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An Insider’s Guide to London’s Greenwich Neighborhood

Greenwich, London

A buzzing neighborhood known for its artisanal market, Greenwich is home to one of London’s best royal parks and boasts a rich maritime heritage. Visiting Greenwich is an excellent reason to explore south of the River Thames. Linked to central London by overground train and ferry — and a popular stop on Thames River sightseeing cruises — Greenwich offers a tranquil alternative to the city, with cobbled lanes, waterfront pubs, and a relaxed village atmosphere.

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August 26, 2016 by | Comments Off

An Insider’s Guide to Paris’ Passages Couverts

The glittering shop-fronts and designer emporiums of the Champs-Elysées and the world-renowned Galeries Lafayette department store might be top of the itinerary for shoppers in Paris, but some of the city’s most atmospheric shopping arcades are hidden from view down the side streets. Paris’ Passages Couverts (“Covered Passageways” or “Les Arcades”) date back to the early 19th century, when some 150 such shopping arcades sprung up around the city, fast becoming the place to be seen for affluent Parisians.

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August 22, 2016 by | Comments Off

The Top 10 Family Beaches in Europe

Europe’s beaches are legendary, from the celeb-studded French Riviera to the wilds of the Baltic coastline. There are hundreds of family-oriented choices, from shingle coves to vast sandy strips, but each family comes with its own rulebook and own set of demands. Different age groups have different criteria and so what suits one family won’t suit another; here are some suggestions of family beaches in Europe that match the needs of all ages.

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August 19, 2016 by | Comments Off

10 of the World’s Best Destinations for Couples

Santorini for two

Whether you’re setting off on your honeymoon, heading overseas for Valentine’s Day or planning a loved-up city break, the world is full of romantic destinations ideal for sharing with that special someone. From idyllic beach retreats to action-packed road trips: here are 10 of the world’s best destinations for couples.

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August 15, 2016 by | Comments Off

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July 8, 2016 by | Comments Off

Safety in Dhaka: What Travelers Need to Know

Tenerife TKTKTK beach at sunset

On July 2, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka updated its recommendations to travelers in Dhaka/Bangladesh. Following the hostage event at Holey Bakery in Gulshan-2, Dhaka, the U.S. Embassy recommends that all U.S. citizens avoid the area around the restaurant (Road 79 in Gulshan-2) and remain vigilant in their movements and activities, both inside the diplomatic enclave and anywhere else in Bangladesh.

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July 5, 2016 by | Comments Off

10 Museums Around the World for Your Bucket List

Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum

There are so many museums across the world that warrant a mention on this list, but the ones included below are some of the most inspiring, educational, fun-filled and popular. So, in no particular order of merit, here are 10 museums around the world for your bucket list.

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June 22, 2016 by | Comments Off

Unexpected Destinations for Beer Lovers

Craft beer is taking off in unexpected places around the world.

There are many things that spur people to discover certain destinations: a pristine beach, an iconic landmark … a pint of perfect suds. In some countries, beer is part of the very fabric of the culture. Places like Belgium, Germany and the Czech Republic are well-known destinations for beer lovers. But there are other locations getting in on the craft beer action, and they may surprise you.

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June 17, 2016 by | Comments Off

Safety in Tunisia: What Travelers Need to Know

Tunis, Tunisia

On April 1, 2016, the US Department of State issued a travel warning for Tunisia due to the threat of terrorism, advising against all travel to the southeastern part of the country along the Libyan border — in March 2015, clashes in the border town of Ben Guerdane left 12 Tunisian security officials and citizens dead — as well as the western mountainous areas. The US State Department also warns against travel to central Tunisia and the areas bordering Algeria.

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June 17, 2016 by | Comments Off

10 of the World’s Best Destinations for Families

Kids of all ages can appreciate Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces.

With so many different ages and tastes to cater to, traveling as a family can often be as frustrating as it is fun, but it’s a sure-fire way to create unforgettable memories, whether sharing a magic moment or bonding over a travel disaster. To make sure your family vacation goes to plan, choosing your destination is key, but where you go depends on the kind of holiday you want to have.

To help you out, here’s a list of 10 of the world’s best destination for families, so whether you’re planning your first trip with kids in tow, have hard-to-impress teenagers to keep entertained or want a back-to-nature adventure for all ages, there’s no reason not to venture overseas!

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June 13, 2016 by | Comments Off

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