Tag: Active & Outdoors

Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

With more than 60% of its land area comprised of a national park, St. John’s allows you to be far away from civilization, while still being right beside it. The snorkeling is pristine and easily accessible from nearly every beach, the hiking is both strenuous and beautiful, and the beaches are flawless. We spent roughly 3.5 […]

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The Ultimate Tanzanian Safari Travel Guide

The Ultimate Tanzanian Safari Travel Guide

[ 0 ] March 2, 2017 |

  The Serengeti tops most Tanzanian safari itineraries. As the second largest of Tanzania’s National Parks, this protected ecosystem sprawls across 10,000 square miles that are incredibly rich in wildlife. Herds of elephants, antelopes, giraffes, buffalo, zebra and wildebeest, along with predators like lions, cheetahs, leopards and hyenas roam freely. Exceptional safari opportunities exist in […]

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10 Days in Greece | Top Sites in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini

10 Days in Greece | Top Sites in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini

[ 0 ] February 12, 2017 |

A few years ago, I determined that it was time my mom saw Europe, and that I was going to take her there as a gift. I spent months deliberating where to go for her first European adventure. Ultimately, I decided on Greece due to its unique mix of history, architecture, culture, mediterranean coastline, and (of course) […]

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40 Hours in Alaska | My First Voyage to the Last Frontier

40 Hours in Alaska | My First Voyage to the Last Frontier

[ 2 ] October 9, 2016 |

My first voyage to the Last Frontier certainly won’t be my last. Alaska makes you appreciate how much our country has to offer. The U.S. is truly an amusement park of terrain filled with an array of deserts, forests, mountains, and glaciers. Alaska is home to some of the most fascinating land I’ve seen in our […]

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9 Days of Backpacking the Utah & Arizona Slot Canyons

9 Days of Backpacking the Utah & Arizona Slot Canyons

[ 2 ] September 30, 2016 |

If you’re into space travel, you can experience the next best thing by hopping on a plane to Vegas, renting an SUV, and booking it around Utah / Arizona / Nevada.  My boyfriend and I planned a 9 day backpacking trek that covered 1200 miles of slot canyons and red mountains through this area.  It […]

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8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

Pittsburgh is one of the most underrated cities in the U.S. One visit made me realize how much the east coast has to offer. And to add to its accolades, it appears to be on the radar to become a big tech city now that Uber is testing self-driven cars there. Here’s a list of my tips on how to […]

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Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

      If Virginia is for lovers then Connecticut is for food aficionados looking for a taste of provincial New England. Connecticut often gets overlooked when compared to international culinary powerhouses like New York City and Boston. But what distinguishes Connecticut from these urban dining centers is the fact that it does not try […]

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Eight Spectacular Sites in Sri Lanka

Eight Spectacular Sites in Sri Lanka

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014 |

Sri Lanka is an island country in Asia.  It features among the world’s top tourist destinations – courtesy of its diverse scenery. Although there are many attractions that should not be missed while on tour in Sri Lanka, here are the eight most spectacular. 1.  Sigiriya Rock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site This rock fortress […]

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Tobogganing in Switzerland

Tobogganing in Switzerland

[ 0 ] May 16, 2014 |

Have you heard of this sport called tobogganing? Unless you have been to Switzerland, chances are high that this is the first time you are coming across this word. Never mind that, we are here to give you a history-geography about this fun activity. Tobogganing is an adventure sport which involves sliding down snowy mountain […]

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Mind the Medina: Tips and Tricks for the Labyrinth of Fes

Mind the Medina: Tips and Tricks for the Labyrinth of Fes

[ 0 ] February 8, 2014 |

The Medina of Fes is an inimitable spot–it is home to close to 150,00, and thought to be the largest urban area free of motor traffic. It houses the world’s oldest university, and boasts beautiful architecture. Built in the ninth century, this walled ‘old city’ and its narrow, winding streets would protect the people from […]

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