Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park: The Best New Year’s Eve!

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The light from the headlamps of my car picks out the yellow lines in the road and, a moment later, a strange white glow on the sides of the road. Everything else outside my windscreen is black: the tar on the road and the dark of the night have merged into a single opaque mass. …

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An Afternoon In Utrecht

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If you think Amsterdam is the star attraction of the Netherlands, you have another think coming. While the canal city is probably the most popular tourist destination, I found that Utrecht, a smaller city (it’s actually the 4th largest city in the Netherlands) about 20 minutes away, was the real deal when it comes to …

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A Day In Vienna

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If you ever want to put your sense of independence of thought to test, you should travel for a couple of months through Europe. For backpackers and more conventional tourists alike, Europe is where you can lose your sense of individuality. You are herded en masse from one historic site, palace, statue or other civic embellishment …

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The Truth About Money And Travel

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It seems as though the Internet has been split into two camps regarding the virtues of traveling and the practical costs and benefits of being a traveller. On the one hand, there are posts, listicles and dreamy pictures of far-off vistas that exhort you to drop everything right this minute and embark on a voyage …

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