Make Your Photos Star-Worthy with These Simple Tweaks


We’ve already had some great submissions for the Vacation Quest Shoot for the Stars contest, but we’ve still got a long way to go. The best part about this contest is that you don’t have to be a pro to capture stunning photos.

Your pictures can stand out without having advanced photography skills or being proficient in Photoshop. All you need is a couple minor adjustment, so we thought we’d share a few tips you can do before and after you click “shoot.” [Continue reading...]

Cabins Vs. Condos. Why Can’t I Get What I Want?


Recently, a member voiced her frustration with booking a cabin versus a condominium at White Oak Lodge & Resort in beautiful Gatlinburg, Tennessee on Facebook. While yes, Global Connections (the travel agency powering the travel club membership) is the resort developer and manager of the property, that doesn’t mean all of the vacation homes are used in the travel club.

Why? Two main reasons will help you understand how we use the property effectively. [Continue reading...]

Member Monday: Member Monday: No Boys (or Boredom) Allowed in St. Kitts!


Melanie M. and her girlfriends left the boys at home during their trip to the Caribbean at Timothy Beach Resort in St. Kitts. They explored almost every inch of the area during their week while climbing mountains, relaxing on the beach and cruising the seas. If you need ideas on what to do in St. Kitts, […]

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Top 5 Ice Cream Shops For Vacation Quest Travelers


Ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt or frozen custard! In a cup, on a cone, in a sundae or a shake! When the summer heat is taking its toll and you’re looking for a way to cool off, there is no better way than a cold scoop of ice cream. Since July is National Ice Cream […]

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Member Monday: The Beauty of Branson

Kendra L.

Kendra L. and her adorable family recently stayed at the Pointe Royale Resort in Branson, Missouri. The foursome took advantage of all the nearby attractions, shops and landscapes. We wanted to know more, so we asked Kendra to fill us in for this week’s Member Monday!

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How to Handle Hiking in Higher Altitudes

Elbert top

One thousand feet away from the tallest point in the state of Colorado, I looked up and didn’t know if I was going to make it to the icy summit. It was so close, but with the effort that it took to get there, every step was a struggle. After hiking nearly four and a […]

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