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7 Reasons to Visit Halifax, Nova Scotia

There’s something special about Halifax that’s hard to pinpoint. It’s a city steeped in history, yet it feels impossibly young—thanks, partly, to the many universities with campuses situated around town. The fusion of new and old makes Halifax, Nova Scotia, an incredible place to visit. Its relatively small size (just [...]

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6 Women’s Tips for Comfortably Flying in Style

The next time you’re at the airport, take a look around. You’ll probably see a few business people in suits—and a lot of people donning their not-so-finest pair of sweatpants or—gasp—pajamas! We’ve come a long way since the early days of commercial flying, when people would actually dress up for [...]

Photos Around the World Walking the Inca Trail

Walking the Inca Trail

In September, my wife and I fulfilled a long-standing bucket list entry of ours and hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Our trip came after more than a year of progressive hiking, and we carefully researched different trekking organizations in order to get the most out of our Andean [...]

Smart Travel Gear 7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

Retro sequels are making the ultimate comeback. The latest and greatest: a sequel to the classic National Lampoon’s Vacation, which is said to star Leslie Mann, Ed Helms, and Christina Applegate. That’s not all: word on the street is the a Vacation sitcom is in the works, featuring none other [...]

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7 Reasons to Visit Halifax, Nova Scotia

There’s something special about Halifax that’s hard to pinpoint. It’s a city steeped in history, yet it feels impossibly young—thanks, partly, to the many universities with campuses situated around town. The fusion of new and old makes Halifax, Nova Scotia, an incredible place to visit. Its relatively small size (just [...]

Walking the Inca Trail

Walking the Inca Trail

In September, my wife and I fulfilled a long-standing bucket list entry of ours and hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Our trip came after more than a year of progressive hiking, and we carefully researched different trekking organizations in order to get the most out of our Andean [...]

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

Retro sequels are making the ultimate comeback. The latest and greatest: a sequel to the classic National Lampoon’s Vacation, which is said to star Leslie Mann, Ed Helms, and Christina Applegate. That’s not all: word on the street is the a Vacation sitcom is in the works, featuring none other [...]

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

The best camera for traveling is the one you “always have with you.” When Traveling always have at least camera or two on me. Unfortunately, they aren’t always 100% accessible. Worse yet is when moving around and fumbling through my bag for the camera will give away my cover while [...]

6 Must-Visit Tuscan Villages

6 Must-Visit Tuscan Villages

Red terracotta roofs among waving fields of golden wheat, sit under rolling emerald hills. Vineyards of Sangiovese grapes stretch the earth in neat rows, while sunflowers and lavender contrast each other in explosions of color. Tuscany is much more than Florence, Pisa, and Siena. It is swaths of picturesque farmland, [...]

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8 Creepy Halloween Destinations in Europe

Halloween invites supernatural seekers to explore haunted towns and discover the ghoulish ancient history of Europe. These historic and eerie Halloween destinations are perfect to scare the beetle-juice out of travelers who desire to discover Europe’s haunted history. Burial sites, haunted hotels and bloody castles are some of the many [...]

The Hobbit Educates Airplane Passangers On Safety

The Hobbit Educates Airplane Passangers On Safety

Whether you’re a frequent flier or not, you probably already know how to work a seat belt.  Air New Zealand  has created an informational film using the Hobbit characters that’s so entertaining, you’ll watch it to the end. Kudos to Air New Zealand for getting non-fliers to watch a safety [...]

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6 Women’s Tips for Comfortably Flying in Style

The next time you’re at the airport, take a look around. You’ll probably see a few business people in suits—and a lot of people donning their not-so-finest pair of sweatpants or—gasp—pajamas! We’ve come a long way since the early days of commercial flying, when people would actually dress up for [...]

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8 Lesser-Known (and Totally Awesome) Art Museums in Paris

The city of Paris is home to some of the world’s most famous art museums. Those who visit the City of Lights can choose to patronize the Louvre (arguably the world’s most famous art museum), the Orsay (one of the most extensive galleries of impressionist works) and private museums dedicated [...]

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10 Tips to Help Make Train Travel Memorable, Fun and Safe

One of those most vivid and unforgettable memories of my life involved a ride I endured over three days on a clumsy ancient diesel-powered train from Marrakesh to Tangier by way of Fez, Morocco. At times, my experience mimicked scenes straight out The Sheltering Sky, a novel of post-colonial alienation [...]