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November 17, 201552 min
EMMY-AWARD WINNING AUTHOR KAREN SCHALER SHARES HER SECRETS FOR GETTING THE BEST DEALS & AVOIDING “SOME” OF THE PITFALLS OF TRAVELING A timely new survey shows that 44% of those surveyed lost their tempers and one-third have even YELLED at a stranger during past trips. This new survey from Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton showed that one of the best ways to relieve the stress of holiday travel is to not stay with relatives. Also, 46% of respondents noted they purposefully spent time somewhere else instead of meeting with relatives soon. Fortunately, we have the perfect expert with time timely advice on how to reduce the stress of traveling. Karen Schaler has traveled to more than 60 countries as the author of the empowering book Travel Therapy: Where do you need to go? She’s also hosted a national travel show on ABC called TRAVEL NOW and has made appearances on the Today Show, MSNBC, Fox and Friends and dozens of national media where she helps vacation-starved consumers choose the best trips “based on what you’re going through in life.” Find out why American’s simply aren’t taking their vacation days because of travel stress, and what they can do to reduce travel-related stress. ABOUT KAREN SCHALER: Three-time Emmy award-winning national TV host/correspondent, Karen Schaler,  is the creator and host of the TRAVEL THERAPY TV segments seen across America on top ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and CW stations on OK! TV and on ABC in New York City, on WABC-TV, during Good Morning America Weekends and Rachael Ray. After several years of hosting ABC’s national travel show and traveling to more than sixty countries Schaler launched her own inspiring and empowering TRAVEL THERAPY TV segments featuring top trips to take based on what you’re going through in life inspired by her  groundbreaking travel book TRAVEL THERAPY – Where Do You Need to Go? Schaler’s TRAVEL THERAPY video series has also been named one of AOL’s Featured Partners for providing premier travel & lifestyle content on AOL and Huffington Post where the Travel Therapy videos are syndicated to more than 200 editorial outlets around the world.  Look for the Travel Therapy logo & link to the video series on AOL’s travel pages. With more than a decade of national and international TV reporting, hosting, anchoring, producing and writing experience, Schaler is sought after lifestyle and travel expert, spokesperson and keynote speaker and has appeared on top network television and radio shows including: NBC’s Today, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, Inside Edition, Fox’s America’s News HQ, ABC News Now, MSNBC’s Countdown, CNN, Martha Stewart Living Radio and the BBC. WWW.HOMEWOODSUITES.COM  WWW.HOME2SUITES.COM HOME IMPROVEMENT EXPERT DANNY LIPFORD SHARES EASY TIPS ON HOW TO GIVE YOUR HOME A HOLIDAY FACE-LIFT The flights have been booked and there’s no turning back- your home is the host for this year’s holiday festivities. There is no better time than now to make your home a holiday haven for your guests all season long. The feeling can be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be! From quick cosmetic fixes in your bathroom to unfinished projects your kitchen; you can get it all done and still have time to kick back, relax and enjoy the time with your friends and family. Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford is here sharing his most simple and inexpensive ideas to help you improve your home for this holiday season and all year round! Danny Lipford is a veteran remodeling contractor and television personality known to audiences as Host of the Emmy-Nominated and nationally-syndicated home improvement TV and radio shows: Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford. Danny served as the home improvement expert for CBS’s The Early Show and The Weather Channel for more than a decade, and has made more than 160 national television appearances. Danny has been a longtime contributor to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine and BHG.com, and is a sourc


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