These 5 Historical Activities Are Why You Need to Visit Kotor, Montenegro

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Montenegró is one of the best kept secrets of the Balkan region. Despite being sandwiched between the summer hot spots of Greece and Croatia, it remains relatively untouched by tourism. It’s hard to see why, when Montenegró boasts 294 kilometers of breathtakingly blue Adriatic coastline, stunning limestone mountain cliffs reaching for hundreds of meters, real Eastern-European culture, and old towns with all the history and ambiance you could ask for. 

Underwater Sculpture Rises from the Seabed in Indonesia

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The world-renowned underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has completed one of his most ambitious works yet – a man-made reef in the shallow waters off a beach voted Indonesia's best by Tripadvisor.

Nest, an Underwater Sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor, Rises from the Seabed in Indonesia

10 of the Best Experiences on a Safari in Africa

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Those of you who have gone on an Africa safari will vouch for the fact that it is an adventurous, terrifying, and strangely soothing experience. 

Sunrise, Serengeti. From 10 of the Best Experiences on a Safari in Africa

Sunrise, Serengeti. Lucas Bruihler 

Falling in Love with the Lake District

by Janice Waugh / Jul 27, 2017 /
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The Lake District has a romantic past. William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets drew attention to this special area in the northwest corner of England...

The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

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If you were to create a bucket list, what is the one thing that you would like to do? If you are looking for inspiration, read this post and we’ll share with you some of the best things that you have to try, which are especially perfect for those who have a penchant for the outdoors. 

The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

I scream for Ice Cream: 6 Scrumptious and Easy Milkshake Recipes

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If you love ice cream (as I do), then you probably are always making up toppings and recipes in your head (as I do). Last weekend, Lillie and I had a huge container of ice cream to devour, courtesy of my mom and dad (thank you!). So, we decided to have a milkshake party. We came up with 6 scrumptious and easy milkshake recipes - some with a global flair, some with a Michigan bent (Sanders and Vernors are from Michigan!).

Austria for Wine Lovers

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The land-locked country of Austria in Central Europe has borders with Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. The country is known for its fine classical music, welcoming mountains, spectacular Lipizzaner horses, and filling cream cakes.

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

by Asako Maruoka / Jul 26, 2017 /
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One of the best reasons to save money on travel is that you'll have MORE money to travel! The more travel you do, the happier you are (at least, that's the way it is for me). I am always looking to tips and tricks to save money - here are some of my best ways to save money on travel:

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

Why Escape Rooms are the Best Team-Building Activity

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Where was your last team-building activity? Presumably, in a bar or at a football stadium. Drinking a beer or doing some kind of sports together with your team is nice, but you can make your team-building activities fun and effective if you get locked in a room together. We don’t suggest losing a key from your office and searching for it for the whole night — just book an hour in an escape room and try one of the best games for team-building activities.

Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China

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Hangzhou, the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, is home to more than 8-million residents and located just 50 minutes from Shanghai by high-speed train.

Xixi Wetland Park. From Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China
Xixi Wetland Park (above and below)

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