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Romantic Winter Destinations USA

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Air Travel, All Inclusive, Destinations, Family Travel, Features, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Hiking, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Lodging, Luxury, North America, Rafting, Rail Travel, Romance, Shopping, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, The Journey, Wild Life

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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Top 5 Things to do in Ireland

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Backpacking, Biking, Birdwatching, Camping, Europe, Family Travel, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Hiking, Historical travel, Lodging, Planning, Rafting, Solo Travel, Style, The Journey, United Kingdom, Voluntourism, Wild Life

Irelands Lush Countryside by Florian Fuchs When you think of the country Ireland, the color green may instantly comes to mind, as do its green patchwork and grassy hillsides. Officially known as the Republic of Ireland and nicknamed the Emerald Isle, its magical scenery attracts visitors from around the globe
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Shrimping on the Lady Jane

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Posted in Activities, Destinations, Family Travel, North America, Style, United States of America, Wild Life

If you have been on any dolphin watching cruises, you know they can be pretty boring at times. If you are lucky, you see a few dolphins or sometimes just their backs as they come up for air, and if you are unlucky, you spend a lot of time just
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Where the Mississippi River is Born

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Destinations, Family Travel, Hiking, Historical travel, North America, Solo Travel, Style, United States of America, Wild Life

St. Anthony Falls, at left, on the Mississippi River as seen from the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis. The Mississippi River. The blues and jazz and paddle wheelers, poker-faced riverboat gamblers, Tom Sawyer and the Big Mo, and music meccas New Orleans, Memphis and St. Louis. Not here. Not in
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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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This is how to experience Niagara Falls

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Canada, Family Travel, Historical travel, River Cruises, United States of America, Wild Life

Falls on U.S. side. Photo by Michael Schuman. The worst thing one can do at Niagara Falls is to simply stop and look at the falls. Niagara Falls might be an iconic North American destination, but there is so much to do here than stand and watch. The best way
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From Volcanoes to Ziplines: El Salvador’s Wild Side

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Posted in Adventure, Backpacking, Beach Vacations, Birdwatching, Destinations, Hiking, River Cruises, South and Central America, Wild Life

Tour guides often refer to El Salvador as “the country of 40 minutes.”  Because it is the smallest country in Central America, flanked by Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the northwest, you can easily hike a volcano in the morning, grab lunch at the beach, and end your
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Snow Hotels that offer the Ultimate in Cool Rooms

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Adventure, Air Travel, Astronomy, Biking, Camping, Canada, Europe, Family Travel, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Hiking, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Lodging, Quebec, Safari, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Wild Life

Winter Landscape Sweden Lapland by Vichaya Kiatying-Angsulee   With the first snow fall of winter approaching, who can resist that fresh blanket of snow for a frosty adventure? But far beyond traditional snowman building, skiing or snowboarding is the ultimate snow adventure – staying in a snow palace crafted from
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Livingstone: Things-to-do

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Posted in Activities, Africa, River Cruises, Safari, Uncategorized, Wild Life

The sweet, raw-onion and acrid wood-smoke smell of Africa rushed to greet me as I stepped off my plane in Livingstone. I was here to experience the famous Victoria Falls which was first discovered by explorer David Livingstone, a Scottish medical missionary, in 1855. But first, I had a date
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Victoria Falls Safari Club, Zimbabwe

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Africa, All Inclusive, Birdwatching, Lodging, Rafting, River Cruises, Safari, Style, Wild Life, Wine Tours

The Victoria Falls Safari Club is the ultimate in lodge accommodations. Each of their sixteen club rooms and four spectacular suites have private patios and uninterrupted views across the bushveld. It’s all a potent mix of African wilderness and history seamlessly blended with exotic luxury, complete with a private check-in
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Two Exclusive Game Reserves in South Africa

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Posted in Accommodations, Africa, Culinary, Destinations, Holiday Travel, Safari, Uncategorized, Wild Life

Heading northwest, towards the Mozambique border, we left Wonderboom Airport (near Pretoria) via a chartered Cessna. Ninety minutes later we arrived at Cheetah Plains, a privately owned game reserve located within the 65,000 hectare Sabi Sands reserve, which itself shares a 50km border the Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is world renowned
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Jamaica North Coast Inclusives with an Exclusive Edge

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, All Inclusive, Beach Vacations, Caribbean, Destinations, North America, Scuba, Style, Wild Life

Nowadays in the Caribbean, an all-inclusive resort experience does not have to mean that your own special interest in travel  gets lost in the wider shuffle.  Big no longer translates to a lack of attention or absence of  options for your own travel focus. This is certainly the case around
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Sun, sea, sand and…sustainability

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Posted in Activities, Africa, Barbados, Chile, Europe, Green Travel, Holiday Travel, South America, Wild Life

The Bahamas. Photo: Ethical Traveler Planning your perfect holiday involves several exciting decisions: will it be seaside or city, on-tap entertainment or splendid isolation, excellent for culture vultures or family friendly?
How well a country treats its people, its animals and its environment rarely even gets a look in. But
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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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