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    Food Tourism In California

    Food tourism has arrived in California. When it comes to choosing a destination, more and more travelers are letting their taste buds decide. The growth of the farm to fork movement is an important component for travelers to the state. Increased interest in urban gardening is also a powerful lure for many visitors. Visit California has designated January […] More

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    Rotating Ski Lift Gives 360 Degree View

    If you happen to be skiing near Engelberg in central Switzerland, you can ride in a rotating ski lift to the top of 9,950′ high Mount Titlis. The gondola rotates through one complete 360 degree turn during the 5 minute trip and is one of only 3 rotating gondolas in the world. The others are […] More

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    Least Expensive Travel Holidays This Winter

    According to AOL Travel, the three least expensive travel holidays in 2015 are in Bali, Cape Town and Sri Lanka. Bali, Indonesia The island of Bali reflects the peace and tranquility of the Hindu tradition. Its magnificent scenery and quiet lagoons convey a sense of spiritual calm that carries over into the daily lives of […] More

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    Run The Rann Foot Race In Gujarat, India

    Billed as the world’s toughest foot race, Run the Rann in Gujarat, India, is scheduled for February 6 – 9, 2015. Last year, runners could choose between races of 21, 42 or 101 kilometers. This year, organizers have added a 100 mile race (161 km) that will cover all of Khadir Bet island. This area is home to Dholavira, […] More

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    Scenery, Fishing And Wildlife Define Angola

    Angola is a nation of great natural beauty. Some of its most notable attractions are the Kalandula Falls, the second highest waterfall in Africa, and the Kissama national park, where elephants and giant sable antelope roam free. The Kwanza Lodge is a popular location for anglers who want to fish the Kwanza River. In 2016, Angola is […] More

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    Touring The Trang An World Natural Heritage Site

            Located just 60 miles away from Hanoi, Vietnam, the Trang An World Natural Heritage site covers 8 square miles of limestone mountains, caves, highland grottoes and religious temples such as the ancient citadel of Hoa Luand and the Bai Dinh pagoda. It’s an area of intense beauty cloaked in fantasy and mystery. A […] More

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    Bicycle Touring Along Grand Traverse Bay

    Bicycle touring in the gently rolling countryside near Traverse City, Michigan is a great way to get outdoors, see spectacular scenery and stop off at some of the local wineries along the way. The Leelanau peninsular lies between Great Traverse Bay to the east and Lake Michigan to the west with Lake Leeanau in the […] More

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    Adventure Tourism In Ecuador, Chile And Nicaragua

    Mountain Biking In The Andes Mountains The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) defines adventure tourism as involving at least two of three elements: physical activity, a connection to nature, and an immersive cultural experience. At its annual conference in October, 2014, it nominated Ecuador, Chile and Nicaragua as three countries that offer significant adventure tourism […] More

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    Kayak Trails In The Florida Panhandle

    With the addition of The Upper Chipola River Paddling Trail, there are now 51 kayak trails in the State of Florida catering to those who love to be out and about in nature and maybe do a little fishing as well. According to Panhandle.com, the trail was dedicated oin Decmeber 13, 2014 and makes the third […] More

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    Havana Day Dreaming In Cuba

    More tourists visit Cuba every year than any other island in the Caribbean except the Dominican Republic, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In fact, Cuba has more than 3,000,000 tourist a year according to the World Bank. That’s more than Iceland, Cyprus, Ecuador, New Zealand, Qatar, or Costa Rica. For the past 50 years, Americans […] More

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    Club Med, Turks & Caicos

    The Club Med experience focuses on doing things other than just basking on a beach. The facility in Turks & Caicos is for adults only, but that doesn’t mean it is R rated. It just means the pool is not filled with small fry when you want to take a swim. We all love our […] More

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    Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Coming Soon

    Congress has recently created the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument. Located about 20 miles north of Las Vegas, the 22,000 acre site was previously under the control of the Bureau of Land Management but has now been transferred to the National Park Service thanks to the tireless efforts of the Protectors of Tule Springs. Located […] More

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    Olango Ecotourism Park Opens On Cebu

    Olango, located on an island just offshore from Cebu City in the Philippines, has opened a second ecotourism park, according to the Cebu Sun Star. Mayor Paz Radaza said the program will help the community protect the environment as well as earn income. “This tourism product not only highlights our beautiful spots here in Asinan but […] More

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    Visit Finland This Summer

    Finland is cold and dark in winter, but warm and sunny in summer, with temperatures in the 80’s twenty four hours a day. That’s the time for boating, beaching, biking, and hiking, plus festivals great and small throughout the country. The bicycle is the preferred means of transportation in most of the country. Because Finland is […] More

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    Seven Ecotourism Wonders Of Malaysia

     The Beach at Pulau Perhentian, Terengganu Malaysia offers travelers many spectacular natural wonders. Whether you feel like scaling great heights or exploring the mysteries of the deep, Malaysia has the perfect location for you. Here are seven of the most extraordinary natural attractions, as ranked by The Star, Malaysia’s leading news organization. Mulu Caves National Park, Sarawak This Unesco […] More

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    Shopping In Kuala Lumpur

    Malaysia prides itself on being a mecca for shoppers from all over the world. It usually has three shopping extravaganzas every year – the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale in March, the 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival from June to September, and 1Malaysia Year End Sale from November 15 to January 4. Speaking at the opening of  1MYES […] More

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    2015 Arizona Travel Guide Available Now

    Did you know you can visit Arizona’s renowned vineyards by kayak and horseback? Learn about the Grand Canyon and other geologic masterpieces from Sedona to the Petrified Forest and so much more in the new edition of the Arizona Official State Visitor’s Guide from the Arizona Office of Tourism. The 2015 magazine-style guide features articles by […] More

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    Award Winning British Colombia

    British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province and home to the city of Vancouver, won praise from travel professionals in 2014. SKI Magazine’s annual reader’s poll named Whistler Blackcomb the number one, overall ski resort in North America. The Okanagan Valley was ranked second place for Best Wine Region in the world by USA Today Readers’ Choice. […] More

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    Charlotte Is America’s Motor Sports Capitol

    Are you a NASCAR race fan? While it’s fun to go to the races and watch the cars on track, it’s almost as much fun to visit the race shops where the cars are made and see them being built. Many of the top NASCAR teams have their race facilities in the Charlotte, North Carolina […] More

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    Adventure Tourism In Ireland

    Sea Kayaking at Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland. The Adventure Travel Trade Association defines adventure tourism as having at least two of three elements: physical activity, a connection to nature, and an immersive cultural experience. At its annual convention in Ocotober, it designated Ireland as one of the best countries for adventure tourism because of its […] More

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    Adventure Tourism In Iceland

    Kayaking On A Fjord In Summer The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) defines adventure tourism as involving at least two of three elements: physical activity, a connection to nature, and an immersive cultural experience. At its annual conference in October, 2014, it nominated Iceland as a country that offers significant adventure tourism opportunities. In summer, adventures […] More

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    Connecticut’s Thimble Islands

    Photo: thimbleislands.com Traveling along Route 95 just east of New Haven, Connecticut, my wife spied a small sign that said “Thimble Islands, Next Exit.” We have been up and down this road for decades and seen that sign many times before, but today we had no place to go and all day to get there, […] More

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