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Have You Tried these Top 6 Elevator Rides?

Cities go to great lengths to design architectural landmarks that are distinctively eye-catching. In the case of these 6 cities, they’ve gone to great heights – literally – to make themselves stand out. Get ready to be wowed by these 6 unique elevator rides from around the globe. AquaDom – Berlin, Germany Here’s a way to feel a part of the marine life – ...

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4 Incredible Pilgrimages around the World

While tourism as we know it today is a relatively new concept, travellers around the world have been undertaking walking pilgrimages for millennia. In fact, going on pilgrimage was the often the only opportunity people ever had to leave their native villages. Mormon Pioneer Trail, USA In the mid-1800’s, members of Joseph Smith’s Mormon church were forced to head into ...

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The Places to Celebrate Summer Solstice

From Christian festivals honouring St. John the Baptist to Druid sun-worship, the longest day of the year has been marked by human cultures of all stripes. Here are five places around the world to experience the height of summer. Stonehenge, England Stonehenge is probably the most famous celestial observatory in the world, though it was built by an unknown culture ...

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The Best Places in the World to Swim

Whether you’re diving into the deep caldera of an extinct volcano or skimming along the top of crystal-clear waters, the world offers many truly awesome places for a beautiful swim. Here are the 5 best places that you’ll find anywhere on earth. Manly Beach, Sydney Reachable via what has to be the world’s most breathtaking ferry ride-the boat directly passes ...

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5 Tourist Attractions Deserving the Trip

Globetrotters unite! Here are the world’s most exciting and distinct tourist attractions you need to visit at least once.A magnificent palace with sumptuous interiors and splendid gardens, Versailles represents the glory of Louis XIV’s reign. Starting in 1668 with his father’s modest hunting lodge, the king commissioned the largest palace in Europe, with 700 rooms, 67 staircases, and 1,800 acres ...

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Top Things to do in Athens, Greece

From the temple of mighty Zeus to the beautiful pine covered slopes of Filopappos Hill, Athens, Greece offers some of the most beautiful and culturally significant attractions known to man. Journey back in time with this countdown of Athens’ most beautiful and important attractions. Roman Forum & Tower of the Winds In the first century AD, the Romans moved Athens’ ...

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Top 5 Things to do in New Orleans

Take a trip to the Big Easy, stop by Bourbon Street for a drink, and don’t miss this Top 5 guide to New Orleans’ biggest and best things to do. Canal Street Thought to be the widest street in America, the 170-ft wide Canal Street lies in the heart of downtown New Orleans. It runs across the city, from the ...

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Top 8 Vacation Resorts

There’s nothing better during a Canadian winter than to head somewhere warm and take a week (or two) to relax, enjoy the sun, and sip a cool drink. Here are the 8 best all-inclusive resorts. Lighthouse Bay Resort, Barbuda Situated amidst 27 uninterrupted kilometres of pink sand beach on its own private island, Lighthouse Bay’s nine spectacular, spacious suites, reachable ...

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Best Summer Vacation Ideas in Small Town, USA

As you soak up the last few rays of sun this season—and sneak in one last getaway!—we’re spotlighting the best end-of-summer vacation ideas for a small-town escape. No matter what part of the country you call home, there’s a postcard-worthy destination here with your name on it. From old-fashioned Main Street shops to nostalgic summer attractions (picture berry patches, swimming ...

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Best Beach Towns in Florida

With an abundance of charming getaways dotting both its Gulf and Atlantic sides, the Florida seashore just might be the perfect escape from the busy city. From historic maritime havens to seaside villages buzzing with arts and culture, the Sunshine State has a beach town for every sun-seeking traveler. Wander along boardwalks, pop into quaint galleries and boutiques, then plunk ...

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