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By Linda Aksomitis | Sustainable travel adventures with a twist of history. Travel stories from around the world: culture travel, adventure travel, boomer travel and more.

Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe Glacier, Snowfun Park, & Ice Palace

Getting to the Top of the World<p>My adventure began with an 8 a.m. departure from my hotel, the Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage, in Interlaken. Besides …

Colesbukta; Eerie Ghost town in Svalbard

<b>The small convoy of snowmobiles weaved its way through a winding snow valley and rattled along the icy trails across a frozen fjord, until the first</b> …

Sublime Milos: A Greek sea kayaking family adventure - Outdoor Families Magazine

by Deirdre Davys – There’s something special about arriving by boat. You see the island far away in the distance. It looks tiny, then as you get …

The Top Hidden Gems of Canada

How’d you like a MILLION Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) points? Imagine what a fantastic trip you’d have using that many points at IHG Hotels, …

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6 Women who are making their mark in Canada's beer industry and their advice

Julia Hanlon, Vancouver, B.C.<p>She loves beer, has a degree in chemical and biological engineering, and is the kick-ass brewmaster at Vancouver’s …

Beer

Bonneville Salt Flats - #1 #Travel Destination if You Love Speed

David Aksomitis & Linda Aksomitis at Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway.<p>It’s hard to imagine the Bonneville Salt Flats until you see them — …

RVs

Nordic Spas are for Everyone, Even the Faint of Heart

Nordic spa<p>What’s not to love about a day of relaxation and rejuvenation in the middle of a holiday? Whether you’d like to alleviate some of those …

Travel

10 Ways to Enjoy Hong Kong on a Budget

Out of Town Blog <br>10 Ways to Enjoy Hong Kong on a BudgetWays to Enjoy Hong Kong on a BudgetIf you are just trying out your wings at being a jetsetter, …

Hong Kong

Nassau, Bahamas: 10 Amazing Things to See and Do

Nassau, Bahamas, is a popular spot for cruiselines to dock–and it’s no wonder with all the natural beauty and attractions the island has to offer. …

Best Things to See & Do if You Only Have 1 Day in Portland

Portland Union Station<p>I arrived in Portland’s Union Station on the AMTRAK Empire Builder Train from Williston, North Dakota, and had a half-day …

Travel

San Francisco's Telegraph Hill: Greenwich & Filbert Steps

Every city has its defining characteristics that make it unusual and attractive. Seattle has the ferry system and Pike Place Market, Los Angeles has …

San Francisco

Where to break the journey between Istanbul and Sofia | A Travellers Guide

Edirne in Turkey and Plovdiv in Bulgaria: Two excellent places to stop en route between Istanbul and Sofia<p><i>Beyoglu,</i> <i>Istanbul</i><p>If you are travelling …

Travel

Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo is one of those cities that you are doomed to fall in love with, the moment you arrive there. You will be hunted day and night by the …

European Travel

Top 10 Highlights of the Garden Route in South Africa

Top 10 highlights of the Garden Route in South Africa<p>The Garden Route is one of the most evocative areas of South Africa. It is very accessible and …

A Travel Guide to New Caledonia, South Pacific

Are you’re searching for a perfect place to spend your vacation? Look no more, New Caledonia has everything you could possibly wish for in a holiday. …

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DIY Travel Guide to Lviv, Ukraine

DIY Travel Guide to Lviv, Ukraine @TravelMonkeyCom<p><b>DIY Travel Guide to Lviv, Ukraine</b><p>By now, everyone should at least know where Ukraine is, thanks to …

Places You Must See & Hike in Oregon: Painted Hills

The Painted Hills of Oregon John Day Fossil Beds National Monument – Painted Hills Unit<p>Some say the Painted Hills of Oregon are one of the seven …

Kauai - Things You Have To Do on Hawaii's Forgotten Island

When one thinks about Hawaii, most will conjure thoughts of Honolulu on the island of Oahu, The picturesque Maui, or the volcanic Big Island. That’s …

Hawaii

An unassuming city in Georgia is the best place in the world to see cherry blossoms

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>Macon, Georgia, holds the title of Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.</b>• <b><br>The city has more than 350,000 cherry trees — more than 90 times the number in DC.</b>• <b><br>Each spring, Macon hosts the International Cherry Blossom Festival; this year, it takes place from March 24 to April 2.</b><p>Next to …

Flowers

Travel in Manitoba - See Tens of Thousands of Snakes at the Narcisse Snake Dens This Spring

Narcisse Snakes – Photo embedded under a Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0) – Photographer Tobi Theobald.<p>The snakes at the Narcisse …

Nature

After Dark: Glensheen Mansion Flashlight Tour

Large, historic mansions have always intrigued me, especially when they have a storied history full of opulence and mystery. The Glensheen Mansion, …

Houses

7 Awesome Things to Do in New York, USA

New York is the world’s most exciting city for me, but it’s definitely not cheap. In addition to the flight ticket, one can easily spend a fortune on …

Hotels

7 Awesome Things To Do in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

7 Awesome Things To Do in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @packmeto<p>7 Awesome Things To Do in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada<p>Located in the geographic center of …

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Discovering Tuscany: A Day Trip from Florence to the Most Scenic Region in Italy - City Airport Taxis Blog

Tuscany is one of the most visited regions in Italy, famous for its scenic landscape and beautiful fortified hill towns. Every inch of the land has …

Tuscany

7 Awesome Things to Do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

7 Awesome Things to Do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile @PostcardsAnna<p>7 Awesome Things to Do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile<p>Atacama desert is not only …

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Your Complete Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Travel Guide to Azerbaijan

Your Complete Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Travel Guide to Azerbaijan @AgainstCompass<p>Your Complete Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Travel Guide to Azerbaijan<p>Azerbaijan, …

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The Quick Tips You Need to Know on Your First Trip to Cuba

While much of the world has been exploring Cuba for decades, for us Americans it’s only begun to open up over the past few years. A huge step was …

Cuba

A local's travel guide to Zagreb, Croatia - Earth's Attractions

<i>Croatia is a beautiful European country, and Zagreb, its capital, is a great city to visit. You’ll discover you’ll have numerous things to do in</i> …

Croatia

Recommended Hotels and Homestays in Central Asia for Independent Travellers

A Round-up of Budget Accommodation in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan & Tajikistan<p>The first time we went to Kyrgyzstan in 2012, the standard of accommodation …

Hotels