Reinventing the Midwest: 4 Towns That Will Change Your Concept of Middle America
Feb21

Reinventing the Midwest: 4 Towns That Will Change Your Concept of Middle America

By and large we think of the middle of the United States as being conservative, old-fashioned and wholesome.  The very word “Midwestern,” has become synonymous with a sort of Pleasantville-esque place of small minds, corn fields and general stores. This may be true of some places in the Midwest region of the U.S., but isn’t it true of some places all over the country? In reality, this huge swath of our country is chock full of...

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Walking in the Steps of François-René de Chateaubriand
Feb12

Walking in the Steps of François-René de Chateaubriand

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to spend some time exploring the historical and cultural department of the Loire-Atlantique including the commune of Châteaubriant in Brittany, France. The area is perhaps most renowned for its large medieval castle and was a prime location during the French Renaissance period. After reading this interesting post highlighting France’s historic figures in Paris, I thought it would...

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The Top Five Cities to Visit in China
Feb10

The Top Five Cities to Visit in China

As one of the biggest countries in the world, planning a trip to China can be a little daunting, particularly if you’ve never been there before. With so many sights and cities to choose from – where do you start?! From tailor-made China holidays to individual tours, there are so many ways to discover this awe-inspiring country. Below we’ve put together a list of the top five cities that are an absolute must for first...

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Choose Your Resort Properly During Your Safari Travel
Feb04

Choose Your Resort Properly During Your Safari Travel

If you are going for a safari, then you need to plan your travel with the best safari lodges according to your budget.  All the leading safari lodges and the camps in the national parks are some of the most expensive properties of the world. So, you should do some research before choosing the resort for your safari travel. The resorts at Tadoba national park are attractive and even affordable in nature. Here are some guidelines for...

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Motivating Yourself to Travel more in 2015
Jan27

Motivating Yourself to Travel more in 2015

So we’re now in 2015, another year has gone by and we’re looking for new ways to enrich our lives. The ability to travel more is certainly at the top of most people’s lists, but actually getting around to doing this is easier said than done. For many of us, financial worries and responsibilities are all that stand in the way, or at least that’s what we think. But in reality there could be several things...

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Holiday Tips for the Mature Traveller
Jan25

Holiday Tips for the Mature Traveller

According to the findings of a recent poll, the greatest regret for the over 50s is not travelling enough, with 91% of them wishing they’d seen more of the world. The good news is that two thirds of those polled said they were already planning to make up for it by jetting off to different destinations around the world. Regardless of whether you have lots of travel experience or not, there are a few things you may need to...

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