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Berlin Christmas Markets Guide

Roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, and the scent of cinnamon in the air can only mean one thing, it’s Christmas market season! No other country does Christmas markets quite like Germany, so there’s no better place to visit than the capital of Berlin. These outdoor markets were originally created to boost morale and lift spirits during …

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What to Expect in Corfu in the Off-Season

Crowds flock to the enchanting island of Corfu Greece during summer, but what happens when autumn hits? Some locals shut up their businesses, flights slow down, and the temperature cools. So is it still worth visiting this Greek island in the off-season? Most definitely! Here’s What to Expect in Corfu in the Winter: The high …

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Bizarre Attractions in Western Washington

Bizarre Attractions in Western Washington The following is a guest post by Britt Board. For those with unique travel appetites, Washington State has a surprising number of oddities and unexpected attractions. From as far north as Bellingham all the way south to Mount St. Helens, this list covers some of the strangest and best places …

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10 Awesome Things to Do in Fredericksburg TX | Ultimate Guide

There are some awesome things to do in Fredericksburg TX, you absolutely must check out this charming city. This article is a contribution from Lorena Kononenko, who shares her favorite travel experiences on TravelCroc. Fredericksburg is a lovely small town in central Texas about an hour and a half from Austin and San Antonio, famous …

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Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest

8 Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest

Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest This Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest article was written by Kyle Kroeger of ViaTraveler.com. ViaTravelers is a destination travel blog providing the best tips, hacks, and itineraries to help you explore the world. If you’re planning on attending Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany this year, …

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5 Stunning Cycling Routes in Taiwan ​Beyond Route #1

Beyond Route #1 – Tips for 5 Stunning Cycling Routes in Taiwan ​ Taiwan produces and exports the majority of the bicycles around the world and most people have heard of the famous Taiwanese brand ‘Giant’. What fewer people know, is that Taiwan is also an amazing country for cycling; from flat winding riverside and …

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What to Know Before Going to Rio de Janeiro

What to Know Before Going to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What to Know Before Going to Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is among the most visited cities in Brazil, and there are many reasons for that. In addition to the famous Carnival, and beautiful beaches along its extensive coast, there is yet another differential: a tropical climate that guarantees sun and heat almost the …

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