Making your honeymoon a great experience doesn’t mean you have to break out the passport.There are many great honeymoon escapes in the US. If you’re looking to explore the wild unknown with the love of your life, here are some great options.
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There’s no doubt about it – the Caribbean is a long-standing bastion of sun, sand and that unmistakable rippling blue water. From tales of swashbuckling pirates to Jimmy Buffet’s rummy good times accompanied by a steel drum backdrop – if you’ve never been to the Caribbean, you’re in for the treat of a lifetime. The Caribbean is a perfect spot for getting away from it all. And while getting away from it all sounds exotic (and it is), it doesn’t have to break the bank. There are ways around spending a fortune to get to some beautiful island escapes. Here are some of the best ways to get to experience the Caribbean on a budget.
The Foodie, with an insatiable appetite for the finer things, knows what the finer things are all about. The nuance of flavor in a generations-old mole sauce, the unbearable lightness of crème fraiche, the pacifying subtleties of a well-made brick roux – these are the things worth living for, am I right? They can take a trip from being sort of “meh” to “remember that time when?” If you’re in the market to see some of the best cities in the US and prefer to eat and drink your way through town, then this is the article for you.
We’ve all heard the adage, sometimes it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Well, sometimes the destination counts too, and on your road trip, you want to make it count with both a great journey and the right destination for your interests. With over 11 million miles of paved road in the world, picking the road trips that offer the most stunning array of scenic byways, charming roadside attractions, beautiful natural landscapes, and quirky adventures is not an easy task, but we’re got a few ideas to get you started. What follows are some of the best times to be spent in the car and out in the wide wonderful world.
Ready? Put on your racing goggles and let’s begin.
They call it commencement for a reason. It’s the end of your college years, but the beginning of a different phase of your life. You will be setting out into the world, into the workforce, and your school days are now to be relegated as flashes in your fond memory banks.
But stepping right out of school and into the workforce doesn’t sound like the bag of fun we expect after all this trouble. Not by any means. We want to celebrate, take our first full-fledged steps out into freedom. So let’s take off! Be it partying or adventure travel, vacation looms large on the horizon. And if you’re just graduating, here a list of the top places to go after university.
So you’ve packed your bags, taken the time off of work, made some playlists, and finally decided on the dates for your vacation. You can already feel the wind on your face, but then it hits you: where, exactly, are you going to go? You’ve decided on California, but that’s a big state. You put down your road atlas and your pen, turn to your companions and ask the greatest of all road-trip questions: So… *ahem* where to, guys?
With the waves gently breaking on the beach, the sun setting over a majestic ocean, and the soft swaying motion of the sea, it’s easy to understand why surfing is such a popular pastime. While other sports get competitive quickly, may involve other people, or contribute to injury, surfing is a sport where it’s only you and the ocean – and this is exactly why it speaks to people on a level some describe as spiritual.
Until you get out there and experience what it’s like to contend with the waves, there simply is just no describing the feeling that comes with catching your first set. So if you’re looking to get into the sport, here are some of the best places to get your feet wet.
You’ve tied the knot, taken the plunge, looked deep into the eyes of your loved one and said “I do”. You do! And now with the love of your life on your arm, all the rice on the ground behind you, where to? Granted, just about anywhere would likely be a blast, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do something exotic, to get crazy, forget the budget (well not entirely), and go on that dream trip you said you would, someday, eventually take. So what’s out there?
Just over the 100-year mark, Portland traces its roots to the logging trade and quickly developed a reputation for rain, beauty, and good food. To view Portland nowadays, to come to terms with it and understand what it is that makes it tick, is to really to understand its youth and its culinary origins. The produce has led to talented culinary artisans and the wet climate has led to good growth of crops such as hops. Thus, you get highly competitive foodies arguing about locavore and what the best in the wide selection of breweries would be. Yes, you get that and locals with a penchant for home-brewing. The result is beer that lives up to the standard its people place on it; that is, the same standard they hold to their food, and one that draws visitors all the world around to sample.
When you live abroad or in any major city of interest and friends come visit you, they are often strapped for time. Wanting to get the most out of their trip, they ask you to give them the rundown of the highlights. ‘We have a day. Where should we go? What should we see?’ And when you live in a city as big and old as London, there’s no simple way to answer this question, but like a good friend, still you try.