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Private Islands of the Cruise Ship Lines

Private Islands of the Cruise Ship Lines

There are about 700 islands or cays (usually pronounced as “keys”) in the Bahamas and quite a few are private. Even if you aren’t friends with a billionaire or movie star, you can visit some of these private strips of sand and palm trees by cruising on certain cruise ship […]

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7 Things to Know About Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is Germany’s largest “Volksfest” (people’s festival) that is held in Munich, Germany. This 16-day festival runs from the last week in September through the first half of October. It’s a world-renowned festival that attracts millions of visitors, and here is what to know before you go to Oktoberfest. Book […]

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Discover Paris in a Day

Paris is a city best discovered over the course of a week, maybe two, but sometimes you have to settle for what you can get. Whether a delayed flight ruins your vacation plans or your business trip will only leave you with a short period in which to explore the […]

5 Perfect Camping Spots on Your California Coastal Road Trip

5 Perfect Camping Spots on Your California Coastal Road Trip

California is for camping. Thanks to the nearly perfect weather, stunning coastline, and wide array of campsite options, taking a drive up or down the California coast with a tent in tow is a beautiful, and affordable, way to see this stunning part of the world. Beginning from the north […]

6 Cheapest Ways to Eat Through Europe

6 Cheapest Ways to Eat Through Europe

Are you on a backpacker budget? Food is an inevitable expense when traveling, but luckily, travelers can eat on the cheap in many European cities. When on the go, here’s what to eat in some of Europe’s most visited cities and countries. Wursts and Döner Kebabs, GermanyGermany’s most notable food […]

3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

While Europe is home to some of the greatest festivals in the world, you couldn’t be blamed if you spent all of your festivals in Scotland. This country may be small in population, but it’s very big with the cultural factor, and there’s no better way to jump into the […]

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Top 7 Destinations for Book Lovers

Do you love getting lost in a good book? If so, get lost in a literary wonder as you wander the world’s best book cities. London, England London, the book capital of the world, is home to some of history’s most notable writers and characters. Take a Dickens or Shakespeare […]

Day Trip to Colonia del Sacramento, Uraguay

Day Trip to Colonia del Sacramento, Uraguay

Just over the muddy Plata River from the bustling city of Buenos Aires, Argentina is the city of Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. When the music, graffiti, dance, and traffic of Buenos Aires get to be too much, a quick ferry ride puts you in historic Colonia del Sacramento which feels […]

10 Webcams That Can Inspire Your Next Adventure

10 Webcams That Can Inspire Your Next Adventure

For those moments in life were you simply cannot step outside, whether you are behind a desk or waiting in line at the bank, nature webcams can provide you a portal to the outside world. And while they may not be as good as taking a hike and breathing in […]

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A Week in Greece During the Financial Crisis

It’s mid-afternoon and I just woke up from a 90-minute nap underneath a cabana. I gazed at the ocean, contemplating the goodness of Grecian life. I opened my social media accounts from my phone and noticed comments on my pictures “to get out of Greece as soon as possible.” I […]