Travel Contests: Week of December 17, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip for two to the Amazon with Everett Potter, LAN Airlines and International Expeditions Win a $10K dream trip by completing the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards Survey Win a five-day trip to the Virgin Islands Win a three-day trip to Paris and the Maison & Objet lifestyle […]

Charleston, SC, Part 1: Charleston Gets Top Vote for Best City—Again

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This is Part 1 in Dave Zuchowski’s three-part series on Charleston, South Carolina—voted the best city in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for the second year in a row. Check out Part 2 here, and tune in for Part 3 next Friday. Lucky Charleston! Maybe make that magnetic, alluring Charleston. The South […]

Travel Video of the Week: World’s Highest Waterslide

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Thanks to T+ L magazine for turning me onto this video, which features the world’s tallest waterslide that just opened this past weekend at Schlitterbarn Water Park in Kansas City. It’s called the Verrückt (it means “insane” in German) and is 168 feet and 7 inches high—taller than both Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty. […]

Triple Creek Ranch

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By Carol Calicchio: The Triple Creek Ranch is a luxurious Montana resort into which ranch owner Barbara Barrett has poured her passion for horses and riding and all things western. She created the first Klicks for Chicks event, a ride of 100 kilometers (Klicks) that she custom designed for 11 enthusiastic cowgirls. The idea originated […]

A Baltic Cruise On The Seaborn Sojourn

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SEABOURN SOJOURN Until last summer, I had only be on a cruises that were for three days or fewer. Therefore, I wasn’t sure how I was going to like being on a boat for a whole week with people I didn’t know, sailing to places I’d never been. My girlfriend Natalie felt the same way […]