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A luxurious weekend getaway in Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada

By Lisa Mallet on Jan 05, 2021 in Accommodation, Attractions, Canada, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, North America, Regions, Resorts, Travel Miscellany I think we can all agree that we have been faced with many challenges in the year 2020, and that travelling plans have been affected tremendously.  As residents of Niagara Falls Canada, …

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9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

By Eric Hrubant on Nov 30, 2020 in Accommodation, Attractions, Bars, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, New York, North America, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, USA For fellow world explorers, travel bans and restrictions haven’t killed the travel bug — in fact, it’s probably “bugging” you more than ever before! But even though all the …

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Where can Americans travel to in November?

By Christopher Hill on Nov 09, 2020 in Africa, Asia, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Kenya, Maldives, Mexico, North America, Regions, Rwanda, South America, Tanzania The election may be over, but clearly, Covid-19 is not, so there are still restrictions on where Americans can travel.  And with Thanksgiving this month, …

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How to finish this dreadful year well

By Christopher Hill on Nov 02, 2020 in Accommodation, Africa, Belize, California, Central America, Costa Rica, Hotels, Louisiana, Mexico, Morocco, North America, Peru, Regions, Resorts, South America, USA, Zambia 2020 has been almost universally challenging for us all, and now we are coming into the holiday season, traditionally a time of caring for those who …

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Photograph of the week: Canyonlands, Mesa Arch, Utah, USA

They say that Moab, Utah is the adventure capital of the American Southwest. It is easy to understand why. The never-ending opportunities of outdoor activities; mountain biking, hiking, mountaineering, rafting, kayaking, and sky-diving, are the tip of the proverbial iceberg as far as activities go. The scenery is magical, and not one, but two breathtaking, …

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Top 5 luxury wineries in the Beamsville Bench area in Niagara Wine Country

Do you love wine and wineries?  You will want to check this out if you are planning an escape to Niagara Wine Country! You may or may not be aware that Niagara has 2 distinct winery regions located approximately 30 minutes apart.  In a previous post I gave  you my recommendations for luxury wineries in …

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The 5 best ski resorts in 2020

By Guido Graf on Oct 10, 2020 in Accommodation, Austria, Colorado, Europe, Hotels, North America, Regions, Resorts, Switzerland, USA, Western Europe The winter is around the corner, and hoping to embrace the next ski season. Despite the pandemic, our preferred ski resorts are committed, motivated, and preparing for their guests with enthusiasm and love. We …

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Top 5 most amazing hotels to put on your bucket list

By Kristof Eyckmans on Oct 04, 2020 in Accommodation, Africa, Chile, Fiji, Hotels, Madagascar, North America, Oceania, Regions, South Africa, South America, USA, Utah During these troubled times in which the world and especially the tourism industry is finding itself, we can’t ignore the fact that the longer this crisis is taking, the more we …

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Where can Americans travel to in October?

By Christopher Hill on Oct 02, 2020 in Africa, Asia, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Kenya, Maldives, Mexico, North America, Regions, Rwanda, South America, Tanzania Thanks to COVID-19 being not yet under control in the US, the number of countries offering visa-free access to Americans has decreased markedly to about …

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5 dark tourism locations

By Nicole Bergstrom on Sep 23, 2020 in Asia, Attractions, Europe, Germany, Going Out, Italy, North America, Regions, Thailand, USA, Western Europe In the Netflix show Dark Tourist, the viewer is exposed to unusual sites, rituals and ceremonies that occur worldwide. Dark tourism is actually a genre of tourism that has been growing in the …

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Top 5 family friendly hikes in the Columbia Valley, Canada

There are so many wonderful hikes to be done yet so many of them require a good fitness level, hiking experience and the ability to cover distances that can be challenging for the young, injured and elderly. Ultimately, fewer older and younger individuals feel that they cannot approach hiking as a recreation and end up …

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12 of life’s littlest luxuries are hiding in Stowe, Vermont

I have been visiting Stowe since I was a teenager, my parents having built a house there to escape hot New Jersey summers, and as a home base for the winter ski season. I usually visited in the winter months, and so my view of Stowe was quite narrow, shaped by snow-covered mountains, roaring fires, …

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A local’s pick of the top 10 luxury wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontaria, Canada

As a local resident of Niagara, it is of upmost convenience that I am a wine lover; in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada there are approximately 100 wineries! As a luxury travel blogger I always want to know the best locations to suit my niche and since I live here and know what I …

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The best music festivals in the U.S.

The USA is a country full of diversity, which is reflected in its music and festival scene. Whether you’re a celebrity-spotting fashionista, into your hard-core punk or like to keep things pretty chill, you’re guaranteed to find it on the USA festival circuit.    The obvious choices…  Coachella  Where: Indio, California When: 9 – 18 April 2021 2021 lineup: TBC, but 2019 featured the likes of Childish …

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Where to go in Hawaii: a beginner’s guide

Dramatic landscapes, laid back vibes and doing the hula – it could only be Hawaii! This tropical cluster of islands is an all-year round destination with volcanic beaches, epic surf, lush rainforest and extremely friendly locals. Not sure which island to head to or fancy the whole shabang? No worries – It’s pretty easy and …

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Europe’s out; where to for American travelers?

By Christopher Hill on Jul 01, 2020 in Barbados, Belize, Caribbean, Central America, Dominican Republic, Mexico, North America, Regions, Saint Lucia, USA The EU has just announced that US citizens cannot yet enter Europe, so where can Americans travel this Summer? Here are some locations currently (or soon to be) accepting Americans, along with ideas …

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YOUR WEEKLY ADVENTURE AGENDA: EXPLORE THE USA FROM HOME

Just because we’re inside, that doesn’t mean we can’t explore what’s outside. Quaranstream America from the comfort of your couch. Think live big rig road trips, to living room gigs and virtual hikes… we got it all. No passport required, just passion. (And Wi-Fi). #PauseTheAdventure Spot bears in Alaska The bear necessities of lockdown? Animal …

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Travel inspiration: Yacht charter in Baja California, Mexico

Famous for its stunning shorelines, fine weather and delicious food, the west coast of Mexico has its very own magic and is a great choice for yachting enthusiasts. From Baja California down to Guadalajara, you will find some of the most fascinating spots in the Pacific providing an excellent cruising ground for visiting yachts. Expect …

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Explore Fairbanks, Alaska on a virtual vacation

Grab a front row seat and start your virtual vacation now. Explore Fairbanks is showcasing five brand new virtual experiences including an exhilarating dog sled ride through a snowy pristine forest, a float down the Chena River on that perfect Summer day and a panoramic mountain scene from nearby Murphy Dome. In addition, you can …

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