Monthly Archives: March 2013

Top Off-Peak Destinations for Spring Travel 2013

Destinations that are hot for winter travel and popular in summer offer travelers a magical window of time where they can beat the crowds, enjoy lower prices and still have lovely weather – the spring shoulder season.  Here are our … Continue reading

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An Interview with Lindsay Young of Urban Adventures

If you’re looking for a destination’s hidden gems, a tour with a local through Urban Adventures is a great way to go! We recently caught up with Lindsay Young, an avid traveler and member of the Urban Adventures team.  Check … Continue reading

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The Day The Niagra Falls Froze

Does Niagra Falls, one of the world’s most-visited attractions, actually freeze over? During a particularly long winter cold spell parts of the falls can develop a hardened crust of ice up to 50 feet thick.  But neither the falls nor … Continue reading

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Top 5 Gay Pride Events

The following is a guest post by UK-based blogger Ryan C. Haynes. Gay travel typically hinges on the gay pride event calendar that occurs between April – September with most of the big-scale events happening in late-June/ early-July to coincide … Continue reading

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Must Experience: Carnival of Cádiz, Spain

The following is a guest post by Heidi of the family travel blog Wagoners Abroad. About 15 years ago, my husband Alan and I had the opportunity to experience Carnival in Venice, Italy. To this day, it is one of … Continue reading

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Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival (PHOTOS)

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival  has been held since 1963 in Heilongjiang province in northeastern China. Colossal ice and snow sculptures wow visitors from all corners of the globe who flock to the often month-long annual festival. Even … Continue reading

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