing dead center in an empty park wearing Hermes. Not to say that all Parisians wear Hermes.
However, the key to successfully spotting a ‘Sophie
’ on the streets of Paris is this: faux pas. Though the term is of French...
Madame Paree: Meet the Parisian WomanSophie
1. The French version of Sophia.
2. A thin beautiful woman mostly found smoking and avoiding food at all costs.
3. The stereotypical Parisian woman.
Before arriving in Paris, one can nearly guarantee that a rendezvous with one of many Sophies is inevitable. What one doesn’t expect is to come across enough Sophies to fill the date book of any attractive and eligible man for at least a...
Best of Cafes
Let's take a mental inventory of our vices, shall we?
Smoking - out
Excessive Drinking - out
Budget-busting Handbag Splurges - on hold... at least for the time being
Finding the best velvety-smooth latté in town - a personal quest and non-negotiable
It's not a vice: it's a necessity, we at ChickAdvisor HQ firmly believe. And in the interests of making your search just a little...
My Tagalongs - Summer Getaway EssentialsNot-Your-Bags Tags, $10
What's New: Summer Treats
Every month at ChickAdvisor H.Q we learn about the latest cool new products and services hitting the marketplace. It isn't always possible to review them all, but we're going to feature as many as we can here on the blog under "What's New" that we think you might be of interest.
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Luxury Camping: How to Tent in Style
"Think about it, babe," he pleads. "You, me... in the middle of nowhere with just a tent and a Coleman stove?"
Unfortunately for him, you're more of an indoor gal. Summer camp as a 10-year-old was fun, but the thought of rewarmed baked beans, a lumpy sleeping bag, and a dive in the lake as a shower substitute is just not your thing. Let's not even talk about the, um, call of nature.
Best of Beaches
For most of us, it isn't really summer without getting out of the city for a beach getaway. The trick is to find the perfect spot - sun, sand, water, and local attractions all factor into the decision.
We've done the homework for you. Our list of top-rated North American beaches is sure to find a fit for everyone and every budget.Hanalei Bay BeachKauai, Hawaii, United States.
Why it’s hot:...
Under-the-Radar Romantic Destinations
You’re lying on the beach, the rush of waves slowly lulling you to sleep, the sun’s rays keeping you warm. Maybe you’re sipping wine at an ocean view restaurant or getting a massage at a spa retreat.Why
you've decided to splurge on a getaway with your squeeze isn't important. Even with the rotten economy, taking a great vacation without breaking the bank is still possible; in fact,...
Last Chance Spring Ski Getaways Steals and Deals
Spring is in the air, but we hanker for one last wintry getaway. If you've already received your income tax refund, there's no better time for a last minute trip to the slopes. With most locations reporting deep snow base and lots of fluffy powder, it's a no-brainer.
Luckily, most resorts are offering value season pricing to stretch your economy-strapped buck. We daydreamed our way...
Winter Get-Aways Travel Tips & Deals
It's that time of year again! The winter chill plus the prospect of long, long weeks with our men glued to the sofa watching College Basketball have us ladies itching to get away. Far, far away with the friends we don't have to defend manicure and seaweed wrap expenses to, and where hot exotic men bring us free cocktails...
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