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Category Archives: Reader Stories

A Perfect Day Up North Down Under – Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia!

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Large Australian cities – think Sydney or Melbourne – are all very well.  But if like me, you’re seeking a taste of the REAL Australia, head for the tourist capital of tropical Far North Queensland – Cairns! If you can’t find something to do in this laid back northern city on Australia’s east coast amidst some of the most staggeringly beautiful scenery anywhere – well … maybe you should just… Read More

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Medical Tourism: 12 perfect days in Costa Rica

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Here is my story of almost two weeks of perfect days in Costa Rica. Last year I found a web site called New Smile Dental in Costa Rica. After investigating with email and phone calls, I encountered only niceness from the people at the dental clinic but so far away. I agreed on a total price for implants and a fixed upper and lower bridge, porcelain, high noble quality. Ex-rays… Read More

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The Excitement of White Water Rafting on a Stag Weekend in Miami

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Before settling down to a life in the calm waters of marriage, why not ride the wild river with some of your closest friends in one of America’s most appealing locales? White-water rafting in Miami can be just the activity to get the blood flowing, clear the hangover and leave a whole stag party with a sense of achievement and an experience they’ll never forget. If nothing else, it will… Read More

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Westin St. John Resort & Villas

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St. John is the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, boasting white sand beaches and glistening blue waters. On the shores of Great Cruz Bay lies 47-acres of tropical bliss: Westin St. John Resort & Villas. Whether traveling for a secluded romantic escape or fun family-friendly getaway, the resort offers activities both on and off-site for every traveler’s needs this holiday season. Couples What better way to spend quality… Read More

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Teddy’s Legacy

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1949 Hidden City: Beijing’s Hippest New Spot

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Today’s Beijing is an almost schizophrenic mish-mash of history and cutting-edge modernity; ancient culture and youthful energy; traditional customs and punk rock. Along with this new Beijing comes cool, creative places to see and be seen, where young hipsters hang out and party down.

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(Creating) Ecotourism in West Virginia- and you can, too!

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My husband and I didn’t set out to have a “Responsible Travel Holiday” in West Virginia… We wound up not only having one, but creating one!

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Mesilla Valley Tour

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The Mesilla Valley is the ideal place to find endangered species. Here, New Mexico and Texas meet where the Rio Grande cools the desert. The river paints a strip of green in the valley supporting unique life that could not survive in the surrounding harsh desert and mountains.

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Oregon—Wow!

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