Exploring the North Coast of the Dominican Republic – Puerto Plata to Samaná

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A great way to experience the essence of the Dominican Republic is to take the Northern Coastal route using the newly built Boulevard Turístico del Atlántico from Puerto Plata to Samaná; a trip of rolling hills, small towns and beautiful beaches. Taking this route you’ll be tempted to stop for photos, fresh fruit, take in […]

Visiting the Saguenay Fjord, Quebec: Where to Play and Stay

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When we hear the word “fjord” most people think of Scandinavia or Norway. Few think of Canada. The Saguenay Fjord is a relatively unknown, unexplored region in Northern Quebec, with exception to tourists from the more urban areas of the province. With 2,130 known Fjords around the world, only 38 are 100 or more kilometers […]

Saguenay Fjord, Quebec: An Amazing Race Challenge for Journalists

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As an adventurer at heart who once dreamed of writing for National Geographic and traveling all over the world discovering the planet’s hidden gems, I jumped at a recent opportunity to be one of five journalists who would participate in a friendly competition along the Saquenay Fjord in Northern Quebec. I didn’t know much – […]

Polar Bear Adventure, Part 1

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My mind was blown wide open the first time I saw a polar bear up close in the wild. Previous encounters had been in zoos where I had felt sorry that they had no space to roam, or worse, stuffed in museums with ferocious taxidermically altered mouths. Yes, the polar bear is the largest carnivore […]

Ventura, California

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Greetings, travel aficionados! Get ready for a little city that packs big adventure. Located about 60 miles north of Los Angeles is sparkling Ventura, California. Steeped in both agricultural and maritime history, this town has something for everyone: romantic time alone with your sweetie, family adventures, or a weekend with your friends is all within […]

The Island Of Moorea

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Ia Orana! We left off last week after touring around the island of Tahiti and its capital city, Papeete. This week we travel across the Sea of Moon to the island of Moorea! If you want to see one of the world’s most gorgeous islands, then pack your bathing suit, sunscreen, and let’s go–the ferry […]

The RIU Palace In Cabo San Lucas

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By: Tom Calicchio Before leaving on my trip to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico, I was a little uneasy about staying at an all-inclusive hotel because this was both my first time to Cabo and my first time at an all-inclusive. I was concerned about quality and what I was going to have to pay […]

Los Cabos For Golfers, Sport Fishers And Sunbathers Alike

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By: Mike Manna The sun starts to set behind the western stretch of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountain range, its golden rays shimmer off the surface of the Pacific Ocean. On the eastern edge of the desolate tract lies the Sea of Cortes, whose serene waters outline the white sandy shore. The two bodies […]