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Around the World: Travel to Save our Nation’s Endangered Places

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit that’s dedicated solely to doing exactly what is indicated in its name, celebrates its 32nd anniversary by publishing yet another annual roster of the eleven most endangered historic places in the United States.

The organization stands strong as the guardian of places...Read more

Around the World: For Impromptu June Wedding Destinations, Las Vegas is Still Tops

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June is still the favored month for weddings and, by the end of May, most people who favor a June destination wedding have picked their wedding location and honeymoon destinations, finalized their plans and sent out their invitations to family and friends.

But if you get a sudden itch to get hitched, scheduling a weekend ...Read more

Around the World: Time to Train in Europe!

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Now’s the time to plan summer adventures in Europe, and there’s no better way to explore the continent than by train. Use Europe’s advanced and affordable rail system to customize your own version of the grand tour. Select several of your favorite cities or resort areas and design a sweeping itinerary that lets you garner greater ...Read more

Around the World: Your Summer Shakespearean Sojourn 

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Shakespeare’s brilliant comedies and tragedies come to life during the summer in theaters around the world. But there’s a special Shakespeare experience to be enjoyed in England, when you travel to the Bard’s own turf, visiting the places where he lived and worked. Summer travelers who follow in Shakespeare’s footsteps are set for ...Read more

Around the World: Edinburgh Day Tripping by Train

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Dynamic Edinburgh is beautiful, accommodating and rich in year round cultural events, but day tripping from the Scottish capital is a must, even if it’s for just one or two quick and satisfying adventures to experience other highlands highlights.

It’s convenient, fun and comfortable to travel from Edinburgh by train to see nearby castles,...Read more

Around the World: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day in DC

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Even if your home town stages a Memorial Day parade to honor the men and women who’ve served in the U.S. military, there’s no place like the nation’s capital and national cemetery to show your respect and celebrate Memorial Day, taking place this year on Monday, May 27.

In fact, for many, visiting Washington DC and ...Read more

Around the World: Are You Ready for a Staycation?

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Regularly scheduled escape from stress is essential these days, and one easy and affordable way to seek relief is the staycation. What is it? A hometown tourism itinerary that you set for yourself, including a hotel stay, dine around and visits to local tourist attractions that satisfy your special interests.

Many ...Read more

Around the World: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Treasure Hunting Abroad

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For many travelers, foreign adventure entails acquisition. Hunting for treasures and bringing home bounty is thrilling, whether it’s the result of a carefully planned safari through famous local emporia or from following an opportunity-inspired impulse.

Jewelry certainly counts as big game on the traveler’s trophy list. ...Read more

Around the World: Best Bets for Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

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If you live in a city with a large Mexican-American population, you probably won't have to go far to immerse yourself in Cinco de Mayo celebrations. The festivals are usually held all weekend, culminating in the celebrations of the day itself –  May 5, which falls this year on a Sunday.
Cinco de Mayo celebrations held across the...Read more

Around the World: Get Wet! Best US (Fresh) Watering Holes

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If you want to wet your feet – and the rest of yourself, too – and you’re not a salt water fan, head for one of America’s wonderful fresh water swimming spots.

There are superb swimming holes, river banks and streams across the land. Whether you choose one that’s in your neck of the woods or planning to trek to ...Read more

Around the World: Spring Break or Aloha Hawaii

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Hawaii is always a great destination – at any time of year and for any reason. But the islands’ lush landscape and alluring culture make Hawaii an ideal destination for shedding the winter blues and embracing the warmth of spring.

Actually, the Hawaii Islands provide a variety of distinct destinations, so you can find the ...Read more

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