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Pinnacles

SPOTLIGHT ON: Pinnacles National Park, CALIFORNIA

SPOTLIGHT ON: PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA Designated a national park in 2013, Pinnacles has yet to attract the attention — and crowds — of its world-famous neighbors such as Yosemite or Redwoods. Only two hours southeast of San Francisco, Pinnacles is a wonder to behold. Well-deserving of its place among America’s national parks, it’s home …

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Discovering Bolivia – Why We Spent Over a Month Exploring this Incredible Country 

The following is a guest post from Will & Melissa, a British couple who blog at ‘All Of The Gear No Idea’. Follow their journey through South America on Instagram. Things to do in Bolivia All too often Bolivia is considered as a second choice country, somewhere you may only go if you have a …

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Warsaw

What to do in One Day in Warsaw, Poland

SPOTLIGHT ON: A DAY IN WARSAW, POLAND History in a Nutshell: Poland has had, to say the least, a turbulent history. At certain times the strongest power in eastern Europe, Poland has been crisscrossed by invading forces for hundreds of years, namely Prussia, Austria, and Russia, followed infamously by Germany during World War Two, before coming …

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travel to micronesia

Travel to Micronesia: The Region At-A-Glance

Travel to Micronesia: The Region At-A-Glance Many travelers may be familiar with the tropical paradise of Polynesia, but far fewer are familiar with Micronesia, one of Polynesia’s counterparts in Oceania lying mostly north of the equator. The region is home to thousands of tiny islands and islets stretching across thousands of miles, from Kiribati in …

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Shanghai Daytrip

Tongli and Zhujiajiao: A Shanghai Daytrip

The Gondolas of Zhujiajiao Zhujiajiao is an old river village about an hour from downtown Shanghai near Dianshan Lake. It was once a prosperous trading center for rice and textiles. Now, it’s a popular place to take a leisurely boat ride through a maze of ancient canals. There are kiosks all over Zhujiajiao selling tickets …

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Villages of Provence

Go to these Provence Villages in Winter

Introducing: Provence Villages in Winter Olive trees, lavender fields, stone towns atop hills, and of course, rosé. Provence, in the south of France, is one of those regions that almost inevitably provokes a sigh of longing when mentioned. Summer is definitely the high season here. Hot and dry, with sun and more sun all day …

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Saint Petersburg

One Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Spotlight On: A day in Saint Petersburg, Russia Saint Petersburg is Russia’s second largest city after Moscow. Capital of the Romanovs, it boasts unique historical heritage. Home to some of the world’s most renowned cultural hotspots, like the Hermitage Museum and the Mariinsky Ballet, the city also offers lush green spaces, pleasant canal-side strolls, fine …

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Hanoi

What to do in One Day in Hanoi

Spotlight On: A Day in Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, makes for a great day trip. The city is vibrant and culturally rich. It is successfully becoming an international destination and south-east Asian business and tourism hub, rivaling places like Bangkok and even Singapore. The people are friendly, the local Vietnamese food is yummy, and …

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