• Redwood National Park, California, USA

    June 13, 2017 Comments Off on Redwood National Park, California, USA North America

    The combined Redwood National and State Parks span over 133,000 acres across California’s north coast. These parks are home to the tallest growing species on Earth, the redwood tree, which can grow to be well over 300 feet tall. Redwood National and State Parks protect old growth coast redwoods, some of the

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  • Lençóis Maranhenses, Brazil

    June 13, 2017 Comments Off on Lençóis Maranhenses, Brazil camping, Hikes

    The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses) is a national park located in Maranhão state, in northeastern Brazil, just east of the Baía de São José. It is an area of low, flat, occasionally flooded land, overlaid with large, discrete sand dunes. It encompasses roughly

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  • Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

    June 13, 2017 Comments Off on Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA camping, Northwest

    Antelope is the most visited slot canyon in the Southwest, partly because it is easily accessible and by far the most publicized, and also since it is extremely beautiful, with just the right combination of depth, width, length, rock color and ambient light; many other slot canyons are deeper, narrower or longer, and

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  • Easter Island, Rapa Nui

    May 24, 2017 Comments Off on Easter Island, Rapa Nui Hiking, Pacific

    Like Stonehenge, no one really knows the story behind the 887 Easter Island “moai” statues. Even so, they offer visitors a great adventure. Plus, travelers can enjoy other Easter Island adventure options, like hiking and scuba diving. Easter Island, a Chilean territory, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia.

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  • Mykonos, Greece

    January 27, 2017 Comments Off on Mykonos, Greece Uncategorized

    Mykonos is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. It’s popularly known for its summer party atmosphere. Beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping music. Massive dance clubs attract world-renowned DJs and typically stay open well past dawn. Iconic landmarks include a

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  • Cappadocia, Turkey

    January 26, 2017 Comments Off on Cappadocia, Turkey Uncategorized

    Located in central Anatolia, a region known as the “birthplace of civilization”,  it’s no wonder that Cappadocia puts a spell on anyone who cares to visit. The carvings and frescoes on the walls of every room, church and temple are just unbelievably stunning. Not to mention the skill and effort involved in

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  • Venice, Italy

    January 25, 2017 Comments Off on Venice, Italy Europe

    Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square, Piazza San Marco, contains St. Mark’s Basilica,

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  • Highlands, Iceland

    January 23, 2017 Comments Off on Highlands, Iceland Uncategorized

    For centuries, the interior of Iceland was virtually inaccessible, for years at a time playing host only to outlaws in hiding. Via the mountain roads Kjölur and Sprengisandur, the untouched wilderness of Iceland’s mountainous centre is now open to the general public—for cautious exploration by foot or

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  • Tianzi Mountains, China

    January 20, 2017 Comments Off on Tianzi Mountains, China South Asia

    Located in the northern part of Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Hunan Province, Tianzi (Son of Heaven) Mountain Nature Reserve is one of the four scenic spots in Wulingyuan (three other spots are Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve and Yangjiajie Scenic Area). It covers an area of 67 square

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  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia

    January 19, 2017 Comments Off on Bora Bora, French Polynesia Uncategorized

    Bora Bora is a small South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Surrounded by sand-fringed motus (islets) and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. It’s also a popular luxury resort destination where some guest bungalows are perched over the water on

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