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Why Lake Tahoe is a hidden gem for boating lovers

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Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the California-Nevada border. It is particularly famous as a tourist destination for its unique combination of stunning beaches and ski resorts. The lake, which is the largest alpine body of water in the U.S., was formed about two million years ago, and is known for the clarity of its waters and the panorama of surrounding mountains. 

Unique, Colorful, & Quirky Day Trips from Florence, Italy

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If you're like me, and want to discover the most colorful, quirky things on your journeys, Italy is full of them. If you're looking for day trips from Florence that fulfill these criteria (because, let's face it, another travel criteria, good food, abounds in Italy!), here are 2 of my favorites.

Unique, Colorful, & Quirky Day Trips from Florence, Italy

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members

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Family travel, multigenerational travel, family reunions–there are many ways to travel with your relatives (and nuclear family). And, it’s important! Here are 3 reasons to travel with your family…and a few tips on successful travel with kids:
 
3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members
 

You’ll create strong bonds

History Comes Alive at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco

by Sandy Bornstein / Aug 19, 2019 /
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A two-night stay at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco, in the aftermath of our journey to Machu Picchu, offered an exceptional opportunity to absorb the region’s history. Developers in the 1960s transformed this former 16th-century Spanish seminary, built on top of a grand Inca palace, into a hotel. In 1999, the Orient-Express Hotels (today the Belmond Hotel brand) started restoring the colonial Renaissance architecture. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

7 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bangkok

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Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is an extraordinary place. Rest assured you are guaranteed of an exceptional experience and reception when you visit. Forget about the heat and traffic jams, below are seven most alluring things to do when you visit the great city of Bangkok.

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City

by Rosie Carbo / Aug 12, 2019 /
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Restaurant Weeks, a chance to dine on chef-prepared cuisine at dozens of San Antonio area restaurants, kicks off Aug. 10th and runs through Aug. 24. The biannual salute to the Alamo city’s best culinary talent is the brainchild of Culinaria.

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City
Photo: Kirsten Kaiser, adapted by Wandering Educators

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 9, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 9, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

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5 Tips To Save More On Travel

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If there is any experience as personally enriching as a deep self-realization meditation, it has to be travelling. Travelling is the gateway to understanding your soul, and realize that there is more to this world than being cooped up in your own daily life. You need to travel more, not just to expand your horizons and gain more perspective/knowledge, but also to learn more about the world and your own self. 

But travel can be expensive!

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