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Take These 8 Apps Along On Your Next Flight

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Whether it’s to the other side of the country or another country altogether, flying to any destination is an exercise in boredom. The in-flight movie selection is often lacking or dull, and not everyone likes reading books. Unbeknownst to a lot of people, however, is that everything they need is actually right there with them in their pocket – a smartphone.

Visiting China? Here Are 5 Traditional Festivals You Must Experience

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Thinking of traveling to China anytime soon? Whether for business or pleasure, this culturally rich country of over 1.4 billion people has a lot of amazing attractions on offer. Not in the least of which are the various spectacular festivals the country hosts throughout the year. Each festival is steeped in historically rich traditions and draws large crowds from locals and tourists alike. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 18, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 18, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours: Halloween Edition

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When in Stratford, Ontario, be sure to go on the Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours' summer tours and haunted pub tours, which meander through Stratford's streets and parks by one or two spirits in full costume and makeup...but for Halloween, they go all out!

Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours: Halloween Edition

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 11, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 11, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

I dreamt a dream tonight… Stratford’s 3rd Annual Lantern Parade

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On the evening of Saturday, October 19, 2019, hundreds of Stratford, Ontario residents and visitors will light up handmade lanterns and enjoy a magical stroll along the Avon River. 
“Every community needs festivals that bring us together in joyful and creative celebration,” says Susan Kennedy, Artistic Director of the Stratford Lantern Parade and Playmakers! Theatre School. “This is what we want the Lantern Parade to offer: an evening of candlelit enchantment for all.”
 

Top 5 Most Overlooked Travel Destinations In The United States

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Are you planning on embarking on a family trip to somewhere in the United States? 
 
If so, you currently have no shortage of options. The United States is one of the largest countries in the world, with a vast array of different cities, geographical regions, and so on. 
 
If you were to ask most people what the top travel destinations in the United States are, most people would probably cite Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City as top options.
 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Alaska, the Last Frontier

by Stacey Ebert / Oct 08, 2019 /
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Alaska–we finally made it to our 50th state this past July. When we landed at 11pm, it was still bright light outside, and the pilots who delivered us to the last frontier even took a picture with us to mark the epic journey. It was official– the ground of Alaska was actually beneath our feet. Goal achieved. This was not one of those goals that popped up overnight– it took years to flourish, more to facilitate, and, oddly enough, it was heaps of time before we even knew it was ever a goal. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 4, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 4, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

History Comes Alive in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

by Sandy Bornstein / Sep 30, 2019 /
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It’s rare to find a town that has survived for centuries. Natural disasters, wars, and human intervention usually cause buildings to be destroyed and replaced by more modern structures. It is, however, possible to go back to medieval times by visiting a walled city between Frankfurt and Munich. Travelers to this region can see history come alive in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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