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Banff Via Ferrata - Adventure On High

My heart and head tussle with the decision to cry or laugh. With a smile so wide my jaw begins to ache, tears balance delicately at the edges of my …

Hiking

21 Pictures To Inspire Your Canada Road Trip

Stunning. Spectacular. Gobsmacking. Every turn in the road reveals jaw dropping splendor. Are waterfalls, glaciers, turquoise lakes and sweeping …

Hiking

Glacier Bay Lodge - Alaska's Best Kept Secret

The purple lupines sway as the baby moose bounds behind her mother through the wildflower laden grass. With snow-capped mountains tucked in their …

National Parks

14 Day Hidden Gem Ireland Itinerary - A Complete Guide

The rolling green hills, the welcoming Irish and the stunning cliffs make Ireland a destination on many travelers dream lists. The island may look …

15 Sanity Saving Tips For Visiting Angkor Wat

Motorbikes, scooters, tuk tuks, busses, bicycles, vans, pedestrians, trucks and the odd chicken and monkey juggle for position. Visiting Angkor Wat …

Canadian Squirrels-Dangerous Pests or Cute Wildlife?

My love affair with Canadian squirrels soured the day they moved into our house. As it turns out, squirrels are gifted with extraordinary climbing …

7 Best Places to Hike in Tuscany

People flock to Tuscany’s “year-round coast” in the summer months for wine and food tourism, but you’ll also find solitude here in nature.AbetoneThe …

Are you Travel Ready? A Pre-Travel Checklist for your Next Trip.

It’s easy to get excited when your much-anticipated vacation comes around. For the average family r person out there, a vacation generally comes …

Where to Eat in Bologna Italy – A Bologna Food Guide

Curious about what and where to eat in Bologna Italy? Check out our Bologna Food Guide with our favorite restaurants and cafes in Italy’s most …

Italy

50+ Of My Best Packing Tips for Nomad Travel

So you’re going to travel long-term? Maybe you’ll take a round-the-world trip for a year, or you’ll start your digital nomad adventure. But you have …

Backpacking

18 Things to do in Singapore

One of the most vibrant, exciting, and gorgeous cities that we have visited is Singapore. It’s a place where you can get lost in the streets and find …

An “Infinity Beach” Two Stories ABOVE the Ocean?!

“To get to the beach, you’ll have to take the elevator,” Curaçao travel expert, Eugene, chuckled as he pulled his van up to my Willemstad hotel. A …

Enough Photography Links to Make You Happy for a Week!

It's been a wonderful week in the wide world of photography with artists and content creators sharing great shots and articles in all corners of the …

Paris is Always a Good Idea: 7 Reasons to Keep Visiting Paris

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world and one of the most romantic cities in Europe. There are endless reasons why people choose to …

France

Mount Norquay Tubing Brings Out Your Inner Child

Sliding down a mountain on an inflated tube? When I heard about Mount Norquay tubing on snow, this Canadian farm girl who spent winters with her …

The ultimate foodies guide to Liverpool

When I choose to visit a city, as well as making decisions based on architecture, attractions and special interest (eg – quirky, unusual stuff that …

Google Search

Pictures of the Week 11.2.17

How to Celebrate a New York City New Years like a Local

7. New Years Eve Yoga at Laughing Lotus<p>Hmm…I am gonna have a real hard time describing this one without making it sound like a cult but here goes …

New York City

15 Breathtaking Flower Fields Around the World That You Have to Frolic In

Just in case you needed even more reason to travel the world, here’s one more to spark your wanderlust: these amazing fields of blooming flowers …

National Parks

Top 5 Best Luxe-for-Less Resorts in Thailand

Thailand, in Southeast Asia, is rammed with relaxed tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate Buddhist temples. All this, as …

Swimming Pools

Why I Skipped the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand

New Zealand

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

San Francisco

Newcastle West Ireland - An Irish Travel Gem

The freshly painted wooden shutters sigh a mild complaint as the morning sun pushes its way into the centuries old Irish room. Humming from the …

Here North There - A Song To Take You Anywhere

Here North There originated during this past year in New York, when I decided it was about time to, quite literally, get my act together.<p>At first it …

5 Greek Islands That Haven’t Been Taken Over by Tourism Yet

Whether you head to the famous Cycladic islands, home of whitewashed, blue-domed buildings, or to the lesser-known Dodecanese islands closer to …

European Travel

The 15 Best and Cheapest Places to Visit in South America

Although it may not compare to the likes of South East Asia, South America is still a solid budget travel destination. Yet some regions are …

17 tiny European islands that you've probably never heard of, but should definitely visit

Juist, Germany<p><i>Stefan Bernsmann/Shutterstock</i><p>Juist is one of seven inhabited East Frisian islands at the at the edge of Germany's Wadden Sea. Its miles …

European Travel

Best Christmas Markets In Europe

Do you smell the gingerbread? Can you taste the mulled wine? Feel the chilly air? The month of December means Christmas Market time in Europe so get …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

The Truth About Cycling South Africa

“You’re cycling South Africa? Madness!”<p>“What is wrong with you people? Aren’t you worried about lions chasing you? Or being mugged? Can’t you two …