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Tourist Attractions – 5 Things People Don’t Always Tell You – Retirement Travel Article

Tourist Attractions – 5 Things People Don’t Always Tell You About Traveling To Tourist Attractions When creating a travel itinerary to a new destination, most of us usually want to add some of the areas popular tourist attractions to our list. After all, they are popular and iconic for a reason – right? Well, not always. Places like these are usually called “tourist traps” for a reason. Oftentimes, your expectations will exceed your reality when it comes to experiencing these…

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▷15 NYC Guide of what’s open on Christmas Day in NYC – USA Travel Article

▷15 NYC Guide of what’s open on Christmas Day in NYC Christmas Day, December 25, is a city, state and federal holiday in New York which means that there are many stores, attractions and other spots that are closed that day. Christmas Day is known as the quietest and least crowded day of the year in the city. But don’t worry, there are just as many things to do on Christmas Day for you. In case you’re visiting New York…

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Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now – USA Travel Article

Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now Madrid is often overshadowed by Barcelona, yet has at least as much to offer the visitor: world-class museums, delectable markets, historic neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, traditional music, friendly people, less touristed venues, sumptuous gardens, impeccable historical credentials, and fantastic day trips (including four World Heritage Sites). If you’re wondering why you should visit Madrid, here are 10 compelling reasons to go to Madrid—now.1. Wander around the Puerta del SolThe Puerta…

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Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War – Retirement Travel Article

Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War   Just 50 kilometers southeast of Prague in the Czech Republic, Konopiště Castle sits high atop a hill, surrounded by a thick forest.  Built as a Gothic fortification towards the end of the 13th century, it was a huge and sprawling rectangular edifice with plenty of towers, seven in all, for the most effective defense.  Over the centuries, the castle passed through the hands of numerous owners and…

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Travel Guide to Okayama: Japan’s Land Of Sunshine – USA Travel Article

Travel Guide to Okayama: Japan’s Land Of Sunshine Written by Dariece Swift Dariece is a co-founder of Goats On The Road, and an expert in saving money, finance management, building an online business and of course… travel. She loves meeting new people, trying new cuisines, and learning about the unique cultures of our world. She has over 10 years of experience helping others to realize their travel dreams and has worked in numerous jobs all over the world to help…

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San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy – USA Travel Article

San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy San Francisco is a very walk-able city and I have always been enchanted by the unexpected treasures that I have had the good fortune to discover as I’ve wondered through the city.  The tiled steps are absolutely one of those treasures.  There are tiled steps at multiple locations and they are public art installations constructed by artists with local support and maintained by the neighborhood residents and through donations. Some…

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Spectacular Locations For An All-American Road Trip | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Spectacular Locations For An All-American Road Trip | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 25, 2019) Exploring the world is an incredibly exciting use of your time. Of course, the world is a big place. There are so many fantastic locations to see; you might find it difficult to pick a place to visit on your next great adventure. If you’re going to go anywhere, then it should be America. Each state in this gargantuan nation is like a miniature…

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3 Days in Atlanta with Kids – USA Travel Article

3 Days in Atlanta with Kids Wanting one last getaway before summer was over, we flew to Atlanta, Georgia for 3 days of fast-paced fun.  From Football to LEGOs to Coca-Cola, Atlanta is full of tons of fun thins to do with kids. Here is your itinerary for 3 Days in Atlanta with Kids. Last summer on our Austin 2 Boston road trip, we had one day to spend in Atlanta.  We crammed a lot into that one day but it left us wanting more.…

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Travel Past 50’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide – Retirement Travel Article

Travel Past 50’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide If all your other gift ideas fail, you can always get a Christmas tree hat.OK, kids. It’s that time of year when most of the world is shopping for gifts. Gifts for family, gifts for friends, donations to causes, and perhaps a treat for yourself while you’re at it. My gift-giving philosophy, based on years of experience, goes something like this: First, if you buy something you yourself appreciate, it’s bound to have…

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Have Fun Boating Navajo Canyon On Lake Powell in Arizona – Retirement Travel Article

Have Fun Boating Navajo Canyon On Lake Powell in Arizona Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Finished Page Visit With Fun Boating Navajo Canyon On Lake Powell We could not pass on a chance for some fun boating Navajo Canyon on Lake Powell on our visit to Page, Arizona. On our fall trip to Utah and Arizona, we had so many fun adventures. In Moab, we took an off-road jeep ride and climbed rocks with the jeep. A helicopter ride in…

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