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David and Linda Aksomitis | Guide 2 Travel

May 22, 2019

7 Reasons to Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum When You’re In Louisville, KY

The Kentucky Derby Museum archives a century-and-a-half of thoroughbred horse racing in Kentucky – here are 7 reasons to visit when you’re in Louisville. The post 7 Reasons to Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum When You’re In Louisville, KY appeared first on

Nathalie McNabb | Marquestra

May 22, 2019

16 Fun and Affordable Things To Do in Canggu

So you’re going to Canggu, Bali! Exceptional choice. You’ll have a blast!! Canggu is one of my fave spots on the entire island. Located north of Seminyak and Kuta, it has grown rapidly in popularity and has become THE place to visit and explore in Bali. Though it is popular with the […] The post […]

Sandy Papas | Tray Tables Away

May 22, 2019

Things to do in Coolangatta

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Janice Chung | France Travel Tips

May 22, 2019

Lunch At Château de Champlong: A Delicious French Immersion Excursion

What kind of reward would you consider to be fitting after having completed 4 days of intensive French immersion and spoken French at every meal? For my classmates and me, it was an exquisite lunch at Château de Champlong, located not far from our school in Roanne, France. But there was one ‘hitch”, diréctrice Valerie, […]

John Henderson | Dog-Eared Passport

May 22, 2019

Cycling in Tuscany: Salute! to winery hopping on two wheels

It’s where grape vines flicker in the sun under emerald green hills. It’s where wildflowers of red, purple and orange line forest roads and lead to quaint villages where wine flows like water and the air smells of cheese and prosciutto. Cycling in Tuscany is such a remarkable experience it’s almost a cliche. But like […]

Jan Robinson | Budget Travel Talk

May 22, 2019

Best Coffee and Cake Cafes on Gold Coast Australia

For us the Gold Coast is all about drop-dead-gorgeous beaches, beautiful waterways, boat trips and the green hills of the hinterland, but wherever we travel we like to get acquainted with the best coffee and cake. It was time to taste test and bestow our Best Cafe Gold Coast award and we dedicated ourselves to […]

Donna Hull | My Itchy Travel Feet

May 21, 2019

Off the beaten path in Otranto, Italy

There are few things that make our itchy travel feet itchy like the thought of going off the beaten path in Italy. From road trips through Northern and Southern Italy, to bustling Rome, we’ve featured quite a bit about one of our favorite European countries. But today, guest contributor, Sharon Kurtz, is taking us off-the-beaten-path […]

Mark & Elizabeth Rudd | Compass and Fork

May 21, 2019

A Complete Morocco Itinerary: What to Do in Morocco and Where to Go

Our complete 3-week Morocco itinerary and some practical advice to help you create the best Morocco itinerary for your trip. What to do and where to go in Morocco.  For the independent traveler information for traveling within Morocco and what to expect on your trip. As independent travelers, I usually research and create our itineraries […]

Kristin Henning and Tom Bartel | Travel Past 50

May 21, 2019

Acadia National Park, Maine

Once an exclusive vacation playground of America’s elite families, Maine’s Acadia National Park is now among the most beloved and most visited of the United States National Parks. Each year, roughly 3.3 million annual visitors place Acadia among the top 10 most-visited U.S. national parks. The post Acadia National Park, Maine appeared first on Travel […]

Leigh McAdam | HikeBikeTravel

May 21, 2019

The Mount Lady MacDonald Hike near Canmore

The Mount Lady MacDonald hike out of Canmore is one… The post The Mount Lady MacDonald Hike near Canmore appeared first on Hike Bike Travel.

Bisa Myles | Myles to Travel

May 21, 2019

A Weekend in Southern Indiana

I went on a weekend getaway to Southern Indiana. It was a four-hour drive from Northwest Indiana. I attended the Thunder over Louisville Kentucky watch party at Buckhead Mountain Grill in Jeffersonville, Indiana. This event was to kickoff the three-weeks of festivals leading up to the Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2019. I was invited […]

Patti Morrow | Luggage and Lipstick

May 21, 2019

San Antonio Weekend Getaway: 10 Best Things to Do in San Antonio

They say everything is bigger in Texas.  In southern Texas, that includes a BIG list of things to do for a fun-packed San Antonio weekend getaway. With a population of 1.5 million, San Antonio remains one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.  A vivacious fusion of American and Mexican culture, colorful San […]

Carmen Edelson | Carmen's Luxury Travel

May 21, 2019

Here’s How to Stay Safe on Your Road Trip

One thing that is easy to overlook when planning a road trip is safety. With all of the excitement you may feel at the thought of finally getting the opportunity to get a car rental for your road trip and get away from it all, you might not realize how vulnerable you truly are when […]

Jane Canapini | Grownup Travels

May 20, 2019

Cruise Pros and Cons Aboard a ‘Mega Ship’

It’s hard not to be intrigued by the sheer size and amenities offered on a 227,000-ton cruise ship like Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas. From the spectacular water theatre show rivalling the likes of Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ show in Las Vegas, to the 8-story open-air atrium known as Central Park, it’s almost impossible […]

Lisa Siegle | Curiosity & Comfy Shoes

May 20, 2019

Alaska: Why Ididaride With Sled Dogs

Before I met the hyper-enthusiastic canines at Seavey’s Ididaride near Seward, Alaska, I had assumed dog sledding was cruel. It seemed abusive to force Woman’s Best Friend to run for miles, chained to a sled, through ice and snow in subzero weather. Then  I took the advice of an animal-loving friend who told me to […]

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