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17 of the World's Most Extraordinary National Parks

Viator | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
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Canada's Pacific Rim National Park is one of the world's most extraordinary national parks. Yellowstone was the world's first national park. As the...

10 European Road Trips to Take This Summer

Viator | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
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From America's Route 66 to Australia's Great Ocean Road to South Africa's Garden Route, the world is full of unforgettable road trips, but don't write off Europe for your next adventure.

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in May

Viator | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
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Ah, May! Spring flowers blossom, birds chirrup, serpents get thrown in the forest. That's right - Italy's snake festival takes place this month, as d...

10 Of The Craziest Places To Sleep Around The World

Viator | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
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Indulge your adventurous side by sleeping out in the rainforest among leopards, tigers and wild gibbons at the Gibbon Experience in Laos. Embark on a two- or three-day trek through the rainforest, tackling a thrilling course of ziplines and canopy walks during the day and sleeping out at night in the world's highest treehouses.

Why You Should Visit Greece Right Now

Viator | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
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It is a cruel irony that at the very moment when Greece needs more visitors, many are choosing to stay away. But are they right or wrong? Let's look...

10 Beautiful European Cities That Are Mistakenly Overlooked

Viator | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
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Everybody knows the glories of Paris, Rome, London and Barcelona, but there are legions of fabulously cultured and architecturally rich European citie...

10 Places To See Before It's Too Late

Viator | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
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With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the...

Beyond Ipanema and Copacabana: 6 Beaches the Locals Love in Rio

Viator | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
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Millions of beachgoers head to the famous shores of Ipanema and Copacabana every year. Tall apartment buildings and hotels rise above the sand at the...

The Newest National Parks to Visit in 2016

Viator | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
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To celebrate the centennial anniversary of U.S. national parks, make plans to visit the newest additions. While these parks are new to the NPS, they're not totally brand-new sites. However, with the new funding, these lesser-known gems won't remain under the radar for long.

Discovering the Unexpected Art of Detroit

Viator | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
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The Z Garage @ Detroit by soupstance (CC BY 2.0) Detroit has been in the news over the past several years for what many might say are all the wrong r...

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in March

Viator | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel
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As the cold weather begins to subside, revelers come out of hibernation for these unique March festivals. Whether you want a little peace and quiet or...

9 of the Best River Journeys in the World

Viator | Posted 02.24.2016 | Travel
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Rivers, the great, ever-changing highways of water on the banks of which nearly all early civilizations were built.

10 Valentine's Day Traditions All Around the World

Viator | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine's Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love

The World's Strangest Beaches

Viator | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
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While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.

7 Countries All Tea Lovers NEED To Visit

Viator | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
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Tea time in Morocco Tea may have just started gaining popularity in North America and Western Europe, but in the rest of the world it's been a hous...

7 Amazing Places to Ring in New Year on the Beach

Viator | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
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Eating, drinking and dancing. These are the three activities that define New Year's Eve across the globe. But some people do them wearing winter jackets, while others get to feel the sand between their toes as the fireworks go off.

Where to Spend Christmas in Italy

Viator | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
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Spend Christmas in the Trentino-Alto Adige and you'll enjoy snowy winter scenery straight out of a postcard (the nearby Dolomites provide a pretty stunning backdrop) while you sip mulled wine in the market squares.

Is This Europe's Next Great Capital of Street Art?

Viator | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
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There's a big difference between simple tagging with spray paint and genuine street art. Rome has both, but in recent years, the latter has moved more into the spotlight of the world stage.

New England Fall Foliage: The Best State by State

Viator | Posted 10.26.2015 | Travel
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Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. Early October is prime leaf-peeping time for the northern states, while the southern half's season stretches into late October.

8 Reasons to Try Traveling Solo

Budget Travel | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel
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Now, I'm sharing my own tips with the hope that they might inspire those of you who are thinking of hitting the open road alone to take the first step. Chances are you won't regret it. Here's why.

Graceland Goes to Vegas: 11 Sights and Tours Perfect for the Elvis Fan

Viator | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
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If you haven't heard the exciting news: Graceland, Elvis Presley's former home and one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, has hit Las Vegas. In honor of the occasion -- and to inspire all you Elvis Presley fans -- here are 11 of the best Elvis sights and tours around the U.S.

20 Ways to Experience Sydney for Less Than $50

Viator | Posted 08.17.2016 | Travel
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In 2015, Sydney was named one of the most expensive cities in the world. For travelers, this means that prices for activities, accommodation and food are often quite high compared to other destinations. Yet it's quite possible to experience Sydney cheaply.

8 Great Reasons to Visit Basel

Viator | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
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With its striking medieval buildings spread along the banks of the Rhine, riotous carnival celebrations and thriving art scene, Basel is deserving of its reputation as Switzerland's cultural capital.

9 Reasons to Visit Singapore in 2015

Viator | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
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While the street food and hawker stalls are a must-try on your Singapore holiday, food travelers should delve deeper and look at Singapore's fine dining scene. There are a number of award-winning chefs opening restaurants in Singapore, and some lesser-known chefs knocking it out of the park.

10 Norway Destinations for the Frozen Fan

Viator | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
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The onscreen kingdom of Arendelle might be fictional, but the icy wonderland was famously based on Norway, where the vast fjords, alpine villages and snowy peaks appear tailor-made for the big screen.