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TRAVEL BLOGS,
NORTH AMERICA

See a patial list of our travel blog articles featuring places in North America below. For the complete blog archives list please visit our Archives page.

Alaska Cruise
Alaska: Musk Ox
Alaskan Interior
Alaska Marine Highway
Alaska Railway
Alaska Small Ship Cruise
Alaska Whale Watching
Aleutians
Amelia Island, FL
Arizona Cowboy College
Aruba
Atlanta, Idaho
Austin, Texas
Avila Beach, CA
Banff
Baja California Sur
Baja Wine Country, Mexico
Belize
Big Bear Lake, CA
British Columbia Tea
Calgary
California Coast
Cambria & Paso Robles
Canadian Cities
Canadian Rockies
Canadian Winter
Catalina Island
Central Coast, California
Charlevoix, Quebec
Cherokee Nation
Chincoteague & Assateague
Claremont, CA
Columbia River
Costa Rica
Costa Rica Cloud Forest
Cozumel, Mexico
Death Valley Pupfish
Denali National Park
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Douglas Complex Fire, OR
Eastern Washington
Edmonton
Fairbanks, Alaska
French Canada Cruise
Glacier Peak, WA
Grand del Mar
Guadalajara, Mexico
Hana Highway, Hawaii
Hawaii
Hawaii Big Island
Honolulu, Hawaii
Inland Northwest
Juneau, Alaska
Kaua'i 1; Kaua'i 2
Key West
Kona, Hawaii
La Cantera, San Antonio, TX
Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach Images
Lahaina, Hawaii
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Lanai. Hawaii
La Paz, Mexico
Las Alamandas, Mexico
Las Vegas
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lexington, Kentucky
Maine
Mammoth Mountain
Maui, Hawaii
Mohonk Mountain House
Molokai, Hawaii
Monterey Bay
Montreal
Montreal Tea
Morongo Resort
Myrtle Beach
Napa Valley
New Brunswick
New Hampshire
New Mexico
New Orleans
New York
North Cascades, WA
Northern Washington State
Nova Scotia
Oahu
Oceanside, CA
Orange County
Oregon Coast
Olympia, WA
Olympic Peninsula, WA
Oxnard, CA
Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Palouse Scenic Byway
Panama
Pasadena, CA
Paso Robles, CA
Pismo Beach, CA
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Prince Rupert/Digby Island
Prudhoe Bay, Canadian Arctic
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Queen Charlotte Islands
Redondo Beach
Rhode Island
Richmond, BC
Riverside, CA
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Route 66
Samish Island, WA
San Diego
San Francisco
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Monica, CA
Seattle
Sedona, Arizona
Seward Highway, Alaska
Sitka, Alaska
Skagway, Alaska
Sonoma, CA
South Texas
St. Lawrence River, Canada
St. Louis, MO
Sun Valley, ID
Taos, New Mexico
Texas Bull Riding
Texas Wine Country
Tongass, Alaska
Toronto
Utah
Vancouver
Ventura, CA
Victoria, BC
Virginia Skydiving
Waco, Texas
Washington D.C: Newseum
Western Canada
Whistler, B.C.

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TRAVEL BLOGS,
EUROPE

Alcala, Spain
Amsterdam
Aran Islands, Ireland
Arnhem, Holland
Assisi, Italy
Athens
Augsburg, Germany
Baltic Sea Nations
Basel. Switzerland
Bavaria
Beira, Portugal
Belgium
Berlin
Bertha Benz Route, Germany
Bled, Slovenia
Brno, Czech Republic
Bruges, Leiden and Dijon
Burgundy, France
Castelluccio di Norcia, Italy
Champagne and Lorraine
Champagne Country, France
Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
Consuegra, Spain
Copenhagen
Cotswolds, England
County Cork, Ireland
Crete, Greece
Czech Republic
Czech Republic Slideshow
Dolomites, Italy
Eastern Mediterranean
Erfurt, Germany
Europe by Train
Europe's Churches
Europe's Statues
Fairytale Road, Germany
Flanders, Belgium
Galicia, Spain
German Wine Tours
Germany (Bach)
Germany (small towns)
Germany (4 big cities)
Germany's Great Cities Giverny, France
Graubunden, Switzerland
Graz, Austria
Hamburg
Heroes of Britain
Heroes of Europe
Holland River Cruise
Iceland 1; Iceland 2; Iceland 3
Innsbruck, Austria
Ireland Return
Ireland Tour 1; Ireland Tour 2
Ireland Vacation
Ischia Island, Italy
Kos Island, Greece
Lake Como, Italy
La Mancha, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Libourne, SW France
Liverpool, England
Loch Ness, Scotland
London Tea
London Tour Part 1
London Tour Part 2
London Tour Part 3
London Tour Part 4
Lorraine, France
Lucerne, Switzerland
Madrid
Madrid Tapas
Mediterranean Cruise
Meuse-Argonne, France
Montagne, SW France
Montenegro
Montpellier, France
Moscow & St, Petersburg
Munich
Nidwalden, Switzerland
Norcia, Umbria, Italy
Normandy Beaches, France
Normandy, France
Northern Italy
North Wales Railway
Norway
Norwegian Arctic
Norwegian Fjords
Offbeat Germany
Off the Beaten Path Europe
Orvieto, Italy
Oslo, Bergen & Trondheim
Paris
Perugia, Italy
Piovene Rocchette, Italy
Pittormie Castle, Scotland
Pointe du Hoc, Normandy
Poland
Port Meirion, North Wales
Portugal
Prague, Czech Republic
Provence, France
Pyla-sur-Mer, SW France
Pyrenees
Rail Europe
Rhodes Island, Greece
Riviera di Ulisse, Italy
Romania
Rome 1; Rome 2
Rouen, France
Saint-Émilion, SW France
Salzburg, Austria
Saxony, Germany
Scotland 1; Scotland 2
Slovenia
Southern England
Southern France
Southern Italy
Spain (Edible Books)
Spello, Italy
Stockholm, Sweden
St. Petersburg
Sutri, Lazio, Italy
Switzerland
The Ritz, London
Toledo, Spain
Turkey
Tuscany
Tuscany and Umbria
Valencia, Spain
Vatican Museums
Vicenza, Italy
Vienna 1; Vienna 2
Wales
Wimbledon
Yaroslavl, Russia
Yorkminster, England
Zurich

TravelingBoy's 3 things About Ottawa
...we didn't know about
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What are some of the “things” or activities that people in Ottawa do for fun?

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This installment of THREE THINGS is courtesy of Jantine Van Kregten - Director of Communications, Ottawa Tourism.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
How I Spent My Spring “State-Cation”

Laguna Beach
Each spring break the Steve and Wendy Erskine family of Sherman Oaks, CA, load up their Volvo station wagon for a week-long vacation to one of California’s most spectacular destinations. Yosemite? The Redwoods or Joshua Tree? Wrong. The Erskine’s destination of choice is nestled along the Pacific Ocean, less than a two hour drive south of Los Angeles. Their home for the week is Laguna Beach – The Riviera of California.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Inside Sarajevo's Tunnel of Hope (Dispatch #7)

Sarajevo's Tunnel of Hope

The Palladian Traveler goes underground to see firsthand the remains of a man-made passageway that singlehandedly saved Sarajevo from total annihilation during the Bosnian War.

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Richard Carroll's travel blog/review
Maui's Plantation Romance

Gerardís Restaurant, Lahaina

Gerard's Restaurant, in a classic Maui setting of soft ocean air, the scent of flowers, and the pop of a champagne cork, sets the table perfectly for an evening of pleasure. A gentle sea breeze tousles the hair of a newly-wed couple from Sweden lifting their wine glasses to a recently married couple from Boston, their passion settling across the veranda of the restaurant like a mantle of French fervor.

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Greg Aragon's travel blog/review
SWISS Air Celebrates New Jets from Los Angeles to Zurich

the writer at a Boeing 777-300ER first class cabin

I went to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) last week and boarded a brand new Boeing 777-300ER bound for Zurich, Switzerland. Once inside the beautiful jumbo jet I found a 1st class seat and leaned all the way back and dreamed of my upcoming trip to the majestic European country.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: My Kup Runneth Over with Kafa (Dispatch #6)

Bosnian coffee set

The Palladian Traveler goes in search of a caffeine fix and ends up savoring the absolute best cup of Bosnian java in all of Sarajevo.

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James Thomas Boitano's travel blog
The Last Place You’d Visit: A Few Days in Europe’s Least Visited Country

Chisinau panorama from the Cosmos Hotel
I’m a biased traveler. Having fallen in love with Europe on my first trip to Italy with my father as a 14 year old, it is to this continent that my travel plans always seem to lead. I return to somewhere in Europe now every May to see old friends and favorite cities. But with each trip, I have a firm goal: to fit in at least one new country every year. With 2015 being my 28th trip to Europe, I’m getting close to the bottom of my list of unvisited countries. And this brings me inevitably to Moldova.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
A Return to Paradise: Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center Revisited

Devil's Hole Pupfish
Hamana Kalili was there to greet me, his right hand extended in the gentle shaka wave of welcome. His statue stands at the entrance of the Polynesian Cultural Center on the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. A descendant of Hawaiian ali'i (chiefs), Kalili (1882-1958) lost the middle, index and ring fingers of his right hand in an accident at a sugar mill. He would later wave his right hand with the middle three fingers missing, and is considered the originator of the iconic shaka.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Sarajevo's Storied Bridge to World War I (Dispatch #5)

the iconic Latin Bridge, Old Town Sarajevo

The Palladian Traveler keeps a low profile while crossing over an historic bridge until he's safely tucked inside a labyrinth of alleyways in the Stari Grad of Sarajevo.

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John Clayton's travel blog/review
China's Terra Cotta Warriors Involves Solving the World's Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle

China's Terra Cotta Warriors
Do you like jigsaw puzzles? OK, how about one that's at least several thousand years old and – are you ready for this challenge – has hundreds upon hundreds of pieces. To make it even more difficult, they're all different shapes and sizes. And guess what? There are no maps, guides or pictures on how you put it together. So, would YOU really like to do THIS jigsaw puzzle?

Terry Cassel's travel blog
The Road to November: The Sanders/Trump Outsider Phenomenon

the White House

This Sanders/ Trump outsider phenomenon may be a result of the ongoing growth of a movement that began in the Seventies with the death of the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union died a slow death on its feet in the Seventies and it took another ten years to finally fall, with a helpful nudge by the Reagan-Bush administration. My theory is pretty mainstream and not particularly sinister or apocal.

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Tom Weber's travel blog/review
Destination Bosnia: Dinner in Sarajevo with Mrs. Safija (Dispatch #4)

bread at The 4 Rooms of Mrs. Safija, Sarajevo

A legendary and taboo love affair from the early 1900s is the hot topic around the table as The Palladian Traveler breaks bread with the intrepid "band of merry media" at one of Sarajevo's upscale restaurants.

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Greg Aragon's travel blog/review
Seaside Luxury and History at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is kind of like two charming hotels in one. At times it is a modern and classy beach-front resort. And other times it can be an elegant and secluded retreat, sheltered by gardens, a 90-yr-old tower, and a giant 130-yr-old fig tree. I guess it depends on your mood, but however you look at it, the hotel makes a memorable getaway and is one of my Southern California favorites.

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James Thomas Boitano's travel blog
Iceland Looks Better in Spring

Gullfoss waterfalls, Iceland
It's a bit of an understate- ment to say that I was excited when Icelandair recently began service out of my home city of Seattle directly to the magical jewel of the North which we know as Iceland. Iceland has a je ne sais quoi that some almost intangible reasons makes it my favorite travel destination in Europe and I’d already delighted in the marvels of the island on four previous occasions. But each of these involved painful, overnight connections via Minneapolis and Boston. I barely minded this nonetheless: Iceland was worth the hassle.

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Skip Kaltenheuser's travel article
Amazon Off-Line: Eat this Shrub and Call Me in the Morning

fishermen on the Rio Yanacuyo

A speedboat departs the Iquitos slums, which hover over the water on stilts and rafts to accommodate mercurial high-water marks that vary 15 meters with the Andes snowmelt. Devouring Peru's Amazon for several hours, the boat slows as it enters the tributary Yanayacu that snakes through the jungle like an anaconda.

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Gary Singh's travel blog/review
Crete: Working Off the Farmer’s Tan

Chaniaís old town, Crete
For what seemed like an epoch, the author was scared to take his shirt off in public due to a noticeable farmer’s tan. He developed a paranoid fear that everyone would point at him behind his back. Since he walks quite a bit on the city streets of his hometown in Northern California, often with a short-sleeved shirt in the blazing sun, the farmer’s tan naturally developed.

Chiara's Rainbow at Monte Verita

John Clayton's travel blog/review
Wonders Abound in Britain's Channel Islands – Visit Sark and Hear About its Unusual German Occupation in WW2

Les Autelets, Sark, Channel Islands
The one memory that still resonates with me about the Dame of Sark concerns the local guide who met our boat at Sark's small jetty harbor back in the late 1940s. He immediately launched into an almost theatrical performance about the Dame and, with much glee, intense pride and excitement, told us how she had outsmarted the Germans during their occupation in WW2.

Greg Aragon's travel blog/review
Walking in the Boot Steps of Bakersfield, Merle Haggard and The Padre Hotel

Merle Haggard

After the recent passing of country music great Merle Haggard, I decided to take a trip to his hometown of Bakersfield / Oildale, CA to see where it all started for him and learn more the rich history of the region. It was also a chance to stay at the legendary Padre Hotel, which like Merle, has become an iconic figure in the area.

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Ed Boitano's travel blog/review
In Search of the Elusive Devil’s Hole Pupfish

Devil's Hole Pupfish
The blistering Southern California sun blazed down on our car as we skirted across the Mojave Desert. Deeper and deeper we drove into the barren landscape where all forms of precipitation had been sucked dry by centuries of unforgiving heat and aridity. With my brother behind the wheel, I stared out the window at scorching valleys, dry lake beds and multicolored rock layers.

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Traveling Boy Charities, Travel News, Trivia, Quotations, Videos, Poetry, Deals & Steals

Happy spring season from the staff at TravelingBoy

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Congratulations to Traveling Boy’s Richard Carroll

He just received his eighth writing award from 2016 Society of American Travel Writers, Western Chapter, Bronze.


Discovering The Culinary & Wellness-Based Wonders of New Zealand

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Poetry is a Perfect Form to Challenge Human Rights Abuses
By Shami Chakrabarti

The former director of Liberty explains why she feels poets are able to give such powerful voice to defend against oppression.

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Stories of a Lifetime
Sixty-Word SZEN Story by Gary Szenderski

After 50 attempts to start listening to the grind of “eeeeeeeea” it was decided to look under the hood. We tried again with all of us looking at the cold dark engine that refused to turn over and silently wishing we were still in bed, protected from the 15° temperature. Then Dad tried jiggling the wires, muttered something, and vrooooom.

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The Night I Almost Peed on Henry Kissing

Tapped for the Order of the Traveling Boitanos, Skip Kaltenheuser also writes to scratch the occasional political itch. Following the White House’s Distinguished Public Service Award to Henry Kissinger, Skip thought the rest of us could do no less. Here’s his remembrance of the great man, a sort of premature appreciation, which appears in Ozy. Think of it as time travel:

Henry the K is back. Not hanging with Jill St. John, but holding hands with Hillary. A mentor. My guilt by association resurfaces, decades after I hung out with him. It’s 1980 and here I am at F. Scott’s, a hip, upper-crust bar in Georgetown with an art deco motif. Looks like Reagan will win the White House. Winds of change are coming...

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World's Most Romantic Destinations

Looking to rekindle the flames with a romantic escape? From the Maldives' secluded beaches to Savannah’s charming B&Bs, these destinations are perfect for woo-ing your significant other.

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Richard Bang's Dispatches – The Quest Continues

Sharing the best in adventure travel from video, trips, giveaways, tips, news and content you won't find anywhere else.

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President Obama & Anthony Bourdain recently dined in Vietnam

Their meal and conversation will be featured in a September episode of CNN's "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown." After finishing up at Hanoi restaurant Bún ch? Huong Liên, Bourdain tweeted that he had picked up the $6 tab on a shared "bun Cha dinner."

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TalkTalkBnb – A New Social Exchange Platform

Do you want to learn a new language but time and money get in your way? Well TalkTalkBnb, a European company established by college students puts native speakers right in the comfort of your own home, for free. TalkTalkBnb is a social exchange platform, a part of the sharing economy, developed to connect avid language seekers with travelers from around the world and it just extended its hosting services to the U.S. If you're a traveler and want to offer your expertise and exlpore a new world or be a host and learn a fascinating new language, just simply join the platform and get your authentic and immersive experience.

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Top 10 Music Festivals on the Island of Ireland

The best tunes around, every style you can think of, the friendliest people on the planet and all you could want for a fab time – it's an Irish music festival.

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Triple JetBlue Points During June

Members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue program can earn triple base points for all flights flown during the month of June.

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Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound 2017: 9 Day River Cruise from Budapest to Linz

This exciting new 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along the Danube from Budapest to Linz in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable.

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There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

Men and women travel differently, and assume different risks when traveling for business. The challenge for companies and travel managers alike is how to ensure business travelers are not only safe, but comfortable, when on the road.

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At Chinese Airports, Women Get Their Own Security Lines

In the U.S., ever-lengthening TSA lines have recently been dominating news cycles, and rightfully so – after all, would you want to be stranded overnight in Chicago O'Hare? In China, airport security lines of a different sort are making headlines: those for women (and their makeup) only.

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What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot

You’re at the gate. You’ve got your boarding pass. You’re heading somewhere exciting and you just can’t wait until you get there to share the news with your friends on social media. So you snap a picture of your boarding pass and post it to Facebook. Harmless, right? Maybe not.

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25 Things to Do in San Diego Before You Die

San Diego, once dismissed as ‘L.A., Lite’ has a wide range of activities and things to see. Who would thought that this once sleepy town close to the Mexican border would be a role model for American re-development. Here are the quintessential San Diego ones you should do at some point in your lifetime.

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Learning Moonshining at Sugarlands Distilling Company

In Gatlinburg for a special occasion? Want to make your own batch of moonshine? Bring the gang to Sugarlands Distilling Company for our still house, and see first-hand how we make Sugarlands Shine. Share our award-winning spirits with your friends and family in a private setting with one of our expert Tastemakers.

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The Road’s Open for Great Irish Coastal Drives

Surrounded by water and blessed with over 3,000 km of twisting coastline, the island of Ireland is one of the best places in the world to hit the open road. Point the car in any direction and you'll wind through mile after mile of pristine coastline, stunning scenery, ancient ruins and deserted beaches, all punctuated by exciting cities, colorful towns, pretty fishing villages and maybe the odd sheep or three.

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Europe: Amsterdam, Bruges and Paris 7-Day Vacations from $1609

During my last long-leg flight home from Eastern Europe, compounded in duration by first having to travel on a short hop to a gateway city (and as any seasoned traveler knows, it's not the flight itself that is the bummer.

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The secret life of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
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Stuck in a Security Line?

It's going to be a long summer for travelers as airport security lines keep getting longer. Here are some tips to help speed up the process. Courtesy USA TODAY.

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How to Get a Cheap Upgrade on Your Next Flight

Bidding for upgrades decreases the value of elite status for frequent flyers, but it also presents opportunities for non-elites to snag an upgrade on the cheap.

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EarthCam Releases Broadcast-Quality Time-Lapse of World Trade Center Oculus

People around the world have watched as downtown New York City transformed with construction of the new World Trade Center, which includes the unique Oculus at the transportation hub. EarthCam’s megapixel time-lapse construction cameras captured progress for The Oculus from July 2011 to May 2016 and released a professional hand-edited time-lapse movie of the process.

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Summer Retreat Series Announced at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Wellness Retreats with Health and Fitness Experts Zack Schares, Sean Phelps, Fern Langham and Nikki Sharp.

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Last-Minute Airfare Deals

Find the latest last-minute Web fares for flights departing from within the United States and Canada.

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Montreal in Two Minutes


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Worldwide Vacation Rankings

U.S. News Travel's Best Vacations rankings identify the top destinations by region and vacation type.

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15 Unfriendliest Cities in America


The World's Most Dangerous Airlines


Operation Homefront

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Together in Spirit – The Best Friends Animal Society

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9 Things Every American Should Know Before Visiting Canada


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The Elevator Ride

I have met many wonderful people while stopping at various floors in an elevator and if I had more time this week I would have told my fellow rider the following facts.

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The Best Place to Find Cheap Flights

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Random Acts of Canine Kindness

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Cedric the Dog takes a well-earned break after organizing a protest at an Ohio puppy mill.

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7 Frequent-Flyer Tricks Worth Learning

Master the art of earning miles, attaining elite status, and working the system to earn free flights and other perks.

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Traveling Boy Recipe Travel recipe of the month

Frikadeller – Danish Meatballs

Salmon Panino

I grew up eating meatballs – but this was not due to having a grandmother hailing from Italy. On the contrary, it was the result of having a Danish/ Swedish grandmother on my mother’s side of the family. My Grandmother Stave had a knack for making anything taste good. I’m sure this had something to do with raising six kids during the height of the Great Depression. Her specialty was comfort food. She could make the cheapest roast from the market as tender as butter.

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SOUTH AMERICA
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Amazon Adventure
Amazon Jungle
Chile
Costa Rica Cloud Forest
Peru 1; Peru 2
Peru's Amazon

ASIA
Camiguin Island, Philippines
Cappadocia
Caramoan, Philippines
China
China Photos
Corregidor Island
Emirates Airlines
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Iligan City, Philippines
Japan 1; Japan 2
Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Jalalabad Photos
Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul Photos 1; Kabul Photos 2
Krabi, Thailand 1; Krabi, Thailand 2
Langkawi, Malaysia
Mumbai, India
Nepal
Petra, Jordan
Philippine Dolphins
Qufu, China
Taiwan
Taj Mahal, India
Terra Cotta Warriors, China
Thailand 1; Thailand 2
Yangtze River, China


AFRICA
Morocco
Namibia 1; Namibia 2; Namibia 3
Uganda 1; Uganda 2; Uganda 3


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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Indian Pacific Railway
Marquesa Islands
New South Wales, Australia
New Zealand
Stewart Island, New Zealand
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ANTARCTICA
Antarctica
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Azamara Cruises
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Allure of the Seas
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Oasis of the Seas;
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SS Lane Victory
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Aviation Legend: The B17
Favorite Travel Photos
Feasting on Bugs and Grubs
Great Escape
Interesting Travel Photos: Questions
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Islands Part 1; Islands Part 2
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John Hammond
Field Hollers
Eddie Vinson
Willie Dixon
Mark Hummel & the Blues Survivors
John Mayall
Lowell George (Little Feat)
BB King
Johnny Winter
Joe Bonamassa
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Jimmy Carl Black
Stephen Stills
Otis Rush
Little Walter
Johnny Otis
Kinsey, Perkins & Sumlin
Charlie Musselwhite
Phil Gates
JW Jones
Billy Watson
Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)
'Iceman' Albert Collins
Lightnin' Malcolm
Nathan James
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Travel Humor (partial list) – a collection of jokes (with bits of travel adventures) from graphics artist Raoul Pascual:
Can You Get Married in Heaven?
3 Men, 3 Women and 3 Bears
Dangerous Snake
The Truth About Reindeer
Health Warning
Do You Want to be a Mermaid or a Whale?
Irish Jokes
Outback Half-Wit
Irish Millionaire
Laundry Man
Moses and the Red Sea
Two Norwegians
How the War Between Ireland and France was Averted
Jewish Haikus
Italian Profiling
Paraprosdokians
The Middle Wife
Welsh Holiday
Alberta Snow
Complete and Finished
Alzheimer's Test
Fairy Tale
Agricultural Inspector
News from Libya
Chinese Food
Baby Polar Bear
Spanish Delicacy
Truck
Mexican Jews
British Humor
A Chicken Walks Into a Bar
First Child
Hello?
Irish Babes
Italian Golfer
Sleeping With Bob
The Crows of Massachusetts
Snow Parking
Hamburg Visits Los Angeles CA
Airplane Water Landing
Team Effort
Freeloaders
Leviticus 20:13


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