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  • Wild Iris in Big Sur

    Finding a perfect wild iris by the side of the Pacific Coast Highway on a beautiful spring day...

  • Peyto Lake, Alberta

    That jaw-dropping moment when we first set eyes on the unreal blue color of Peyto Lake...

  • Sunset Over Firenze

    That evening when we sat on the compound wall of the San Miniato Church in Firenze, watching the sun set over the city...

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Visiting the Real Alcazar of Seville: The Ultimate Guide (+ Best Guided Tours)!

Visiting the Real Alcazar of Seville: The Ultimate Guide (+ Best Guided Tours)!

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If you only visit one monument in the Andalusian capital, make it the Real Alcazar of Seville! The Royal Palace is both historic and stunning, a joy to explore. Read on for the ultimate guide to visiting the Real Alcázar in Seville, Spain! Originally built by the Islamic rulers of the region and later modified […]

Visit Škocjan Caves and Lipica Stud Farm in Slovenia on a Fun Day Trip!

Visit Škocjan Caves and Lipica Stud Farm in Slovenia on a Fun Day Trip!

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Visiting Škocjan Caves and Lipica Stud Farm on a day trip is one of the most fun things to do in Slovenia. Škocjan Caves is one of Slovenia’s foremost attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a visit to the cave system should definitely feature in your Slovenia itinerary. The Lipica Stud Farm, just […]

16 Fabulous Things to Do in Trieste, Italy (in One Day!)

16 Fabulous Things to Do in Trieste, Italy (in One Day!)

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Trieste, located on a thin strip of Italy sandwiched between Slovenia and the Adriatic Sea, is a fascinating place to visit. A melting pot of multiple cultures, Trieste is the capital of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in northeastern Italy and boasts a rich history. Read on to discover the best things to do in […]

The Most Stunning National Parks to Visit in the Fall (+ Where to Stay!)

The Most Stunning National Parks to Visit in the Fall (+ Where to Stay!)

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If you are planning a vacation for the fall, consider visiting a national park. Featuring gorgeous landscapes and spectacular leaf colors, there are several US national parks that make for the perfect getaway between September and November. Read on to discover the most stunning national parks to visit this fall! Fall is a lovely time […]

10 Captivating Caribbean Islands to Visit on Your Next Tropical Vacation!

10 Captivating Caribbean Islands to Visit on Your Next Tropical Vacation!

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The Caribbean is strewn with beautiful islands, featuring idyllic palm-lined beaches and hilltops with lovely panoramas. But even in this beautiful part of the world, there are some gems that you definitely must include in your Caribbean itinerary. Read on to discover the best Caribbean islands to visit! Whether you are looking to stay on […]

The Most Spectacular US National Parks to Visit in Summer (+ Where to Stay)!

The Most Spectacular US National Parks to Visit in Summer (+ Where to Stay)!

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Want an unforgettable summer vacation out in nature? Plan a visit to a national park! Keep reading to discover the best US national parks to visit in summer. The national parks of the United States are some of the most spectacularly beautiful natural areas on the planet. With 60+ parks featuring waterfalls to deserts and […]

Vršič Pass, Slovenia: What to Do on An Epic Day Trip!

Vršič Pass, Slovenia: What to Do on An Epic Day Trip!

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The iconic drive through Vršič Pass in Slovenia is about both the destination and the journey. While the pass offers magnificent views and awesome hikes, the drive to get to Vršič Pass from Ljubljana or Lake Bled is spectacularly scenic as well. Read on to discover what to see and do on a day trip […]

Visiting Castillo San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto Rico (+ Photos and Tips!)

Visiting Castillo San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto Rico (+ Photos and Tips!)

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San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital, is famous for its old fortifications. Castillo San Cristobal is one of San Juan’s two must-visit historic forts from the colonial era. Continue reading for the ultimate guide to visiting Castillo San Cristobal! Part of San Juan’s National Historic Site and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Castillo San […]

16 Fabulous Things to Do in Ferrara, Italy (in One Day)!

16 Fabulous Things to Do in Ferrara, Italy (in One Day)!

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Located in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy, the Renaissance city of Ferrara makes for a delightful visit from Bologna, Venice, or Milan, especially if you enjoy history, culture, and good food. Read on to discover the best things to do in Ferrara, Italy! With a wealth of art and architecture ensconced within medieval walls, […]

17 Epic Things to Do in Ponce, Puerto Rico!

17 Epic Things to Do in Ponce, Puerto Rico!

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If you are planning a visit to Puerto Rico, consider adding the city of Ponce to your itinerary for the island. Located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, Ponce is both beautiful and historic. Continue reading to discover the best things to do in Ponce! While Puerto Rico’s capital city of San Juan is […]

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