Travel Destinations

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10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Trichy

Trichy is a central town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a well-known destination for heritage, pilgrimage, and nature.

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50 Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is one of the best-kept secrets as a destination city. It's been tough shaking off its rough-and-tumble steel-producing days, but today it is a city worth visiting. And for those on a budget, Pittsburgh has plenty to do absolutely free.

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Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma, CA: Short Life and History

Learn much about the Spanish, then Mexican, expansion of influence in California through mission settlements. San Francisco Solano was the last of these missions, named after a saint.

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Fred Howard Park: Hidden Gem of Florida’s Gulf Coast

Howard Park is one of those true hidden gems that offers a beautiful beach area combined with a wonderful multipurpose park that has something for everyone.

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Visiting Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Historic Site in San Antonio, TX

Part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano is known for its bell tower. Part of it is in ruins. See photos and videos.

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5 Exciting and Inexpensive Things to Do in Sydney

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge or walk up to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse and be amazed by views over Palm Beach and the Tasman Sea. Or maybe just relax on Bondi Beach, picnic in the Royal Botanic Garden or enjoy the idyllic Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden.

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Is Uluwatu Worth Visiting? (Yes! Here's Why.)

Uluwatu is an area of Bali with a lot of beaches, cliff-top viewpoints, and good vibes. Here are some of the places I would suggest visiting for the best experience.

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Why You Should Go to Ho Chi Minh City (and What to Do There)

Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) was one of my favourite cities in South East Asia. For me, it was my introduction to Vietnamese culture and food and it holds a special place in my heart. Here are some things I would recommend trying while visiting this wonderful city.

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Pittsburgh Christmas Lights Walking Tour

If you live in or are visiting Pittsburgh during Christmas time, be sure to catch the city's famed holiday lights. You can see the main attractions on foot in about an hour. It's fun, it's free and it's colorful.

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What to See and Do in Helen, Georgia

Itinerary of a day trip to Helen, Georgia, focused on traveling with children and on a budget. Includes waterfalls, Charlemagne's Kingdom, Babyland General, and Mountain Fresh Dairy. Helton Creek Falls. Raven Cliff Falls. Anna Ruby Falls.

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Visiting the Orange Show Foundation: Fantastic Folk Art in Houston

The Orange Show Foundation is an homage to the imagination and creativity of Jeff McKissack. Built on Houston's east side, you must see this to believe it!

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Udon Thani Thai-Chinese Cultural Center

Any trip to Udon Thani is incomplete without seeing the Thai-Chinese Cultural Center. Located near the center of Udon City's nightlife, the Cultural Center has displays about the history of the Thai-Chinese community in Udon. It also has a small Chinese-style garden with a pond of colorful fish.

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Top 3 Highlights of Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur was a great first destination on my year-long backpacking trip around South East Asia. In this charming city, you can visit temples, see the impressive skyscrapers or even walk the forest's canopy in the middle of the city.

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A Quick Trip to Antelope Island State Park in Utah

Antelope Island State Park is mesmerizing. Situated in the Great Salt Lake, it's one of the most breathtaking places I have visited in the beehive state of Utah. The island is a picturesque backdrop for hiking and wildlife viewing.

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8 Popular Tourist Attractions in Nong Khai Thailand

Located on the banks of the Mekhong River in upper northeastern Thailand, Nong Khai is the gateway to Laos. This article introduces five Nong Khai tourist attractions, including temples, an Indo-China market, a river cruise, a crocodile farm, and a scenic view of the Mekhong from a skywalk.

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10 of the Best Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has an impressive number and range of museums, as well as its own Museum Quarter. The challenge is choosing which ones to explore. Read on to find out about 10 of the best and start making your list. One trip will not be enough. You will be left wanting to plan a return visit to see more.

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Best Rides at Universal's Islands of Adventure and Studios

My family and I take regular vacations to Universal Orlando in Florida. I've ridden every ride in the park and seen every attraction. Here's a ranking of the rides from my point of view.

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The Moraga Steps: A Hidden Tourist Attraction in San Francisco

The Moraga Steps located in the Sunset district of San Francisco are a hidden tourist attraction. This little-known site is far away from other tourist attractions and offers a beautiful view of the city and the ocean from the top.

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The Twist: Norway's New Art Icon

Sculpture, gallery and bridge in one; such is the signature building, The Twist, in the middle of art collector Christian Sveaas's sculpture park at Kistefos. The beautiful building designed by the Danish star architects at Bjarke Ingels Group is a must-see for art and architecture lovers.

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John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois: Ag Business Past and Present

If you are ever in Moline, Illinois, and would like to learn about the farming history and view modern-day equipment plus antique items, visit the John Deer Pavilion. What John Deere started is fantastic, and now is used worldwide. Admission is free!

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5 Easy Tips for Visiting Rome

Visiting a foreign country can be overwhelming and confusing, especially if you don’t speak the native language. This article will give you tips for visiting Rome. I will discuss tips for food, tourist attractions, transportation and airports.

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How to Eat and Drink on a Budget in Amsterdam

Food and drink are vital ingredients of a great tourist experience, but how can you enjoy your time in Amsterdam, whilst not overspending on refreshments? Read on to find out how to achieve this. Pick up some money-saving tips along the way and learn about our favorite eating places in Amsterdam.

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Visiting Mount Greylock, the Highest Point in Massachusetts

Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts and offers visitors stunning views, miles of hiking trails, and a wonderful mountain top experience.

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The West Pasco Historical Society and Museum, New Port Richey, Florida

The West Pasco Historical Society Museum, located in New Port Richey, contains a vast collection of artifacts and antiques on display documenting over 100 years of life here on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

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Eight Enjoyable Things to Eat and Drink in Italy

I have wonderful food and drink memories from a variety of Italian cities during a Wonders of Italy tour last year. Here is a small sampling of simple pleasures for the palate. Whether enjoyed in Italy or at home, buon appetito e salute!

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Japan’s 5 Most Visited Prefectures

Before planning your Japan trip, find out where everyone else goes! This list details the five most visited prefectures in Japan and why you should or shouldn't visit them.

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5 Unbelievable Things You Can Do in Bolivia

In 2015, Bolivia was the third least visited country in South America. But the heart of South America has so much to offer to those who come to explore the complicated backdrop of rich colors and diverse landscapes. Consider just five things that await you in Bolivia.

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Top 10 Things to See on the Water in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is characterized by its waterways. This article focuses on the different forms of water-based activity in the city. Discover the canal tour to suit you and find out about different floating transport options. Take a virtual water trip around Amsterdam without getting your feet wet.

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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Germany

Think you know Germany? Think again. While life in Germany can be comparable to the United States, they do have some interesting idiosyncrasies.

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Great Adventure Six Flags Safari Drive-Thru: A New Jersey Family Outing

The Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure boasts more than 1,200 animals that you can see as you drive through the park in the comfort and safety of your vehicle.

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Gus and Lyndall Wortham Park, and Wortham Fountain: Comparing Both Houston Sites

Well-known philanthropists Gus and Lyndall Wortham have a park and a fountain bearing their name in two distinct areas of Houston. See what makes each unique and special, and learn some Houston history.

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Where and When to See Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Colorado

A guide to finding elk in Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Colorado. Information on where to see elk in all four seasons along with photos.

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Visiting the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France

Useful travel information and photos of the area around the D-Day beaches located in Normandy, France.

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The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya: A Buddhist Shrine in the Colorado Rockies

Information and photos of the Great Stupa Of Dharmakaya, a Buddhist shrine near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.

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Ha Long Bay Cruise Experience in Vietnam

Visiting Ha Long Bay in Vietnam is on many a bucket list. This article gives an accurate description of the incredible destination. Find out why you should visit and what to expect on a day cruise to Ha Long Bay.

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Visiting Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Actors Die to Get in Here!)

Read about my visit to Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This is a cemetery like no other—full of burial places for loved ones, monuments to famous Hollywood actors, cultural and entertainment center, garden beauty, classic architecture, sites on National Register of Historic Places, and more.

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Historic and Elegant Pittock Mansion in Portland, Oregon

The elegant and richly furnished Pittock Mansion, now a historic house museum, sits up high on a hill overlooking Portland, Mount Hood, and the Cascade mountains. See photos and videos.

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Touring the South Dakota Black Hills in a Day

Useful information, links, and photos of the South Dakota Black Hills area, including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Custer State Park.

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the 'Venice of the North', is a great destination for a city break. But city breaks can get expensive. Read on to discover a list of free things to do that will enhance your time in Amsterdam without costing anything. Experience city life outside and under cover in Amsterdam for free.

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Michigan Lighthouses on Lake Superior

Of all the Michigan Lighthouses, those on Lake Superior stand alone. Lake Superior is a cold, deep lake that often acts more like an ocean and has claimed more lives than any other Michigan Lake. Join me as I travel up the shipwreck coast exploring the lighthouses along the way.

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Visiting the Mayan Ruins of Dzibilchaltún in Mexico

Some information and photos of Dzibilchaltún, the small Mayan archeological site on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.

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A Guide to Visiting Montréal, Canada

With nearly a dozen visits to Montréal under my belt, I know a thing or two about the place. Here's my guide to this modern North American city with a European vibe.

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Slovenia: 8 Reasons Why It Is Your Perfect Summer Escape

This article serves as a travel guide for Slovenia's Alpine wonderland—with pristine emerald rivers and stunning gorges and valleys, it is perfectly suited for all levels of adventures during the summer.

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3 Community Parks in the Willow Fork Drainage District in Katy, Texas

In addition to three community parks, the Willow Fork Drainage District in Katy, TX, maintains many miles of channels as well as interconnecting trails. See photos and learn about the parks here.

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Casa Grande National Monument in Arizona

The ruins of Casa Grande National Monument date back centuries. Located in the Sonoran desert of Arizona, the massive "big house" and other structures were abandoned in 1450. Learn about it here.

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Rosenberg Arts Alliance: Enticing Public Art Benches Downtown

Thanks to the Rosenberg Arts Alliance, local artists have painted a number of outdoor benches in the historic downtown area.

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Jamail Skatepark: Stunning Texas-Sized Skatepark in Houston

The Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark is one of the largest of such parks in all of Texas. If you are a skateboarder, you will definitely wish to see this fantastic place near Houston.

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Foltz Fine Art: Houston Gallery Features Texas Modernists

This Houston gallery features modernist artists from the 1900s to the present day.

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Houston: Fascinating Facts and Information for Visitors

Learn about the countless things that make living in Houston or visiting this large metropolitan city worthwhile. We have an abundance of things to see and do here!

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3 Historic Sites in New York That Only Locals Know About

The FDR Presidential Library and Museum on the eastern side of the state and Forest Lawn to the west are two historic NY sites worth visiting.