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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.

Beer, Bikes, and Barks: Things to do in Bend, Oregon

Bend is a hot destination. Located in Southern Oregon, there is plenty of sunshine, mountains and gorgeous scenery. Bend is home to plenty of hiking …

Oregon

Discover Carhenge Pop Culture Roadside Attraction in Nebraska

The Carhenge pop culture roadside attraction may be one of the most popular — and quirky — roadside stops in America, but it didn’t start out with …

Road Trips

The Warship That Never Went to War: Vasa Museum in Stockholm

VASA – ship in Stockholm’s most visited museum.<p>The Vasa was built in Skeppsgården, the navy yard, which was a peninsula connected to the mainland by …

Museums

Legacy of the Plains Museum - Westward Ho to Gering, Nebraska

Gering, Nebraska’s Legacy of the Plains Museum hides a world-class collection of artifacts and stories behind its simple exterior. Inside the walls, …

There is Something Special Going On in Hamilton

My visit to Hamilton, Ohio really left an impression on me. It’s a city that’s in the midst of a comeback.<p>The downtown reminded me of what we …

Meeting The Sunrise From The Hexagonal Stones Of The Giant's Causeway

The iconic hexagonal stones of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.<p>Finn McCool’s Bungle – The Giant’s Causeway<p>According to legend, it’s thanks …

Ireland

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Niigata Prefecture in Japan

One thing is true: there’s <i>more</i> to Japan than the well-known destinations of Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. After all, with over 43 prefectures, there are …

Try it! Canyon Sainte-Anne Via Ferrata Adventure Tour

Adventure travel pushes you to new limits and nothing is newer to most of us than a via ferrata. What’s that, you ask? Well, a via ferrata is a …

Adventure Travel

Courthouse Rock & Jail Rock: Hiking the Oregon National Historic Trail

Courthouse Rock & Jail Rock appear as imposing as any courthouse we’ve ever built. Rising over an ancient plateau, these two historic landmarks tower …

20 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Ladakh Small Budget Big Trips

The mesmeric Ladakh is a dream destination for many avid travellers. It is a wonderful mix of adventure activities and leisure experiences, making it …

List-Worthy

Best California Winery Tour - Halter Ranch Winery

Every visit to California should have at least one winery on the itinerary. And if you’re in San Luis Obispo County, you may want to make your stop …

What’s that Medieval Castle doing in the middle of the Hudson River?

Those that live in the area and travel along Rt 9W, Rt 218, or Rt 9D see it every day. Most wonder, <i>“what the heck is out there?”</i><p><b>Those of us that live</b> …

History

10 Great Canadian Adventures

<i>Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta</i><p>With its vast and varied geography, it’s no secret Canada is rich with opportunities for outside adventure. But some …

A 2 Day Itinerary For Glasgow and Loch Lomond

Jess and I were recently invited to visit both Glasgow and the nearby national park called Loch Lomond & The Trossachs. Despite having been based in …

Scotland

Expert World Travel

Mountain-lovers rejoice because you’ll get more than your fill in Zermatt. This car-free town is located in the Valais Canton at an altitude of 1,600 …

Skiing

Hear Cajun and Zydeco Music at the Cajun Grand Old Opry - Eunice, LA

Visiting Southwest Louisiana is all about the culture, from crawfish etouffee and boudin to Cajun and Zydeco music. And we discovered the best of …

10 Best Places to Visit in Belarus, Europe | Voyager

<b>Belarus</b><p><i>Belarus</i> is a relatively lesser known country in Europe that has lots of great places to visit that most people don’t know about. The wide …

2 Days in Kuala Lumpur: 15 Things To Do

Kuala Lumpur is one of the most culturally diverse capital cities in Southeast Asia. People have settled here from all over Asia and the Indian …

Expert World Travel

The breathtaking landscape of Switzerland doesn’t only bring you vast meadows and snow-capped peaks. This geographic wonder is also home to over a …

List-Worthy

Discover the Legends of Devil's Gate - Landmark in Wyoming

The enormous chunk of granite, as you might imagine, makes an awesome landmark. Visible from as far away as 15 miles, it was a lighthouse of sorts to …

Road Trips

Check out the 1908 Old West Montana Bar in Miles City

Instead of staring down at diners from his mount on the wall, the red longhorn steer at the historic Montana Bar once led a herd of a thousand, or …

Restaurants

The George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Programs at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pa.– The Gettysburg Foundation will open the historic George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital site to visitors on weekends, June 9 …

Discover the Mysteries of Idaho's Craters of the Moon

Volcanic craters, cinder cones, crumbles of lumpy lava — it may indeed all seem like an alien moonscape. However, it isn’t. It’s actually a 618 …

Don’t Miss These 5 Offbeat and Odd Attractions in the California Desert

California is known for a lot of things, and one of those is for its embrace of the weird. Hit the west coast of California and you’ll find hippies …

Exploring Lake Naivasha

Ecotourism, Kenya, Tips<p>No Comments<p>My heart was pounding out of my chest as I tried to swallow the lump in my throat.<p>I pressed the record button on my …

Wakamow Valley: Outdoor Adventures in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Urban parks often offer residents and visitors alike the ultimate experience. Within minutes, you can trade in laughter and the lunch crowds for bird …

Guest Post: 48 Hours in Budapest

<i>This is a guest post from Jack at Find World’s Beauty.</i><p>Budapest is an immensely beautiful, charming and diverse city that has risen to global …

9 Places to Visit near Historically Important Cajamarca

<b>Cajamarca</b> is the capital city of the Region of Cajamarca in the northern highlands of Peru. It is one of Peru’s most important historic cities. This …

Guide to North Dakota's Tribal Tourism

There are approximately 30,000 American Indians living in North Dakota and American Indians make up about 5% of the current North Dakota population. …