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How to choose the right boots for an Inca Trail trek

If you are planning to jet off to Peru to tackle the Inca Trail in 2013, one of the most essential items you’ll take with you will be your walking boots. Don’t underestimate the importance of having comfortable, well-made footwear on a hike like this.The Inca Trail involves steep up and downhill sections, as well […]

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World’s Best Pizza

You may not have realized it, but the war for the title of best pizza has been raging worldwide for decades. Pizzas all over the world have claimed the title unofficially, and competitions have tried to set the record straight. Still, doubts persist, bold claims are made, and the champion of pizza supremacy is uncertain. […]

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Five Reasons to Travel to France

  Everyone has their favourite foreign destination – that place that is different and yet comfortably familiar all at the same time. Whether they’ve been there once, lived and worked there for years or been there a hundred times and never tired of it, there are some locations that just call out to us as […]

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Winter Sunshine in Tenerife

Tenerife is one of those famous holiday destinations that automatically springs to mind when picking destinations. Year around sun doesn’t hurt either, which when you’re faced with the prospect of grey skies and rain, can certainly take on a certain charm. Head to the Canaries this winter and you’ll more than likely fly into Reina […]

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Oktoberfest Wanderlust

If you are in Europe during late September/early October, you are most likely heading to Munich for some Oktoberfest activities. More than six million people attend this festival of beer annually since its inception in 1810, gathering to consume millions of litres of beer and enjoy German specialties like roasted pork, chicken, ham hock, sauerkraut […]

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Why Tenerife is the Perfect Cruise Stop-Off for Activity Enthusiasts

The Canary Island of Tenerife is a popular stop-off on Med cruises around Spain, and I think with good reason. It boasts an array of cultural and historic hotspots, as well as plenty of activities to get stuck into underneath the pleasantly warm sun.Tenerife‘s year-round mild climate is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. It tends to hover around […]

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Cape Breton Road Trippin’

Cape Breton Island is one of Maritime Canada’s most scenic locales. The island has seen many colonists and as a result of its settlement by French, English, Irish and Scottish newcomers, a rich culture of music and tradition developed that is still present today. The original inhabitants are the people of the Mi’kmaq nation and […]

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Swamp Sightseeing in Louisiana

For most people heading to Louisiana, the bright lights of New Orleans are the real draw. Not to mention the revelry of Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street. But if you’re going to be in the Big Easy, why not try something really wild: a tour of the swamps! Southeast Louisiana is dotted with swamps and […]

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The Buddhist Temples of Japan

For travellers interested in the cultural history of their destination, religious sites are usually a priority. In Japan, temples and shrines are some of the most visited sites and offer a glimpse into Japan’s past, as well as an opportunity to view beautiful art and architectural work. The entrance to the temple will be marked […]

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Michelangelo’s Florence

Italy is the famed home of the Renaissance and home to some of the Western world’s most cherished artists. Chief among them, Michaelangelo. He was a painter, sculptor, engineer and scientist and he is alive and well in Italy today, if you’re willing to look for him. If you’re planning a trip to Italy, there […]

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