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The Enchanting Fairmont

The weather may be blissfully warm during the Christmas holidays in Scottsdale but the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess transforms into a winter wonderland each year with an extraordinary "Christmas at the Princess" festiva. This marvelous five-star desert hotel glistens for six weeks during the season with over two million lagoon lights, magical snowfalls and a holiday carousel. Be sure to don your ice skates for a circle around the holiday ice rink and take your children on a delightful ride on the Princess Express Train. Enjoy a swim or a game of golf in the sun while experiencing the enchanting and magical splendors of the season, all available at the incredible Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.


weekly scoop:
october 9, 2015



Pick of the Week

This "Life Support" Shoulder Bag from Lifeworks has a classic style but with all the features we need on the road. It holds a laptop up to 16" in a dedicated protective pocket. Smaller items fit into many of the other side pockets, including a side mesh pocket perfect for holding a water bottle. Comes in three colors combos: black/red, camo/brown and tan/black. $59.99

Win a Cruise Vacation

What better way to celebrate a cruise vacation than by winning one! The industry is giving away 31 cruise vacations from 23 cruise lines, with one awarded each day. Submit a photo each day featuring a "cruise smile" on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags "CruiseSmile and #Sweepstakes. Or you can upload a photo on Share it with friends to get more entries. Winners are randomly selected. Deadline is October 19.


Win a Month Abroad

Win airfare, a month abroad at a top retirement haven and $5,000 in living expenses with's Travel Writers Competition contest. One catch - you have to report on your experience. The location would be in Ecuador, Panama, Mexico, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Spain, Malta, Colombia, Portugal or Thailand. Send in a headline with 150-word lead describing a favorite travel experience. Perfect candidate is of or close to retirement age. Deadline is October 19.