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St Stephen's chapel

Ode to Lamego, Portugal

St Stephen's chapel

As far as hot travel destinations for 2017, it looks like Portugal is going to have one heck of a year. All of the in-the-know lists are pointing to the European country as the next “it”destination – and it’s easy to see why. Hopefully, the crowds won’t do more harm than good and small off-the-beaten-path […]

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Humayuns Tomb

Exploring Delhi Off the Beaten Track

Humayuns Tomb

Although we’ve explored some very remote areas in our travels, we’ve yet to make it to India. Known for its chaotic urban rhythms and exotic landscapes, India seems like a world unto itself. Today, guest contributor Lee Grewal, a former expat who lived in Delhi for three years, is here to give us a rundown on […]

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Walking Bergamo

Discovering the Two Sides of Bergamo, Italy

Walking Bergamo

Along with most travelers, our love for Italy never stops growing. From the chaotic charm of Rome to the quiet sophistication found in Tuscan villages, it seems as if there is an endless amount of Italian destinations to fall in love with. Today, guest contributor, Naomi Elster, is here to tell us all about her recent […]

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St Davids Bishops Palace

Take a Wales Road Trip through Green Landscapes and Historic Castles

St Davids Bishops Palace

The UK offers an endless array of travel opportunities for any type of traveler. Obviously, popular cities like London, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Glasgow get a lot of tourism, and deservedly so. However, if you’re into traveling through rolling green landscape dotted with historic castles and picturesque towns, Wales is the place to be. Our guest […]

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Mendoza wine travel

Biking Through Mendoza Wine Country

Mendoza wine travel

Although we certainly advise against drinking and driving in any case, taking a leisurely bike ride through beautiful vineyards while tasting some of the local wine is certainly a great bucket list item, as long as it’s done in moderation, of course. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had a long adventure through Argentina, which included […]

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Church of Spilled Blood.

How to Visit St. Petersburg without a Group Tour

Church of Spilled Blood.

Russia seems to be quite the point of contention among the travel community. Some seem to love it, while others swear to never return. Of course, this could be due to differing travel styles. Large group tours are a common way to visit Russia, and although they can offer a relatively stress-free experience, restrictive …

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Sunset in Palm Springs

Active Weekend Getaway in Palm Springs

Sunset in Palm Springs

In its heyday, Palm Springs was a magnet for the rich and famous, subsequently earning its nickname, “The Playground of the Stars.” Although some may think the city has become somewhat of a cliché, Palm Springs has really managed to maintain a proud “old Hollywood” elegance and even has quite a few options for active […]

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Bordeaux travel

Exploring Elegant Bordeaux

Bordeaux travel

I went to Bordeaux on a whim a few years ago and although it’s been a while since I visited, my mind often wanders back to the wonderful time I had exploring this beautiful French city. I didn’t know much about Bordeaux before the trip, only its reputation of being a major wine-producing region. And […]

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Carrara Marble Mine

Touring the Carrara Marble Mines

Carrara Marble Mine

It’s safe to say that Italy has been blessed with more than its fair share of greatness. Exploring Italy really makes you realize how plentiful the country is in terms of culture, art, landscape, history, and, of course, culinary excellence. And if that’s not enough, they even make something like marble mines incredibly interesting …

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Alouatta Sanctuary

Monkeying around at Panama’s Alouatta Sanctuary

Alouatta Sanctuary

Many people dream of living in a warm, sunny location after retirement, but choosing one place to live out the golden years can be daunting. Today’s guest contributor, Larke Newell, tells us how her and her husband make the most out of their second home, beautiful Panama, by visiting some of the local highlights, such as […]

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