Cuban cars

Cuba Travel Tips

Updated 01.01.2017 It seems that the travel world has been chomping at the bit to get to Cuba ever since it was announced that some travel restrictions have been lifted. Indeed, the mystery of this previously off-the-beaten-path Caribbean island is incredibly intriguing. Thankfully, today’s guest writer Kay Dougherty, author of Blonde Brunette Travel, shares her […]

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View of the Pont d'Avignon

A Weekend in Charming Avignon

Although Paris is clearly the undisputed star of French tourism, exploring the many French towns that are scattered throughout the country is a must for any true Francophile. Of course, even if you’re just a simple traveler looking for relaxing strolls and warm crossiants, French towns like Avignon are the place to go. Thankfully, today’s […]

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Fort Ross State Park

Off the Wine Trail in Sonoma County

Traveling on a Coastal California road trip is one of our favorite memories—the scenery—the food—the wine—it’s all good. But what if you’re not a wine lover? Will you find enough to do when your road trip reaches Sonoma County?  Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel, says “absolutely” if you follow his advice for going off […]

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The view at Montage Kapalua Bay

Maui the Boomer Way

Luxury plus adventure is my favorite travel combination. And the folks at Visit Maui have invited me to experience just that. I’m calling it Maui the Boomer Way. Look at what I’ll be doing for six days on this beautiful Hawaiian island: For adventure, I’ll be paragliding wit Proflyght Paragliding, snorkeling (more than once) and learning stand […]

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Taulus n Menorca, Spain

4 Hours in Menorca

Updated 07.01.2015 When your ship docks in Mahon, Menorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, it’s tempting to head straight for Punta Prima Beach for a couple hours of sun in the fun. But then you’d miss the complicated history, bucolic views and glimpses of neolithic mystery available on the island. That’s why I chose a 4-hour Menorca cruise […]

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Mount Denali

Adventure Awaits in Alaska’s Denali Park

For anyone looking for a national park adventure, there’s simply no better place to experience  it than Denali National Park. From expansive views of breathtaking Alaska landscape to local wildlife, Denali is really something unique. Today’s guest poster, photographer Dennis Calhoun, visually brings us one step into Alaska’s incredible Denali National Park with his incredible […]

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The Five Essentials of Active Travel in Bali

Active travel may mean different things to different people. For some, hiking and biking are great ways to see the local sights while for others, higher risk activities such as sky diving and underwater cave explorations are the only way to travel on the edge. However, for most of us, no matter what activity level […]

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Royal Princess Piazza atrium

Cruising on Royal Princess

Updated 10.01.2017 The 141,000 ton Royal Princess, with 3,560 passengers and 1,200 crew members, is One Big Ship. When Princess Cruises invited me to try out the new Royal Princess Cruise voyage from Venice, Italy, to Istanbul, Turkey, I wasn’t sure if I should say yes. After all, I’ve made it no secret that I’m a […]

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Todai-ji Temple in Nara, Japan

A Visit to Nara, Japan: One Giant Buddha and Lots of Hungry Deer

I’ve just returned from a two week adventure in Japan and I’m still trying to come to terms with everything we saw in this beautiful country. From the quiet chaos that is Tokyo to Kyoto’s 1,600 Buddhist temples, we found ourselves in a dizzying state of awed inspiration just about every single day. On most […]

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