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A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens

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One of the paths at Keukenhof Gardens
Photo By: Jerome Levine The narrow window for visiting the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse (in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands) is limited to eight weeks a year—between March and May. So flower-lovers, gardeners and photographers from all over the world
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The Fabled Colonial Key West

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Key West Aerial View by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau Key West is described as the southernmost city giving visitors a taste of the Caribbean without even leaving the US. The tourist board even states Key West is a “unique tropical island city.” However it is defined, Key West is
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Majestic Windmills of Amsterdam

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Majestic Windmill by Njaj Amsterdam is the beautiful capital city of the Netherlands. It is a city steeped deep in 17th century history through its buildings, streets and canal ways. It is home to windmills or windmolen as they say in Dutch – the language of Holland. There was
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Five Fabulous Bed and Breakfast Locations to Visit for Mother’s Day

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Posted in Accommodations, Beach Vacations, Culinary, Family Travel, Florida, Food Tours, Garden Tours, Hiking, Lodging, North America, Style, United States of America, Wild Life

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it and I can guarantee that most mothers would adore a getaway with you more than any other present you can imagine. Hotels and resorts are perfectly lovely, but there is nothing as comfortable, charming, and unique as a stay at a
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Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

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A View of Bridgetown By Nadia Ali Located in the Caribbean, Barbados appeals to visitors who simply want to kick back and enjoy the sun, sea, and surf. With its aqua blue sea and powdery beaches, you are never too far away from a place to sit and relax. But
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Elegance in Amsterdam

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Posted in Garden Tours, Holland, River Cruises, Shopping

Amsterdam is the greatest small city in the world. It overflows with character, 17th century merchant houses and distinctive canals who themselves are listed as a World Heritage. It’s impossible to escape the city’s history, like that of the quietly elegant De L’Europe, built in the 1800s on the banks
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The Healing Baths of St Lucia

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Posted in Activities, Caribbean, Garden Tours, Hiking, Holiday Travel

After years of reading about the island of St Lucia, her emerald twin mountains jutting from the sea and the delicious mineral waterfalls throughout the island, I was excited to finally have the opportunity to jump in and partake in its wonder. My friend had discovered a magical spot and
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Seven Wonders of the Weald

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Posted in Europe, Garden Tours, Holiday Travel, United Kingdom

Thirty miles south of London, and halfway to England’s South coast, lies the Weald — an area of outstanding natural beauty dating back to the Saxons of 900 AD. Visiting the Seven Wonders of the Weald, I started my journey in the gorgeous Kentish village of Penshurst, where one of
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Virginia Beach Campgrounds, Rest and Relax

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Virginia has long been a reliable source of natural beauty. Preservationists have taken on the painstaking responsibility of conserving their national forest and parks, while making them available to campers and other nature lovers.  So far their success has been phenomenal.

Virginia Beach Campgrounds

There are many campgrounds available on
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Gulf Shores/Orange Beach – the Best Kept Secret in Alabama

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Drive South across Alabama. Now just keep on driving you are totally out of road. You should see the sugar-white sand and crystal green water of the wonderful gulf coast area. Gulf Shores / Orange Beach (click to see Mapquest) You have arrived in one of the loveliest, quietest and
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Delray Beach – A Treasure Coast Gem Shines Anew

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Posted in Garden Tours, Holiday Travel, United States of America

Streets of Delray Beach The origins of its name are shrouded in some mystery: Delray Beach is said by some to derive from Spanish colonial times, while others suggest an even wider range of possible roots. What there is no doubt of nowadays is that this once sleepy southeastern-Florida coastal
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Hopping Through Europe’s Easter Markets

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Europe is known for having an extensive and impressive array of Christmas markets, but the seasonal merriment doesn’t have to stop there. In springtime, when flowers, trees and hibernating critters begin to come out of winter hiding, new markets also start to pop up across the continent. Some are devoted
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Buzzin’ in Bohol

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Delicious Organic Dishes at Bohol Bee Farm Bohol is often known as the “Bohemian” region of The Philippines. Life moves a little slower here than the frenzied pace in Manila.  Even the largest city on Bohol, Cebu, has more of a laid-back vibe, home to many universities and a real
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A Rich Historical and Romantic Get-Away in the Heart of Virginia

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Colonial Wiliamsburg - The Capitol Building Rich in 18th century history, Colonial Williamsburg has much more to offer its visitors than just vast stores of historical knowledge. The lush landscape takes on a nearly tropical feel during the summer months and can make a visit to this lovely, educational
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