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Top Ten Off the Beaten Path Summer Activities on Cape Cod

by Kathryn Blanco / May 20, 2012 /

Top Ten Off the Beaten Path Summer Activities on Cape Cod


1.    Take a sail on a whale watch.

PetHub helps track lost pets at home or away

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One of the great worries for guardians who travel with their pets is what would happen if their beloved dog or cat were to get lost. After all, whether traveling close to home or overseas, the new environment is completely foreign to the four-legged set.

Visiting The Cristobal Balenciaga Museum in Getaria, Spain

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Fashion-focused Americans, curious about what Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Grace Kelly, and Spanish royalty once wore, should put the Basque town of Getaria high on their list of must-see travel destinations.

The medieval town in northern Spain is now home to the Cristobal Balenciaga Museoa, the world’s first museum dedicated exclusively to an iconic fashion designer.  In fact, the 54,000-square-foot, $30 million dollar museum celebrates its first anniversary next month.


Things to do in Cyprus

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 23, 2012 /
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Notorious for its nightlife and lazy days by the beach, it’s fair to say Cyprus has all the components for the ultimate beach break abroad. But it’s not all drinking, dancing, and daydreaming in this pocket of the Mediterranean. The Greek Island also offers a wide range of activities to sink your teeth into. So whether you’re sampling the local wine, crawling through prehistoric tombs, or exploring the diverse landscape, there are plenty of ways to soak up the Cypriot culture outside of the pubs - all while being easy on your wallet.

Wonderfully Weird Pillboxes

by Austin Weihmiller / Apr 22, 2012 /
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The homeless man that had the brilliant idea of turning the pillbox into a public urinal clearly has a good taste in vistas, but horrible locating skills. I mean, who hikes up a steep slippery slope, and along a rough ridge, to pee? The world is a strange place...

Dog Vacay Matches Pets with ‘Vacation’ Homes and Sitters

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With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start to summer, just weeks away, thoughts of traveling near and far are on the minds of many.


See More than Alligators at Everglades National Park

by Nathanael Nims / Apr 12, 2012 /
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One of Florida's most famous attractions is the Everglades National Park. The Everglades National Park is nearly 2400 square miles and is a fun place to explore. Be prepared though - it is a giant swamp which can mean a lot of mosquitos and hot humid weather.

Royal Palms Visitor Center is one of three visitor centers and is a good place to start. It has a helpful little museum with a movie. Kids can also get their Junior Ranger activities here.

Miami's Epic Hotel Takes Pooch Pampering to a Whole New Level

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Miami, Florida is one of the most desired destinations in the world. Although synonymous with the glitz, the glamour, partying until dawn and sun-drenched days on the beach, the Magic City has also become a Mecca for art and culture.

7 Super Shots

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 11, 2012 /
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My 7 favorite photos:

A photo that...takes my breath away

sunset, Lake Michigan

Stockholm's Archipelago: Utö

by Talia Klundt / Mar 08, 2012 /
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Today I am writing up on my favorite island in Stockholm's archipelago as of yet, the island of Utö. Last year, I felt that I wanted to go a bit further out on the archipelago and not only an hour away, so my friends and I decided to take a three and a half hour ferry ride to the island of Utö! I was smitten the second I stepped off of the boat, I had an instantaneous feeling of happiness and excitement for the day ahead of me.