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Locations: Far East and Asia: VietnamSubmitted by: lanhnguyen
On a recent morning, exactly at 4 a.m., Nguyen Danh Hoa slung a shovel over one shoulder and strode through dense mist into a graveyard. I followed, curious to witness an ancient custom that demonstrates the durability of old ways in modern-day Vietnam. "This is a job that you do from the heart," expl...
Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Art/Antiques, Architecture, History
Locations: Western Europe: Italy DolomitesSubmitted by: DolomitesWal
On all of Gary Scott's Dolomites Walking Tours / Hiking trips, excellence is the standard: His goal? To provide every trip member with a mind-blowing, never-to-be-forgotten experience. Gary helps journeyers experience international adventure trips that bring them into personal contact with cultures an...
Trip Features: Sport and Adventure: Cycling, Hiking/Trekking Well-being: Spa, Health
Locations: USA: Boulder, COSubmitted by: DR01
With a little travel research about Boulder, Colorado you will be admonished to get outdoors while you are here. I’d be silly to tell you differently. What makes Boulder a special place is its unique location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Get in your car and drive an hour west, and you will leav...
Trip Features: Sport and Adventure: Climbing, Camping, Hiking/Trekking Culture: Culinary/Gastronomy, Landmarks/sightseeing Beach and Nature: Bird Watching, Wildlife viewing
Locations: USA: Page, AZSubmitted by: Susan G.
Anyone who lives within driving distance of antelope canyon [Page, AZ] should not miss this one! I am continually baffled by travelers who think that just because something is halfway around the world, it must be terrific--well, maybe so, but there are many terrific things in our big back yard, too! Ant...
Trip Features: Culture: Photography, Landmarks/sightseeing
Locations: Caribbean: Nassau and Paradise Island, BahamasSubmitted by: SkyBlue
I've traveled to the Bahamas five times, each during a different stage of my life. First with my husband, then with our best friends, later with our children, again when they were teens, and the last time with our teen daughter and her friend. The constants are the beautiful weather and beaches, the rela...
Trip Features: Sport and Adventure: Scuba/Snorkeling, Golf Culture: Dancing, Shopping, Landmarks/sightseeing Well-being: Spa Beach and Nature: Beach, Garden
Locations: Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific: Auckland, New ZealandSubmitted by: frequent_flyer
If you want a Polynesian experience in modern context, you gotta try Auckland, New Zealand. My family and I had the most wonderful experience recently in what is actually the largest Polynesian city in the world, a fact not known by many people. Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand (over a mil...
Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Cityscapes, Landmarks/sightseeing Beach and Nature: Garden
Locations: Western Europe: Venice, ItalySubmitted by: momma
When my sister-in-law announced that her eldest son was getting married in Venice, I leapt for joy. Not only would it be the first wedding in the family, I would be fulfilling my dream of going to the wondrous city where Titians, Bellinis and Giorgiones were able to viewed in their original surroundings....
Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Cityscapes, Museums, Music, Architecture, Landmarks/sightseeing, Art/Antiques, Photography, History
Locations: USA: New York, NYSubmitted by: momma
Samuel Johnson once said when you're tired of London, your tired of life. But there's no such thing as being tired of or in New York. When I'm in New York I can live off the air! No matter how many times I fly into New York the excitement is always the same. Nothing can compare to seeing the skylight...
Trip Features: Culture: Museums, Art/Antiques
Locations: Caribbean: ArubaSubmitted by: Carol M
Our children were 22 and 25 and it had been many years since we all traveled together. When we considered what kind of trip we could plan for only a few days together that wouldn't be hit or miss in terms of weather, we chose Aruba. It didn't disappoint. The weather was fabulous every day, the beaches...
Trip Features: Sport and Adventure: Kayaking, Scuba/Snorkeling Beach and Nature: Beach
Locations: USA: New MexicoSubmitted by: Carol M
We decided to celebrate our 25th anniversary by taking a physically active but luxury-based trip to New Mexico. We choose Austin-Lehman as the tour group since they specialize in putting together biking, hiking and rafting trips for small groups. The activities were very strenuous, stretched our capab...
Trip Features: Sport and Adventure: Climbing, Off Roading, Rafting, Cycling, Hiking/Trekking
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