Things to do in Banff, Canada, in summer

Things to do in Banff, Canada, in summer

Summer in Banff, just like winter, is stunning. There are plenty of hiking trails accessible from the main town, as well as tours for horseback riding, white water rafting, mountain biking and more. Be warned though – some smaller tour...
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Copper Canyon,larger and deeper than the Grand Canyon

Copper Canyon,larger and deeper than the Grand Canyon

Copper Canyon (Spanish: Barranca del Cobre) is a canyon system in the Sierra Tarahumara in the southwestern part of the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. The system of canyons here is larger and deeper than the Grand Canyon in the...
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Getting to the Copper Canyon in Mexico

Getting to the Copper Canyon in Mexico

What is the best way to get to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Copper Canyon in northern Mexico? Getting to Copper Canyon by train: The Chihuahua al Pacífico Railroad, known as El Chepe, is a rail line that runs...
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Alaska Railroad: Brew and View

Alaska Railroad: Brew and View

It’s hard to believe that such a tempestuous nature that seems so indifferent to us could be so unbelievably pleasant to look at, and this is one of the best ways to see it while enjoying a cold one. I...
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Big Bend National Park, Texas, USA

Big Bend National Park, Texas, USA

One of the largest, most remote and least visited National Parks in America. Big Bend is located in the southwest part of Texas, lying along the border with Mexico. Known as one of the last wild corners of the United...
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The Blue Mountain Coffee of Jamaica, one of the best gourmet coffees in the world

The Blue Mountain Coffee of Jamaica, one of the best gourmet coffees in the world

Blue Mountain Coffee – The once forested, lower slopes of the Blue Mountains are now mostly grasslands but some areas are used for the cultivation of vegetables, spices and the world renowned Blue Mountain coffee. The first coffee seedlings were...
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HI Ottawa Jail, a hostel in an old jail

HI Ottawa Jail, a hostel in an old jail

The site of the last public hanging in Canada, the HI Ottawa Jail is a must visit. Stay in your very own jail cell or take a spooky tour. But beware of strange noises in the night… This hostel offers...
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Unique Treats at Flip Happy Crepes in Austin Texas

  If you’re looking for something sweet and savory, then stop by Flip Happy Crepes. Serving anything but ordinary meals, you’re definitely in for a treat when you order here. Offering sweet crepes such as the cinnamon sugar crepe with...
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One Great Time at the One World Theatre in Austin, Texas

One Great Time at the One World Theatre in Austin, Texas

This architecturally striking special events facility books a year-round schedule of jazz, classical, Latin and other star-studded performances. Named an incredibly romantic, elegant, and eccentric venue, One World Theatre is a great place for couples, friends...
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Kohunlich: An Unmasked Mayan Treasure on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Kohunlich: An Unmasked Mayan Treasure on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Chichén Itzá, Cobá, Tulum.   All significant Mayan Archaeological sites on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, but if you’re spending any extended period of time there, and want to avoid the mob of tour buses, overpriced souvenir stalls and excessive entra...
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