Andrea

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.

If the winter doldrums are starting to take their toll, a trip to Mexico may be in order. Mexico offers everything from beautiful sandy beaches to exotic tropical rain forests. It is a popular tourist destination and a fantastic winter getaway. The most popular destinations are Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta, … Read More

Enjoy it in a Ski Condo….
Now is a great time to book a ski vacation! The resorts are opening and there is lots of snow in the forecast for this winter. A variety of rental accommodations are available for you to enjoy after a day of skiing, tubing, skating or … Read More

A trip to Disney World is every child’s dream but for the parents it can be an expensive proposition. We have done some research and if you are not purchasing a Disney package that includes your admission, there are some alternative options that can save you money on Disney … Read More

Autumn is one of the busiest times of the year for wineries in the Northern Hemisphere. Harvesting of the grapes (also known as “Crush”) takes place from late August until November. During this busy season, a lot of events are happening to celebrate the grapes and the foods they complement.

Planning … Read More

Last spring we hosted a ‘Want to Win an iPad?” contest for guests liking our Owner Direct Facebook page. Each Like and completed entry form were added to our list of potential winners and this month we picked our winner. A big Thank You to everyone that entered and … Read More

Children dream of experiencing the magic of Disney. A visit to Disney will ensure smiles all round, enjoying interactions with live Disney characters, thrilling rides, live entertainment, fireworks and so much more. The amount of fun is endless, as this is the place is where dreams come true. But as … Read More

When you think of summer, what do you think of? Myself, I picture hot summer days playing at the beach, swimming, boating, kayaking. It’s also nice to spend the day hiking or cycling and cooling off,  taking a refreshing dip in my local watering hole. If you are planning … Read More

Technology has made traveling a much more pleasurable experience eliminating much of the stress of traveling. Don’t speak the local language? Not a problem, there’s an app for that. Actually there are travel phone apps for almost anything you can imagine that you may need during your holiday. Most are … Read More

A trip to Whistler BC offers fun and excitement for the whole family with exhilarating outdoor activities and adventures offered year-round. As the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler has an international flair and is filled with a large assortment of activities to keep everyone happy.

This spring … Read More

Salt Lake City is a unique destination. Where else can you travel in North America and be within a couple of hour’s drive of so many world-class ski resorts? With so many choices how do you decide where to spend your time? No matter your decision, you will be … Read More






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