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Best Countries to See Wildlife in the World – Travel Article

Some of the most rewarding travel experiences are when nature and wildlife are involved.When we delve into nature, we find ourselves more connected to the world around us. We’re present in the moment and can admire the wonder of the animals, insects, plants, and trees that envelope us. Not many things in the world match the brilliance of a close encounter with a wild animal in its natural habitat.If that’s something you want to experience, check out this list of some of…

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Five of the Best Music Festivals in America – USA Travel Article

Five of the Best Music Festivals in America America is known for its huge festival scene – each year, the US attracts hundreds of thousands of people from the corners of the globe to join in the madness.With amazing artists, an incredible atmosphere and stunning venues, it’s no wonder partygoers thrive on these annual events. This month marks the 50th anniversary for Woodstock, so what better way to remember the festival of peace and music than to share our top…

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Liechtenstein Fun Facts — 17 Interesting Facts About Liechtenstein – USA Travel Article

Liechtenstein Fun Facts — 17 Interesting Facts About Liechtenstein Last Updated on September 11, 2019You’ve probably heard of Liechtenstein and know that it is one of the smallest countries in the world, but how much do you really know about this tiny principality sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria? Given how few fun facts (or really any facts) most people know about Liechtenstein, we thought it was time for another entry in our series of Facts You Might Not Have Known:…

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New Orleans Bars: 10 Best Places To Grab a Drink – USA Travel Article

New Orleans Bars: 10 Best Places To Grab a Drink There’s perhaps no city in the US that knows how to party quite like New Orleans. Now I know New York can throw it down, and I realize they call Las Vegas Sin City for a reason, but you just can’t beat the Big Easy when it comes to nightlife. There are so many awesome New Orleans bars that you could go out every night for a year and not…

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Island Hopping On Oahu & Kauai With Hawaiian Airlines • Expert Vagabond – USA Travel Article

Island Hopping On Oahu & Kauai With Hawaiian Airlines • Expert Vagabond Exploring Waikiki Beach in HawaiiHawaii, United StatesThe aloha spirit is alive and well on the tropical islands of Hawai’i. With delicious food, cultural experiences, beautiful beaches, and outdoor adventures — there’s something for everyone in the rainbow state.Last week Anna & I visited the islands of Oahu and Kauai with Hawaiian Airlines to celebrate the re-launch of the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard, issued by Barclays.Hawai’i and I…

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5 must go to food spots in Oahu, Hawaii – USA Travel Article

5 must go to food spots in Oahu, Hawaii I recently went to Oahu, Hawaii for a friend’s 30th birthday and ate some of the best poke I’ve ever had in my life and some dank loco moco. The food scene in Hawaii is similar to what you’d experience with the locals themselves – relaxed and casual, but on point. It is also more affordable than eating in SF, though that may not be saying…

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What to do when your USA content is nicked – USA Travel Article

What to do when your USA content is nicked I’m writing this post because last night, about 10pm I finally finished a monster 2000-word post on my recent visit to Santa Barbara and then found myself shocked to see it had been nicked within moments and put on someone else’s site.So I write this post as a honey trap and ‘boom’, it’s worked. Scroll down to see what I did to get my own back!So here’s what happened… It had…

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▷ Village Halloween Parade in NYC Guide incl how to march in 2019 – USA Travel Article

▷ Village Halloween Parade in NYC Guide incl how to march in 2019 It is probably the creepiest time of the year in the city that never sleeps. Halloween in New York has a unique atmosphere and we at Loving New York decided to be part of the popular Village Halloween Parade in NYC. More than 50,000 zombies, ghosts and other scary creatures hold a huge parade every year on October 31st.  Anyone can participate in the parade in NYC and…

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How (Extraordinary) Travel Blogging Got Us A Green Card in the USA – USA Travel Article

How (Extraordinary) Travel Blogging Got Us A Green Card in the USA I wondered how I’d react when I heard the news.Where would I be? How would it arrive to me? Would it be the yes I longed for? Would I fall to the ground in a heap of tears or leap with joy?When we finally submitted the paperwork for it a week before, my heart panicked.What if it was a no?Even though our chances were high, I couldn’t help…

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11 Best Things to Do in Grand Canyon National Park – USA Travel Article

11 Best Things to Do in Grand Canyon National Park Fascinated by the 7 natural wonders of the world? Here we tick off one of them- the mysterious and engaging Grand Canyon National Park. Still undiscovered on how old it is, Grand Canyon is a mesmerising natural wonder. Located in Arizona’s northwestern quadrant, it boasts the massive expanse of gorges, magnificent rock formation and beautiful stretch of ridges. And it doesn’t surprise us that it is an iconic globally recognised…

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Korcula, Croatia | Pilot and Me – USA Travel Article

Korcula, Croatia | Pilot and Me Korcula Tower at nightWe stopped in Korcula Croatia during our cruise on the Kraljica Jelena from Sail Croatia. We loved this island, probably one of the most favorite ones we visited. While its a touristy town, it seems to cater very well to the tourists that visit, and doesn’t resent them like many of the other places we’ve visited. Everyone here made us feel welcome and we really enjoyed this small town and the…

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Christmas in Chicago at Macy’s Department Store • Pickles Travel Blog for Food and Family Travel – USA Travel Article

Christmas in Chicago at Macy’s Department Store • Pickles Travel Blog for Food and Family Travel Macy’s department store in Chicago may be the place to head for your family Christmas holiday destination. It has it all- history, decorations, restaurants, walking, window displays with a story, Christmas tree, shopping, and SANTA! Everything about it brought home the reality of Christmas in Chicago. Note: I was hosted in Chicago by Enjoy Illinois and received an amazing tour of the Macy’s Store…

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Why Tiny Sleeps are Best in NYC – USA Travel Article

Why Tiny Sleeps are Best in NYC Let’s face it: accommodations in big cities eat up most of your travel budget. And in New York City, your money doesn’t get you quite as much as it does elsewhere. Similar to apartments, hotel rooms are generally smaller. But for me, that’s just fine. When I visit the city, I am happy to sacrifice the size of my room for great locations, reasonable prices, and hotel amenities. Here are just a few…

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Take a Cultural Journey at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa – USA Travel Article

Take a Cultural Journey at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa Treat your family to a magical vacation in New Mexico—the Land of Enchantment—at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, a Native American-owned resort overlooking the Sandia Mountains. Located just north of Albuquerque on 550 acres of the Santa Ana Pueblo, Hyatt Regency Tamaya is the perfect destination for families seeking a luxury experience in a rustic setting. Hyatt Regency Tamaya is owned by the Tamaya people and their rich…

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The 10 BEST North American road trips to take this summer – USA Travel Article

The 10 BEST North American road trips to take this summer If you’re planning your first (or your fifth) road trip, you want each day’s drive to count.Which is where we come in – for over 40 years, we’ve been mapping the best routes with local leaders, making sure you make the most of your dream American holiday! Our small group tours can help you see the best sights, pack in the best activities, and eat the best food (obviously)…

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Colonial History of Fez, Morocco – USA Travel Article

Colonial History of Fez, Morocco More than 12 million tourists visited Morocco in 2018, and their numbers are certain to increase in 2019. And why not? This North African kingdom calls up to most foreigners an image of medieval mosques, archaic bazaars filled with handmade crafts, and medinas—those labyrinths of narrow alleys behind ancient walls.In Morocco, historic monuments seem as common as sparrows. This country has thirty-one medinas, or rather walled cities built in the premodern era. Of the twenty-two…

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21 Things To Do in Koh Samui: The Ultimate List For Travellers – USA Travel Article

21 Things To Do in Koh Samui: The Ultimate List For Travellers If you’re looking for a place that has big city amenities, stunning Buddhist temples, and a chilled out island vibe, then look no further than Koh Samui. Thailand’s 2nd largest island (#1 is Phuket) has a lot to offer travelers. Whether you’re into nature, culture, adventure, partying, or just some good old fashioned R&R, you’ll find it here.  Days can be spent lounging on the beach, doing a variety…

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Epic Kauai Helicopter Tour With The DOORS OFF (Na Pali Coast) – USA Travel Article

Epic Kauai Helicopter Tour With The DOORS OFF (Na Pali Coast) Kauai’s Stunning Na Pali CoastlineKauai, HawaiiOne of the best ways to see the Hawaiian islands is by air, and a doors-off Kauai helicopter tour of the Na Pali coast is an epic aerial photography experience!If you don’t know by now, I absolutely love helicopters. In fact, I used to want to be a helicopter pilot as a kid (ok, maybe I still do).Soaring through the sky, hovering over mountains…

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Things to Do in Miami, Florida for a Bachelorette Party – USA Travel Article

Things to Do in Miami, Florida for a Bachelorette Party Miami, Florida is a great place for a bachelorette party. I went in October where I celebrated my good friend’s engagement and hung out with her crew. It was my first trip out to Miami and my first trip to these types of events. I was thoroughly pleased! This was a picture we took before the first night of festivities: As you can tell, the maid of honor was fully…

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LA: 7 cool hotels to stay at in West Hollywood – USA Travel Article

LA: 7 cool hotels to stay at in West Hollywood If you’re wondering where to stay in LA, you might like to consider West Hollywood.Really? Yes, and here’s why!Just when you think you know Los Angeles, another little nook pops up that begs to be explored. Los Angeles is actually made up of 88 cities – many of which you’d probably not want to visit, but many of them you will! Some have their own tourism teams and budgets and they…

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▷ The Lowline Park in NYC – USA Travel Article

▷ The Lowline Park in NYC While the idea of the Lowline has already existed for 10 years, it won’t be open until 2021. The timeline alone reflects the complexity of the project which is nothing less but the world’s first subterranean park. In the same way as its counterpart, the High Line, the Lowline will enrich New York City by one more unique attraction.So what is the Lowline?Photo courtesy of The LowlineThe Lowline is a green underground park that…

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The Pain of Leaving One Dream for Another (Our USA road trip begins) – USA Travel Article

The Pain of Leaving One Dream for Another (Our USA road trip begins) Last week was the dreaded pack up and minimize to leave for our RV road trip across the USA. Actually, we’re in a travel trailer, but it’s just easier to keep calling it an RV.We arrived at our campsite in Asheville, North Carolina last night, the first stop on our trip, exhausted.Our campsite in Asheville​​​​​​​I’ve been doing this now for over 20 years as I write a…

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Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore National Memorial – USA Travel Article

Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore National Memorial Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most popular landmarks of the United States of America or the USA. Bearing the heads of four prominent presidents of the USA, this monument has appeared in several movies, advertisements, spoofs, etc. Located in South Dakota, around three million visitors from all around the world come to see this memorial every year. While the structure is unique in every way, there are several interesting things…

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What You Need to Know about a Holland America Alaskan Cruise – Retirement Travel Article

What You Need to Know about a Holland America Alaskan Cruise Alaska the last frontier; many people dream of visiting but how many do? I don’t know about you, but visiting Alaska has been on our bucket list forever. We wondered how we should see Alaska? By land or by sea? This year we decided we would visit Alaska. It was important for us to see glaciers up close. So, we decided to take a Holland America Line Alaskan Explorer…

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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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