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History Comes Alive in Taos, New Mexico

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Dec 23, 2019 / 0 comments

Where in the United States can you visit the oldest continuously inhabited Native American community, a town square dating to the end of the 18th century, a world-renowned art community, and a world-class ski resort? Taos, New Mexico is the correct answer. While many people visit Northern New Mexico for its moderate climate and Rio Grande Valley scenery, history comes alive in Taos.

History Comes Alive in Taos, New Mexico

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How to Save Money and Time: Expert Shares Top Travel Planning Tips

The more you save, the more you can travel–that’s my motto. And saving money (and time) are critical factors to remember when you are planning your travels. Sure, we’ve all heard budget travel tips…but which ones to believe?

Here are my top travel planning tips for saving both money AND time on your journeys. Hint: the main concept here is research!

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5 reasons you should take a cooking class while traveling

When you travel, do you actively seek out local experiences? We do, and they enrich our lives beyond measure.

10 Places Where History Comes Alive in Munich

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Nov 12, 2019 / 0 comments

The capital of Bavaria, Munich, has a plethora of historical sites. However, time was not in our favor. Our first trip was limited to just a couple of days of touring. To sample Munich’s history, we relied on a friend and our private guide, Chaim Eytan, to show us around. Perhaps a future trip will provide more options. For the time being, here are 10 places where history comes alive in Munich.

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Travel Tips: The Best Place to Experience the Magic of Christmas

Do you remember when you were a little kid, and the entire holiday season was magical, with delights around every corner? From the brisk air and corresponding outdoor adventures to treats chosen specifically for you to incredible, once-a-year foods, it’s hard recapture that once you’ve grown past that believe-in-magic stage.

Luckily for us, this experience IS able to be recaptured, and makes you believe in the magic of the holidays again.


How and where, I hear you ask!

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How to Plan for a Long Car Trip

Long car trips can be fun, but they can also be very tiring and expensive. This is why it’s important to have a plan in place to help you anticipate how much time and money you need to spend.

Lots of people go on long rides for fun. As they say, “getting there is half the fun.” If you have enough time and money to spend, you can be as leisurely as you want. You can even go on side trips to check out some sights off the beaten path. However, this is not the case for those who need to travel with time and budget restraints.

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Take These 8 Apps Along On Your Next Flight

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.

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Visiting China? Here Are 5 Traditional Festivals You Must Experience

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. 

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Top 5 Most Overlooked Travel Destinations In The United States

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.

5 Surprising Reasons to Visit Washington’s Snoqualmie Falls

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Sep 23, 2019 / 0 comments

Crushing over almost 270 feet to the ground below, Snoqualmie Falls, just east of Seattle, has become a draw for locals – and visitors from around the world. Next to the towering Mount Rainier (about 70 miles directly south), Snoqualmie Falls often tops the list of most popular natural sites in the state.