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The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

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What makes a great concert hall? The conductor? Acoustics? Its design? All these elements come together in the concert halls of the world’s top 10 classical music cities.

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September 6, 2016 by | Comments Off on The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World

Happy Saint Patrick's Day 2010, Dublin, Ireland by || UggBoy?UggGirl || PHOTO || WORLD || TRAVEL || (CC BY 2.0)

St. Patrick’s Day. The one time of year when it is totally acceptable to dye beer green. And drop green coloring into bodies of water. And strut around in head-to-toe green. It’s a day of festive parades, followed by a night of more celebration. All of this is done for one reason: to celebrate one […]

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March 14, 2016 by | 1 Comment

New England Fall Foliage: The Best State by State

Newport fall colors

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It’s the perfect time to visit the region. Leaf peepers come to drive the winding country roads, hike lush mountain paths, and stroll town greens to soak in the vibrant vistas of color. If you’re planning a […]

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October 12, 2015 by | 2 Comments

Unique Transport Tours Around the World

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Seeing the world takes time and energy. Being on the move, going here and there to see all the sights can really take it out of you. So instead of spending your evenings propping up your aching feet, think about cruising, rolling, trotting or even floating from place after place. There are some pretty unique […]

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July 9, 2014 by | Comments Off on Unique Transport Tours Around the World

Where to Go in July: 20 Great Summer Travel Spots

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With July fast upon us, the global tourist industry is laying out the red carpet, opening its doors, and is enticing visitors inside. In addition to the established historical sites and natural wonders, destinations are adding an ever growing schedule of events and festivals to the resume. It’s not just about where you go anymore, […]

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June 30, 2014 by | 3 Comments

Ultimate US City Summer Guide

Philadelphia in the summer

We’ve put together a list of 15 great US cities to check out this summer, plus some ideas on what to see and do when the weather heats up. On top of classic outdoor tourist attractions, these destinations also host festivals, markets, concerts, outdoor film screenings and more no through September.

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May 27, 2014 by | Comments Off on Ultimate US City Summer Guide

Weekend Getaways in New England

New England – in the Northeast corner of the United States – consists of six states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. This region shines year around, but with 473 collective miles of coastline you can’t go wrong in the summer. Add to that colonial history, craft beer, and a charming local […]

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August 12, 2013 by | Comments Off on Weekend Getaways in New England

Finding Europe in North America: Cities with International Culture

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What makes a city European if it’s not actually in Europe? Well, that depends on what each traveler thinks of as European. For the purposes of this article, we’re looking at places in North America that have a Euro-style look, and that will give you the sense that you’ve landed in Europe when you actually […]

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April 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Finding Europe in North America: Cities with International Culture

Best US Cities for Sports Lovers

Remington Park

What makes a city a great sports city? It could be the rabid, loyal fans who sell out every home game, the presence of pro teams in all four major sports, the historic stadium that is a must-see on every out-of-towner’s agenda or it could even be that the city hosts a variety of sporting […]

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January 30, 2013 by | Comments Off on Best US Cities for Sports Lovers

America’s Most Bizarre Museums

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

Spend five minutes watching any American 24-hour news channel and you’ll find that the US is a pretty odd place, and that Americans themselves are an odd batch of characters. But Americans are also an insatiably curious people, with a shared fascination for all that is novel and downright bizarre. That may be why so […]

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August 13, 2012 by | Comments Off on America’s Most Bizarre Museums