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Category Archives: Travel Tips

Things to do in Calgary, Alberta that aren’t the Stampede

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[img_assist|nid=1055|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=69]Calgary gets thousands of visitors every year in July for the Calgary Stampede. Read More

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52 Reasons to Visit South Dakota

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52 Travel Books Worth a Read

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For many Paul Theroux comes to mind as one of the most famous travel writers. Whether you enjoy reading William Least Heat-Moon, Jan Morris, Eric Newby, Kira Salak or more literary writers such as Samuel Johnson, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Hilaire Belloc, D. H. Lawrence, Rebecca West or John Steinbeck picking up one of these books while on vacation or to transport you to another world while at home is pure pleasure.

For aspiring travel writers, it also serves as a necessary tool to learn and understand the craft of writing in this genre.

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Voluntourism: 52 Tips

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Voluntourism, the combination of volunteering for a cause while on vacation, takes a special kind of person. For these altruistic individuals, it’s less about the giving of time, labor, and money, and more about the rich reward of improving the world for its citizens. With thousands of volunteer vacation opportunities available worldwide, these tips may be helpful to pinpoint the right experience for you, and ensure a successful, enriching adventure.

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52 Weird Food and Drink Facts

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Weird Food and Drinks. One is bound to come across it at some point in your life if you love venturing outside of your home town. Whenever I travel, I like sampling the local food and drinks in every country that I visit. However, this usually means there are some oddball delicacies you won’t find anywhere else – or want to try for that matter! Read More

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52 Road Trip Tips

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52 Things To Do In Long Beach

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1. Immerse yourself with underwater life at the Aquarium of the Pacific with an interactive experience that has you swimming with the fishes and petting the sharks.

[img_assist|nid=977|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=150|height=68]2. Channel all your senses during the Paranormal Shipwalk Tour aboard the Queen Mary.

 

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Glamping:Tips and Tricks to Put the Glam in Camping

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[img_assist|nid=940|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=188]With tough economic times, many people are choosing to stay closer to home for their vacations this year. The popularity of camping is on the rise, and you may have already heard of the emerging trend of luxury or glamorous camping, also known as "glamping." Glamping options vary from high-end resorts offering accommodations in luxurious five star tented accommodations, to State Parks, offering rustic yurts and camping cabins. Read More

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52 Things to do in Sedona

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[img_assist|nid=934|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=98|height=100]If it’s your first time or your 52nd time to Sedona, here are 52 things to do. Sedona is a place that never gets old and always looks different. Whether you want to wine taste, golf, learn about Sedona’s sacred side or merely relax in its beauty here are some tips to entice! To start planning your Sedona experience visit visitsedona.com.

 

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