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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 [...]

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Europe’s Best Flea Markets

Live for the thrill of finding the ultimate bargain? Plan your travels around shopping? You won’t want to miss this guide to the world’s best flea markets. From massive French bazaars to year-round Belgian gems, here’s a comprehensive list of a treasure hunter’s dream come true. Munich’s Giant Flea Market, Munich, [...]

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Is Adventure Tourism the Answer for Haiti?

Haiti isn’t the first place that springs to mind when travelers consider a Caribbean escape. In fact, the country that was wracked by a massive earthquake in 2010 and has consistently contended with high levels of poverty for decades, generally isn’t considered at all. But one adventure travel company hopes [...]

Veterans Day Parades Across the U.S.

Veterans Day Parades Across the U.S.

  Veterans Day, which originally commemorated the Armistice or cessation of hostilities in World War I, is now a celebration and commemoration of all U.S veterans and of all of the nation’s conflicts. There are many ways we celebrate this day, but everybody loves a parade. Here is just a [...]

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6 European Fall Festivals for Foodies

Fall is here, and the new season is an opportunity to see the world under a different light. For example, Europe blossoms with exciting festivals, perfect for foodies and sweet tooths. Keep the Tums at home and get ready for scrumptious yet delectable meals served fresh at these fall European food festivals. Alba White [...]

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Why France is Best in the Fall

France is known for a lot of things, but autumnal travel isn’t always one of them. It’s a shame because fall in France is one of the most beautiful times to experience this incredible country, regardless of what kind of traveler you are. From sensational seasonal markets to a special [...]

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6 International Destinations to visit during Fall

Fall is the perfect season to take advantage of cheaper prices and explore fall festivities with a full pocket book and a handful of scrumptious food. Heat up your vacation plans as the weather cools with these Fall destinations that are worth every penny. Great Masurian Lakes, Poland Poland is [...]

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Italy’s Top Fall Food and Wine Festivals

Italy is a primo European destination for foodies and vino lovers alike. Visitors experience fine palate food and mouth watering wine year round. The fall season presents a perfect opportunity to explore the best of Italian food including pasta, truffles, wine and even potatoes.  Bring your appetite as Italy warms [...]

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Top Fall Festivals in India

India is known to be hot, humid and harsh in the summer thanks to monsoons. The fall season is the perfect time to discover India during temperate climates while exploring its true ethnic culture. From tika powder to camels, these are the top festivals to explore in India during the [...]

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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 [...]