June 22, 2017
10 Simple Ways to Travel Switzerland on a Budget premium
Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. But you can visit Switzerland on a Budget. And be honest. It’s why you haven’t put it on your bucket list yet, right? You’re intimidated by the high prices. You think you’ll never be able to afford a trip to Switzerland without blowing your retirement savings. You’re nervous you’ll […]
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June 19, 2017
The Best Things to do in Virginia Beach off the Beach premium
Ah, Virginia Beach. 35 glorious miles of coastline and three wonderful miles of boardwalk along white sand, beach umbrellas, and the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Tourists flock to enjoy fun in the sun at Virginia Beach, but there are plenty of things to do off the beach too. As a matter a fact, we […]
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June 17, 2017
Off the Beaten Track: Paddling Through the Pantanal in Brazil premium
Deafening silence. The surface of the water is as smooth as a mirror. The reflection of the surrounding landscape making it difficult to discern what is up and what is down. No sign of life. Though we know that a few meters behind the impenetrable wall of tropical forest and dark waters lives a phenomenal […]
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June 14, 2017
A Historical Look at Virginia Beach premium
In the past, I got a lot of my history lessons from either movies, novels (fiction) or musicals. You’d be amazed at how much you can learn about history in a 1940s musical. Sure, I learned history in school, but I never really retained anything learned from text books. It wasn’t until I started traveling […]
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June 12, 2017
The very best places to eat and drink in Virginia Beach premium
When thinking of funky foodie cities in the United States places like Austin, New Orleans and Portland spring to mind. I never expected Virginia Beach to ignite my palate the way it did. While Dave and I wined and dined at a new restaurant or stylish brew pub each night, we were amazed at all the choices […]
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June 10, 2017
9 of the Best Glacier National Park Hikes premium
Located in Montana, Glacier National Park offers great hiking experiences. The park is full of amazing natural wonders of fresh blue lakes, imposing mountains and awe-inspiring glaciers. With more than 700 miles of both short hikes and extended backpacking hiking trails it’s easy to find one you’ll love. Here are my picks for the 9 best Glacier National […]
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June 8, 2017
Discover The Natural Beauty of Costa Navarino, Greece premium
It’s always a good time to visit Greece. Most people head for the islands of Santorini or Crete after exploring Athens but believe it or not, there are other places to visit in this diverse and beautiful country. Our latest travels took us to Costa Navarino located in a remote corner of Peloponnese. Sitting on the Ionian […]
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June 2, 2017
7 Romantic Places to See in Barcelona premium
I’ve heard countless times that “love is in the air” when you go to Barcelona and after spending the last summer there with my partner, I totally agree. While Paris may have the reputation of the “city of love”, many travelers will be pleasantly surprised by the romantic charms of its Spanish counterpart. If you […]
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May 28, 2017
The Only American Cemetery in the Netherlands premium
Head east of Maastricht along the N278 toward Aachen in the spring, and you’ll quickly run into the flat farmland that’s typical of the Netherlands. Fields appear as patches of green and brown; cows and horses graze just beyond the roadside; barns and farmhouses dot the landscape. Small vineyards break up the monotony of the […]
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May 25, 2017
The Ultimate Guide to the North Coast 500 – Scotland’s Route 66 in 10 Days premium
It’s been billed at Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66 but the North Coast 500 is unlike anything you’ll see in the USA. With legendary castles, extraordinary coastal scenery, and famous whisky distilleries lining the winding single track lanes, the North Coast 500 is the ultimate road trip for travel lovers. Dave and I have […]
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