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Explore Fort Scratchley, a Historical Treasure in Newcastle

Newcastle is a small, coastal city, located two hours north of Sydney. One of the areas true historical treasures is Fort Scratchley. Once known as …

Australia

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Travel

Ten Things To Consider Before You Rent That Scooter

If you have spent any time traveling in SE Asia, coastal towns in Europe, or just about anywhere abroad you have probably had the urge to rent a …

Driver's Licenses

The US Navy has started testing the combat systems of its new stealthy destroyer

Engineering problems may have stalled the guided-missile destroyer (DDG) 1000 USS Zumwalt’s transit to the ship’s homeport of San Diego late last year but Raytheon was still able to get the desired head start on testing the vessel’s combat system.<p>Meanwhile the leadership out in Pacific Command …

Military

4 great day trips from Venice, Italy

When visiting Venice, Italy you can use it as a hub to visit many of the other beautiful destinations in the area. We recommend to stay several extra …

How to Take Good Travel Photos

Whether you want to document a family holiday or aspire to shoot for National Geographic, there are some simple things you can do to take better …

Photography

25 Travel Movies to Get You Through The Winter

Winter is a slow time for a lot of travelers. Most of us just want to settle in until Spring gets here. The cold weather and grey skies are …

Travel

The Affordable Way to Fall in Love with Paris * Ginger on the Go

It's only fair to share...<p>I first traveled to Paris during summer break in college when I was invited to visit a friend in London for several weeks. …

Paris

The Haunting Town of Rodney, Mississippi: A Photo Essay

<b>A Southern photographer’s haunting images from a bridal shoot and seasonal flood portray her intimate connection with the ghost town of Rodney,</b> …

Photography

Is Saintes the Perfect French Town?

When we first moved to France, we rented a house in the Landes while we set about finding out where we wanted to settle long-term. We had a vague …

France

Bangkok, Thailand (Day 1)

November 12, 2016<p>We decided on 3 days and 4 nights in Bangkok. Now we know that isn’t nearly enough time, but we still had a lot to see. We could …

Travel

10 Cheap Eats in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city where the best food is served on the cheap.It goes without saying that a diner can eat well in New Orleans. A visitor (or a …

New Orleans

New Years Resolutions for Travel and Life in 2017

It’s that time of the year again!<p>For the past two years and running, I’ve written personal, self-reflective lists about what I’d like to accomplish …

Travel

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Review

Stand in the lobby of the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove and look past the fountains, Roman rotunda and swimming pools into the lush tropical …

The Great Gatsby

Memorable Hotels to Explore in Boston

As the biggest city in New England, Boston draws large crowds of visitors all year round. It’s always a good time to explore this amazing city where …

Boston

MUST READ Travel Books to Inspire Wanderlust

This 2017, both my partner Tom and I are committed to reading at least two books every month. Slightly ambitious, yes. Doable? Definitely. This year, …

Travel

The Best Things to do in Ghent Belgium

Discover some of the best things to do in Ghent and find out why those in the know rate Ghent above Belgium’s other popular tourist …

Travel

1st Hand Guide for Americans Traveling To Cuba 2016

Americans have been waiting for the day when Americans can travel to Cuba again. Well, the wait is finally over, sort of… Travel to Cuba is getting …

Get Tips On How To Survive An Ice-Cold Finnish Winter

Winter in Finland can be harsh, too cold, grey and dismal. Especially during the time where no snow is insight. But how to survive the dark days …

Vitamin D

10 things to do in Manchester other than Bonnaroo

If you have heard of Manchester, Tennessee chances are you live nearby, or it was in relation to Bonnaroo. There is no doubt that Bonnaroo has been …

Bonnaroo

Barrow, Alaska - Arriving in American Northernmost City

<b>Barrow, Alaska – A glimpse into North America’s Northernmost city in winter and to see what it really looks like.</b><p>After four stunning days in …

10 Things You Should Know Before Quitting Your Job To Travel The World - This Way To Paradise-Beaches, Islands, And Travel

So, I’ve come home. I’ve returned to Portland, Oregon. The place I lived before I started my 3 year and 3 month journey around the world. During my …

Travel

Visiting Saba: The Caribbean's Unspoiled Queen - Erika's Travels

Saba isn’t your typical Caribbean destination. The island contains no beaches. Nor is it home to casinos, yacht clubs or high-rise resorts. Covering …

Caribbean

25 Amazing Drone Photos of the Philippines

The Philippines is an island nation located in Southeast Asia. The country consists of over 7,000 islands, each offering its own unique culture, …

Travel

7 Super Reasons to Visit Osijek, Croatia

Many travelers think of Croatia solely for its stunning seaside and hundreds of idyllic islands, looking inland only as far as Plitvice Lakes or the …

Travel

Bristol Travel Guide * The World As I See It

Bristol is one of those hip, energetic cities that has something for everyone. Whether its Bristol’s expansive maritime history or eccentric and …

Travel

Dear Corporate America: A Letter from a Traveling Millennial - Passport & Plates

Dear Corporate America,<p>I know what you say about us millennials. We have no loyalty, no work ethic, and all we care about is ourselves.<p>We’re …

Management

On working with the French

Hello and happy New Year!<p>Sometimes certain aspects of French culture will leave foreigners scratching their heads. La Poste, anyone? French workplace …

Funny Signs Found Around the World

Sometimes when you are traveling around you come across strange, confusing or funny signs. Sometimes this is due to a bad language translation but …

Travel

The Guide to Alternative Accommodation

Years and years ago, we had only one option when booking travel accommodation: hotels. Now, thanks to the power of technology, we have a growing …

Travel