Get Away With Fran

January 13, 2012

Disney Fantasy takes shape at German shipyard

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:03 pm

Just back from Germany, where I saw the Disney Fantasy under construction. Lots of wows including new things not seen on sister ship Disney Dream .

http://blog.budgettravel.com/budgettravel/2012/01/disney_fantasy_cruise_ship_bec.html

January 8, 2012

Medical tourism, a tweak here, a tweak there

Filed under: International,Travel Advice — Tags: , , , — admin @ 12:03 pm

Here’s the how and why on medical tourism. And no, I haven’t, but please let me know if you have.

http://www.budgettravel.com/feature/6-things-you-need-to-know-about-getting-medical-care-abroad,8135/

What’s surprising to me in researching this was companies actually encouraging their employees to travel overseas in order to cut healthcare costs.

January 6, 2012

Hello, I’m back…

Filed under: Food,International,Travel Advice,U.S. — admin @ 7:53 am

meme Hello GetAway followers. I realize I have taken a super long break, basically because I have been so busy freelancing articles for sites, newspapers and magazines. But I’m back. In addition to sharing thoughts and travel experiences I’ll be posting links so you can see what else I am working on.

Here’s the latest in case anyone is heading to New York and looking for a deal on a meal:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/money/dollar-stretchers-restaurant-week-coming-a-good-time-find-great-dining-deals-article-1.1001314

And here’s a snipet of what I did this fall:

http://blog.budgettravel.com/budgettravel/2011/12/australias_weird_wildlife_warn.html

Happy Travels!

Fran

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