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Boi-Bumbá, the Fab Festival of Brazil's Amazon



In the heart of Brazilian Amazonia is Manaus, the gateway to Amazonia, a huge swath of over 4,000 square kilometers, covering nine Brazilian states and home to most of the nearly 210 indigenous tribes in the country.



Manaus is a perfect destination for those who are fond of ecotourism, thanks to its many natural parks and environmental…

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Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on June 23, 2017 at 9:04am — No Comments

4 Reasons You Should Take a Road Trip this Summer

Summer is just around the proverbial corner, once again. Winter has faded away and with the warmer weather everyone is poking their heads out after a long hibernation. We all know that this means lighter clothing, patios, friendships that were…

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Added by Ryan MacKellar on June 22, 2017 at 12:13pm — No Comments

5 Must-Do Highlights of Vietnam's Halong Bay

Recognized as the natural wonder of the world by UNESCO, Halong Bay is among the landscapes in Vietnam most worth visiting for those who love Mother Nature. Halong Bay is at its most beautiful during the summer, even though sometimes it has heavy rains or even storms in from the sea. In the autumn, the weather is ideal and cool for vacations, while winter temperatures are even cooler - though still usually warmer than in the northern hemisphere's winter. Perhaps least recommendable is…

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Added by Indochina Sails on June 21, 2017 at 2:21pm — No Comments

For the Love of Milwaukee

If you want to know what the best places are in a city, ask a native. Here's the list I recently gathered from a group of Milwaukeeans who love their city, the largest city of Wisconsin: the Milwaukee Art Museum (top); Pabst…

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Added by Linda Milks on June 20, 2017 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Marrakech Once Again a Tripadvisor Favorite





For the seventh edition of its Travelers' Choice Awards, TripAdvisor announced that Morocco's "Red City" garnered its users' highest ratings in the…

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Added by Ibrahim on June 19, 2017 at 8:51am — No Comments

Malshej Ghat, One of India's Best Places to Visit During Monsoon Season



One of the hill stations in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, Malshej Ghat is a paradise during India's monsoon season, June through September, soaked in lush greenery and basking in the glory of nature. Monsoon is the best time to visit this destination for refreshment of…

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Added by Indian Eagle on June 18, 2017 at 4:55pm — 1 Comment

Nyack in New York's Hudson Valley Gets Times-Square-Inspired Boutique Hotel

Before The Time Nyack opened on the site of a former factory that for a time became artist studios and jam space for local bands, the Village of Nyack, in New York's Hudson Valley about a half-hour drive from New York City, in didn't have any four- or five-star lodging…

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Added by Steve Mirsky on June 17, 2017 at 11:08am — No Comments

Happy Bloomsday! An Excerpt From Literary Dublin





by José Juan Adamuz



The legendary Irish “gift of gab” has helped Ireland punch above its weight literarily for centuries now – and Dublin in particular has been a literary hotbed – in…

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Added by Iberia Airlines on June 16, 2017 at 10:34am — 2 Comments

Basel an Undersung Gem of Switzerland

              Boris Stroujko



This week (June 15-18), the international art world is once again beating its way to the door…

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Added by David Paul Appell on June 15, 2017 at 10:38am — No Comments

Swimming (Safely) Among Jellyfish in Palau

There is a place where you can swim among jellyfish. It is a somewhat magical place of crystal clear waters, surrounded by lush vegetation and located in Micronesia: Jellyfish Lake. This incredible place is in Palau, a country made up of around 200 populated Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The lake was formed thousands of years ago when…

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Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on June 14, 2017 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Climatewise, Costa Rica's Caribbean Region a Very Different Side of the Country



In nearly all travel guides for Costa Rica you will read that the country has two main seasons: dry season (also called “summer”) from December through April, and rainy season (also called “winter” or “green season”) from May through November.



However, that's not completely…

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Added by Shannon Farley on June 13, 2017 at 9:20am — No Comments

5 Handsome Hostelries in Scenic, Stupendous Sicily





We had been to Sicily before, and were bewitched and beguiled by the land, the people, the food, the atmosphere. We have been to a good many places around the world doing travel writing. Sicily, somehow, for us held a special charm. We vowed to return. …



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Added by Harvey frommer on June 12, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Things to Be Aware of When Travelling in Vietnam

Sunset in Hanoi



Vietnam is a beautiful country of rice paddies, cyclos, water…

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Added by Nadova Tours on June 11, 2017 at 6:53am — No Comments

California’s Santa Maria Valley Is BBQ & Wine

 

We were off to explore the Santa Maria Valley along the central California coast, and as I hopped into the backseat of my friends’ car, I was shown all the preparation they had prepared for the trip.  There was a tablecloth, a napkin, a bottle of…

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Added by Linda Milks on June 10, 2017 at 11:29am — 2 Comments

Getting To Machu Picchu

Long gone are the days when you could hover over the Andes Mountains to view Machu Picchu from above in a helicopter. All flights have been suspended due to environment concerns - and rightfully so I might add.

So what are your options to get to the lost city of Machu Picchu? Here follows your different…

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Added by Luis Zarabia on June 9, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

This Summer, Hit the Lake Tahoe Slopes Before the Beach

 

In another, more benign sign of climate change, mountain resorts in the U.S. Rockies make history by extending ski season to July 4th. 





For the first time in history, mountain resorts in Lake Tahoe , the ski area that straddles the California-Utah border, have officially extended their ski season…

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Added by K. Pearson Brown on June 8, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Saudi Arabian Airline’s Flight Network & Luxury Inflight Services



With 70 destinations and 133 aircraft, Saudi Airlines is the third largest in the Middle East, with Jeddah, Riyadh, and Dammam as its main hubs. The airline pride…

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Added by johnwalles on June 7, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments

Have Faith in Santa Fe For a Terrific Travel Experience

      David Kay



The United States can claim a number of marvelous destinations that offer a unique sense of place, attractions, and…

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Added by Jose Balido on June 6, 2017 at 7:33am — No Comments

Baker House 1650: Quintessential Historic Hamptons Retreat

When staying in the Hamptons, you simply can't do better than a manor house consistently ranked by Condé Nast Johansens as “Most Excellent Inn of the Americas.” Nestled in East Hampton Village, The Baker House 1650 puts you within a quick stroll…

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Added by Steve Mirsky on June 5, 2017 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Exploring Querétaro, One of Mexico's 'Silver Cities'



by Cristóbal Ramírez



A city of nearly two million inhabitants some 200 kilometres (170 miles) from Mexico City, Santiago de Queretaro (usually known simply as Queretaro, and pronouced ke-RE-ta-ro) is…

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Added by Iberia Airlines on June 4, 2017 at 8:43am — No Comments

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