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Summer Skiing in Argentina & Chile

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by Felice Hardy



Happily, powderhounds in withdrawal don’t have to hang on till November/December to hit the ski resorts. The Southern Hemisphere is quite happy to oblige us with some superb skiing on amazing terrain throughout the southern Andes, where the reversal of seasons means of course it’s winter there…

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Added by Iberia Airlines on May 1, 2016 at 8:35am — No Comments

Excursion's on Italy’s Coast: Cinque Terre, Liguria

 

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The Cinque Terre ("Five Lands") is a quintet of hillside villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, part of the Cinque Terre National Park and with the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

One of Italy’s most beautiful and colorful collection of picture perfect villages embedded in the cliffs overlooking the…

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Added by Bob and Janice Kollar on April 30, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Boston's Top 8 Musts

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Visiting the capital of Massachusetts (and, indeed, all of New England) is a treat in uncountable ways, as 16 million visitors a year can tell you. And here are the don't misses:



Freedom Trail



An itinerary covering 16 key history/heritage sites connected to the American Revolution for independence from Great Britain. It includes the Massachusetts State House, the cemetery where various famous citizens are buried;…

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Added by Lily Berns on April 29, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Cruising the Rainforests of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park

The "Other Down Under" destination of New Zealand is on the bucket lists of many Americans -- and justly so. Problem is, New Zealand is a long way from anywhere U.S.A. Consequently, most tourists want to see as much as possible on their first visit. Our suggestion for an orientation trip to New Zealand – book a cruise.



The Rationale



A cruise will visit several ports on the two islands of New Zealand, which is a great way to get a taste of the entire…

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Added by The2Writers.com Page on April 28, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments

Southern California's Lake Casitas: Camp, Sweet Camp



Our weekend outing to Lake Casitas, on an artificial island in a Ventura County reservoir some 80 miles south of Los Angeles,  was my first camping trip since Girl Scouts, and this time there was no sit-upon or mess kit.  Camping today is a first-class affair, with all the creature comforts of home to go…

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Added by K. Pearson Brown on April 27, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments

An Airboat Ride in Miami's Everglades

Our cruise only stopped for a short time in Miami, and we believed the best excursion to take was the airboat ride through the Everglades.

 

It wasn’t the only tour on offer. Miami was always a big draw…

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Added by Keith Kellett on April 26, 2016 at 1:39pm — No Comments

5 Great Gateway Towns to Australia's Great Barrier Reef





The Great Barrier Reef is certainly the gem of Australia. When it comes to planning a Great Barrier Reef holiday, choosing the right port city to stay in can make a big difference in your experience. Even if you are staying on an island, you still need to get…

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Added by Jason Stephens on April 25, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Unexpected Wines of Majorca, Spain



As the Spanish wine industry has grown and deepened in complexity in the past couple of decades well beyond Andalusia’s traditional sherries, oenophiles…

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Added by David Paul Appell on April 24, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Baltimore’s Hotel RL: Community, Coolness, and Incomparable Comfort

As a business owner with clients around the U.S., I occasionally hit the road for face-to-face confabs.  So when I needed to meet with a new client in Baltimore, I researched hotels in Charm City where I could stay while taking care of biz.…

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Added by Travel Daddy on April 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Distinctive Inns Along the Coast of Maine

Contemplating an escape to coastal Maine evokes images of Clipper ships, rugged beaches, lighthouses, and the most prized lobsters in North America. Kennebunkport is a fine example of where all this and more comes together. Where you stay has a big impact on the quality of your experience, and thankfully your search is now…

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Added by Steve Mirsky on April 21, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

4 of Britain's Best City Breaks





The UK has so many wonderful destinations that are just waiting to be explored - including some you probably haven't even heard of!  Check out this quality quartet:

Edinburgh



Edinburgh has it all. It…

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Added by Lolita Di on April 20, 2016 at 5:33am — No Comments

Amazing Wildlife at Costa Rica Biodiversity Hotspot Veragua Rainforest



In Costa Rica – a country renowned for its legendary sensational amount of plants and animals – it’s one thing to boast about having the greatest biodiversity. It’s quite another to have tons of scientific research to back up the claim.



Not only is…

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Added by Shannon Farley on April 19, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Geneva - Elegant Switzerland à la Française

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Added by Iberia Airlines on April 18, 2016 at 12:47am — No Comments

Why We Need the Wild Places



Why is it every so often we long to be spending time 'away from it all'?




Sure the pressures of modern life can be exacting on our system, but a good weekend usually sorts that…

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Added by Patrick @ www.safarichatter.com on April 17, 2016 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Count Your Blessings at El Convento in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico





Have you ever stayed in a convent?  Surprisingly, many of our fellow travel fanatics out there have shared with us that they have, indeed, spent some time staying in converted nunneries or convents.  Besides the inherently peaceful aura that seems to surround…

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Added by Deb Thompson on April 16, 2016 at 11:29am — No Comments

5 Awesome Spots in Western Australia, Mate!



There’s no place in the world quite like Western Australia, and it was an easy choice for my holiday destination. Western Australia provides a unique blend of nature, wildlife, and exciting manmade attractions. With such a large area to explore,…

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Added by Amelia Brown on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why I Spent My Vacation With a Croissant in France



I arrived in a quaint village in the French countryside and checked into a charming villa arranged by my travel agent.

Once I was settled, I made my way out to the balcony. It seemed to be floating on the beautiful fields of lavender and provided a scope of a wide expanse of vineyards in the distance.

I had already decided that all I wanted to do on this vacation was spend my mornings at a local café…

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Added by Voyages Groupe Ideal on April 14, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

The Point of Punta del Este, Uruguay

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Added by David Paul Appell on April 13, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Hot Beach Destination in...Bulgaria??

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Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on April 12, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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