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Death Valley Travel

Exploring Death Valley

Death Valley Travel

Although off-the-beaten-path travel usually leads to amazing experiences, the thought of spending time in a place called Death Valley could scare off even the stealthiest of traveler. Thankfully, today’s guest contibutor, Vanessa Chiasson, is showing us that the hottest and driest national park in the US isn’t as inhospitable as its name would suggest. Most […]

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Waterton Lakes National Park

Discover Waterton Lakes with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

Waterton Lakes National Park

Although the US has a veritable treasure trove of beautiful national parks, we certainly can’t forget about our neighbors to the north, Canada. Full of amazingly diverse landscape throughout the country, Canada has quite a few national parks that will blow your mind, such as Waterton Lakes. Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, […]

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Lovely square in Guimaraes, Portugal.

A Glimpse of Modern Portugal in Medieval Guimaraes

Lovely square in Guimaraes, Portugal.

Walking tours are part of the allure of European river cruising. In today’s guest article, boomer travel writer, Catherine Sweeney, takes us on a stroll as she explores Portuguese history and culture on a Guimarães walking tour. Aqui nasceu Portugal” (Portugal was born here), the proud statement seen on the ancient city walls of Guimarães, […]

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Dubrovnik travel

Dubrovnik and Split Hiking Guide

Dubrovnik travel

Croatia has been growing in popularity for years, but lately, it’s getting more and more attention for its active travel options. Along with a fascinating history and warm culture, Croatia offers some great hiking paths with stunning views of the country’s beautiful coastline. If you’re thinking about visiting Croatia, today’s guest contributor, Vanessa A Nirode, […]

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Jasen Nature Reserve

Hiking Through Macedonia’s Jasen Nature Reserve

Jasen Nature Reserve

Are you in the mood for a really off-the-beaten-path adventure? Good, because today’s guest contributor, Vanessa A Nirode, is taking us on a hiking trip to Macedonia’s Jasen Nature Reserve. With wild goats, wolves and stunning scenery, this park, located deep in the heart of the Balkans, has been called “the best-kept secret among Europe’s […]

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Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with Stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with stingrays is our favorite South Pacific cruise excursion. Period. Alan and I have cruised the South Pacific four times, and on each sailing, we look forward to connecting with these gentle sea creatures. And if we had to pick one location in French Polynesia that’s a favorite, swimming with stingrays in Moorea would […]

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