Tag Archives: Winter Travel

10 Must-Pack Items for a Europe Winter Trip

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The weather in Europe in the wintertime is fickle. From sunny and mild in southern parts of the continent to downright frigid in others, packing for the winter months can be a challenge depending on where you are going and your length of stay. The good news is it doesn’t have to be. The key […]

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January 28, 2016 by | 3 Comments

Top 8 Places to See the Northern Lights

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While travelers flock to the world’s northernmost countries for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, seeing them is no exact science and there’s no guarantee. From the snow-enveloped wilderness of Siberia to the northernmost tip of Canada, here are some of the best places to see the Northern Lights. So wrap up warm, pick a […]

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January 25, 2016 by | 1 Comment

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

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With the holiday season under way and Christmas and New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style. Whether sipping mulled wine at Europe’s legendary Christmas markets, seeing in the New Year on the beaches of Rio or escaping the snow in the tropics, […]

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December 1, 2015 by | 1 Comment

10 Norway Winter Activities

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Vast, glistening fjords? Horn-capped Viking invaders? The eerie glow of the Northern Lights? Whatever comes to mind when you think of Norway, there’s no doubt that it’s steeped in mystique. With its location on the cusp of the Arctic and wilderness blanketed with snow for up to 6 months a year, Norway is a country […]

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November 4, 2013 by | Comments Off on 10 Norway Winter Activities

Skiing in the Southern Hemisphere

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It might seem like off-season to those skiers in North America and Europe, but don’t wax and store your skis just yet for the northern summer. While you’re breaking out the grill and packing up your winter clothes, down in the southern hemisphere, the ski season is just about ready to get started.

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May 31, 2013 by | Comments Off on Skiing in the Southern Hemisphere

Salt Lake City Travel Guide, Winter Edition

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For those looking for a fun winter getaway, Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to a variety of worthwhile experiences. Along with having some of the country’s best powder, the city showcases a rich arts scene, cultural sites, world-class spas and numerous snow adventures. To help you make the most of your trip, here is […]

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February 22, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Enjoying Winter in Helsinki

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Helsinki is cold at the best of times, and for travelers this usually means winter visits are out of the question. For those brave enough to bare the cold, Helsinki offers a whimsy that only arrives in the dead of winter and can charm cold-haters into blissful warmth.

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February 1, 2013 by | Comments Off on Enjoying Winter in Helsinki

[PHOTOS] Yellowstone National Park in Winter

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As a result, Yellowstone offers the biggest population of megafauna (a.k.a. huge animals) in the Continental U.S., from grizzly bears, moose and wolves to herds of elk, bighorn sheep and bison. There’s plenty of other wildlife as well, including coyotes, foxes, pronghorn, bald eagles, trumpeter swans and myriad other species. Collectively, these features make Yellowstone […]

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December 3, 2012 by | 1 Comment

The UAE: Winter Wonderland

When you think of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a holiday spot, sun and sand probably come to mind. You picture yourself working on your tan on the beach all day, punctuated by dips in the Arabian Sea – which you would normally associate with summer anywhere else. Yet summer in the Persian Gulf […]

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January 22, 2010 by | 1 Comment