Northern Lights and Other Nighttime Phenomenon - Winter in Alaska

  Contrasting Alaskan summers with hours and hours of daylight, Alaskan winters have short days and much less sun. While still light outside before hand, you don’t actually see the sun on the horizon until around 10 a.m. It will slowly crawl across the skyline until it sets around 4 p.m.There will continue to be...

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Prague: A Tasty Treat

Prague is a city that more than lives up to expectations. The architecture is stunning, from baroque to modern. It’s a pleasant city for walking but there are frequent trams, a metro system and even a funicular to come to the aid of your weary feet.

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48 Hours in Lviv, Ukraine

With only two weeks left in my year of European travel, I had to make a decision: revisit the places I’d grown to love or venture off to an unexplored destination: I chose the latter.  I hitched out of Eastern Poland and into Western Ukraine, after a tumultuous border...

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Highlights in and Around Antalya/Turkey

Antalya is a very popular holiday destination and city in the south of Turkey on the Mediterranean coast. Snow covered Taurus Mountains in the background, shimmering deep blue sea in front, even before you discover the many beautiful sights in and around Antalya you will be blown away by...

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Queenstown in Winter

Queenstown is a world famous 4-season resort on the banks of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand. This small, yet busy town offers you a warm and friendly welcome. Queenstown is known to be the world’s adventure capital with many extreme activities that run all year long.

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How Not to be a Token White Girl When Doing Volunteer Work Abroad

I’m a firm believer that humans can’t be 100% totally altruistic. It’s the old argument – is there really any such thing as a selfless good deed? We do nice things for others, because we want to help the disadvantaged, give back to the community or quite often make...

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Egypt: Cruising Down the Nile

If you’ve never been on a Nile River cruise, be sure and mark this on your ‘bucket list’. It was something I’d always wanted to do, though I’d often visualized myself on one of the Nile sailboats called a felucca.

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The Gateway to the West: St. Louis, Missouri

The St. Louis Gateway Arch is probably one of the main things that draws people to this beautiful city in the Midwest United States. Arcing over the city on the bank of the Mississippi River, the Arch is a 630 foot high monument to the westward expansion of the...

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South Korean Art and Culture in Busan

South Korea’s second largest city is nestled around five mountains and hugs a coastline of sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, peninsulas and islands. It’s a beautiful location on the country’s south-eastern tip and if you are lucky enough to nab a hotel room overlooking Gwangalli Beach, the view of futuristic...

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Enjoy Munich Like the Locals

The people of Munich are a special breed. Cosmopolitan and outgoing they are also deeply rooted in their traditions, an attitude which is reflected in their favorite place for food shopping: the Viktualienmarkt. Viktualien is an ancient German word for food stuff.

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