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Romantic Winter Destinations USA

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Sleigh Ride courtesy the US Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters There’s something about snow that inspires us to escape with that special someone to a peaceful and quiet hideaway from the crowds and hustle and bustle of life. Thankfully, there are places with elegant mountain cabins, tranquil rivers and sleigh rides
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Choo Choo! A Scenic Trip on the Verde Canyon Railroad

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Posted in Activities, Destinations, North America, Rail Travel, United States of America

Lounging back on the comfortable love seat of the First Class railroad car on the train, I popped a chocolate brownie in my mouth. There was a sumptuous spread of food on the table before me and someone was strolling around taking drink orders. I could not be more comfortable.
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Yuletide Lights Around the World

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Air Travel, Asia, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, Festivals, France, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Planning, Rail Travel, Romance, Shopping, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, The Journey, United Kingdom, United States of America

Christmas Tree image courtesy Feelart at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
There’s something about festive Christmas lights twinkling and blinking in the night that enhances entire cities at once. Thousands of decorations, led light displays, over-sized ornaments suspended high above busy shopping areas, and magical state-of-the-art lighting that transforms everyday streets into an extravaganza.
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Zimbabwe’s World Renowned Victoria Falls Hotel

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Posted in Accommodations, Adventure, Africa, Culinary, Historical travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Rail Travel, River Cruises, Romance, Wild Life

Traveling to the interior of Central Africa before the advent of the railway was near impossible. On land the journey between Cape Town and Victoria falls could take the better part of four months, on train though, it was just four and a half days. By 1904 the railhead from
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6 Spine-tingling US Halloween Destinations

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Destinations, Family Travel, Festivals, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, North America, Rail Travel, Style

Halloween is another one of those wonderful times of the year when ghost and ghouls and spooks and scoots come out in the darkness of night to play. Every year people go out of their way to be scared, horror-struck and spooked travelling across the country to take part in
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Rocking and rolling across Africa

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Posted in Adventure, Africa, Historical travel, Luxury, Rail Travel, The Journey

Adventurers have found many ways of conquering the legendary Cape to Cairo route – by pedal bike, motorbike, battered Land Rover or fragile aircraft. But if you really want to travel this fabled journey in style, climb aboard the Rovos Rail. Rovos Rail winds through spectacular South Africa This South
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Don’t-Miss Day Trips from Vienna

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Posted in Europe, Rail Travel

When Marcus Aurelius founded Vienna (then Vindobona), he did so with the sharp foresight of a realtor — location, location, location! While Vienna itself has an incredible offering of tourist attractions, it is beautifully located in close proximity to a number of different sites. These new and exciting locations give
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Train Travel in Central Europe

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Posted in Activities, Europe, Rail Travel

Ah, to be sitting on a train, the rolling, green European countryside whisking steadily past your window as you sip on a cold beer. Train travel is easily one of the most romantic modes of transportation, offering the chance to see the landscape without the hassle of driving. I am
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European Rail Vacations

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Posted in Activities, Europe, Rail Travel, Travel Hippy

Rail travel in Europe is one of the most interesting ways of crisscrossing the continent. For many years, travelers have enjoyed the convenience of boarding the train and relaxing as the small villages, large cities, countryside, rivers, houses and castles rushed by in a blurred panorama besting any travelogue. Getting
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