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Rock On (or not) in Quebec, Mon Ami!

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If you visit Québec (the city, situated on the St. Lawrence River) in Québec (the province) between July 3rd and 13th this year, it may look more like the U.S.A. than a little bit of Europe in Canada. No, the classy, classic architecture that gives Québec City a European feel isn’t going to be replaced, […]

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Rediscovering Camelot in The Land of the Kennedy’s on Cape Cod

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This past November, the nation paused to commemorate 50th anniversary of the assassination of one of the most iconic presidents in American history. Elected President at the age of 43, John F. Kennedy was the youngest man to ever hold that office. Kennedy…

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Becoming a Beer Nerd in Poznan

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Yes, it’s me again, the German lady who doesn’t like beer, and I am going to talk to you about… beer! No, I still don’t like beer, but I gained a whole lotta respect for beer culture, and I thought I’d spread the word. Okay, I’m saying that…

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Where to Escape in the Middle East and Indian Ocean Now

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By Sophia Khan Have you ever returned from a busy holiday abroad, only to find that you needed yet another vacation to recuperate from hours of hectic sightseeing?  These eco-luxe resorts allow for the art of vacationing in its most quintessential…

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Tiny and Trendy, World’s Smallest Vacation Rentals That Deliver Big Memories

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Pint-Sized Retreats:  A Guide to ‘Tiny’ Vacation Rentals That Leave Big Impressions When I yearn to get away from the stress and break-neck pace of everyday life, I prefer to head somewhere snug and comfortable. Sure, you can find those adjectives…

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The huge differences in Italy’s regions

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Today’s featured post was provided by Paul, and is all about the big differences in Italy’s regions. Regular readers will know that I’m a big fan of Italy, having visited many of it’s regions, and I can attest to the need to visit them all.…

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Traveler’s Guide to Coorg, The Scotland of India

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(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.) Travelers’ Guide to Coorg, The Scotland of India (via Wicked Good Travel Tips) The State of Karnataka is the home of Coorg, one of the most happening tourist spots in south western India. Here is a brief […]

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Winter Fun with Kids in New York City

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(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.) Winter Fun With Kids in New York City (via Wicked Good Travel Tips) We have great recommendations for fun winter activities with kids in New York City. As we all know trying to find something to do […]

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Exploring Halong Bay, Stunning Jewel of Vietnam

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Southeast Asia is an extremely picturesque region and Vietnam in particular is one of the most beautiful countries in the world.  The south of the country is home to the Mekong Delta, with its amazing floating markets and unique ways of life. The central…

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Swimming With Dolphin in The Wild in Nelson Bay Australia

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Having the opportunity to swim with dolphins in the wild is one of the best experiences a person can possibly have in a lifetime.  At least this is exactly how it felt to me. Dolphins are incredible creatures. They are not only beautiful and friendly…

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Minatur Wunderland ist Wunderbar!

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In 2009, I swept across Germany, traveling by train and car from Dresden to Berlin, Berlin to Munich, Munich into the Austrian Tirol, across southern Germany into France’s Alsace, and finally back over the Rhine to the spa town of Baden-Baden. Although my journey took me through a wunderland of cultural and scenic delights, if […]

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Germany: How Christmas Survived Communism

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BERLIN, Germany — Once upon a time, when there was a communist East Germany, a real-life Grinch stole Christmas and turned it into a “socialist festival for peace.” However, the old tradition of Christmas markets continued behind the Berlin Wall…

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How To Plan A Honeymoon in Italy on a Budget

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(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.) How to Have an Italian Honeymoon that Doesn’t Break the Bank (via Wicked Good Travel Tips) How To Plan A Honeymoon in Italy on a Budget A honeymoon in Italy has it all: culturally rich cities, ancient […]

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What Lies Beyond Agra’s Taj Mahal

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Agra is a fascinating city.  Capital of the Mughal Empire for a hundred and thirty years, Agra is endowed with beautiful archaeological sites of immense historic significance.  The first of these that comes to mind is, of course the Taj Mahal.  The…

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Guayaquil, Round One

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Think of a major holiday destination in Ecuador, and I’m fairly sure that Guayaquil probably doesn’t pop up anywhere in the list. Except maybe as somewhere to fly into and then leave from. Certainly, everything I read about the place before arriving…

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Egypt: A Country in Transition

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By Kimberly Bryant As culturally fertile as it is politically fraught, Egypt is a country that requires deep, nuanced exploration in order to even begin to understand its heart. When I visited Cairo and South Sinai for several months in early 2013,…

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Lights, Camera, Action – 10 Iconic Movie Locations Anyone Can Visit

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10 Unusual Movie Locations You Can Visit On Vacation While you can’t whisk away to Pandora or Alderaan, you can discover these dramatic movie locations, all featured in global block-buster films. Whether you’re a movie buff or simply someone who…

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Discovering Alaska’s World War II Historical Sites

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World War II historical sites in Alaska Alaska is the most northern US state, and just like New York has become a part of the American dream. Many travelers are not aware however of the important role Alaska played during World War II. We offer you…

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Disney World For Adults – Sorry Kids!

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A few years ago, my husband and I (we’re in our mid-20′s) took a trip down to Florida. When visiting a state packed with activities, we had to make a couple choices about what to do with our time in Orlando. He wanted to visit Universal Studios;…

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Travel Photo Thursday: Denver’s “Capitol Idea”

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Henry Cordes Brown might have been one of early Denver’s most civic-minded residents. In 1867 he donated ten acres of land on a hill rising gently above “downtown” Denver as the site on which a state capitol building would be constructed. But he was no fool. He rightly figured that the city “swells” would want […]

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Marseilles’ Imprisoning Isles

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Climbing the rocky shores of Marseilles’ imprisoning isles Four rocky islands sit off the coast of Marseilles’ Old Port, but two in particular have considerable historic appeal. Those familiar with the Count of Monte Cristo will recognize the first…

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Heavenly Hikes – 3 Stunning California Hiking Destinations

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If you’re looking to go the extra mile, California has some of the world’s most picturesque hiking trails to get your adrenaline going. Whether you’re looking for extensive rugged climbs or more sedate paths, the state contains plenty of worthy…

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