North America

How To Swim With Manatees in Florida

Did you know that the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, in Florida is the only place in the USA where you can legally swim with manatees? Here is what you need to know on how to swim with these gentle giants.

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Ten Favorite World Cities

Often times people ask us about our most favorite cities that we’ve visited. Believe it or not, coming up with only ten is much more difficult that you might think. In the end, our choices are primarily guided by how each of these cities make us feel.

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National D-Day Memorial

In the middle of rural Virginia is one of the most striking national memorials outside of Washington DC: the National D-Day Memorial. The awe-inspiring memorial provides an educational experience of the D-Day Invasion, the largest amphibious military landing the world has ever seen.

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Eight Days in the Yucatan: Day 3-5

Explore the jungle ruins of Ek’ Balam before venturing inland to the capital of the Yucatan, the “White City” of Merida. Check out the UNESCO World Heritage site of Uxmal before heading back to the coast.

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Eight Days in the Yucatan: An Overview

Mexico as a tourist destination often gets a bad rap.  We've all heard the rumors of the poverty, the drug cartels, and corrupt federales.  Perhaps you saw the movie Get the Gringo and decided Mexico is not for you. While I can't tell you that those unsavory elements...

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The Biltmore Estate: America’s Castle

Nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, the 8-000 acre Biltmore Estate is truly a marvel. Built between 1889 and 1895 by George Washington Vanderbilt II, grandson of the famed industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt, the Chateauesque-styled mansion features...

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