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8 things to do in Portland in 24 hours



Portland, Oregon is a city that offers plenty of things for travelers to see and do. In a perfect world you’d have a week to explore and uncover all the secrets of this Pacific Northwest gem, but what if you’re just passing through? What can you discover in a single day in Portland?




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Topics: Americas


A Visitor's Guide to Iceland's Golden Circle



Adventure awaits at the top of the world. Iceland’s rugged beauty and natural wonders offer travelers a chance to hop off the beaten path and discover the great outdoors like never before. Come see the very best of these dreamy landscapes on a 186-mile loop with geysers, lagoons and waterfalls known as the Golden Circle.




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Topics: Iceland


Top 9 Things To Do in Copenhagen



If you’re looking for the best reason to visit Copenhagen, you won’t find it in a guidebook. Those in the know come here for the attitude, the feeling—what the Danes call hygge. Something akin to coziness, it’s that feeling of homeyness that comes from curling up with a good book, wrapping yourself up in a warm blanket, or gathering together with dear friends. While you may have never walked Copenhagen’s cobblestone streets, the warm sense of welcome is something everyone will recognize. 




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Topics: Europe


Italian Customs: 10 Do's and Don'ts for Visiting Italy



You’ve always wanted to make a wish at the Trevi Fountain, eat gelato while strolling the streets of Florence, or float beneath the Bridge of Sighs. Well, now you’re off to Italy to see all the wonders you’ve imagined. Before you go, here are some tips you’ll need to know:




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Topics: Italy


Best things to do in Brussels in 36 hours



Whether you find yourself in Brussels for business, vacation, or on a layover between destinations, this cosmopolitan city is not to be missed. Thanks to its compact size and proximity to France, Germany, and the Netherlands, Belgium’s capital is easy to get a lot out of, even if you find yourself with only a day and a half to spare. To help, we’ve highlighted a few of our favorite things to do and see:




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Topics: Travel Tips


8 Top Tips for Your First Trip to Southeast Asia



With ancient temples, ultra-modern cities and glorious beaches, Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s richest cultures. With so much to see and do in this fast-paced region, how do you decide? What do you need to know to stay safe and make the most of your time? Here are some tips and recommendations to help you plan, pack for, and maximize your enjoyment on your first journey to Southeast Asia:




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Topics: Asia


Top 10 traditional Foods to Try in Greece



Greece is one of our most popular destinations for countless reasons. The warm weather, the friendly locals, the natural beauty, and absolutely fascinating history all attract their fair share of guests—but it’s the food that leaves the biggest impression. Greece is renowned for its fresh, flavorful cuisine—healthy and natural, Mediterranean food is a treat for your palette as well as nourishing for your body. Here are some of our favorite authentic Greek foods:




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Topics: Greece, Travel Tips


Top Travel Tips for First-Timers to Hawaii



You’ve set your sights on paradise and now you’re ready to pack your bags—but before you book your trip to the Aloha State, here are some tips for first-time travelers to Hawaii:




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Topics: Hawaii, Travel Tips


10 Must-Visit Places in Berlin



Modern Berlin is a relatively new city because so many of its finest treasures were bombed out in World War II. That doesn’t mean, however, that there isn’t any history scattered throughout this German capital. While the Berlin Wall may no longer stand, reminders of it are all around—from Checkpoint Charlie to the Brandenburg Gate, the Palace of Tears to the remaining sections of the Wall itself. Discover the proud remnants of Germany’s past and the ever-evolving designs of its post-modern future. Here are the top 10 things to see in today’s Berlin:




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Topics: Germany, Travel Tips


8 Best Spots to Photograph the Eiffel Tower



By taking the time to snap a great travel photograph, you can freeze your favorite moments forever—and where is that more important than in France? To help create the perfect Parisian memory, here are the best places for viewing and photographing the City of Light’s most recognizable monument.




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Topics: France, Travel Tips