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Wacky Summer Events for Blowing off Steam

The editors at TripAdvisor® recently released a list of wacky summer events taking place across the U.S. From a festival honoring the best cat videos on the Web to a tribute to the Jimmy Buffet anthem “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, these events—all $10 or less per person—provide affordable and off-the-wall entertainment for travelers seeking comic relief […]

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Top 10 campsites in Colorado

From basic campsites to luxury log cabins, Colorado has plenty of options for staying in the great outdoors. With the Colorado Trail and San Juan mountains as a backdrop, there’s also cool hiking, climbing and cycling to be had People flock to Little Molas ostensibly for its proximity to Andrews Lake, a high-altitude tarn stocked […]

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Planning Your Island Destination Wedding

When you imagine your perfect wedding ceremony, do you picture white sand, calm ocean waters, and maybe a beautiful sunset? Many couples mistakenly believe destination weddings are reserved for celebrities or the very wealthy, but the truth is that weddings abroad are notoriously cheaper than a traditional ceremonies. A study by Brides Magazine showed that […]

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4 Reasons Why You and the Family Should Hit the Road

Not sure how to make vacations and school breaks count with your family? Discover your own backyard with a family road trip, advises veteran traveler and mother of three Alisa Abecassis. “With busy lives and, perhaps, lingering anxiety about job security, a family vacation may not be parents’ top priority, but if they can pull […]

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Postcard from Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland — On the day we arrived, the tourism board in Kilkenny was holding a training program for workers in the hospitality trade. Among the bits of advice: Never say “no”; always say “no problem.” And this: Look a visitor in the eye, but not for too long, lest he feel intimidated. Try to […]

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Top 10 restaurants and cafes in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe’s restaurants, cafes and diners aren’t just about fajitas and tacos – though they’re pretty good. The city puts on some of the best New Mexican cooking you’ll find Recognised by the James Beard Foundation as the “Best Chef of the Southwest”, Mark Kiffen, owner of Compound restaurant, on Santa Fe’s famed Canyon Road, […]