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Climb the Coastline in Cornwall with Back-Roads Touring

With a long and magnificent coastline and an incredible history, the county of Cornwall is the perfect slice of the United Kingdom to take a trip to. Complete with activities for all ages that educate on what Cornwall’s past and present, this county should be on everyone’s travel list. Thanks to Back-Roads Touring, the supplier sponsor of this article, you will not miss a moment of what Cornwall has to offer.

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Herbs and Spices in Grenada with ShoreTrips

The island of Grenada is a Caribbean paradise, full of rich spices and plant life as well as history. From waterfalls and bountiful beaches, to underwater art Grenada is a destination perfect for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Thanks to ShoreTrips, the supplier sponsor of this article, you won’t have a problem finding something exciting to do in Grenada.

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New York City has been one of the most popular tourist destinations for years, as well as one of the most sought out cities to live in. From art museums to parks, landmarks to bars and restaurants, there is always something to do in New York City. Thanks to New York City Vacation Packages, the sponsor supplier of this article, you won’t miss a beat of the concrete jungle on your visit.

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Buenos Aires is a city made from the cultures and histories of other cities. It is a melting pot of regions, a blending of history and lineage from other places. Buenos Aires is not a city to skip on your travel list, and thanks to Aerolíneas Argentinas, the supplier sponsor of this article, you won’t have to.

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Northern Italy is composed of 8 different regions, all with something to offer many different walks of life. Within these regions there are an array of different cities to explore that deciding which parts of Northern Italy to visit on your vacation can be challenging! Thanks to Back-Roads Touring, the supplier sponsor for the article, we have narrowed down some must-see destinations in Northern Italy worth checking out.

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Experience Ancient Athens with ShoreTrips

Athens is a city full of magnificent architectural accomplishments and culture; with some of the most incredible structural feats as well as breathtaking views, Athens is a place that everyone should see in their lifetime. Thanks to ShoreTrips, the sponsor supplier for this article, you won’t miss a minute of ancient Athens.

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Drift the Three Gorges with Stunning China

Renowned for their breathtaking scenery, The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River have long been a sight to see on any trip to China. The Three Gorges region is also considered both cultural and historical, making it an important part of the area’s past and present. Thanks to Stunning China, the sponsor supplier of this article, you can enjoy the beauty of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River.

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Tortuguero may be off the beaten path, but it should definitely be on your destinations list if you are a fan of the outdoors. This little village in Costa Rica offers some of the most diverse plant and animal life, as well as experiences unlike any other. Thanks to Costa Rica Dream Adventures, the sponsor of this article, you won’t have to miss out on your chance at a Tortuguero experience.

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Day-Tripping in Cozumel with ShoreTrips

Cozumel is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, and highly popular among travelers due to the abundant scuba diving and snorkeling. Cozumel offers both the excitement of a luxurious getaway, and the educational experience of exploring new cultures, as there are many close areas on the mainlands of Mexico to explore. Thanks to ShoreTrips, the sponsor supplier of this article, you won’t miss a second of adventure exploring Cozumel and the surrounding areas.

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San Carlos de Bariloche is a city tucked away within the oldest park in Argentina. From European architecture, to delicious chocolate treats, to mountain views unlike anything you may have seen before, Bariloche is the place to see in Argentina.

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The Silk Road was integral for centuries to cultural interaction through Eurasia, connecting the east and west, and stretching from the Korean peninsula all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. Consisting of several routes that travel through a variety of locations, the Silk Road has both historical and cultural significance while still offering an exciting, and enlightening, travel experience to visitors.

Thanks to ChinaTour, the supplier sponsor of this article, you won’t have to miss out on the many sights that wind through the routes of the Silk Road.

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Discover Reykjavík with ShoreTrips

Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capitol of a sovereign state, is located on the southern shore of Faxa Bay in Iceland. Reykjavík it is among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world, but it boasts more than just that. Beautiful views, rich history, and never a shortage of entertainment, this Icelandic town should be at the top of your travel list. Thanks to ShoreTrips, the supplier sponsor for this article, you won’t have to miss a moment of life in Reykjavík.

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Sail the Sights of Asia with Windstar Cruises

As the Earth’s largest and most populous continent, Asia has much to offer any kind of traveler. From the beautiful gardens of Singapore, to the East-meets-West culture of Hong Kong, or the innovative Harajuku style and fashion of Tokyo, a visit to Asia will leave you wanting to return. Thanks to Windstar Cruises, the sponsor of this article, your Asian vacation will be smooth sailing.

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See The Sights In Suzhou With Stunning China

Suzhou, the second largest city in the Jiangsu Province of East China, contains over 2,500 years worth of history in several forms. Known primarily for the extensive gardens and beautiful scenery, Suzhou is located Northwest of Shanghai. Often dubbed the “Venice of the East” or “Venice of China” due to its canals, it has grown to be one of the most popular destinations in China.

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Originally settled by the Tlingit people over 10,000 years ago Sitka, which means “People on the Outside of Baranof Island,” is a city steep with culture and natural beauty. From the endless amount of trails and outdoor beauty, to the museums and educational buildings, Sitka is the perfect blend of foliage and historical significance.

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Dive into Dublin With Windstar Luxury Cruises

Producing notable literary figures like Oscar Wilde and William Butler Yeats, Dublin has a luscious cultural history that dates back to its origin as a Viking settlement. With beautiful gardens to explore and a wealth of art ranging from galleries to sculptures and outdoor installations to view, and some of the best shopping imaginable, there is always something to do in Dublin.

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Experience Akaroa’s French Charm with ShoreTrips

Akaroa may only be a small part of New Zealand, located 52 miles from Christchurch, but it is not one to be missed. Surrounded by beautiful bays and harbors, and lush with French and English history, Akaroa is a destination with more to offer than meets the eye. Spend your days outside, and your early evenings wine-tasting in this small piece of New Zealand paradise.

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The inspiration for Charles Darwin’s definitive work on evolution, the Galapagos Islands are famous for the wide and varied wildlife that inhabit the islands. Galapagos tortoises, sea lions, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, penguins, and many more species can be found here on the islands.

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Deserts are areas of intensely dry terrain where very little precipitation falls during the course of the year and the environment can be extremely hostile to plant and animal life not specifically adapted to the living conditions. Chile’s Atacama Desert exemplifies the concept in a most extraordinary manner. Situated between the two mountain chains of the Andes and the Chilean Coast Range, the area is one of the driest regions on earth, as the mountains form a near perfect rain shadow.

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“The Mississippi Valley is as reposeful as a dreamland, nothing worldly about it . . . nothing to hang a fret or a worry upon.”Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

No body of water in the United States is as storied as the Mississippi River. Traveling along this legendary river and its tributaries is an experience set in a time past and a testament to the ingenuity of the pioneers who first traveled these waters.  The Mississippi’s shores are home to sprawling nature preserves, unique wildlife, and vivid American towns that bring you back to an earlier time.

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

For many travelers from the United States, the island of Fernando de Noronha off the Brazilian coast is an unknown travel destination. With Marnella Tours, travelers can discover the vegetation-rich landscape and unparalleled biodiversity that makes Fernando de Noronha not only a tropical beach destination, but an island full of adventure.

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