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Sicily in Small Bites
If you’re hungry for travel delights then Sicily is the perfect bite-sized destination. Its dynamic history informs an island fought over for centuries by Goths and Saracen Arabs, Normans and the Spanish....
Last UpdatedSeptember 15, 2019
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Aussie Crawl - Victoria's Fabled Great Ocean Road
Hugging Victoria’s fabled surf coast for 279kms from Torquay to Port Fairy, the majestic Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s iconic drives.  So buckle up and let's go! GET WET AND WILD Just 90...

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24 Hours in George Town, Penang
The resort island of Penang is connected to mainland Malaysia by Penang Bridge, a 13-kilometre umbilical cord over the Straits of Malacca. One of the world’s most important sea routes since its Western...
Last UpdatedSeptember 9, 2019
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10 things to do in and around Sydney
You’re in one of the world’s great cities. So what’s the best way to spend your time? We’ve put together a short list, highlighting some of the must-see attractions in the beautiful harbour city,...
Last UpdatedSeptember 15, 2019
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Nashville strikes the right note
There’s a reason Nashville is known as Music City. Launching the careers of countless Country singers and Bluegrass acts, this entertainment capital attracts artists from around the world. From the lively...
Last UpdatedAugust 24, 2019
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5 things to eat in the American South
The classics, and where to find the best. The American South is its own country in so many ways, and most of all in its culinary heritage. This list could’ve been 500 things, given all the innovative...

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Cuba the promised land
Everything you need to know, now that everyone is going. In the past year Cuba has become one of the hottest destinations from the US. But not all travel restrictions have been lifted, and the Trump administration...

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Trainspotting
The enduring romance of traveling by train.  Jim Mathews explains why it never gets old. I don’t know this for a fact, but I imagine that Jim Mathews, President and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association,...

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Glamping, Bali style
Capella Ubud is luxury camping seriously redefined. In Bali, so what more could you ask for? When asked to write this piece, my response was, I think understandably enough: “What!! You know my idea of...

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Adult summer camps in America
Need a dose of nostalgia? There are adult summer camps for that. As a woman in her mid-30s, I can say, without a doubt, that one experience truly shaped me and made me who I am today: the eight summers...

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Eating Montreal (slowly)
Life’s a feast in Canada’s magical metropolis, best enjoyed taking one of Spade & Palacio’s Food Tours. I think North America needs an appointed food capital, and my vote goes to Canada’s cultural...

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The Peachy life in Tennessee (Peach Hand Pies with recipe)
One of my fondest childhood memories of summertime in Tennessee is when my dad would conveniently find himself in Georgia every July, and he’d bring home baskets of peaches. When I say “baskets of...