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Top US Destinations For A Boozy Vacation

Love beer, wine and spirits? Don’t want to choose between the vineyards of Napa and the beer halls of Munich? You don’t have to. There are plenty of U.S. destinations that offer a range of drink experiences. The following places […]

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Australia Travel: 5 Things To Do In The Barossa Valley Besides Drink Wine

While Australia‘s Barossa Valley is well known for its wine offerings, the destination showcases a variety of lesser-known offerings. From museums preserving the region’s German heritage to free food sampling to wildlife spotting, there is something for everyone. To help […]

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Big Island Escape: 6 Ways To See A Different Side Of Hawaii

Hawaii’s Big Island is full of interesting experiences. Whether you’re looking for adventure, food, culture, history or just relaxation, this Hawaiian destination can offer it—often with an unusual twist. From exotic mushroom factories or rare night dives to edible Donkey […]

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My Favorite Culinary Experiences From Around The World

Food is powerful. It has the ability to bring people together, to nourish, to immerse you in other cultures, to teach you about foreign lands. It also has the power to seriously enhance your travel experience, such as with the […]

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Israel’s Best Kept Secret (Water Dancing & Treehouses Included) 

My first thoughts of Eilat are that it looks like your typical seaside city, shop and restaurant-filled beachfront promenades, big brand resorts and sidewalks filled with tanned smiling tourists. After being in Jerusalem, I feel like I’ve gone from the […]

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Saratoga Springs: A Fun Weekend Trip From NYC

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting one of my sorority sisters from college in Saratoga Springs. Despite having gone to school nearby at the State University of New York at Albany, I’d never taken the time to explore […]

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Kyoto Day Trip: Amanohashidate, Japan’s Scenic Sandbar

While Kyoto, Japan, has much to offer travelers, a scenic day trip option is Amanohashidate. Also known as “The Bridge to Heaven,” it’s touted as one of Japan’s three most scenic areas. This is due to the 2.2-mile (3.6-kilometer) natural […]

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Mad Wine Scientist: Making My Own Blend In South Australia’s Barossa Valley

When traveling, I enjoy immersive experiences where you learn by doing rather than looking. While Penfold’s tasting bar in South Australia’s Barossa Valley allows you to sample wines firsthand, the Make Your Own Blend Experience allows you to experience the same process […]