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16 of the Best Day Trips From Rome Italy! – Couples Travel Article

16 of the Best Day Trips From Rome Italy! When visiting make sure to take time for one of these awesome day trips from Rome! The ancient city of Rome has enticed visitors from all around the world for centuries. There’s no denying the city’s magic. There are so many things to do in Rome you could spend years in the city and not see everything! At the same time, Rome cannot be fully appreciated without taking a moment to…

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Best Things to Do in Ilfracombe During an Amazing Visit – Couples Travel Article

Best Things to Do in Ilfracombe During an Amazing Visit Share on Social… The magical beauty of the UK can be found when visitors head outside of their comfort zone and explore places generally frequented only by die-hard locals and stereotypical British travels who prefer to stay within the confines of the island. The South-West corner of the UK, notably home to the counties of Devon and Cornwall, is a hidden gem that visitors to the UK need to become…

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3 Day 2 Night Itinerary to Explore Vancouver (Canada) – A Perfect Vancouver Vacation – Singapore Travel Blog – Couples Travel Article

3 Day 2 Night Itinerary to Explore Vancouver (Canada) – A Perfect Vancouver Vacation – Singapore Travel Blog 20 August, 2018 Vancouver is quite simply one of the most beautiful places on Earth with its stunning big mountain panoramas and some of the bluest water you’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s green here year round, even when much of Canada is buried in snow or dried up with summer drought. Do make sure that you have a valid…

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Renting a Car in Crete? Here are 17 MUST READ Tips – Couples Travel Article

Renting a Car in Crete? Here are 17 MUST READ Tips If you’re planning to knock off all the fun things to in Crete, renting a car is a great option. Not only does it give you the freedom and flexibility to travel how and when you want, but also allows you to visit parts of this fantastic country that are difficult to reach. We’ve rented a car in Greece a few times and absolutely love being able to do…

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This is How You Spend One Day in Vancouver – Couples Travel Article

This is How You Spend One Day in Vancouver This article has links to products and services we love, which we may make commission from.Vancouver, the Britsh Columbia city with everything. Mountains, parks with beaches, friendly people, great summers, actual seasons (read; rain), food to satisfy even a fussy eater (Craig) and cool neighbourhoods waiting to be explored. So, with all this potential activity, what do you do with one day in Vancouver?A One Day Vancouver Itinerary Morning – Gastown/DowntownFresh…

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Driving the Ring of Kerry in Ireland: Step by Step Guide – Couples Travel Article

Driving the Ring of Kerry in Ireland: Step by Step Guide The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist trails because this 111-mile road trip takes in breathtaking coastal scenery, spectacular mountains, and some of the most charming small towns in the country. The Ring of Kerry takes you around the best sights on the Iveragh Peninsula, where you can find rugged cliffs, ancient stone circles, dramatic passes and bucket loads of history and nature. This is a part…

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Crafting our Hilton Honors Experience in Gold Coast, Australia – Couples Travel Article

Crafting our Hilton Honors Experience in Gold Coast, Australia The sky is pink one minute and orange the next. The golden light of the sun outlines the clouds. There are dozens of birds lapping up the water. Surfers trying to tame the waves. All around us locals are going about their exercise routines. But we just sit there, admiring the sunrise! Sunrise at Surfers Paradise is an experience that is etched in our memory forever.     We visit Australia…

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Visit the Abeno Harukas 300 Obervatory for incredible views over Osaka – Couples Travel Article

Visit the Abeno Harukas 300 Obervatory for incredible views over Osaka We’re always on the lookout for a unique perspective on a city.  Whether that’s from above, from the water or another unique vantage point.  In 2014 the Abeno Harukas 300 opened in Osaka offering 360-degree views from 300 metres above the city.  We’d not got around to visiting on previous stays in the city but when we checked into our room at the Swissotel in Namba and found we…

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Lisbon tips from a local – Couples Travel Article

Lisbon tips from a local It has been over 2 years since I’ve been living in Lisbon. This period has coincided pretty well with Lisbon’s tourism boom and the good and bad that come with it. Although tourism has been a boon for the Portuguese economy in general, it has also brought some downsides with it. Today I want to share with you some insider tips for Lisbon and off the beaten path recommendations that you won’t find in guidebooks.…

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Taking a Tour in India: Pros and Cons – Couples Travel Article

Taking a Tour in India: Pros and Cons Should I travel to India on an organized tour? Or should I travel India independently or solo? We’ve experienced India both ways – the first couple trips on our own and our most recent trip on a small group tour. Recent conversations with our audience, especially solo female travelers, told us a look at the benefits and downsides of small group travel and tours in India was in order. India is one…

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Taking the Bus from Tamarindo to San Jose: Step by Step Guide – Couples Travel Article

Taking the Bus from Tamarindo to San Jose: Step by Step Guide TaIf you’re traveling on a budget, the public bus is your best option to save money on transportation. We recently took the bus from Tamarindo to San Jose and you can read our guide below to find out what you need to know. Tamarindo Bus to San Jose Routes and Prices We took the 1 PM bus on Sunday with Empresa Alfaro and this route goes through Liberia.…

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12 BEST Small Beach Towns in California (And Where to Stay) – Couples Travel Article

12 BEST Small Beach Towns in California (And Where to Stay) This guide to the 12 best small beach towns in California covers where to stay in each town, the top things to see and more!With over 800 miles of beautiful coastline, California has its fair share of quintessential sun-soaked beach towns. Having lived in California for all of my life, I’ve had the pleasure to travel up and down this magnificent coast, visiting many of these cute towns along…

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SLO CAL: The Best of California’s Central Coast – Couples Travel Article

SLO CAL: The Best of California’s Central Coast We’ve driven Central California’s jaw-dropping section of the Pacific Coast Highway a few times, but never gave San Luis Obispo County the credit it deserves. Halfway between LA and San Francisco, it’s the heart of the Central Coast but often overshadowed by its big-city neighbors and legendary ocean road. We’ve even hopped out to wildlife watch at their unbelievable elephant seal colony, gawk at the ultra-luxe Hearst Castle, and marvel at the…

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Luxembourg Christmas Market Festivities — What to See, Do, and Eat – Couples Travel Article

Luxembourg Christmas Market Festivities — What to See, Do, and Eat Luxembourg is full of Christmas spirit. This small capital of one of Europe’s smallest countries is filled to the brim with lights, festivities, and the music of the season. In the winter, it feels like the entire old town of Luxembourg City becomes a Christmas market. Although Luxembourg may not be high on the radar for many North Americans, that’s just because they haven’t discovered it yet. We visited…

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4 Reasons Bogota should be on your bucket list – Couples Travel Article

4 Reasons Bogota should be on your bucket list When somebody mentions South America, you will probably first think of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires or the Andes. However, there’s a lot more to Latin America than just a couple of worldwide famous landmarks. Colombia is the northernmost country in Latin America, as well as the only nation that bears the name of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. With its incredibly diverse landscape, spanning jungles, mountains, and highlands, Colombia remains…

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HOTEL THE FLAG IN OSAKA, JAPAN – WANDERLUSTYLE – Hawaii Travel & Lifestyle Blog – Couples Travel Article

HOTEL THE FLAG IN OSAKA, JAPAN – WANDERLUSTYLE – Hawaii Travel & Lifestyle Blog We were excited to be back in Japan and thrilled for our first time in Osaka, Japan where we stayed at Hotel The Flag. With so many hotels and guest houses (i.e. Airbnb) to book around Osaka, specifically around Dotonbori, it was difficult settling on one but we were eager to stay at Hotel The Flag in Shinsaibashi. Our first trip to Japan in 2016 had…

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12 Must-know tips for a New Zealand motorhome road trip – Couples Travel Article

12 Must-know tips for a New Zealand motorhome road trip New Zealand is an ideal destination for a motorhome adventure! After years of dreaming about doing one, we finally decided to plan a motorhome road trip of our own. We spent 11 days exploring the South Island in winter, taking advantage of the stunning mountains, snowfields and great food along the way. We had an amazing time and wanted to share with you some of the things we did right and…

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CRUISING SPAIN & FRANCE WITH PRINCESS CRUISES | OUR 8 DAY ITINERARY – Couples Travel Article

CRUISING SPAIN & FRANCE WITH PRINCESS CRUISES | OUR 8 DAY ITINERARY We have always dreamed of cruising through Europe with thoughts of floating along the Mediterranean and waking up in a new European town each morning sounding like the perfect getaway for us – and this summer we finally did just that. We recently had the most incredible opportunity to venture to Spain, France and the UK on a 7 night cruise, exploring and adventuring with Princess Cruises. Now,…

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The Best Beaches in the Seychelles: Your Ultimate Travel Guide to Seychelles Beaches – Couples Travel Article

The Best Beaches in the Seychelles: Your Ultimate Travel Guide to Seychelles Beaches An archipelago made up of 115 islands set in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles just might be the most relaxing beachside getaway in the world. And all it takes is a quick Google image search for “tropical paradise” before you’re inundated with images of the Seychelles’ many idyllic islands. Picture this: gently swaying palms, pure white powdery sand, and unrealistic blue seas. Better yet, one of the best things…

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14 Fantastic Things to Do in Mystic, CT – Couples Travel Article

14 Fantastic Things to Do in Mystic, CT *Links in this article may be affiliate links, from which we may earn commission. See our Privacy Policy for full details.This guide to the best things to do in Mystic, CT is a guest post by Kelley of Sailing Chance.Mystic is a charming waterfront town nestled on the Mystic River in Connecticut that is rich in nautical history. Only 3 hours from New York City and less than an hour and a…

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54 Best Things to Do in Japan for an Unforgettable Trip – Couples Travel Article

54 Best Things to Do in Japan for an Unforgettable Trip Japan is a bewildering, beautiful country that is like nowhere else. There are so many amazing things to do in Japan that one trip is never enough—it has stolen our hearts and we can’t stop returning. From ancient temples to futuristic skyscrapers, tranquil tea ceremonies to over-the-top arcades, relaxing hot springs to cosplay go-kart rides, Japan has so much to offer everyone. In this post I share the best…

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View from the top – Redwoods Treewalk, New Zealand – Couples Travel Article

View from the top – Redwoods Treewalk, New Zealand New Zealand’s Redwoods Treewalk in Rotorua – over 550m of connected bridges and platforms – takes you up to 20m into the branches of the world’s tallest trees. Being able to stroll from trunk to trunk of this magnificent forest is remarkable, but there are more surprises waiting along the way. Travel is all about finding a new perspective on the world – a different way of looking at things. Watching…

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Wisconsin Dells THIS SUMMER! – Couples Travel Article

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Wisconsin Dells THIS SUMMER! Wisconsin Dells is a special place to us. It’s home to many childhood memories of splashing in water parks, ice cream dripping down our fingers, getting out into nature, and family fun. As a kid, these were the best times. If you’re from the Midwest or Wisconsin, in particular, you’ve probably heard of Wisconsin Dells. However, if you’ve never been, you are missing out! We’ve been coming to Wisconsin Dells for…

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Complete List of Recommended Best Hotels in Kentucky, USA : Updated for 2019 – Couples Travel Article

Complete List of Recommended Best Hotels in Kentucky, USA : Updated for 2019 Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Best Hotels in Kentucky for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will definitely help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Louisville | Lexington | Bowling Green | Paducah | Florence | Owensboro | Kentucky’s famous attractions, the collision of their culture of the…

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All About the Giant Panda Family in Ueno Zoo, Tokyo, Japan – Tokyo Travel Article

All About the Giant Panda Family in Ueno Zoo, Tokyo, Japan A giant panda cub was born in Ueno Zoo, which is one of the most popular places in Tokyo, in June, 2017. Want to see photos? Want to meet them on your trip to Tokyo? This article is all about the giant pandas living in Ueno Zoo and travel advice based on my own experience. Hope it’ll help you when you encounter them at the zoo! Shin Shin (Mom)…

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Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins When going in search of any sight (including world famous ones) one has to be aware that it may not quite be the picture postcard perfect moment you envisaged due to the weather, people or vehicles obstructing it, construction work and so on. The latter was sadly the case here for this strange-looking observation deck in a remote part of Chiba prefecture. Whilst perusing a Japanese website Chiba a few…

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3 100 yen stores you can’t miss this Summer in Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

3 100 yen stores you can’t miss this Summer in Tokyo  Summer is coming up and it’s time to try new things without breaking the bank! Since we’ve covered budget Japanese Michelin restaurants in the past, its time for the classic dollar store.   They are always a good place to find goods for some quality interior decorating. Japan is known for it’s quirky designs and the following ‘dollar stores’ (100 yen) with definitely satisfy your want to try something new…

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Tokyo Dome – Truly Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Dome – Truly Tokyo Tokyo Dome © Christopher PB / Shutterstock.comOne of the most interesting ways to spend an evening in Tokyo is by taking in a baseball game at Tokyo Dome. For all the details, check out Baseball in Tokyo. Where Are These Places Located? See these places on the Truly Tokyo Google map: Open the Tokyo map You will see the list of places on the left hand side. (Click the 3-line icon in the top left…

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How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? – Tokyo Travel Article

How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? Recently Updated!How much does it cost for a trip to go to Japan? Is Tokyo or Japan expensive? Maybe not when you compare Tokyo with Singapore, London or New York City. I believe if your Tokyo Japan trip is planned carefully, money can be very well spent. I have dedicated this blog post to the overall planning and budgeting for your first trip to Japan. Compare Tokyo to Manhattan, Paris,…

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5 Tokyo Summer Terraces to Have Your Next Girl’s Night Out – Tokyo Travel Article

5 Tokyo Summer Terraces to Have Your Next Girl’s Night Out The summer heat is worth it when it means you can eat and drink to your hearts’ desire with your best friends by your side. Is anyone else getting tired of this never-ending rainy weather? We’re putting up our テルテルボーズ (teru teru bozu; handmade white dolls that bring good weather) in every window and crossing our fingers for sunnier days ahead. Tokyo is already queen when it comes to…

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