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20 New Year’s Eve Parties Around the World

As the Christmas lights start to fade and the holiday season is coming to an end, there’s still one final bash to send out 2013. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to make your New Year’s resolutions, drink away the last year’s regrets and celebrate starting all over again in 2014. From riotous street parties and fireworks extravaganzas, to marching bands and torchlight processions, here are 20 of the best New Year’s Eve parties from around the world.

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December 31, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Top 25 Haunted Places Around the World

There are 25 haunted spots featured on this list, and plenty more around the world besides what is listed below. How do you pick just one each year in which to spend your Halloween? Well, the good news is that these places retain their scary reputation year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October 31st this year you can turn the rest into a frightening world tour if you want. It may not be a relaxing trip, but at least you’ll keep your adrenaline going at full speed.

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October 31, 2013 by | 5 Comments

Festivals Around the World in September

Oktoberfest

From the world’s largest and most famous beer festival to Mexican Independence Day and even an African Reed Dance ceremony; there are plenty of good excuses to celebrate this month. Here are some of the best festivals happening around the world in September.

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August 26, 2013 by | 0 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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June 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments

New Orleans Past and Present Tour

Bayou St John

When staying in a city known for parades and parties, my husband was perplexed that I chose a tour that strayed far from that vacation theme, but the New Orleans Past and Present tour is the very best for those that want to feel the real heart of the city.

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June 13, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Cooking Classes Around the World

Paella

One of the best ways to learn about a country, its people, history and its culture is through its food. Tasting the recipes and spices from around the world that are unique to a country or city can help you connect to a place, and bonding with people over food – even if you don’t speak the same language – is a rewarding experience in its own. Here is an offering of several unique cooking classes around the world that are available to you.

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June 12, 2013 by | 0 Comments

The Best Honeymoon Escapes in the US

Key West

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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April 17, 2013 by | 0 Comments

The 10 Most Beautiful Cemeteries in the World

Primosten Cemetery, Croatia. Photo by Jessica Speigel

While it might seem like a strange thing to add to your vacation to-do list, visiting beautiful cemeteries when you travel can be an interesting way to learn about a place’s history – not to mention see some of its most stunning landscapes.

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March 28, 2013 by | 3 Comments

10 Best Girls’ Getaways in the US

Las Vegas; Best Girls Getaways

For those looking to plan the perfect girlfriend getaway without going too far, there are plenty of cities around the United States with much to offer. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate wine escape, a music-inspired jaunt or something more adventurous, you can find it nearby. To help you plan your girls only itinerary, here are some suggestions.

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March 12, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Best US Cities for Foodies

Mamoun's Falafel

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.

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February 21, 2013 by | 0 Comments

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