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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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Four Iconic US Cities You Can Do in a Day – USA Travel Article

Four Iconic US Cities You Can Do in a Day So many places, so little time! The USA is full of incredible cities to visit, but there’s only so much time to go around. How can you be expected to explore all these places to the fullest before you have to go back home? It’s not quite as impossible as you’d think. We’ve put together a list of four cities that you can discover in a day! It might take…

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How To Take a Japanese Bath in Tokyo: A Guide to Sentos – USA Travel Article

How To Take a Japanese Bath in Tokyo: A Guide to Sentos The Japanese bath (or Sentō) has long been an important part of Japanese culture. Traditionally, Japanese baths were used more out of necessity than out of pleasure as most people didn’t have access to a bath in their home. At that time every neighbourhood in all of Japan had a public batch where the residents could go to bathe, socialize and in many cases, do their laundry. Since…

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The Best Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving on your American Holiday – USA Travel Article

The Best Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving on your American Holiday Thanksgiving is one of America’s most loved holidays. Offering the opportunity to give thanks and celebrate the year’s harvest, the big day unites friends, family and loved ones across the USA.Thanksgiving usually involves staying in to enjoy a massive roast turkey and an incredible amount of food. However, not everyone spends the day at home. The country is full of places to see and things to do. In the spirit…

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how to make green bean casserole – USA Travel Article

how to make green bean casserole I remember the day my taste buds were changed forever: Thanksgiving 1985 and my host mother in Maryland USA, in whose family I was living as a student for the year, produced the iconic green bean casserole.I have been making it ever since and slowly but surely turning Kiwis onto this vege dish that goes brilliantly with Tom Turkey. However, it’s so good that when I go back to America and we all get…

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Beaches in Da Nang: The Complete Travel Guide – USA Travel Article

Beaches in Da Nang: The Complete Travel Guide Written by Sasha Savinov Sasha is regular contributor to Goats On The Road. He’s also an English teacher and an expert in online teaching. He’s a language student, a professional blogger, and video producer. In fact, he studied video production at Michigan State University. He and his wife are the founders and head editors at Grateful Gypsies, where they write about life abroad, long term travel, teaching English online and live music. …

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My Top 10 Things You Have to Do 2019 – USA Travel Article

My Top 10 Things You Have to Do 2019 New York is massive and there is no way you can see everything. A few attractions and activities, however, belong on everyone’s bucket list. We don’t want you to miss a single must-do when in New York City, so with no further ado, here are the top 10 things you have to do in NYC.ContentsTop 10 Must-Dos in New York CityWhen thinking about the top 10 must-dos in New York City,…

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A Guide to South Walton’s Cutest Towns – USA Travel Article

A Guide to South Walton’s Cutest Towns The sands of the Gulf Coast were where many of my childhood memories took place. The first time I rode a bike. The first time I swallowed a pill. The first time I swam in the ocean. My family and I rented houses all along the coast from Alabama to Florida, but my strongest memories are in the South Walton area of Florida, also known as 30-A, named after the highway that runs through…

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10 National Parks You Must Visit in The West – USA Travel Article

10 National Parks You Must Visit in The West Forget the Empire State Building, the White House, or the Super Bowl. The top attractions you need to visit in the USA are the National Parks! When you think of National Parks, the USA is one of the first things to pop into your head; cowboys roaming through red stone valleys, wolves prowling through Yellowstone, and hot geysers erupting from beneath.These areas give you a chance to get back to nature,…

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15 Fun Things to Do in South Florida – USA Travel Article

15 Fun Things to Do in South Florida Are you looking to soak up the sun and explore a tropical paradise all without leaving the U.S. mainland? If so, I’ve got your go-to place! It boasts fabulous sunny weather, delightful ocean breezes, and magical sunsets—and plenty of fun things to do, too. You’ll find this much and more in beautiful South Florida!I’ve been lucky enough to explore Florida on many occasions. My in-laws spent winters in the Fort Lauderdale area…

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