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Thermal Valley Hang Gliding

If you think hang gliding is just for adrenaline junkies, think again.  At Thermal Valley Hang Gliding, the mission is to share the joy of free flight with as many people as possible. Soaring like a bird is the purest form of flight…especially with the stunning aerial views of Burke County and the Blue Ridge […]

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Holidays in Sweden: Småland – Castles, Crystal, and Culture

Easy to reach from Stockholm, Småland is one of Sweden’s most beautiful areas, full of authentic Swedish experiences, culture, and outdoor natural beauty to enthrall your holidays in Sweden. I know, the first thing that popped into your head was the “Småland playground” at IKEA.  It’s true that the Scandinavian furniture distributor started from the […]

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Argentina Landmarks: Where to Go in Argentina

There are very few countries like Argentina. It has everything from mountains and glaciers, to jungles and desserts,  a world-class capital, and some unique Argentina landmarks. But unlike many places in South America, European influence is very strong in this Latin country, which makes for a unique and memorable experience. Perhaps the most ideal aspect […]

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Skydive Wind Tunnels: All Pleasure, No Plane

Indoor skydiving is all the rage, especially for those who’d like to experience the thrill of skydiving without the fear of jumping out of a plane.  Skydive wind tunnels allow you to do just that, and our wind tunnel experience at Skyventure New Hampshire was a hoot! ContentsHistory of Skydive Wind TunnelsHow Does Wind Tunnel […]

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10 Incredible Things to Do in Nanjing, China

Nanjing is one of the most fascinating cities in China. Located in China’s eastern Jiangsu providence on the Yangtze River, it’s just a 1.5-hour ride from Shanghai to Nanjing on the bullet train – well worth expanding out of Shanghai to see an amazing number of things to do in Nanjing. Nanjing played an important […]

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10 Amazingly Fun Outdoor Things to Do in Morganton NC

Picturesque Morganton and the surrounding areas in foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina are the perfect venues for outdoor activities. A moderate climate makes it perfect for hiking year-round, and the proximity of South Mountains State Park and Lake James State Park attract nearly a million visitors per year who love all […]

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Castle Rooms: 30 European Castles You Can Stay In

Castle vacations are all the rage, and why not? Who doesn’t want to channel their inner king, princess, knight, or jester by staying in authentic castle rooms! Europe arguably offers the most diverse castle experience, with lodging ranging from medieval mansions to opulent palaces, to delightful chateaux. Below are some recommendations for your castle break.  […]

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Madagascar Holidays: Guide to the North Coast of Madagascar

People are fascinated when we say we’ve been to Madagascar. There’s something familiar, yet wildly exotic about the African island.  Everyone has heard of it, but few have been to it.  They’re intrigued, as was I.  Our Madagascar holidays were quite memorable. ContentsGeographyHistoryCultureFace PaintingMora MoraFamadihanaEcologyMadagascar Holiday LogisticsWhere to GoNosy IranjaSnorkelingSea TurtlesVillageLighthouseAntsirananaTsingy RougeAnkarana ReserveLes Trois BaiesMontagne […]

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San Antonio Weekend Getaway: 10 Best Things to Do in San Antonio

They say everything is bigger in Texas.  In southern Texas, that includes a BIG list of things to do for a fun-packed San Antonio weekend getaway. With a population of 1.5 million, San Antonio remains one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.  A vivacious fusion of American and Mexican culture, colorful San […]

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Nosy Iranja: The Prettiest Beach You’ve Never Heard Of

“Nosy Iranja is the most beautiful beach I’ve ever seen,” Kary proclaimed. That was saying something. We’d just left the Seychelles where we’d soaked in the crystal aquamarine water of Anse Source d’Argent on La Digue, shadowed by the towering, otherworldly granite boulders – a tropical scene that has graced the pages of so many […]

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