Andrea Lamond is the marketing director for Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and an avid traveler. When not blogging, working on media projects or SEO, you’ll find her out skiing the slopes, enjoying the beach, or immersing herself in different cultures around the world.



Destination wedding and/or honeymoon planning guide One out of every ten weddings is a destination wedding. Exotic places provide picture-perfect settings, spectacular backdrops and memorable vacations for any couple starting a new life together. Here are some great ideas on locations as well as reasons to consider a destination wedding and/or honeymoon. Reasons ... Read More


How to save money when exchanging money By choosing the wrong venue for your exchange transactions, you can lose several percentage points on every transaction! With a fluctuating world economy and the U.S. dollar selling at varying rates against other currencies, it becomes more and more important to avoid or ... Read More
Florida beaches



Florida beaches

by Andrea / January 5, 2015 / Destinations
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Travel more



Travel more!

by Andrea / September 2, 2014 / Travel Tips
I was reminded of this video the other day. I know it's been around for a few years now but it still motivates me to want to get out and travel the world! I have learned that Rick Mereki and two friends traveled for 44 days to ... Read More
A Remedy for Hotel Room Cramps


Does the thought of staying in a cramped hotel room with your entire family (husband and 4 kids) make you think twice about traveling? A friend of mine is looking to go to Vancouver for a few days to visit her working husband. He is currently living with three guys ... Read More
Travel better



Ways to travel better

by Andrea / February 17, 2014 / Travel Tips
You can never travel enough, for there is always something new to discover, higher mountains to climb, deeper caves to explore. Finding ways to travel better is a challenge for every trip. Every place we uncover leaves us a little wiser; every pavement we've paced is a lesson learned. Here ... Read More
Exotic car rentals for every occasion


Here's a guest post regarding luxury car rentals. What a great way to make your vacation even more special by renting an exotic car at your destination! Exotic Car Rentals for Every Occasion The world of luxury cars is tantalizing, even if you aren't a car person. There are vintage muscle cars ... Read More
Romantic getaways in BC



Romantic getaways in BC

by Andrea / February 3, 2014 / Destinations
Is winter getting to you and you need to recharge your batteries? Or perhaps you would like to enjoy a romantic weekend away, just the 2 of you? Picture yourself enjoying views of snow-capped mountains or the smell of the ocean from the comfort of your vacation rental. With all of ... Read More
Ready to escape the cold?


Have you had too much of the cold and snow? Perhaps you've been snowed in longer than you actually enjoyed. Yes, the pristine white all around is just too hard to ignore! And although sunny snow days can have their fun moments like making those cute snowmen and having entertaining ... Read More

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