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Top 5 for Experiencing the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge – USA Travel Article

Top 5 for Experiencing the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge The Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Minnesota. With its criss-crossing metal beams and picturesque location it’s no wonder that it’s photographed as often as it is! Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 the lift bridge is located at the heart of Canal Park, near downtown Duluth and is visible from nearly everywhere in the city as…

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A Day in Charming Carmel, California – USA Travel Article

A Day in Charming Carmel, California I vaguely recalled visiting Carmel (or Carmel-by-the-Sea, if you will) as a child and had the t-shirt with a whale on it to prove it. But when driving the Pacific Coast Highway a few months back, it was time for another visit. We’d spent the last few days in Monterey and had seen much of what we wanted to. Carmel was a short drive away, via the 17-Mile Drive, and the weather cleared up…

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Hiking in Catalonia Spain: Coastal Trails, Castles, and Culture – Retirement Travel Article

Hiking in Catalonia Spain: Coastal Trails, Castles, and Culture Sunset over L’Empordà from Hotel Castell d’Empordà We love every corner of Spain and are fortunate to have the experience (read: age) to have returned to some of our favorite destinations for closer views and more adventures. Our recent return to Catalonia was orchestrated specifically to hike the trails of Costa Brava, the ‘wild’ rocky coast of northeast Spain. The scenic coast is broken by intimate coves, fishing villages and beaches,…

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7 Things to do in New Orleans, LA with Kids – USA Travel Article

7 Things to do in New Orleans, LA with Kids New Orleans is a FUN city.  Like really fun….for adults.  So when I added New Orleans to our Austin2Boston road trip this summer, I had many people question what there was to do with kids there. What’s a travel blogger to do when faced with that question?? Make sure they find all the FUN stuff to do in that great city!With only one day to discover New Orleans, we found…

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Visiting the Chalukya Temples of Aihole and Pattadakal – USA Travel Article

Visiting the Chalukya Temples of Aihole and Pattadakal In the southwestern state of Karnataka in India, nestled deep within the semi-arid region of Bagalkot, lies the beautiful ensemble of Chalukya Temples, part of the Group of Monuments at Pattadakal—a lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Not many know about Pattadakal. And that’s why it still remains a pretty offbeat destination in India.When you’re in Karnataka, you will probably have the awe-inspiring Hampi included in your itinerary. A bouldered landscape,…

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Cost of Living in Beijing: An Insider’s Guide – USA Travel Article

Cost of Living in Beijing: An Insider’s Guide Blending ancient history with sophisticated urban life, Beijing is one of the fastest-growing cities in Asia. Although the cost of visiting and living in Beijing has recently become more expensive, it’s still affordable compared to other western and Asian cities around the world. Your cost of living in Beijing depends entirely on how you choose to spend your money. It’s possible to spend a hefty amount on clothes, goods, and food in…

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Flying Over The Grand Canyon In A Helicopter From Vegas • Expert Vagabond – USA Travel Article

Flying Over The Grand Canyon In A Helicopter From Vegas • Expert Vagabond Helicopter Flight Over the Grand CanyonLas Vegas, NevadaThe helicopter’s rotor fired up, whirring above our heads. Our pilot took the controls and we suddenly began to hover off the ground, rising into the sky above Las Vegas.It was early in the morning, about 7am, just after sunrise at Henderson Executive Airport in Las Vegas.Anna and I were flying out to the Grand Canyon with Maverick Helicopters after…

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Art of Crabbing Review | Me Want Travel – USA Travel Article

Art of Crabbing Review | Me Want Travel Crabbing is something that people do, but to be honest, I never thought I would be one of them. That all changed when Sharon asked me if I wanted to go crabbing because it was something she wanted to cross off her bucket list (and it was on mine too!). I’m down to try anything once and so with a quick Google search, we found the Art of Crabbing on Airbnb hosted by Alex.…

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Yurt, sweet yurt – a camping adventure – Retirement Travel Article

Yurt, sweet yurt – a camping adventure Our camping experiences date to Girl Scouts and, for me, a few miserable outings in high school. That was quite awhile ago. But we thought trying again might be an antidote to my desire for a small RV. The two-night outing to Trap Pond State Park near Laurel, Delaware, was only about 25 miles from our house. We would not starve. We could try out some of the delights of camping, such as…

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Spoiler: I rode the Star Wars ride at Disneyland! – USA Travel Article

Spoiler: I rode the Star Wars ride at Disneyland! I just got back from two weeks in California and was lucky enough to be one of the first people in the world to ride the new, highly anticipated, Millennium Falcon at Disneyland’s new Star Wars themed land, Galaxy’s Edge.Scroll down for the video…This new “land”, because it is waaaay more than just a ride, was announced in 2015 and in May 2019 it opened on 5.6 hectares (14 acres) of…

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▷ The Museum of Ice Cream in NYC – USA Travel Article

▷ The Museum of Ice Cream in NYC After a successful pop-up in NYC in 2016, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) will soon have a permanent location in New York. MOIC NYC will be the first of several flagship locations launching in the US and abroad. Here’s what to know about it.ContentsAbout the Museum of Ice Cream NYCFounder Maryellis Bunn is bringing the interactive ice cream wonderland back to New York City. She and her team have been developing…

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