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Jungle Treks and More in Luang Namtha, Laos

A guide to jungle treks and more in Luang Namtha, Laos.

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Visiting the Plain of Jars in Laos

The plain of jars in Laos.

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How to Enjoy a Day or Two in Venice (7 Things to See and Do)

From taking a walking tour with a local to grabbing a fresh granita while strolling through the Lido, here are seven fun ways to spend a day or two in Venice.

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No Kids? Hate History? A Williamsburg Vacation Can Still Be for You

This article shares things to do in Williamsburg and its nearby towns when you are not interested in reenactments or history.

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Visiting Eyam, Derbyshire, the Plague Village Which Self-Quarantined to Stop the Spread of Disease

Explore the village of Eyam in Derbyshire. Witness the legacy of the 17th-Century Plague. Hear how the villagers self-isolated, as Eyam suffered a high death toll but stopped the spread of disease to other areas. The weight of history hangs heavily in this thought-provoking and inspiring village.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Iceland

Iceland has become a popular destination for visitors in recent years and for good reason. This article lists and looks at 10 of the main attractions that the Nordic island country has to offer.

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The Fascinating Secrets of Mayong, the Black Magic Capital of India

Mayong village is called the black magic and voodoo capital of India. While the village might not have many practitioners of black magic left, it still retains its fearsome reputation and comes across as an exciting, offbeat destination for the adventurous traveler to visit.

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Matzke Park: Family-Friendly Environs in Houston

Matzke Park provides delightful picnic and playing areas, sports fields, exercise stations, a short trail, a free speech area, and seasonal events in NW Houston. It bears the name of an honored teacher.

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The Fascinating Story of Dhanushkodi, a Ghost Town in India

Dhanushkodi is an abandoned ghost town in Tamil Nadu, India, with a surreal history of fact and fantasy intertwined together. The town was destroyed by a cyclone that took place in 1964. It destroyed everything, and what remains now is a sandy shoreline with ruins dating back to a bygone era.

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The Fascinating Secrets of the Hanging Pillar Temple in India

The Lepakshi temple in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is not only an architectural wonder but also has a lot of interesting features worth pondering. The biggest mystery is an enormous granite pillar that defies gravity and hangs in mid-air.

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View the Amazing Cullen Sculpture Garden in Houston in Photos

The amazing Cullen Sculpture Garden is on an acre of land between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas. Admission is free!

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10 Fun Things to Do in Tampa, Florida

Located on the west side of central Florida, Tampa is a fun city with an interesting history. This article looks at 10 things to do in this vibrant conurbation.

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A Visit to Arizona’s Spectacular Meteor Crater

The Barringer Meteor Crater located a few miles east of Flagstaff, AZ, is the only visible meteor crater on earth. It is similar to craters on the moon and has changed very little since the impact 50,000 years ago. The crater attracts visitors from all over the world.

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Photos of Fleming Park in Houston, Texas

This beautiful Houston neighborhood park contains some vintage playground equipment plus a totem pole birdhouse, setting it apart from the norm. See photos.

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Festivals in the Puglia Region of Italy

The up-and-coming Puglia region of Italy offers more than stunning landscapes, beautiful towns and friendly locals. If you visit at the right time, you can join one of the dozens of local festivals that the region is famous for. Here are some of my favourites.

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Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX: A Hidden Gem!

Maxwell Park is only 13.9 acres situated along Cypress Creek in Cypress, Texas, in the Houston metro area. Moss-laden trees dot the landscape of this tucked-away park amid nearby homes. We happened upon the cutest scene, and you can view it here.

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Our Top 14 Refreshment Stops in North Gran Canaria

North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. Refreshment stops are a key element of sightseeing trips. Discover some of the most scenic and interesting places to stop for drinks and food whilst exploring some of the great locations in the north of the island from Las Palmas to the Agaete Valley.

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Japanese Trends From 2021 (From Fashion to Food)

COVID has not stopped new trends from forming. There are many that even arose as a result of the pandemic. Read about the latest trends in Japan and what you might see if you were here.

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11 Beautiful Places to Visit in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is the second-largest city in Tamil Nadu, known for its textile and IT industries. Located close to Western Ghats, there are many natural attractions near Coimbatore.

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Top 9 Places to Visit in Yelagiri

Yelagiri is an offbeat hill station in Tamil Nadu. It is a perfect weekend getaway for the residents of Chennai and Bengaluru.

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MIP Nature Church Brings Worshippers Closer to God

MIP Nature Church is a unique church that combines aesthetics of Filipino design and organic architecture. The result is a one-of-a-kind place of worship that brings visitors closer to God through His Creation.

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Katy Dog Park: 14 Acres of Fun for People and Pets in Katy, TX

Fourteen acres of land comprise the Katy Dog Park in Katy, TX. Shade trees, wide-open grassy areas, a pool for canines, and a walking path all add to the pleasure of spending time there.

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A Visit to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary: Tasmanian Devils, Wombats and Quolls

While travelling in Tasmania, I visited Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, where I was able to see many amazing animals up close.

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Visiting Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center Cambodia

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) is located outside of Phnom Penh and is run by Wildlife Alliance. They rescue and rehabilitate animals from the illegal wildlife trade and provide a permanent home for those they cannot release. Tours run daily from Phnom Penh.

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9 Enjoyable Things to Do in Japan When It Rains

What are the enjoyable things to do in Japan when it rains the whole day? There are plenty to choose from.

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The Perfect Day Trip: Caesar’s Head State Park and Greenville

This article includes an itinerary and description of hiking at Caesar's Head State Park and visiting Greenville in South Carolina.

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8 Beautiful Places to Visit in Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal is known as the Niagara Falls of India. The coracle ride on the Kaveri river, Mettur Dam and Melagiri Hills are the major attractions.

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A Visit to Crazy Horse Memorial Park in South Dakota

Though still in progress, the Crazy Horse Memorial is stunning and an important stop for anyone heading to its more famous cousin—Mount Rushmore.

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8 Beautiful Places to Visit in Chidambaram

From the Nataraja Temple and Pichavaram Mangrove Forest to Mayiladuthurai and the Vaitheeswaran Temple, a trip to Chidambaram will take you back in time to the Chola period.

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Top 10 Places to Visit in North Gran Canaria

North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. From its capital, Las Palmas, to its award-winning city beach. Pleasant parks and gardens, interesting towns and villages. A rugged coastline and inland hills and valleys. Add in a rum factory, vineyard, and coffee plantation. So much more to explore.

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Visiting Pike Place Market in Seattle: Throwing Fish and More

See photos and videos of this oldest operating farmer's market in the US. View fresh fruits, veggies, and flying fish. Entertainment, restaurants, etc., are here to enjoy.

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Oklahoma’s Muscle Car Ranch Open Air Museum

Oklahoma's Muscle Car Ranch provides a nostalgic trip down memory lane with old cars, motorcycles, signs, and structures. This is truly one of Oklahoma's most fascinating open-air museums.

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Downtown Santa Fe "Longmire" Walking Tour

Love the TV series "Longmire"? You aren't alone. It was one of the most popular shows on television during its run. The bulk of the show was filmed in the Santa Fe, NM, area. If you find yourself in downtown Santa Fe, take a short walking tour and visit the filming sites in the city center.

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10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Vellore

Vellore is a town in North Tamil Nadu with a rich heritage. The architecture seen in this town is influenced by a mix of British, Nawab and South Indian styles.

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Mongolia's Gobi Desert: Land of the Flaming Cliffs, Dinosaurs and Dino Eggs

Travel with me to Mongolia's Gobi Desert where, 100 years ago, a real-life "Indiana Jones" led an American expedition through this wild and remote land and discovered dinosaur fossils never before identified and fossilized eggs that showed how dinosaurs reproduced.

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5 Things You Should Be Careful About When Visiting Japan

From being late to using red ink, here are a few things not to do on your next trip to Japan.

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The Fascinating Secrets of the Menstruating Goddess Temple in India

The Kamakhya Devi in the Indian state of Assam is the only temple in the world that celebrates menstruation as a symbol of a woman’s power to give birth. This unique temple celebrates this ‘Shakti’ or power found within every woman to continue to the cycle of humankind.

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The Best Hotels for a Good Walk in Las Vegas (All Indoors!)

If it's too hot to walk along the Las Vegas Strip, why not go for a walk in one of its many hotels? These are the best hotels for walking on the Strip.

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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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Are There Hidden Tunnels Beneath Abbey Hulton?

Hidden beneath a ruined 13th-century monastery surrounded by a council housing estate lies a forgotten relic from World War II.

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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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The Top 10 Things to Do in Abruzzo, Italy

Need ideas for what to do when visiting the Italian region of Abruzzo? Look no further than this top ten of great things to do.

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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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Utah's Spectacular Millcreek Canyon and Nebo Loop in Winter

My husband and I didn't want to miss a chance to witness the beautiful view from the top of Millcreek Canyon, and we have beautiful images to share!

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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.