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5 Astonishing European Cities For Your Must-Visit List


A fun and very popular…


Added by Bob Conor on May 28, 2016 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Cuenca, Ecuador's Colonial Charmer


Added by David Paul Appell on May 27, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

An Unexpected Asian Wedding Tour

When dreams come true, they no longer seem like dreams. For me to imagine that, when I first took an airplane abroad alone, to Paris, that I had no friends anywhere in Europe or Asia. Now, years later, another early dream involved weddings.…


Added by Nithin C on May 26, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Costa Rica Could Be Your New Home

Costa Rica has been a popular destination for North American expats for decades. And this happy country recently was again named one of the best countries to retire.

Why is Costa Rica such a great place…


Added by Shannon Farley on May 24, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Summer in Edinburgh


Added by Iberia Airlines on May 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Great Travel, Great Stories

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Traveling through space is geography.  Traveling through time is history.  I just finished reading the Travels of Marco Polo and Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux simultaneously; okay,…


Added by Earl Hardie Karges on May 22, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The Ceiba - Latin America’s Most Storied Tree

I have this kinda funny (as in funky, not ha-ha) tree growing right smack in the middle of my front yard in Miami. It’s admittedly not a particularly cuddly or friendly looking bit of botany, its trunk prickling all over as it is with conical thorns. But for me it’s all about the mystique, being as it is…


Added by Jose Balido on May 21, 2016 at 8:07am — 1 Comment

Bath, England & Jane Austen

The vast majority of visitors to Bath find themselves entranced by the city's elegant architecture and its charming setting, nestling among the hills of the southern edge of the Cotswolds.  Not so Jane Austen, who allegedly hated the city, and had to be dragged there against her will in 1801 when her…


Added by Vicky Picks on May 20, 2016 at 6:01am — No Comments

Touring the Mountain Highlands of Luzon in the Philippines

The tour started of with an early morning breakfast and on to our jeepney ride, which would take us to the rice terraces and one of the surrounding villages. Jeepneys are popular means of public transportation in the Philippines. They were originally left over US military jeeps from World War II that were stripped down to accommodate more seating and of decorated with a very vibrant…


Added by Mitchelle on May 18, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Phoenix' Musical Instrument Museum Plays It Cool, Indeed


Added by Maureen Blevins on May 17, 2016 at 5:41pm — No Comments

How to Choose the Best Travel Insurance Plan

More and more people are beginning to realise that travel insurance is a very important part of any comprehensive plan to have a fun, healthy and successful trip. Plans vary greatly when it comes to what they do and do not cover, but most people will definitely find a…


Added by Simon Hopes on May 16, 2016 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Hiking in the Jungle? How to Survive if You Get Lost!

One moment you’re walking along a rainforest trail enjoying the incredible sounds and sights, when suddenly you spot monkeys hopping from tree to tree. You definitely want to get pictures of that, so you go off the trail following the monkeys. Before long, you’ve been so busy looking…


Added by Shannon Farley on May 14, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Dreamy Dubrovnik a Summertime Treat


Added by Iberia Airlines on May 13, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

A Passage in Time to Santorini's Domaine Hatzidakis Winery

A rocky peninsula reaches into the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean along with thousands of islands (though just 227 inhabited) defined by hot dry climates and diverse cultural influences. Europe's southernmost and ancient country with the longest grape growing heritage. It is on the Greee's volcanic island of…


Added by Steve Mirsky on May 12, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

6 Life-Changing Ranch Holidays in North America

Riding holidays in North America's West are often life changing. For Tony Daly, managing director of Ranch Rider, a week spent at Arizona’s Tanque Verde Resort Ranch fostered a switch of careers from accountant to tour operator. Still very…


Added by Sam Ward on May 11, 2016 at 8:40am — No Comments

Vietnam Dispatches: 40 Years Too Late


For those of a certain age, it is impossible to forget how consumed the American public was with the Vietnam War in the late 60s and early 70s.  We…


Added by Daniel Asa Rose on May 10, 2016 at 11:37am — No Comments

New York City's Inimitable Radio City Music Hall

 Radio City Lobby

                                                                 Radio City lobby

When I was 10, on my first trip to NYC, my parents took me to Radio City Music Hall.

I was brought to tears when the organs came out the side…


Added by Sandra & John Scott on May 9, 2016 at 6:18am — No Comments

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