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Things to Do in Santiago, Chile




Ringed by the Andes Mountains and anchored by a dazzling historic downtown core, Santiago, Chile  has more than earned its stellar reputation as one of the most appealing cities in South America. It is considered a mecca for artists, foodies, and history buffs, as well as for fans of Chile’s unique culture—a disarming combination of European and indigenous influences. You'll never forget your time in the glorious City of the Island Hills!




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips, International Travel


6 of the Best Places to Visit in 2020




Begin the year with an incredible adventure that will set an exciting tone for the new decade. Discover a different country or return to an old favorite with our list of the best places to visit in 2020.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips, Senior Travel, Solo Travel, International Travel


Best Things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina




Falling in love with Buenos Aires is easy. It’s a capital whose charm runs deep, with a unique spirit and irresistible soundtrack. The tango is the heartbeat of the city. Strong, fast, and impossible to ignore, it’s a music, a dance, and a way of life. Buenos Aires fuses European architecture with a distinctly Latin joie de vivre, which has made it into the most visited city in all of South America.




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Topics: Americas, Travel Tips, Food and Dining, International Travel


How the Panama Canal was Built




The Panama Canal is one of the world’s most important, not to mention impressive, engineering marvels. Once considered nothing more than an impossible dream by kings and explorers alike, this on-land shortcut across 50 miles of Central American jungle connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, saving ships multiple days in transit around South America.




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Topics: Asia, International Travel


Spanish Customs: Dos and Don’ts for Visiting Spain




Spain is the second most visited country in the world. It is a diverse nation made up of 17 regions, each with its own culture and traditions. To fully appreciate the local culture, it is a good idea for travelers to familiarize themselves with Spanish customs.




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Topics: Asia, International Travel


Burj Khalifa: World’s Tallest Building




The Burj Khalifa was designed to impress. A record-breaking feat of engineering, it stands at 830 meters, over half a mile, high above the United Arab Emirates’ city of Dubai. It took five years and over $1.5 billion to construct the tallest building in Dubai and the world, and as you can imagine, it contains more than its fair share of interesting facts.




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Topics: Asia, International Travel


Where to Eat in Melbourne Australia




Despite its relatively small size, and reputation as little sister to glamorous Sydney, Melbourne is a robust, dynamic place to visit—especially when you’re hungry. Known as the most European of Australia’s major cities, Melbourne is a cultural melting pot with a wide variety of delicious restaurants to try. Whether you’re looking for glitzy fine dining, down-to-earth Aussie specialties, or the best ethnic food you can find outside of the motherland itself, you’re sure to have some of the most flavorful meals of your life in Marvelous Melbourne.




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Topics: Travel Tips, Food and Dining, Australia, International Travel


Best Restaurants of Mercado Da Ribeira in Lisbon, Portugal




Lisbon’s Mercado da Ribeira is a beloved culinary institution in a city known for its stellar cuisine. It has long been an excellent neighborhood market; bringing locals flocking to the Cais do Sodré district for their flowers, fresh produce, meats, and seafood for over 125 years. In 2014, the space was transformed. Time Out Group, an international media brand devoted to uncovering the best food, drink, and entertainment options in cities around the world, set out to try an entirely new concept.




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Topics: Europe, Food and Dining, International Travel


What to Do If You Lose Your Phone Overseas




Taking a phone on vacation makes it easy to keep in touch with loved ones, stay updated on the latest news, and take photos during your trip. But according to technology company Asurion, 1 in 5 travelers have:

  • Lost their phone
  • Experienced phone damage
  • Had their phone stolen

With the right preparation and steps, you can protect yourself against and recover quickly from a setback with your phone.




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Topics: Travel Tips, International Travel


Best Attractions in Sydney Australia




Culturally robust, historically fascinating, generously dotted with lush green spaces, and surrounded by a ruggedly beautiful coastline, Sydney, Australia has earned its place at the very top of many travelers’ Bucket Lists.

Sydney is the capital of New South Wales, which was was originally established in 1788 by the English as a penal colony, providing a rough and tumble beginning to what is today one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. Modern Sydney has everything that travelers want: great dining and entertainment, excellent public transportation (definitely the best way to get around), gorgeous architecture, ample public gardens, and over 100 beaches.




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Topics: Travel Tips, Australia, International Travel