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Shipwrecked on Australia's Fraser Island

By the time James Cook reached the Queensland coast, he was rapidly running out of crew members to name features after. He’d already got down to the cabin boy, who gave his name to the Carlo Sandblow. So, when he reached what he thought was a great sandy peninsula, he called it, with a…


Added by Keith Kellett on July 24, 2016 at 8:15am — No Comments

Scientific Research Trips Explore a Biodiversity Hotspot in Costa Rica

Tramping around a damp rainforest in the dark with big rubber boots and headlamps is not the usual picture of a university spring break vacation. But for a group of first year Ph.D. students studying herpetology at Harvard University, it was perfect.

In April 2016, on…


Added by Shannon Farley on July 23, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments

Parlez-Vous Montreal?


Added by David Paul Appell on July 22, 2016 at 11:14am — No Comments

Greenbrier Resort's Bunker Tour: Cold War Shelter for V.I.P.s

Damage from spring 2016 floods forced the closing of the Greenbrier Resort, a West Virginia classic that has hosted boldface names since the early 1800s. On July 12 it reopened, so it's worth noting that this place is…


Added by Ed Wetschler on July 20, 2016 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Miami Beach's COMO Metropolitan Hotel

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by Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer

As the authors of It Happened in Miami, our adventures in interviewing took us all over the area. We thought we had seen it all. However, we never got around to experience Metropolitan by COMO and its Traymore restaurant, a sweet and serene spot close by the…


Added by Harvey frommer on July 19, 2016 at 10:13am — No Comments

Hotel Review: The Vanilla Garden Tenerife

Located in one of the top tourist spots in the southern part of the region, Vanilla Garden Tenerife is a hotel that is built with traditional architecture. This is in imitation of the typical building style of the Canary Islands homes consisting of gabled roofs and wooden balconies. The Vanilla Garden includes a landscaped courtyard with balconies facing the garden which gives tourists the feeling of being in a canary village.…


Added by Simon Hopes on July 18, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Tourism’s Trying July of 2016

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Added by Peter Tarlow on July 17, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Amsterdam City Break: 3 Musts

A flight to Amsterdam from the UK will take you to a city which is recognised among Europe’s most admired city break destinations. One of the greatest small cities in the world, the capital of the Netherlands is waiting for tourists like you with her arms wide open only to embrace you all…


Added by Mariya Marth on July 16, 2016 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Organizing a School Trip for Children


If you are a teacher or parent chaperone involved in taking children on field trips of any sort, then this article might be an interesting and helpful one for you to read. If you have…


Added by Jeniffer Page on July 15, 2016 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Storming Paris' Bastille Neighborhood


Added by Jose Balido on July 14, 2016 at 6:42am — No Comments

Costa Rica's Hacienda Guachipelín Is a Family Fun Bonanza

Costa Rica is always great for family vacations, with its exotic wildlife, amazing nature, thrilling adventure tours, and of course, being the safest place to travel in 2016.

Families who travel to Costa Rica know that the charming Central American country…


Added by Shannon Farley on July 13, 2016 at 9:55am — No Comments

Amazing Highlights of Ecuador's Galápagos Islands

                    photo | Julian Rotela Rosow 

by Laura Tirado

Perhaps one of the things that most surprised me about the Galapagos is…


Added by Iberia Airlines on July 12, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Using Public Bikes in Paris & London: How To - & Why To!

While traveling through Europe one recent August, I took a different approach to getting around than I have in the past. Usually I buy some sort of multi-day public transit pass that allows me extensive use of…

Added by Sara Cooke on July 11, 2016 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Dining Vegetarian in Latin America


Added by Max Pesling on July 10, 2016 at 8:23am — No Comments

Paddleboarding in San Juan, Puerto Rico

You don't book a room in Condado, an isthmus lined with beachfront condos, hotels, fabulous restaurants and bars, clubs, and casinos near downtown San Juan, because you love stand-up paddleboarding. (Stand-up bar-hopping, that's another thing.) But every day more and…


Added by Ed Wetschler on July 9, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Tips for Conserving Fuel on Road Trips

The rising cost of fuel is a topic that we are all familiar with and it can affect us both in our daily life plus our holiday travel plans. It is not just the UK that is facing this problem; it is a common factor all over the world and with many of us choosing to book holidays that involve a car hire it…


Added by Auto Europe on July 8, 2016 at 11:27am — No Comments

A Cruise Port of Call in Dubrovnik, Croatia


Added by Dave Fallon on July 7, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments

Discovering the Jews of Argentina


Added by Harvey frommer on July 6, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Eye-Popping Dunes/Lagoons of Northern Brazil


Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on July 5, 2016 at 7:43am — No Comments

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