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7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

We’re all used to watching money change hands, but on occasion we can see it change names. Generally, multiple countries have the same title to their currency, and it’s only the attached country name distinguishes them from one another. Since they often get these titles because of a ruling empire, […]

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

While everyone seems to have discovered Italy, these three towns have managed to retain their old world charm by staying under the radar. Travel review websites have made Italy one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. As a result, it seems that no matter where you go […]

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

Turkey and ham are great but how about celebrating the holiday season with a hearty bowl of soba meat pie, or a fiery dessert? Whether you feel like expanding your culinary repertoire to include some international cuisine or are just curious as to what people around the world tuck into […]

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

Decorating Christmas trees and leaving cookies for Santa are a fun way to celebrate a traditional Christmas. Spice up your holiday traditions this winter with worldly and out of the box customs. Watch a fire on television or carol the streets dressed as a mummer; whatever you choose it’ll be […]

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7 Must-visit Ski Resorts

Winter season is in full swing. Grab your gear and get ready to explore these  ski destinations across the US and Europe. Cervinia, Italy This region of uncontaminated nature dates back two hundred years when it would take hours to reach this pristine region through treacherous snowdrifts. Modern technology has found a […]

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

A festival celebrating good food and drink in a world-class ski resort town? Sounds like a winning recipe to us. Before the mountains open up for a season of skiing, the people of Whistler, British Columbia gather to sample delicious foods, to sip terrific wines, and to learn a thing […]

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Swimming in a Big Hole: The Ik Kil Cenote of Yucatan, Mexico

If you wish to see the swimming hole to beat all swimming holes you need to head about 190 Kilometers (120 miles) north and west of the world famous resort town of Cancun, Mexico to the Ik Kil Cenote. What is a Cenote? Pronounced “Z- not” by the ancient Mayans […]

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A Chichen Itza Day Trip: Only 200 km and 1400 Years From Cancun

Located about 190 km north of the world famous resort town of Cancun on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, Chichen Itza has become one of the most revered archaeological sites in the world. Considered one of the seven wonders of the Modern World, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site this […]

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Belgium, Your Next Vacation Spot

While Belgium doesn’t get the recognition that some of its neighbors do (we’re looking at you, France) that doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve to be seen for the fabulous spot that it is. Whether you’re seeking the culinary experience of a lifetime, want to learn more about some of history’s […]

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

They call it the Paris of the Baltics, and for good reason. This Latvian city is a cultural hotspot, full of incredible restaurants, galleries, shopping, and inspiring architecture. Check out our guide to visiting Riga and get ready to fall in love. It’s Still (Relatively) Undiscovered While tourists are wising […]