Cuba Travel: 5 Things To Do

Cuba has always held an allure for the intrepid traveler but recent developments in US-Cuba relations have burst open its doors to North American visitors as well. A visit there is a historical, cultural and educational journey that really shouldn’t...
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Top Tips When Visiting Quebec

Quebec is one of Canada’s most cultural provinces, known for its French-European history – enjoy the summer festivals, food celebrations and markets, plus loads of historical landmarks while on holiday here. Also, Montreal and Quebec City are only thre...
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Tips for Traveling in Cuba by Car

Here are some top tips for driving in Cuba. Buy a map before you go Make sure that you buy a map already in your home country. The maps you can get in Cuba are more incorrect than the ones...
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Enjoy an Ethereal Experience in Baja California

Stretching 775 miles along the Mexican west coast is the Baja California peninsula. This incredible stretch of land is well known for its pristine natural habitats, excellent wines and is one of the best places in the world for diving....
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6 Things to Consider When Booking a Budget Hotel

Being a budget traveler, I always look for cheaper options when it comes to hotels, but I watch out for common pitfalls as well. Over the years, I’ve made some mistakes when booking hotel rooms and have learnt it the...
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Two Sidewalks in Cuba: Tourists Aren’t as Black as They’re Painted

As Cubans joke, there are two kinds of sidewalks in Cuba; one for tourists (full of sunshine, because they’re eager for it) and one for locals (in the shadow, because they want to avoid the sun). On the ‘bright side’,...
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5 Things To Do In Las Vegas When You’re Not Gambling

Almost everyone who visits Las Vegas goes there to gamble, at least part of the time. It’s not a bad thing, it’s just the way it is. However, there is more to Sin City than just the casinos… you just...
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Our Key West Vacation with IHG Rewards Club Points

Dave and I once tried to drive to Key West while visiting my parents in Florida in 2005. It was the Christmas holidays and traffic was a nightmare. We got as far as Key Largo, and with vehicles moving at...
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You have the choice – so choose!

People are often stuck in their lives. They are unsatisfied, depressed and in a bad mood most of the time. They live for the weekend and hate their jobs. They curse their alarm in the morning and absolutely do not...
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The Top Travel Trends and Hot Destinations of 2017

It’s the start of a brand new year and time to reveal the top travel destinations for 2017. As the snow drifts higher in our driveways and we fight the icy roads and cold weather, it’s the perfect time to...
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