Manuel Antonio National Park: Snakes, Monkeys, and Sunshine

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Life has been a whirlwind of traveling lately! I have just returned from a 16 day trip to Costa Rica with G Adventures and I am still pinching myself over this experience!

Manuel Antonio National Park: Snakes, Monkeys, and Sunshine

Chinese New Year: Lessons in Lion Dancing

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Have you ever seen a lion dance? In the Chinese culture, for each New Year the lion dance is part of the traditional ceremony meant to chase away evil spirits and to shower people with prosperity (in the form of lettuce, but I’ll get to that).

8 Mayan Dishes to Try in the Yucatan

by MyKidsEatSquid / Jan 23, 2018 /
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While I'd visited other parts of Mexico before, the Central and Gulf regions, places like Taxco, Puebla (the birthplace of mole), Mexico City, and Puerto Vallarta, neither my husband, who lived in northern Mexico for two years, nor I had ventured to the Yucatan.

Gothic Milwaukee: Haunted, Historical Walking Tours

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Anna Lardinois tingles the spines of locals and visitors to Milwaukee through her haunted, historical walking tours known as Gothic Milwaukee. She is the creator of the self-guided walking tour collections Walking Milwaukee: Downtown Edition and Walking Milwaukee: Tosa Edition. The former English teacher is an ardent collector of stories, an avid walker, and a sweet treat enthusiast.

Florida Culture for the Week of January 20, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of January 20, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

7 Fun Things to Do during the Harsh Michigan Winters

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 16, 2018 /
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This month at the Travel Blog Mob, the theme is Stupid Questions (although we all KNOW that there are no stupid questions, right?). It's all a matter of perspective.

So, our Stupid Question to answer this month: What is there to do in Michigan during the long cold winter months?


Music for Winter's Changes

by Kerry Dexter / Jan 16, 2018 /
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It is winter, just past the turning of the year. This is a time which in invites reflection, resolutions, thoughts of change, thoughts of what may come. Here is music which will be a good companion to you as you consider these things, in winter and at other times of year.

Music for Winter's Changes

How to Use a Road Trip Planner

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Most people who take road trips already know about using a road trip planner. These planners make a whole lot of difference in a trip. Heading out on a road trip is a pretty refreshing experience for anyone looking to get a glimpse of the real outside world, finding quirky things to do and fun places to eat. In this case, a road trip seems like a great travel choice. However, you need a plan to make the most out of your trip.

10 Great Things to Bring on a Trip with Kids

by Ashley Steel / Jan 15, 2018 /
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Sure there's the obvious hand-held video games, e-book readers, portable dvd players, laptops, iPads etc. What are some other things that might be great to bring on a trip with kids that encourage safety, education, and adventure ... ?

Need inspiration on WHERE to go? Click here for a list of popular places for family travelers!

Discovering the Hidden History of Sydney

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One of the most visited cities in the world, Sydney, Australia boasts many landmarks and interesting things to see and do. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to climb atop the Sydney Bridge, or take a ferry to Manly and explore. Be sure to see the Sydney Opera House from a boat - it’s an incredible experience.